March, 2016

RE/MAX joins NAHREP on Capitol Hill

Representatives from RE/MAX attend a private briefing at the White House on the current state of housing. From left: Luis Padilla, RE/MAX Oceanside Realty; Mike Reagan, RE/MAX LLC; Daisy Lopez-Cid, RE/MAX Premier Properties; Teri Blanco, RE/MAX LLC; Christian Fuentes, RE/MAX Top Producers; and Rachel Bruno, RE/MAX Unlimited. Hispanic homebuyers and sellers – and the agents […]

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10 Trends Driving the Next Decade of Home Design

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Over the next 10 years, expect functionality, accessibility, and sustainability to be major themes guiding the look of homes. That could include everything from embracing healthier building materials and furnishings to homes that are designed to be more resilient to bad weather. More than 500 residential architects offered their […]

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Designing for an Open-Floor Plan

Walls are vanishing from newer homes and the open-plan layouts are showing off multi-purpose areas, such as kitchens and dining rooms and living rooms that seamlessly flow into one another. But how do you decorate one large space – to make it comfortable and beautiful for eating, entertaining, relaxing and more? “The key is continuity,” […]

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Federal Reserve interest rate hike guessing game

The Federal Reserve meets this week, and the interest rate guessing game is in full swing. The consensus is clearly that the stock market woes in the early part of the year mean the Fed will postpone an interest rate hike. Also, the latest in the New York Federal Reserve bank hack and SXSW. Source:: […]

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ABCs of Real Estate: Quick Guide To Common Terms

Home-buying and selling is stressful – and with industry acronyms and real estate terms flying at you from all directions, you may feel overwhelmed navigating your new real estate reality. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer sifting through home for sale in Chicago, IL, or a seasoned investor, there’s always more to learn. Trulia’s quick guide […]

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RE/MAX Agents Donate Over $9 Million in 2015 for 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

RE/MAX agents across North America raised more than $9 million in 2015 for kids treated at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®. Through the Miracle Home® and Miracle Property programs, offices and agents across the United States and Canada invested in their communities by making donations — on behalf of their customers — to local children’s hospitals. […]

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Top Quotes from R4 RE/MAX Convention, including Kim Piper!

In an R4 first, Inman News presented an hour-long, live video stream from the MarketPlace on March 1.  The show took place at the RE/MAX Total Access booth, where R4 attendees gathered to watch renowned industry journalist Brad Inman interview Dave Liniger and several other guests about the industry, the market and the future. The full show will be available soon on […]

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Can you decipher this emoji listing for The White House?

An emoji is worth a million feelings is practically the modern version of a picture is worth a thousand words. So how far will emojis penetrate into how we communicate or even the world of real estate? Here’s an emoji listing for the White House. Can you understand what it’s saying? Source:: http://www.housingwire.com/blogs/1-rewired/post/36417-can-you-decipher-this-emoji-listing-for-the-white-house

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