Archive for October, 2015


How do Bay Area Realtors lure Chinese buyers? Go meet them

About a dozen Santa Clara County Realtors returned last week from a trip to China where they learned about Chinese culture, made contacts and spoke at a one-day conference hosted by Homelink, Beijing’s largest real estate agency by market share.

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Second Century Ventures announces the hiring and promotion of two team members

Second Century Ventures announces the hiring and promotion of two team members October 30, 2015  |  Staff Writer  |  Print Article  |  Email this Article Alex Lange Mark Birschbach   The National Association of Realtors®’ strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures, has hired top technologist Alex Lange, former Market Leader chief technology officer, as an operating partner. SCV’s […]

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McKinnon named Maryland Realtor of the Year

ELKTON — Linda McKinnon has been overwhelmed during the last week with emails, cards, calls and flowers congratulating her on being named Maryland Realtor of the Year at a luncheon in Annapolis on Oct. 20. “It’s very gratifying,” she said Thursday. Now in her 13th year selling real estate, McKinnon said she loves her job, […]

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U.S. Pending Home Sales Further Slip in September, Says NAR

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G.G Galloway nabs endorsement from key Realtor group

The Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors has endorsed Republican G.G. Galloway for Congress. Galloway previously served as president of that organization. “G.G. Galloway’s long history of commitment to our community and industry and his sterling reputation as a professional with the highest standards make him our clear choice for Congress,” said Nancy Ellen Otte, […]

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Bob Khalsa: Realtors Help Unveil Home Loan Tools

Realtors recently joined with the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to highlight the federal agency’s “Know before You Owe” initiative as changes are being implemented to the mortgage closing process. The agency rolled out a set of online tools to help consumers get better acquainted with what the Know Before You Owe initiative […]

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Los Gatos, Saratoga: National economist says Silicon Valley is ‘Florence of …

Click photo to enlarge Silicon Valley Realtors received a positive economic and housing market analysis for Silicon Valley at their annual meeting in October. While the much of the nation has experienced some gains, the national Realtor group’s chief economist described Silicon Valley’s economic growth since the recession as “phenomenal.” Speaking to members of the […]

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RealtyTech Inc. to Demonstrate New WordPress IDX Solution at the 2015 National …

RealtyTech will be presenting at the 2015 National Association of Realtors Expo Nov. 13-16 booth #238. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2015 RealtyTech Inc. of Thousand Oaks, CA is presenting at the 2015 National Association of Realtors Conference Expo Nov. 13-16 in booth #238. RealtyTech Inc. recently announced the launch of the new premium […]

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NAR’s Second Century Ventures Taps Top Technology Executive Alex Lange to Grow …

CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Second Century Ventures, the National Association of Realtors® strategic investment arm, has hired top technologist Alex Lange, former Market Leader chief technology officer, as an operating partner. Adding to SCV’s future success is the promotion of Mark Birschbach to vice president. Lange will help run the venture capital fund, which focuses […]

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Coastal REALTORS grants funds for Berlin art kiosk

The Coastal Association of REALTORS has received a $2,000 placemaking micro-grant from the National Association of REALTORS to help make downtown Berlin a better place to live and work by transforming unused public spaces into vibrant community places. The Coastal Association and Berlin’s Economic Development Office will use the funds to construct a community art kiosk at the […]

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