Your email software is not displaying images. Allow image downloads for proper rendering. Add to your 'address book' or 'safe senders' to ensure delivery. View as webpage
{Link 1 Text} {Link 2 Text}
topStories Thursday, March 16, 2017
Sponsored by Pillar to Post
5 Reasons to Paint Your Walls Gray
Economic Gains Spark Confidence in Buying, Selling
Economic gains have sparked confidence in home-buying and -selling, with 80 percent of those surveyed in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) survey believing now is a good time to buy and 69 percent believing now is a good time to sell—an outlook carried over from optimism about the broader economy. A record 62 percent of those surveyed believe the economy is improving, with respondents in the Midwest exuding the most positivity. "Confidence levels generally rise after a presidential election as the nation hopes for the best," says Lawrence Yun, chief economist at NAR. "Even though it is a highly polarized country, consumers for the most part have upbeat feelings about the economy right now. ...
Read More >

Driving Results Is the New Business Plan
Have a plan. Work the plan. Review the plan. Rinse. Repeat. It's a popular business approach that many successful leaders have adopted. I used to be one of them... READ MORE >
Fed Quickens Pace, Raises Rate 3 Months After Last Hike
The Federal Reserve voted on Wednesday to again raise the key interest rate one-quarter percentage point, the first of three hikes anticipated for 2017. The rate was increased... READ MORE >
Appraiser Opinions Continue to Underwhelm Homeowners
Appraiser opinions regarding home value continued to underwhelm homeowners' expectations in February, coming in 1.69 percent lower, according to the latest Quicken... READ MORE >
Important Considerations for Waterfront Vacation Properties
The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD). Whether located near an ocean, river, or lake, real estate practitioners should know... READ MORE >

Why W-2 Employees and Gig Economy Workers Should Customize Their Pitch to Mortgage Lenders
By Brad Walker, CEO/Co-Founder, Income&
Owning a home is part of the American Dream, and mortgage lenders are motivated to do everything possible to make sure Americans of all ethnic, educational and professional
HouseCanary Launches Investment Rental Index for Single-Family Rental Investors

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group Receives Award for Philanthropy

Broker Purchases First Motto Mortgage Franchise in Texas

Engel & Volkers North America Announces 2016 Award Winners

Homeowners: What to Know About Property Tax Appeals



Save 35% on RISMedia's Real Estate magazine

So that we may tailor content more specific to your needs, please indicate the best description of your role in the real estate industry.

Reach top decision-makers every month & online daily. Advertise in RISMedia's Real Estate magazine today. For rates, e-mail us at

RISMedia's Privacy Policy

  RISMedia, publisher of Real Estate magazine, is dedicated to providing real estate professionals with the most up-to-date news, information and business development resources in the industry. To submit questions, comments, suggestion, press releases or story ideas, please e-mail

"Branding, Positioning. . . Building Relationships since 1980"

RISMedia, Inc.
69 East Ave. Norwalk, CT 06851

Copyright ® 2018 RISMedia, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

This email was sent by RISMedia, Inc.. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Edit your subscription | Unsubscribe