Real Estate Industry

“All the news that's fit to print,” or to click, as the case may be, can be found right here at your favorite real estate social networking site, ActiveRain. And here you thought it was merely a great place to chat with colleagues and slap up a blog post or two.

We know you're busy – whether it's trying to fill your pipeline or following up on what's already popped out of the bottom of it. Who has time to read? And, while real estate market news geared toward consumers is easy to round up on the Internet, news for brokers and Realtors is a bit harder to come by.

Your friends at ActiveRain understand how important each of those 168 hours in every week is so we've made it easy for you by consolidating everything you need to know to keep up-to-date with the real estate industry right here, in one place.

How are housing starts looking? Has the FHFA launched any new efforts? How's that Fannie and Freddie loan limit rollercoaster doing?

You've got the questions and your colleagues here at AR have the answers. It's at your fingertips – finally.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Industry


By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 6
Markets In A Minute For The Week Ending 2/23/18  BY KRISTIN JOHNSTON - REALTOR®   We are all busy.  It is tough to keep on top of all the markets and how they are performing.   That is why, I always enjoy Mike's Markets In A Minute Updates.  Here is his latest one for the week ending 2/23/18.  I ...

By Laura Huntley, Trusted Real Estate Professional and Retired CPA
(Laura Huntley Real Estate)
Comments 14
I recently listed a Raleigh NC luxury home for sale that had a Zestimate of about $936,000.  I contacted Zillow and offered details about the unique features of the home and corrected the square footage.  As a result, the new Zestimate is about $1,100,000.  The original Zestimate was off by about...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
This is a good one...Thanks for posting.   Everyone understands what we mean by branding and creating name recognition right, so I won't go through the trouble of explaining that. I will however explain that when I ask if being a Realtor matters, I don't necessarily mean does it matter to thought...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
Comments 1
Check out the national numbers for February! 

By Daryl Datus, John L Scott
(John L Scott)
Comments 4
Everyone in the industrys deserve a snow dayreal estate is so demanding we need to take time to count our blessings and smell the roses so to speak  

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
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By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
Comments 0
Speed of January sales felt more like spring selling season. 

By Sandra White, Experienced Residential Resale Broker
(John L Scott Real Estate)
Comments 4
  Jefferson County Association of Realtors is an amazing one woman operation that takes care of our supplies, as well as our listing and preview needs. Located between Port Townsend and Port Ludlow in the Shold Business Park near the WSU extension office, there is a one room shop with access to a...

By Pam Crawford, Owner-RE/MAX Prof. Assoc.,MBA, CDPE, CRS, ABR
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
Comments 0
If you live in Massachusetts or Conneticut have you heard your foundations are crumbling?  That's right!!!  Homes built between 1983 and 2017 are at risk of faulting cement and the basements are failing.  The mineral pyrrhotite must be present to result in the foundation to deteriorate in the way...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
Comments 0
Is your technology platform holding you back or propelling you into your future?  Are you meeting your potential? We are contacting top agents in our area to to see if they are looking to take their businesses to the next level. We have the technology to support our Team. If you are in the centra...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
Comments 8
ActiveRain has a contest this month about what works and what doesn't work in our real estate strategies. And, what are we doing about it in 2018.First and foremost, I have never been a "follower" so when I went into real estate, I wanted to do it MY WAY. I had been in the advertising and public ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
Comments 0
      Attention all KW Agents here on Active Rain :  Keller Williams has launched their new Referral Network  and are awarding points as your add members to your    personal Referral Network. When I saw this ,I just had to reach out to all of the KW Agents who are active on AR ! I mean We can acc...

By Nicole Ocean, "Your BPO Coach"
(BPO Automation Group & BPO University)
Comments 1
 Hey there everyone!My name is Nicole Ocean. I am the mastermind behind the ‘Your BPO Coach’ site as well as BPO Automation Group and BPO University.In case you aren’t familiar with me yet, let me introduce myself to you, at least virtually. I used to be a BPO agent and did BPO’s before they were...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
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Everyday AgencyLogic publishes real estate news and press releases from around the country.  Here are some recent press releases:Statement from NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall about IRS Clarification on HELOC Deductions Home Value Growth Slowing Going into Home Shopping Season Home Prices In H...

By Matt Sarver, The Sarver Group Team Leader
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1

By Martin Millner
(Coldwell Banker Hearthside)
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The smell of fresh baked desserts and goodies draws you inside. In Bucks County the bakeries serve fresh baked goods for your enjoyment. These bakeries have just the sweets to solve any of your dessert desires. Here are 7 mouth-watering bakeries for you to visit this weekend in Bucks County.Crame...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
Comments 1
A former housing site for Patrick Air Force Base on the east side of Highway A1A in Satellite Beach has been sold with plans to convert the 27.44 acre site into an upscale residential community.The exclusive, high end gated community will include luxury 2 story penthouses units with over 4,000 sq...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 5
Here's a re-blog from Joe who has done little research on how popular real estate career is! These findings surprised me - and may surprise you, too. The housing market is heating up, more homes are being sold every day, so I was wondering if job seekers would be looking at careers in real estate...

By PropertyMinder (AccelerAgent), Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
Comments 0
 Staying connected to your homeowners (via Seller's Corner) pays off in 2018.How?Case in point: 531 Sunnybrook Dr., Campbell, CA 95008- Listing Price (2015): $779,000 (via Redfin)- Listing Price (2018): $2,388,800 (via Oak Anchor Homes)- Property Value Increase: $1,609,800 in just 3 years.In a nu...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
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Listed at: $24,500,000, Amalfi Bel Air is a homage to the Mediterranean masterpieces of Italy's most revered coast. The estate has three magnificent levels that blur the line between indoor/outdoor living. It also features an amazing pool, theater and unbelievable ocean and city views. For more i...