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Neutrals, be gone! If Benjamin Moore has its way, interiors will be going from soft and soothing to red hot next year. The paint company's Color of the Year for 2018 is Caliente, and the name is appropriate. The fiery red is 'hot, passionate, and sexy,' said Benjamin Moore. With a hint of orange, caliente has lots of personality and is the perfect hue for you if you are drawn to the warmer tones of red.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 3:17 pm
Halloween stores are popping up all over the place as the countdown to candy collecting begins. If you're ready to bring the great pumpkin into your home, here are some chic ways to go about it, whether you're crafty or crafty about how you shop.
Posted: October 16, 2017, 3:17 pm


Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Redfin announced today that it is now offering loans to homebuyers in Illinois through its lending arm, Redfin Mortgage. The Seattle-based tech-powered brokerage also plans to expand Redfin Mortgage into Virginia later this year, with more markets to come in 2018. 
Author: Fabiana Gordon
Posted: October 16, 2017, 11:57 pm
Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, an almost 30-year-old company that provides software products to help real estate agents market, track finances and manage documents, announced today that it has acquired competitor Instanet Solutions, an end-to-end digital transaction management software company
Author: Craig C. Rowe
Posted: October 16, 2017, 10:21 pm
After years of butting heads with local zoning officials, landlords and rental property owners, Airbnb may have found a solution to its short-term rental woes: opening up an Airbnb-branded apartment where tenants will be allowed to sublet their spaces up to 180 days per year
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: October 16, 2017, 10:14 pm
Those who attend Inman Connect know there's no shortage of unique networking opportunities, brilliant mentors and poignant presentations. Every attendee leaves with a booklet full of notes and a mind full of fresh ideas, ready to uplift their own teams and elevate their business back home
Author: Inman
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:35 pm
Real estate community gets to work giving clients the support they need -- both practical and emotional -- amid the destruction.
Author: Gill South
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:14 pm
Zillow is introducing the idea of rooftop solar to millions of consumers and real estate professionals who might otherwise be unaware of its value.
Author: Tina Casey
Posted: October 16, 2017, 8:08 pm
The vast majority of MLSs either need more information about the project before giving their support or flat-out aren't interested in participating
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: October 16, 2017, 6:00 pm
In today's market, renters and buyers often find themselves in the same boat, wading through issues with availability and affordability in their respective markets. This uncertain real estate environment leads to the question renters inevitably find themselves asking: "Is it financially smart to jump into homeownership, or should I stay where I am?"
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: October 16, 2017, 4:03 pm
With a big open house coming up, Sally Agent put an eye-catching ad in the paper, readied her open house signs and flags and hoped that people would see her static advertising and show up
Author: Bernice Ross
Posted: October 16, 2017, 10:00 am
Over 4,000 industry professionals will gather at Inman Connect 2018 this coming January 22-26, at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square
Author: Inman
Posted: October 16, 2017, 10:00 am
HouseCanary's Agile Appraisal is a web-based platform for real estate appraisals that is ideal for appraisers, lenders and real estate investors
Author: Craig C. Rowe
Posted: October 16, 2017, 10:00 am
In today’s ever-changing, digital marketing landscape, you have to have an online presence, or you’ll get passed by
Author: Kellie Tinnin
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:55 am
First impressions are critical in real estate. You only get one shot to impress sellers enough to hire you and one chance to put the home on the market
Author: Kevin Nelson
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:30 am
Real estate success strategies are just one of the topics to cover during daily huddles. Do you know what else to include in huddles to ensure they deliver value and aren’t a waste of agents’ time
Author: Pat Hiban
Posted: October 16, 2017, 9:15 am
Spraying your message high and wide does not breed online marketing success; rather, standout results emerge when you pair smart, strategic decisions with the right tools
Author: Joe Skousen
Posted: October 16, 2017, 8:00 am
In times of disaster, real estate offices turn into second homes for agents and clients by providing them with a place to rest their head and make a plan
Author: Gill South
Posted: October 14, 2017, 9:01 am
"When an entire industry changes -- when it sets up a new set of rules to play by, a new set of values -- it's not usually the majority of players that ask for that change. Usually it's one person." This one person is who CEO of Coldwell Banker Charlie Young calls the empowered agent. And that agent is the one who will find a new and a better way to conduct business. That agent is the one who'll start writing a new playbook
Author: Inman
Posted: October 14, 2017, 2:00 am
From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria to the wildfires that are devastating Northern California, it's impossible to ignore the fact that the past three months have been rife with disasters. In response to the long recoveries ahead, Coldwell Banker has launched Gen Blue Gives Back, a fund that will provide relief to employees, brokers and sales agents affiliated with the Coldwell Banker brand
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: October 13, 2017, 10:16 pm