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During the first three months of 2018, local Realtors® sold 444 homes worth $113.65 million, according to the High Country Multiple Listing Service (MLS), which records all Realtor® activity in the four-county area of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery and Watauga. That is an increase of 12 percent from the first ...
Existing homes were a median $250,400 in March, about 34.7% less than a new residence, according to the National Association of Realtors®. That's because builders have to contend ... (® looked only at the seasonally adjusted numbers in the report. These have been smoothed out over 12 ...

The daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was welcomed to St. Charles Tuesday to commemorate the anniversary of landmark civil rights legislation. Bernice King, who spoke to a packed house in a ballroom at Ameristar Casino, was invited to speak at a gathering of the Missouri Realtors. The occasion was ...
Real estate is a goldmine for Atlanta and one young lady has made it her business to grab a piece of the pie. Kira Oliver is closing real estate deals all over the city. Her infectious personality matched with a strong work ethic makes her a millennial realtor to look out for. In this interview, we discuss how she ...
Sevier County real estate remains very much in demand, with at least a couple big commercial sites ripe for redevelopment. One realtor says he's seeing a new trend in the market, and what sits empty now won't be empty for long. "It's great for legacy acts. So classic rock 'n roll, classic country," realtor ...
There was a collective gnashing of teeth and wringing of hands by some Associations when MLS of Choice became the law of the land. We saw the same thing happen when the National Association of Realtors (NAR) adopted Core Standards for local and state associations. Yet these changes had little ...

The Greater San Diego Association of Realtors, or SDAR, will post to a new service owned by them called the San Diego Multiple Listing Service. The conflict began in January 2016 when SDAR claimed in a lawsuit that the other two Realtor groups were withholding Sandicor data to use on its website, Just ...
Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the federal Fair Housing Act 50 years ago — making discrimination against buyers or renters on the basis of race, nationality or religion illegal — there have been amendments to include sex, disability and familial status among those protected classes. But not ...
That's exactly what trade groups Florida Realtors and the Canadian Real Estate Association and have set out to do. The two groups signed a ... We also meet with Realtors to learn what their companies and associations are doing to attract clients and promote the Realtor image,” Sain said. Promote the ...
A prominent Austin homebuilder who has worked with local celebrities such as Lance Armstrong and Kendra Scott now faces a lawsuit from one of the region's top-selling luxury Realtors. Laura Gottesman, broker-owner of Gottesman Residential Real Estate, and her husband, Morris, are suing Michael ...
Longtime local Realtor Don Robertson has been named the 2018 Realtor of the Year by the Oregon Association of Realtors. "Don exemplifies the best in our profession," said Steve Strode, 2018 OAR president. "His dedication to his clients, the Realtor Code of Ethics, his community, this industry and his ...
A: As a team of three top-producing San Francisco Realtors, our goal is to treat each client with the time and attention they require. Every client brings a unique set of needs, wishes, and requirements. The key to our success is the attention to detail we take with all of our clients and our comprehensive ...
Buyers dreaming of a owning a brand-new, three- or four-bedroom house in the leafy suburbs with a lawn out back may be out of luck. There won't be as many newly constructed, single-family homes as expected this summer. Builders obtained about 1,354,000 permits in March to put up new homes, ...
Another definition that I hang my hat on is the term Realtor has one, and only one, meaning: Realtor is a federally registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is member of the National Association of Realtors and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. You may ask ...
This past year, my mother downsized from our six-bedroom family home into a two-bedroom condo in a senior development. Although she was nervous to cast aside her old life, now that the deed is done, she feels elated and free—and wishes she'd done it years earlier. Now, my mom no longer worries ...
Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS (PPAR) is celebrating the recognition of the 100th anniversary of the REALTOR charter with the National Association of REALTORS (NAR). “This is a double feat for our association as we have not only already enjoyed 100 years in this community in 2002, but in 2018 ...
CoinDaddy Rapper "CoinDaddy" makes songs about bitcoin that "aren't that good," according to the man who plays him. CoinDaddy YouTube page. CoinDaddy is the most famous "bitcoin rapper" in San Francisco. The 28-year-old behind CoinDaddy, Arya Bahmanyar, left a lucrative career in commercial ...

