Condo Owner's Bill Of Rights?
D.C. Councilmembers are studying a controversial measure that would provide new protections for condominium owners. While protections already exist for owners governed by a condominium association, conflicts often occur, including misunderstanding of rights or inequitable implementation of an association's policies and penalties.
Get a Better Mortgage Interest Rate
People will clip coupons and drive across town to save a few cents at the gas pump, but few will shop around for the best interest rate on their mortgages. Most buyers tend to go with the first lender they talk with, perhaps out of fear of losing the house if they don't act quickly enough. Paying one-eighth of a point too much can add up to thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.
Utah-based flat-fee brokerage Homie wants to raise $10MThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission documents indicate that Homie has already raised about $2.3 million out of its new $10 million offering. The documents were filed on Jan. 15 and indicate that Homie expects the new fundraising round to last less than one year....Read More
The most expensive home in America just sold for $238MBillionaire Ken Griffin just cemented the most expensive real estate purchase in the U.S. — a luxurious New York penthouse for $238 million....Read More
Daren Blomquist jumps to Auction.com from Attom Data SolutionsDaren Blomquist, a widely cited real estate expert, has taken a new job at Auction.com as the company's vice president of market economics....Read More
How one brokerage streamlined its social media marketingHunt Real Estate ERA, which has 1,300 agents across New York, Massachusetts and Arizona, announced on Tuesday a partnership with Clearview Social, a social media strategy firm. ...Read More
Compass catches a rising starCompass caught one of the top agents in its home market of New York City this week when it recruited Michael Graves, who will bring $326.5 million in active listings from Douglas Elliman....Read More
StreetEasy launches agent app, updates listing input processStreetEasy, a listing portal from Zillow Group, is aiming to ease the input and management of listings with a new agent app and updated program....Read More
Home prices in November climbed nearly 6% year-over-yearU.S. home prices rose 0.4 percent from October to November and 5.8 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency....Read More
New drone rules could pave way for listing photos that ‘pop’The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing new rules that would allow drones to be flown at night and over people without waivers....Read More
Is this the most environmentally friendly brokerage in the US?Golden Real Estate's building produces more energy than it consumes, giving it "net-zero" status and an unbeatable marketing position....Read More
ReferralExchange will now qualify your third-party leadsReferralExchange is launching a program called ReferralExchange LIVE to verify and qualify contacts obtained through third-party lead generation platforms like Zillow or realtor.com....Read More