Real Estate Industry

“All the news that's fit to print,” or to click, as the case may be, can be found right here at your favorite real estate social networking site, ActiveRain. And here you thought it was merely a great place to chat with colleagues and slap up a blog post or two.


We know you're busy – whether it's trying to fill your pipeline or following up on what's already popped out of the bottom of it. Who has time to read? And, while real estate market news geared toward consumers is easy to round up on the Internet, news for brokers and Realtors is a bit harder to come by.


Your friends at ActiveRain understand how important each of those 168 hours in every week is so we've made it easy for you by consolidating everything you need to know to keep up-to-date with the real estate industry right here, in one place.


How are housing starts looking? Has the FHFA launched any new efforts? How's that Fannie and Freddie loan limit rollercoaster doing?


You've got the questions and your colleagues here at AR have the answers. It's at your fingertips – finally.

Trending blogs on Real Estate Industry

 
By Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 121
One thing is certain; real estate is not for everyone. The harsh reality is that most agents are not successful and in this industry 20% of the agents out there are doing 80% of the business. Isn’t that true in most industries? If you think about it, hasn’t it always been that way? There’s nothi...
By Isaac Peck
(Working RE / OREP)
Comments 0
Getting paid by appraisal management companies (AMCs) in a timely fashion has long been a challenge for appraisers, who, in many cases, have been forced to wait months for their money. While several state boards have adopted “prompt pay” provisions into their appraisal regulations, it is rare for...
By Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 71
Why Join The Google+ Real Estate Communities? Many of you have as part of your daily ritual to log into Active Rain and read your favorite blog authors. There is certainly nothing wrong with that but if you are a real estate agent, mortgage broker, home inspector, stager, lawyer or anything else ...
By Bob McCranie, Your best advocate when buying or selling your hom
(Broker/Owner - Texas Pride Realty)
Comments 4
Every agent gets these calls.  It starts with an overly friendly, warm welcome.  "How are you today....Bob?" There is usually also a lot of background noise from other calls going on in the big room. Then we get one of these message: - "I'm Joe with (Mutter name here), a google ad words provider....
By Hella M. Rothwell, Real Estate Broker/Owner in Carmel-by-the-Sea CA
Comments 16
Yesterday, I was contacted by someone who had an offer in escrow and whose loan had not been approved. Without going into all the ins and outs, this was not a normal loan and they were looking for a hard money lender to make it happen. When the loan fell through, they were asking around to see wh...
By Richard Smith, We help people own their dream homes.
(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
Comments 0
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By Richard Weeks, Realtor, Associate Broker - Manager Business Development
(Waller Group)
Comments 2
Subdivision List Price Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths B E Miller $3,995,000 8 8 2 Baron $37,500,000 4 6 5 Bluffview & Sunnybrook $6,500,000 4 4 3 Bluffview At Linwood Estates $5,450,000 4 4 2 Bluffview Estates $3,285,000 5 7 2 BOOGER WOODS $5,000,000 4 4 1 Chapel Valley $6,900,000 5 6 2 City-Dall...
By Mark Don McInnes, Associate Broker, Keller Williams Realty - North Idaho 208 255-6227
(Keller Williams Realty Sandpoint Idaho 83864 -)
Comments 11
I just finished reading a post, by MIMI FOSTER, about the tragic loss of Mr. Oliver Frascona. This is the first I had heard of his passing.  I am very disturbed and saddened.  I was able to take a couple of Mr. Frascona's classes and he left an impression that few do.  With out any effort on his ...
By Richard Smith, We help people own their dream homes.
(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
Comments 0
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
Comments 0
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