Samsung has been on a pretty good roll for a bit, haven’t they? Their smartphones have become what many feel is a real competitor to Apple’s iPhone which is a tremendous accomplishment in and of itself. When things are going well you do what you can to keep the momentum going, right?
Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), the leader in online real estate, today announced that Ray Picard has joined the company as executive vice president of sales effective April 15, 2013. This marks the company's second executive appointment in two weeks, following Errol Samuelson's promotion to chief strategy officer. Picard is based at the company's San Jose, Calif. headquarters and reports directly to chief executive officer Steve Berkowitz.
More than 225 Illinois REALTORS® attended the Illinois Housing Leaders Conferencein Springfield that included special guests Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Watch this video for highlights and scenes from the day
The relationship between agent and lender is one of the more integral in real estate, and the latest study from the always interesting folks at Campbell Surveys and Inside Mortgage Finance found that agents wield considerable influence over what lenders their clients ultimately choose to finance their home purchases.
Strong sales in higher-cost coastal regions and heated market conditions drove California’s median home price to its highest level in March since May 2008, while inventory shortages continued to stifle home sales, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) reported.
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS), is pleased to announce that its Technical Help Desk has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Call Centers in the United States and Canada by BenchmarkPortal for the third consecutive year.
ERA Real Estate, a global leader in real estate franchising, and Homes.com, a leader in enterprise-level real estate solutions, have jointly announced a renewal and expansion of their technology and marketing partnership.
Just as Halloween is the one day a year when we can show up at our neighbor’s door without fear of getting shot by a Second Amendment fundamentalist, April 1st has increasing become irresistible permission for corporations to become, well, less corporate. Each year, we're seeing an arms race of irreverence and elaborate pranksterism that does its best to defy Eliot’s pronouncement about April’s cruelty.
One of the best-known photographs of the late Steve Jobs pictures him sitting in the middle of the living room of his Los Altos house, circa 1982. There isn’t much in the room, save an audio system and a Tiffany lamp.
Cloud hosting provider Rackspace Hosting is striking back against patent holder Rotatable Technologies, a Texas company that has filed patent infringement cases against more than a dozen companies in the past year.
Realtor.com®, the leader in online real estate operated by Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), announced the launch of the second installment of its "Find it First" advertising campaign. For the latest stage in the marketing and advertising initiative, realtor.com® partnered with award-winning advertising agency Pereira & O'Dell.
Congratulations to the 2013 REALTORS® of the Year who were honored at IAR's awards banquet, sponsored by the Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation. The banquet is held in conjunction with the business meetings of the 41,000-member Illinois Association of REALTORS® in Springfield, Ill.
Hundreds of REALTORS® gathered at the Illinois State Capitol this week as part of the Illinois Association of REALTORS® annual lobby day. They talked with state legislators about issues important to private property owners and the real estate industry. Watch video highlights of their visit.
Mortgage applications rose 4.8 percent last week to their highest level since May 2010, according to the Mortgage Banker Association’s (MBA) latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. Meanwhile, conventional mortgages hit their highest mark since 2009, refinancing activity remained quite strong and interest rates retained their historic lows.
The Realogy FWD Innovation Summit is centered around a competition with a $25,000 cash prize for the company that presents the most innovative technology product or service designed for the real estate industry.
Today a panel of four industry professionals will discuss the housing economy and environment within their core competency as part of the Illinois Housing Leaders Conference presented by the Illinois Association of REALTORS®.
Forget Myers-Briggs. A study out of BI Norwegian Business School has determined the signposts of a "creative" personality. Conducted by Professor Øyvind L. Martinsen, the study posed 200 questions to 481 people.
Russ Bergeron's insight:
For those who know me, you now realize that I am at least partially creative.
Homebuilder William Lyon Homes filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $200 million in an initial public offering. The company is headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., and builds primarily in California, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado.
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