Tag Archives: real estate

8 Best Cities to Be a Real Estate Agent

The West seems to offer some of the best opportunities for real estate agents, according to a new analysis by SmartAsset, a financial management resource. The company sought to...

Cranberry Company Gets a Taste for Real Estate

A.D. Makepeace Co., the world’s largest cranberry grower, has a bigger taste for real estate. The company, which farms about 2,100 acres of cranberries for Ocean Spray, has broken...

More Professionals Weigh a Job in Real Estate

In pockets of the country where the housing market is booming, classrooms are filling up with aspiring real estate professionals wanting to break in. “Low interest rates, foreign...

Fastest-Moving Real Estate Markets

Austin is hot, and we’re not talking temperature. The Austin, Texas, metro area has the fastest moving real estate market in the U.S., according to ZipRealty’s second...

Web Domain Choices Grow as Digital Real Estate Expands

The Internet is stretching beyond a mostly dot-com world. New generic top-level Web domain names — everything from .guru, .ventures, .clothing, and more — began rolling out Jan....

The Most Powerful Person in Real Estate Is…

When it comes to influencers in residential real estate, no one was more powerful in 2013 than Realogy CEO Richard A. Smith, according to a new ranking of the 200 most powerful people...

Real Estate Agent Ranked ‘Happiest’ Job

Having a job as a real estate agent “will bring a smile to your face,” according to CareerBliss.com. The site recently ranked the happiest jobs of 2013. “Real estate agents...

Fed to Keep Rates Low, But for How Much Longer?

The Federal Reserve’s policy-making committee announced it will continue to hold down short-term interest rates, which in turn will help keep mortgage rates low. But there is...

Are Renters Driving the Home Construction Rebound?

Renters are playing a large role in the home construction industry — a much bigger role than they traditionally play, Fortune reports. Construction of multifamily homes is making up...

Freddie Has High Expectations for Spring Market

Get ready for the healthiest spring home-buying season since 2007, according to Freddie Mac’s U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook for March. The mortgage giant is forecasting...