Posts Tagged Real Estate


Chattanooga home prices jump 9.8 percent in past year

Chattanooga home prices continued to accelerate in the first three months of 2017 as sales outpaced the number of new homes put on the market, shrinking the available inventory of houses for home buyers to choose from in the area. The National Association of Realtors reported last week that the median price of homes sold […]

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Protect Your Home, Protect Your Business

It may be impossible to eliminate life’s risks, but you can reduce their impact. Fortunately, members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) can rest easier while also enjoying substantial discounts on home warranties, homeowners insurance, errors and omissions insurance, and other insurance protection offered through the REALTOR Benefits® Program. Home Warranties Home systems and […]

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Second Century Ventures adds Adwerx and immoviewer to 2017 …

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two more innovative technology companies have been selected to join REach®, a growth technology accelerator program from the National Association of Realtors®’ strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures. Adwerx, a digital advertising provider, and immoviewer, a 3-D virtual tour technology company, will join the seven other companies announced last month […]

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Rose earns military relocation certification

PORTSMOUTH — Pat Rose with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was awarded the nationally recognized Military Relocation Professional Certification. The National Association of Realtors awards the MRP certification to Realtors who help military personnel, veterans and their families find housing that lets them make the best use of their benefits and serves the unique needs of […]

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Tax Reform Could Deliver a Tax Hike for Homeowners: New Research

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — While tax reform proposals swirling around Washington, D.C., promise lower tax bills for American families, new estimates indicate that many middle-income homeowners may actually see a tax increase if those proposals go through. The study, “Impact of Tax Reform Options on Owner-Occupied Housing,” illustrates the effects of a tax plan that […]

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Realtors® Have a Positive Outlook for Commercial Markets in 2017

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — While challenges face commercial real estate markets, Realtors® specializing in the sector should have confidence that growth will continue. That’s according to speakers at a commercial economic issues and trends forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings Trade Expo. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun led a panel discussion about the […]

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Second Century Ventures adds Adwerx and immoviewer to 2017 REach® Accelerator Class

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two more innovative technology companies have been selected to join REach®, a growth technology accelerator program from the National Association of Realtors®’ strategic investment arm, Second Century Ventures. Adwerx, a digital advertising provider, and immoviewer, a 3-D virtual tour technology company, will join the seven other companies announced last month […]

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NAR Midyear Forecast: Existing-Home Sales Poised to Climb 3.5 Percent in 2017

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The multi-year stretch of robust job gains along with improving household confidence are expected to guide existing-home sales to a decade high in 2017, but supply and affordability headwinds and modest economic growth are holding back sales and threatening to keep the nation’s low homeownership rate subdued. That’s according to […]

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25 Million Americans Could Find Mortgage Tax Break Useless …

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has taken pains to stress that the Trump administration isn’t out to kill Americans’ beloved mortgage-interest tax deduction — but a side effect of the plan could turn it into a perk for only the wealthy. President Donald Trump has proposed rewriting the tax code to raise the standard federal […]

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Upstream Develops Streamlined Method for Integration – PR Newswire

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Upstream today announced a “two-way” method of integration with the Multiple Listing Service community at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings Trade Expo. In addition to Upstream’s current method of integration, with brokers entering property information into the Upstream data base for distribution, Upstream, working with their MLS Advisory Group, has […]

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