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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Announces Renewal of Atlanta Brokerage
4/23/2024 1:51 PM
Above, Kevin Levent Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced today the 10-year renewal of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers in Atlanta, Georgia. Established in 1979, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate stated that Metro Brokers has expanded to 27 locations and more than 2,400 real estate agents. In 2023, under th...Read More
RE/MAX Predicts Healthy Homebuying Summer as Inventory Grows
4/23/2024 1:46 PM
  RE/MAX has published its latest housing report, offering key market insights on both a national level and among key metro areas. Key details: Home sales increased 21.6% month over month, from February to March 2024. However, this is a noticeably smaller increase in sales than in March 2023 (37.7%) and March 2022 (33.2%). The… Read More
Webinar Recap: How to Diversify Strategies to Break Barriers and Expand Business in a Post-Burnett World
4/23/2024 12:45 PM
In the latest RISMedia webinar—“How to Diversify Strategies That Break Barriers and Expand Business in a Post-Burnett World”—high-level industry leaders discuss how the real estate industry can and must change after the class-action commission lawsuits. The webinar was moderated by Charlie Oppler, CEO of Prominent Properties Sotheby’s Inte...Read More
Social Skills: What’s Up With WhatsApp Business? 3 Ways This App Can Help You Connect With Clients
4/23/2024 12:42 PM
Editor’s Note: Social Skills is a bi-monthly feature in RISMedia’s Daily News focused on social media and digital marketing tips, trends and solutions for agents and brokers. It’s 2024, and today’s buyers and sellers are a mobile-first demographic, always looking to their phones to research, explore and connect. Communicating with your clients e...Read More
Unlocking Success: 5 Key Habits of Profitable Real Estate Agents in 2024
4/23/2024 12:35 PM
In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate, success is not merely a matter of chance but a product of deliberate habits and strategies. Having assisted hundreds of real estate businesses with bookkeeping and taxes services this quarter alone, Brandon Green and his team at Alchemy of Money, a leading financial services firm catering exclusivel...Read More
NAR Settlement Receives Preliminary Approval, Faces Further Scrutiny
4/23/2024 12:20 PM
A federal judge today promptly issued preliminary approval to the landmark settlement agreement struck last month between the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and a class of recent homesellers, a major, if expected step toward finalizing a deal that will see NAR pay $418 million and make major changes to policies and practice. Judge ...Read More
New-Home Sales Jump in March
4/23/2024 11:35 AM
As mortgage rates rose back up to the 7% range last week and home prices remain elevated, market signs don’t necessarily point to significant improvement anytime soon. Despite the challenges, however, new-home sales continue to fight through—posting a strong rise in March. New-home sales rose 8.8% in March to a rate of 693,000, up 8.3%…Read More
2024 Rookie of the Year Nominations to Open May 1
4/23/2024 11:26 AM
After two years of incredible industry response—and an expansion to honor not just a national winner but five regional winners and 20 runners-up—RISMedia’s third annual Real Estate Rookie of the Year contest opens for nominations on May 1. A program designed to honor real estate agents who are new to the business yet achieving extraordinar...Read More
Stellar MLS CEO Stands Tall as Industry Faces Tough Questions Post-Settlement
4/23/2024 10:51 AM
Compensation is being removed from the MLS, and buyer agents will be required to sign written agreements with clients. Those changes affect everyone, but not everyone is reacting, adapting or preparing for them in the same way. With how local real estate remains, the path forward will depend on who you are following. Merri Jo… The p...Read More
The Real Estate Agent Pledge: The Jason Mitchell Group’s Commitment to Transactional Transparency and Fairness
4/23/2024 10:34 AM
In a profession built on trust, integrity, and fairness, a new initiative is emerging to raise the bar for real estate professionals nationwide. The Jason Mitchell Group (JMG) has announced the launch of The Real Estate Agent Pledge—a transformative movement aimed at promoting transparency and fairness in every real estate transaction. The Real ...Read More