Noble Acquires the Hilton Garden Inn Boise Downtown

ATLANTA — June 23, 2022 — Noble Investment Group (“Noble“) today announced the acquisition of the Hilton Garden Inn Boise | Downtown, capping more than $1.0 billion of investment activity over the past year. Boise is the Pacific Northwest’s third most populous region behind Seattle and Portland, known for its combination of urban lifestyle and outdoor adventure. The city is … Read more

Former Resident Acquires Mt. Vernon Apartments in Spokane, WA

SEATTLE — June 23, 2022 — Security Properties is pleased to announce the acquisition of Mt. Vernon Terrace Apartments on June 21, 2022. Built in 1973, Mt. Vernon consists of 99 units, of which 74 benefit from a property-based housing assistance payment contract administered through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Security Properties’ Managing Director … Read more

Leading Oregon Real Estate Agencies Join Forces to Form Largest Real Estate Company in State for Sales Volume Under Sotheby’s International Realty Brand

NEW YORK, June 22, 2022 — Sotheby’s International Realty today announced that its independently owned and operated affiliate, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty in Oregon, has merged with local firm, The Hasson Co., which achieved more than US$2.8 billion in sales volume in 2021. The partnership brings together two of the biggest real estate firms in Oregon that will now operate as … Read more

CASCADE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY, A PEERAGE REALTY PARTNER, JOINS FORCES WITH ICONIC INDEPENDENT, HASSON COMPANY, TO CREATE THE LUXURY REAL ESTATE POWERHOUSE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST MARKET

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, a Peerage Realty Partner, has joined forces with Hasson Company, a leading luxury residential real estate brokerage serving Portland Metro, Central Oregon, and Southwest Washington. With over 180 real estate advisors working across seven offices, Hasson Company, Realtors transacted US$2.9 billion (C$3.8 billion) in sales in 2021. The combined company, which brings together two deep leadership teams and their respective rosters of exceptional professional advisors, will be known as Cascade Hasson Sotheby’s International Realty. It will serve … Read more

COVE COMMUNITIES POISED FOR MARKET GROWTH

Announces Veteran Real Estate Investment Executive Michael Hawkins Joins Cove as Chief Investment Officer PHOENIX, June 22, 2022 — Cove Communities (‘Cove’) is pleased to announce and welcome Michael Hawkins as Chief Investment Officer. Michael will oversee acquisitions, capital transactions, sourcing of debt capital, and equity partner relations for Cove Communities. Most recently, Mr. Hawkins served as Managing Director in … Read more

Triangle MLS and Rental Beast Announce Partnership

Rental Beast Software to Drive Rental Transacting in One of the Nation’s Hottest Housing Markets CARY, N.C., June 21, 2022 — Triangle MLS, a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS®, and Rental Beast, the leading rental solutions provider with a database of more than 10 million owner-sourced rental listings, announced today a partnership to provide Rental … Read more

Fla.’s Housing Market: New Listings, Median Prices Rise in May

ORLANDO, Fla., June 21, 2022 — Rising mortgage interest rates, high inflation and still-tight inventory levels were factors influencing Florida’s housing market in May, with fewer closed sales compared to a year ago, according to Florida Realtors®’ latest housing data. “Households everywhere are feeling the pinch of high inflation,” said 2022 Florida Realtors President Christina Pappas, vice president of the … Read more

IS THE REAL ESTATE PARTY OVER? SURGING MORTGAGE RATES SIGNAL A CHANGE IN MARKET

5 Tips to Make Your Home Insta-Worthy & Sell for the Highest Price CHICAGO, June 15, 2022 — Is the party over? The real estate market is changing at a rapid pace. According to Globest.com, the market is changing with rising mortgage rates, and supply changes forcing sellers to adjust their expectations. The real estate market is shifting, and today’s … Read more

Pathway Homes expands to Orlando and Tampa to offer housing solutions for more Americans

Will help increase access to homeownership for Floridians as they grapple with today’s escalating housing market challenges DALLAS, June 15, 2022 — Pathway Homes (“Pathway”), a real estate platform with a mission to create more homeowners by providing new options for people who are currently being shut out of the market, is expanding its services to Florida, starting in Orlando … Read more

Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Awards $278,000 in Scholarships

ORLANDO, Fla., June 8, 2022 — As young people head off to college this fall, 229 of them from communities across Florida will receive financial help for their costs through scholarships from Florida Realtors® Education Foundation Inc. A not-for-profit corporation established by the state Realtor association, the Florida Realtors Education Foundation Inc. provides real estate-related educational scholarships. The Foundation’s Board of … Read more

Florida Realtors®: June is National Homeownership Month

ORLANDO, Fla., June 2, 2022 — June is National Homeownership Month, a time of year when Florida Realtors®, Realtors® across the U.S. and others celebrate the importance of owning a home and the impact it has on the lives of American families, local communities and the nation’s economic health. This month marks the 20th anniversary of National Homeownership Month. “Buying … Read more

