Mr. Frank goes back to Washington

Mr. Frank goes back to Washington

Former Congressman to testify before Congress on Dodd-Frank impact

Happy 4th birthday Dodd-Frank! Everyone hates you

How effective has Dodd-Frank really been?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Former CFPB head eyes White House?

The bubble’s last days; New HUD rule the “Common Core” of housing

Items Tagged with 'Real estate agents'


On the heels of Truluvia, Trulia begins a conscious coupling with ActiveRain

Real estate blogging platform will now have Trulia in its URL
April 10, 2014
Starting now all ActiveRain blogs will be branded with Trulia’s URL. has become
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Zillow: Real estate agents still deserve 6%

CEO says agents are a "very integral part of the transaction"
March 27, 2014
"Agents take 6% because they provide a lot of value in the transaction, much like investment bankers provide a lot of value with IPO's," Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff said.
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Losing your homebuyers to the web? There’s an app for that

RE/MAX launches agent-branded app
March 26, 2014
Now, RE/MAX agents will no longer have to fear a homebuyer's web-searching prowess.
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Agents, brokers make lemonade from frozen concentrate

Industry makes the most of networking amid winter traffic slowdown
March 5, 2014
It is not all bad news for the housing market due to the unusually cold winter. In fact, originators and real estate agents are looking to gain from the situation, preparing themselves for the upcoming spring homebuying season.
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4 game changers for selling homes this tax season

To deduct or not to deduct?
February 26, 2014
Home sales and construction permits are up, which paints a strong picture for another housing push. But another pivotal factor is at play that could help put Americans into homes.
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Real estate agents: Want to make an extra $1,000?

Freddie Mac offers winter bonuses for REO sales
February 18, 2014
Selling agents will receive a $1,000 incentive, and listing agents a separate $500 incentive, when they sell HomeSteps homes located in one of the 23 target states.
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3 signs California housing is on the brink of something huge

Housing affordability finally cools, inventors loosen grip
February 12, 2014
Six years after the financial crisis and California is still feeling the leftover ripple effects of loose lending standards and an overabundance of foreclosed homes. But it is all not all bad news, with several positive signs emerging for the state.
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Blue Mountain harnesses Realty Pilot technology

Two companies create strategic partnership
February 12, 2014
Through a new partnership, Blue Mountain Homes can now use Realty Pilot’s Asset Acquisition Module that is built into the company’s Concourse 360 enterprise suite of products in order to acquire properties using Realty Pilot’s network of real estate agents.
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NAR: Rising home prices infringe affordability

Home prices grow in most metros
February 11, 2014
The majority of metropolitan areas continued to experience strong year-over-year price growth in the fourth quarter, with the vast majority of homeowners witnessing significant gains in equity over the past two years.
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5 tips to help sell a home on Instagram

Want millenials to buy a house? This can help with the marketing
February 11, 2014
There is a fair number of social media platforms out there these days, from Facebook to Twitter to Vine. And while each one has its value, one area of untapped potential for Realtors is Instagram.
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