REAL Trends Housing Market Report April 2015

Blog MARCH HOUSING SALES SURGE ABOVE PRIOR YEAR April 23, 2015 – The REAL Trends Housing Market Report for March 2015 shows that housing sales increased 15.9 percent from the same month a year ago. All four regions reported unit sales had increased from a year ago with the Midwest leading the way wi...

Is it Time to Re-evaluate the Code of Ethics?

Business Written by Terese (Terry) Penza, RCE, CAE, REAL Trends director of network membership The American Pharmacists Association adopted a new policy discouraging pharmacist participate in executions. The Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility is petitio...

Nest Protect: Protect Your Client’s Biggest Investment

Blog   Home automation is cool. There’s no doubt about that. The interaction with home automation in our lives will only increase as time goes on. Help your clients with that integration one closing gift at a time with Nest Protect. Think about it, closing gifts are given for two reasons...

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Presents “A Smart Look at Home Innovation”

Blog As smart home technology becomes increasingly popular and prevalent, Coldwell Banker Real Estate is preparing the real estate community by advising homebuyers, sellers and agents on the leading innovations in home technology. The company recently surveyed its sales associates and found that near...

Smart Home Automation Kickstarter Edition

Blog Smart Home Automation Kickstarter Edition Smart Home Automation—a term that has been used time and time again. But what exactly does it mean? We’ve all seen the Nest smart thermostat, or the Philips hue lights, but there are some impressive active Kickstarter campaigns that have a unique sp...

Coldwell Banker Real Estate Brings Premier Smart Home Innovation Experts to the 2015 Gathering of Eagles

Blog     For the first time, REAL Trends is coordinating a unique panel specifically themed around smart home automation and technologies that can greatly impact the residential real estate industry. The session, in partnership with Coldwell Banker Real Estate, will be moderated by indu...

Read & Learn: One Millennial's Experience Buying a Home

Business Written by Jenna Weinerman, marketing director at Updater “You think you know, but you have no idea.” I’m sure you’ve heard that phrase. It sounds cliché, but that was my first-time buyer experience in a nutshell. I did my homework; I knew the neighborhoods; I knew the prices. Or, so...

One Millennial's Homebuying Experience

Blog Continued from REAL Views: I was introduced to two loan reps from a major bank. They seemed nice, but I was convinced that they were speaking Greek. I couldn’t understand a thing. How am I just supposed to know what a spread is, what points are, or when I should lock? You’d think my loan team...


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