Archive for January, 2014


December Pending Home Sales Fall

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Jan 30, 2014) –  Pending home sales measurably dropped in December, with abnormal weather partly inhibiting home shopping in much of the U.S., according to the National Association of Realtors®. Declines were experienced in all four major regions. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings, fell 8.7 […]

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Pending home sales in December declined: US

Sebuah helikopter Pasukan Udara Tentera Darat (PUTD) jenis Agusta A-109 LUH terhempas di sebuah kawasan hutan berhampiran Empangan Bekok, Segamat, Johor di antara jam 9 hingga 10 malam tadi, menurut sumber ketenteraan hari ini. Bagaimanapun, katanya, empat anggota tentera termasuk juruterbang dalam helikopter yang sedang melakukan latihan… …

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Realtors(R) Praise Senate Passage of Bill to Delay Flood Insurance Rate Increases

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Jan 30, 2014) – The following is a statement by National Association of Realtors® President Steve Brown: “The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, S. 1926, passed by the Senate this afternoon is the time-out Realtors® first advocated when dramatic flood insurance premium increases went into effect on October 1, 2013. “This legislation […]

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Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors boasts record year

Ruhl Ruhl Realtors set both sales and revenue records in 2013. In a news release, Caroline Ruhl, president of the Davenport-based company, credited the company’s agents with having the highest productivity per agent in the region. Ruhl Ruhl agents closed an average of 18.7 transactions per agent. The National Association of Realtors reports an average of […]

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Liza Mendez Elected 2014 Chairman of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS; Association Announces New Corporate Board of …

Liza Mendez, 2014 MIAMI Chairman of the Board Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 The MIAMI Association of REALTORS, the largest local Realtor association in the nation, has elected Liza Mendez, CDPE, CIPS, CRB, CRS, e-Pro®, TRC, Pedro Realty International, as its 2014 Chairman of the Board. She and the entire Board of Directors will […]

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C.A.R. Featured in Milken Institute’s New Report to Shape National Conversation on Housing Finance Reform

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) announces the release of a new Milken Institute report on housing finance, which features insights from C.A.R. CEO Joel Singer as well as prominent voices from banking, state government, and academia. Titled, “Rebuilding Housing Finance: Thoughts from California on Federal Reform,” the report features insights from […]

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Obeo Introduces New Property Website

Obeo’s New Property Website National Association of Realtors® states that “89% of new home shoppers use a mobile search engine at the onset and throughout their research.” Bountiful, UT (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Obeo’s new Property Website platform was released, January 20th. This state of the art viewer is built entirely in HTML 5 and […]

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Multi Merchant Prepaid Card Gives Realtors(R) a New Way to Thank Clients

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwired – Jan 28, 2014) – It’s common practice for real estate professionals to give closing gifts to their home buying and selling clients, and a new offer through the REALTOR Benefits® Program gives members of the National Association of Realtors® a new way to thank and stay connected with their clients. Through a […]

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Buyers of new homes seeing more barriers

The median price of an existing home in December was $198,000, according to the National Association of Realtors, while that of a newly built home was $270,200, according to the U.S. Census. Price growth for new homes is easing slightly, but builders are hard-pressed to offer bargains. “When the median price rises, it signifies that […]

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Profit on Home Retailers

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — For investors looking to profit from the rebounding U.S. housing market, stocks in the repair and rebuilding sector such as Home Depot (HD) and Lowe’s (LOW) should do better than DR Horton (DHI), Beazer Homes (BZH), and other home builders. At present, home sales are starting to cool down, according to […]

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