Archive for February, 2013


Mass. single-family home sales numbers on the rise

Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 9:34 am | Updated: 3:27 pm, Tue Feb 26, 2013. Mass. single-family home sales numbers on the rise AP The Sun Chronicle | 2 comments WALTHAM — The Massachusetts Association of Realtors says the number of single-family homes sold in the state in January jumped almost 16 percent when compared to […]

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January Existing-Home Sales Hold with Steady Price Gains, Seller’s Market Developing

Existing-home sales edged up in January, while a seller’s market is developing and home prices continue to rise steadily above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Sales rose in every region but the West, which is the region most constrained by limited inventory. Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include […]

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Commercial Real Estate Market Recovering Slowly

more big The National Association of Realtors’ Commercial Real Estate Outlook, NAR, reported today that the commercial real estate market is recovering slowly, according to AGBeat. The commercial real estate sector is improving primarily because of the residual improvement in job creation and economy in the few years after the big crisis. This is what’s […]

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Phoenix makes list of top 5 cities to sell a home

The housing market has been improving around the valley and the National Association of Realtors has named Phoenix as one of the best cities to sell your home in. The Phoenix-Mesa area comes in at number two, while San Francisco takes the top spot and Washington comes in third. The Association says the number of […]

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Realtors association presents awards

By Sandra Baker sabaker@star-telegram.com Sue Sistrunk, a real estate agent and owner of Re/Max Associates No. 1 in Burleson, has been named the 2012 Realtor of the Year by the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors. The award is based on outstanding service to the Realtors association and the person’s level of involvement with civic […]

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Commercial Real Estate Sectors Steadily Improve

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwire – Feb 25, 2013) – Major commercial real estate sectors continue to improve, albeit slowly, with gradual economic improvement and job creation driving absorption of space, according to the National Association of Realtors® quarterly commercial real estate forecast. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said rental housing demand has been exceptionally strong. “Rent increases have […]

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White Plains REALTOR J.P. Endres Fein Inaugurated as NYSAR President-elect

J.P. Endres Fein, GRI, of White Plains took the oath of office Monday, February 11, as the 2013 president-elect of the New York State Association of REALTORS® (NYSAR). The association’s inauguration ceremony was held in conjunction with its business meetings at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, NY. She will serve a one-year […]

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Movers & Shakers for Feb. 24, 2013

  Heather Civitarese of Foxboro, Walter O’Hearn of Bellingham and Mark Marcou of Blackstone recently joined Realty Executives Tri County Inc. of Bellingham as executives. Civitarese has been in real estate for several years and will continue to market properties in the Tri-County area. O’Hearn comes to Realty Executives with many years of real experience. […]

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Housing: It’s Becoming a Seller’s Market

By Nick Timiraos National Association of Realtors The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday what home buyers in many parts of the United States have known for months: it’s becoming a seller’s market. The number of homes listed for sale in January fell by 4.9%, leaving 1.74 million properties on the market. That’s the […]

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Campbell-White, Miller-Scheder join Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s

Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce the recent addition of top area Realtors Pat Campbell-White and Carla Miller-Scheder to their team of real estate professionals. “We are absolutely thrilled to have Pat and Carla on board with us at Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s,” said Justin Healy, broker at OASIR.  “As anyone will attest, […]

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