Therefore, before entering the real estate market, it is important to work with a Realtor you trust to not only guide you through the journey from beginning to closing, but to also ensure a successful and smooth transaction. Jose Oti, a Realtor with Beth Wolff Realtors Real Living, understands all of the key ...
Real estate agents Kristine Wingate Shifrin and Susan Lucey have joined Andrew Abu Realtors in Northboro. Ms. Shifrin is a Realtor with 20 years of experience. Prior to her career in real estate, she earned a degree in business management and psychology from Springfield College. As a lifelong ...
We're known as a generation plagued by indecision and noncommittal tendencies in nearly every facet of our lives: careers, romantic relationships and certainly when it comes to the single greatest purchase we'll make in our lifetime. However, there will never be a perfect time to take the plunge into the real estate market ...
Thistle Dhu is a Federal Revival–style mansion in Pinehurst, NC, built in 1919 by steamship magnate James Barber. The six-bedroom,13,035-square-foot mansion also features the nation's first miniature golf course—or putting course—in the backyard. Currently on the market for $2.95 million, Thistle Dhu ...
Justin Osborn, a Wells Group real estate agent based in Colorado and New Mexico, was awarded the Realtor's Land Institute Apex Award during the National Land Conference, held March 11-14 in Nashville, Tennessee. Osborn was recognized for recording 53 land closings in 2017. For more information ...
The county's addressing of the Confederate War veterans memorial last August left a bad taste in Barbara Hemingway's mouth. A 1920s statue outside of the Manatee County Historic Courthouse had largely gone unnoticed until a nationwide conversation of the meaning of Confederate war tributes in the ...
Young, who will take over Ross' duties after he steps down, joined NAR in 2008 as vice president with the Realtors Information Network to oversee the creation and implementation of RPR's original proof-of-concept model. In 2009, Young joined the newly formed RPR as senior vice president. Young was ...
A Dayton realtor has been elected president of Ohio REALTORS. Anjanette Frye of Dayton was elected as the 2019 president of the Ohio REALTORS during the organization's Spring Legislative Conference in Columbus this week. Frye is owner of RCF Properties in Dayton. Frye served as president of the ...
We were in our early 20s, and we decided to contact the bank we trusted because we heard they had a program where we would receive cash back at closing for working with a Realtor they selected. It seemed like an easy way forward: After all, they were going to do the legwork of making sure we were ...
Let's take a look at a few of those taboo subjects and find out why your REALTOR®'s lips are sealed. Is this a safe neighborhood? This is one of the most common unanswerable questions, and while it can be frustrating for prospective homebuyers to get tight-lipped responses from their REALTORS®, they ...
Pam Nelson, current president of the Northern Neck Association of Realtors, presents a check for $2000 to Sarah Pope, Executive Director of the Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation. This contribution continues a long tradition of NNAR support for the college. Facebook · Twitter ...
HARDYSTON, NJ – The ballroom at Crystal Springs Clubhouse was the site of the Circle of Excellence Extravaganza for the Sussex County Association of Realtors on Wednesday. Rescheduled once due to snow, more than 250 attended the event. The Executive Officer Molly Whilesmith organized the ...
MARTINSBURG — Aaron Poling with Long & Foster has been 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 ...
Holding a real estate license does not make someone a Realtor. There's more to it than that. The main feature that distinguishes a Realtor from someone who's merely licensed by the state to sell real estate is the Code of Ethics, which requires Realtors to put their clients' interests first at all times. Hiring a ...
EAST BRUNSWICK – “This spring the real estate story will be all about low inventory, high demand and rising prices,” said Stuart Davis, Broker Owner of Davis Realtors®. Davis spoke to his company at Davis Realty Group's annual spring banquet held at The Sunny Palace on Route 18 in East Brunswick.
A: In the real estate market, the old adage of timing is everything certainly holds true, so one of our first questions to our buyers and sellers is what their ideal timing is, as life events often hold special consideration when planning a move. From there, we would take a different approach with each group to ...
Residential Real Estate Awards 2018: These are Houston's top Realtors. Email; Share · Share · Tweet · Save · Print · Order Reprints. Email; Facebook · LinkedIn · Twitter · Save. More. Email; Facebook · LinkedIn · Twitter · Save. Mar 30, 2018, 12:50am CDT. No doubt, the effects of Hurricane Harvey dramatically impacted ...
