Monthly Archives: June 2014

Tens of thousands of Detroit homes face foreclosure due to unpaid taxes

In January, the owners of 43,634 properties in Detroit owed the county more than $328 million combined in unpaid taxes and fees, the New York Times reported. Since [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

Realtor.com operator Move Inc. hires Hanley Wood exec as site’s first chief economist

Realtor.com operator Move Inc. has hired Jonathan Smoke to interpret housing data and act as a public voice for the site as its first chief economist. For the [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

Russ Bergeron departs MLS giant MRED

Industry heavyweight Russ Bergeron has resigned as CEO and president of multiple listing service Midwest Real Estate Data LLC, which serves close to 40,000 members in the Chicago [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

South Dakota town for sale for $399K

The entire town of Swett, South Dakota, is officially on the market at a list price of $399,000. The buyer who plunks down that chunk of change will [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

Companies with retirement-age CEOs more likely to be acquired

Companies with older CEOs are significantly more likely to be successfully taken over than companies with younger leaders, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Stanford [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

By the numbers: why you can’t afford to skip video marketing

Statistics show that home buyers are turning to the Internet before they turn to real estate agents, so you need to have an online presence if you want [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

Pending home sales surge on growing inventory, lower mortgage rates

The number of homes that went under contract in May leaped from the previous month as lower mortgage rates and growing home inventory stimulated buyer activity, according to [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

MLSListings feeding listings to Zillow

MLSListings Inc., a Northern California multiple listing service with 16,000 subscribers, is feeding listings directly to Zillow. The MLS has become the latest to join the Zillow Partnership [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

Nicole Beauchamp, New York City real estate agent, shares personal tips for maximizing connections at Connect

In just a shade over two weeks, Real Estate Connect San Francisco will be here. After attending and presenting at two conferences this month in Arizona, the concept [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News

Trump your real estate competition: Invest in sleep, take to Twitter, embrace uniqueness

The nation’s foremost real estate educators and female leaders in real estate (Real Estate Educators Association and Awesome Females in Real Estate) convened in Scottsdale, Arizona, this month [..]

Central Valley Real Estate News