Lone Wolf launches groundbreaking new forms solution to over 665,000 real estate agents in the US

The new solution harnesses machine learning technology to introduce real estate’s most innovative, intelligent, and intuitive form capabilities DALLAS and CAMBRIDGE, ON, June 1, 2022 — Lone Wolf Technologies (“Lone Wolf”) is thrilled to announce the launch of a groundbreaking new forms solution for Lone Wolf Transactions (zipForm Edition), which provides over 665,000 agents in the U.S. with real estate’s … Read more

HOW SELLERS CAN MAXIMIZE EQUITY IN DENVER’S SCORCHING HOT REAL ESTATE MARKET

Make Your Home Insta-Worthy & Appeal To Millennial Home Buyers DENVER, May 31, 2022 — Even in Denver’s scorching hot housing market, the big question sellers must ask – is my home Insta-worthy? If not, you’re leaving money on the table. According to Lending Tree, Denver is the leading metro area for Millennial (people ages 25 to 40) home buyers outpacing … Read more

New Platform Presents Realtors with New Opportunity to Reach Growing Number of Airbnb & Short-Term Rental Investors

CHICAGO, May 24, 2022 — Short-term rental investors now have a new tool for searching available properties already equipped for hosting guests and generating rental income immediately. Unofficially launched by Chicago-based Real Estate Web Creation back in early 2021, Rentlodex (www.rentlodex.com) not only aims to be the premier marketplace for short-term rental-ready properties but also a comprehensive resource for anyone … Read more

Whitecrest Real Estate Celebrates the Completion and Official Grand Opening of Brand-New Luxury Condominium Development, The Heritage, in DC’s Woodridge Neighborhood

The construction of the 6-story property is now complete, adding more contemporary and affordable living options to the community. Whitecrest is also offering buyers up to $10,000 in concessions* for the units, which are for sale exclusively by the MG Residential Sales Team. WASHINGTON, May 20, 2022 — MG Residential, an arm of Brookland’s The Menkiti Group, was joined by … Read more

Harmony Venture Labs Announces Launch of ListedKit

Harmony Venture Labs (HVL) has launched ListedKit, a real estate project and transaction management tool created in collaboration with agents that equips professionals to manage the client experience from contract to closing. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 18, 2022  — Harmony Venture Labs (HVL), a Birmingham-based venture studio that launches and develops high-growth startups, has announced the launch of their most recent … Read more

Enter to Win Florida Realtors® Environmental (ENVY) Award

ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2022 — Don’t wait to enter Florida Realtors® annual Environmental Award program, or you may be green with ENVY when the winner is chosen. Popularly known as the “ENVY” award, the honor goes to a development that best preserves Florida’s natural quality of life. The award may be given in two categories: one for residential development … Read more

Frisco RE/MAX Agent Terry Hendricks Selected for National Award

RE/MAX HQ Honors DFW Agent for Extraordinary Sales Performance FRISCO, Texas, May 12, 2022 — RE/MAX DFW Associates realtor Terry Hendricks announced today his selection for the national RE/MAX Platinum Club Award, an exclusive honor awarded to the real estate professionals with the highest sales volume in the country. The RE/MAX Platinum Club recognizes high-achieving real estate professionals for their … Read more

NorthstarMLS CEO John Mosey to Retire After 40 years in Real Estate Industry

National search for successor in the works TWIN CITIES, Minn., April 29, 2022 — Gregarious. Engaging. Curious. Visionary. Innovative. Ethical. Knowledgeable. Storyteller. These are just a few of the attributes describing NorthstarMLS CEO John Mosey who is set to retire later in 2022 after 20 years at the helm of the Regional Multiple Listing Service of Minnesota, Inc, (dba NorthstarMLS), … Read more

Florida Realtors® Selects New VP of Public Policy

ORLANDO, Fla., April 26, 2022 — Florida Realtors®, the state’s largest professional trade association with more than 225,000 members, has named Andy Gonzalez as its new vice president of public policy. Previously, he served Florida Realtors as a public policy representative in its Tallahassee office. “Andy is not only an exceptional leader, he’s also a phenomenal person. We knew we … Read more

Truly Memorable Gifts (TMG) Launch Gives Real Estate Agents and Mortgage Brokers a Simple, Sustainable Way to Earn More Referrals and Repeat Business

New eCommerce Site Provides Real Estate Agents and Mortgage Brokers Access to a Vast Selection of High-Quality Thank You Gifts JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 26, 2022 — Truly Memorable Gifts (TMG) has launched their new eCommerce site: https://www.TrulyMemorableGifts.com. Started in 2021 by seasoned Realtor and former mortgage broker James Geddes, TMG helps real estate and mortgage professionals leverage the client relationships … Read more