The California Association of Realtors®, which is spearheading the initiative, collected nearly 1 million signatures to ensure that the proposal makes the Nov. 6 ballot. The signatures were submitted earlier this week, guaranteeing it a spot on ballot. (A similar bill was introduced by State Assemblyman Marc ...
A Palm Springs Realtor is recovering after being shot while in Puerto Vallarta, while celebrating his husbands birthday. It's the first Carl Blea has had a chance to take it all in, the good and the bad. “It was amazing, we spent the night having dinner,” said Blea. “Changed to go out, just went out dancing and ...
Taos Realtor Page Sullivan, an associate broker with Coldwell Banker Lota Realty, Inc., has recently received the International President's Elite Award, an honor bestowed to the top 2 percent of all Coldwell Banker associates worldwide. Earning a Coldwell Banker international award is no easy task, but ...
After weeks of mystery the truth is finally known. The filing of Form 410 on March 26 with the Secretary of State revealed that the petition to rescind the Basement Ordinance, started on March 14, is being spearheaded by realtor Branden Williams, along with his attorney Bradley Hertz, who registered as a ...
The value of the REALTOR® in today's shifting real estate market has never been more important. Whether you're buying or selling a home, a dependable, qualified REALTOR® can help you interpret current market data and achieve a successful transaction. Both buyers and sellers count on REALTORS® ...
A: In the real estate market, the old adage of timing is everything certainly holds true, so one of our first questions to our buyers and sellers is what their ideal timing is, as life events often hold special consideration when planning a move. From there, we would take a different approach with each group to ...
SWAMPSCOTT – In one of the year's biggest real estate mergers on the North Shore, Sagan Realtors of Swampscott and Harborside Sotheby's International Realty in Marblehead, are joining forces. The new company, Sagan Harborside Sotheby's International Realty, will be led by Phyllis Sagan who ...
Taos Realtor Page Sullivan, an associate broker with Coldwell Banker Lota Realty, Inc., has recently received the International President's Elite Award, an honor bestowed to the top 2 percent of all Coldwell Banker associates worldwide. Earning a Coldwell Banker international award is no easy task, but ...
Groovy, baby. Comedian Mike Myers has finally sold his SoHo penthouse for just under $14 million, as reported by 6sqft. According to the Wall Street Journal, the “Austin Powers” star bought the 4,200 square-foot Manhattan abode with a private roof deck back in 2007 for $7.9 million, just after it was built.
There is no place like home for the holidays, or so the realtors will tell you. And, there is almost no one who can party like a realtor. Richard and Lynne Tanory and Don and Amy Perron (Photo: Kris Wartelle). Van Eaton and Romero set out to prove that at the annual Christmas party held on Dec. 10 at Le ...
The numbers: Pending-home sales rose 3.1% to 107.5 in February, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. Economists had forecast a 3.0% increase. What happened: NAR's index, which tracks real-estate transactions in which a contract has been signed but the transaction hasn't closed, ...
The Parks family of realtors is home to more than 700 agents in five counties, making it one of the largest locally owned real estate companies in Middle Tennessee. The Parks companies includes Parks residential real estate firm, Parks Auction Co., the Parks Group commercial real estate division, Solomon ...
Our team analyzed mortgage data to come up with the average percentage down payment in each of the 50 largest metropolitan areas, taking into account those who anted up way above average as well as those who used government-subsidized, low-cost loans. We looked at home prices and ...
(KKCO/KJCT)-- More than 2,000 pounds of food and house hold items have been collected to help stock the shelves at the Community Food Bank of Grand Junction. Every year the Grand Junction Area Realtors Association hosts their annual Fill the Basket Food Drive, to help raise money and donations for ...
Currently, recent® data suggests that cities in or near Silicon Valley—San Francisco, San Jose, Vallejo—claim the title of hottest seller's markets in the country. But seller's markets can also crop up in more surprising areas—like Kansas City, KS, Nashville, TN, Orlando, FL, and Jacksonville, FL.
Kevin Crane, a self-described child star who claimed to work with Disney and Warner Brothers and realtor, was arrested in the fatal shooting of his ex-wife in California. Crane, 33, is currently in critical condition at a Thousand Oaks hospital after allegedly killing ex-wife Parisa Siddiqi while she was working ...


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