New-Home Sales Up after August Slip New-home sales activity is up, coming in at a rate of 593,000 in September, roughly 3 percent higher than the August rate of 575,000, the U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) report. September’s rate, which represents 4.8-months supply, is approximately 30 percent higher than the September 2015 estimate of 457,000. […] read moreWed, 26 Oct 2016 20:07:44 +0000
Window to the Law: Prevent Elder Abuse Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. In this edition of NAR’s Window to the Law, NAR Associate Counsel Jessica Edgerton […] read moreWed, 26 Oct 2016 20:06:14 +0000
Introducing New Must-Have Green Resource for REALTORS® NAR PULSE—Created with input from NAR’s Green REsource Council and NAR Green Designees, The Little Green Book: Safety Rules to Live By for REALTORS® is the perfect tool for your new or seasoned agents to use as they layer green into their businesses. Filled with more than 80 tips, this booklet provides realistic green advice […] read moreTue, 25 Oct 2016 21:42:27 +0000
Industry Leaders Receive Awards of Distinction at RISMedia Power Broker Event Leading brokers from around the nation will gather next week in Orlando, Fla. to be the guests of honor at RISMedia’s 21st Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner, being held on Friday, Nov. 4, during the annual NAR convention. RISMedia’s annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner is an exclusive, invitation-only event honoring the Top 500 […] read moreTue, 25 Oct 2016 21:37:16 +0000
Google's recent debut of Google Home — and the impact it will have on search — has kept my mind reeling all week. I haven't been able to shake this sense that we are on the cusp of a real change in the way that people interact with technology. (It's also one step closer to the Star Trek computer Amit Singhal wants to make reality.)
Find out how Google Home will deeply impact our interaction with search engine results pages (SERPs) and, subsequently, digital marketing strategy.
By 2020, there will be 200 billion voice search queries per month and more than half of searches will come from voice search, according to comScore research. Digital marketers need to invest in strategies that target voice searchers.
Read Learn How to Optimize for Voice Search NOW to get tips on optimizing for voice search with perspectives from a search engine (with Bing's Purna Virji), a publisher (The SEM Post's Jennifer Slegg) and an SEO (Elite SEM's Tony Edward).
Meet the SEOs is a key SMX session where digital marketers are able to ask four leading digital marketers any question they have. The panel, moderated by Search Engine Land Founder and Editor Danny Sullivan, features:
Duane Forrester: Vice President of Search Operations at Bruce Clay, Inc.
Mike King: President and Founder of iPullRank
Hillary Glaser: SEO Manager at Campbell Ewald
Alyeda Solis: SEO Consultant at Orainti
NYT Real Estate Calculator: NYC Rents Go Graphic I’m liking the new goodies in the New York Times real estate section, especially this week, and not because the most recent market report on the Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens rental market for Douglas Elliman was featured. No, really. See... Read More read moreSun, 09 Oct 2016 12:49:22 +0000
[In The Media] Bloomberg TV: October 4, 2016 Had a nice chat with Scarlet Fu and Matt Miller on Bloomberg TV, to discuss our 3Q2016 report on the Manhattan residential sales market that I author for Douglas Elliman. We referred to Oshrat Carmiel’s Bloomberg News story on the... Read More read moreFri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:02 +0000
That blog post title isn’t a typo – I’m giving away free forms! When my real estate firm left the NWMLS, I had to find an alternative to the forms that it provides to its members. So I got to … Continue reading →
Craig is the founder and Managing Broker of Added Equity Real Estate. Added Equity charges a 1% fee to list and sell a home, total. Not 1% plus another 3%. Added Equity is different than any other firm. This is Craig’s blog … Continue reading →
It’s no big surprise that the Seattle City Council has been preparing to set regulations on vacation rentals, such as homes you find on AirBnb or Home Away/VRBO. Typically, vacation rentals allow home owners to rent out all or a … Continue reading →
Everyone who is buying a home comes to the marketplace with some preconceptions as to how things will proceed. If someone is selling a house in the area and buying a different house in the same area, there are not … Continue reading →