Symbol Advantage Wants to Solve the Affordable Housing Shortage

SEATTLE, April 26, 2022 — Recently launched Symbol Advantage plans to make high-quality, factory-built homes available to aspiring buyers who can’t currently afford to purchase their own homes. According to the National Association of REALTORS Research Group, house prices continue to rise to record highs. “With median home prices growing by double digits year over year in many regions, this … Read more

The Real Brokerage Inc. Announces Rebrand of Expetitle, Inc. to The Real Title

Tech-driven brokerage provides unequaled search-to-close experience for homebuyers and realtors TORONTO and NEW YORK and MIAMI, April 20, 2022 — The Real Brokerage Inc. (“Real” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: REAX) (TSXV: REAX), an international, technology-powered real estate brokerage, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Expetitle, Inc. (“Expetitle”), has been renamed as The Real Title Inc. Real acquired Expetitle in January … Read more

Median home sales price in Texas rises 18.6% in the first quarter of 2022

Texas Realtors releases 2022-Q1 edition of the Texas Quarterly Housing Report AUSTIN, Texas, April 20, 2022 — The median sales price of Texas homes topped $325,000 during the first quarter of 2022, an increase of 18.6% compared to the same period last year, according to the 2022-Q1 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by Texas Realtors. “The demand for Texas … Read more

NTRY USHERS NEW ERA OF REALTY WITH FIRST-EVER REAL ESTATE METAVERSE

Platform redefines selling properties online with future for NFTs and crypto in the works TORONTO, April 19, 2022 – NTRY, a Canadian startup with global ambitions, is unveiling its platform later this week to simplify how the world showcases, markets, and sells property online. Aimed at brokers, agents, developers, and buyers, the NTRY platform breathes new life into the antiquated … Read more

Kerri Gemma is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Trusted Top Realtor for her decades of excellence in the Real Estate field and in acknowledgment of her outstanding work Martone Group

LINCOLN, R.I., April 18, 2022 — With nearly 30 years of experience as a licensed real estate agent, Kerri Gemma specializes in residential real estate and works hard to provide her clients with a positive, stress-free experience when it comes to buying or selling a home. Highly respected in her field, she is widely known for going above and beyond … Read more

Latter & Blum Debuts zavvie-Powered Program for Sellers, Buyers and Renters

New Latter & Blum Select delivers iBuyer offers, buy-before-you-sell and new help for renters NEW ORLEANS, April 14, 2022 — As the number of new homes for sale hit an all-time low, local homeowners ready to sell — and home shoppers prepared to buy — are looking to new ways to maximize their opportunities in today’s highly competitive real estate … Read more

Real Estate Broker Lawrence Vecchio Announces Web-based Solution for Real Estate Industry

KEYPORT, N.J., April 14, 2022 —  At a Major Real Estate Conference recently held in New York, noted web-savvy real estate visionary, Larry Vecchio, unveiled an exclusively offered, web-based solution set to “…elevate consumer relevance and professional value.” HomesIn.com Founder Vecchio, ex­plained, “This is a natural, geo-local progression from company to agent and now, town-specific real estate websites… that also … Read more

Reali’s Broker of Record wins Broker of the Year

Spencer Lugash takes home the coveted Broker of the Year award at the San Diego Association of Realtors awards SAN MATEO, Calif., April 13, 2022 — Reali, the real estate and fintech platform transforming home buying and selling, today announced that its Broker of Record, Spencer Lugash, has won Broker of the Year in San Diego at the Greater San … Read more

Real Estate Startup Revive Named To 2022 Us Reach Program

Revive selected by NAR investment arm’s REACH startup accelerator IRVINE, Calif., April 11, 2022 — Revive, a leading provider of presale home renovation services for sellers and all-cash offer programs for buyers, announced its selection to the 2022 US REACH growth accelerator program. Revive joins eight other firms in the 2022 REACH program, operated by Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment … Read more

California REALTORS® show commitment for National Fair Housing Month 2022

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2022 — The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) promotes and advocates for fair housing every month, but each April, it celebrates the passage of the 1968 landmark Fair Housing Act, which was signed into law only seven days after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. C.A.R. kicked off Fair Housing Month with event announcements, social … Read more

Ember Launches Vacation Home Co-Ownership Platform in Southern California

The market expansion follows a recent $17.4M financing round to further enable vacation home ownership at a fraction of the cost. SALT LAKE CITY, April 6, 2022 — Ember, a real estate proptech company, announced its expansion into Newport Beach, Calif. earlier today. Ember’s radically simple platform makes vacation home ownership possible for more families than ever before—in some of … Read more

RE/MAX Agent Terry Hendricks Honored by Real Producers Magazine

Top 500 List Ranks City’s Best Real Estate Professionals FRISCO, Texas, April 5, 2022 — RE/MAX DFW Associates realtor Terry Hendricks announced today his section by Real Producers Magazine to the “2022 Real Producers Top 500 Agents List.” Hendricks was chosen out of more than 60,000 local agents and honored for his commitment to client service and achieving extraordinary results … Read more

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