This week, 20,000 real estate professionals will travel to Chicago to check out the latest industry updates, build their networks, and discover tools and technologies to grow their businesses. (Hint: you’ll find all of this in the Homes.com booth.) If you’re making the trip, stop by our booth and say hi! We’ll have free booze, cash drawings, and great educational sessions. After that, why not see the sights? Continue reading to hear about the top 10 things to do in Chicago during this year’s NAR Convention! Continue reading →
If you’ve been keeping up-to-date with us at the NAR 2016 Conference & Expo, you know about the growing importance buyers and sellers are putting on quick response (according to a recent poll on Homes.com, nearly 25 percent of buyers and sellers expect an immediate response). But don’t worry: we’re launching some new programs that make it easier than ever to feed your lead’s need for speed. Continue reading →
There are a lot of reasons to be excited for the 2016 NAR REALTOR® Conference & Expo, but with the great speakers, open bar, and chance to win $500 each day, Homes.com has the top three! So pack your bags, hop on a plane and come join us in Orlando, FL from November 4, 2016 – November 7, 2016! Continue reading →
Home to over a dozen theme parks, it’s little wonder that Orlando is one of the greatest tourist cities in the world. But there’s more to this great city than roller coasters and mouse ears! Check out these 10 things to do while you’re in town for this year’s NAR Convention! Continue reading →
It’s that time again! At Homes.com, we’re packing up and getting ready to travel to San Diego for this year’s REALTORS® Conference & Expo. We’re so excited about the trip that we’ve taken the time to research the area to find out which San Diego hotspots we should visit while we’re in town. If you’ll be joining us in the birthplace of California, here are our top seven recommendations. Continue reading →
The 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo is headed to the Louisiana Bayou! A city known for its food, festivals and music, New Orleans is hosting one of the biggest events of the year for real estate professionals. To help you make the most of your time there, we’ve created a list of the top 10 things to do during your visit to the REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Continue reading →
More than ever before, home buyers are using the Internet to find their next home. According to the 2013 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the first step taken during the home buying process for 42% of buyers was to look online for properties for sale. Additionally, about 1 in 10 buyers will find their real estate agent online.
How well do you know your clients and prospects? To ensure the success of your business, it’s necessary to understand a homebuyer’s search habits and to recognize the qualities that make each of them unique. Homes.com’s Real Estate Trends Survey shed some light on how you are marketing your business, but this time around we’re providing you with an inside look at today’s homebuyer. Continue reading →
Homes.com is the place to be, win and grow in San Francisco from November 8-11 for NAR 2013! Homes.com will be giving away $1000 every day at the show, plus cash prizes every hour during our live educational sessions. This year the Homes.com featured speakers are Jimmy Mackin, Erica Campbell, and Joe Sesso. Continue reading →
According to recent data from the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales increased 6.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million during the month of July. This spike continues a 25 month trend of year-over-year double digit increases of median home prices, factoring in single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops.
Meanwhile from a buyer’s perspective, a 30 year, conventional, fixed-rate mortgage rose .3 percent from June and now stands at 4.37 percent. Unfortunately, this is the highest rate in past two years, “This increase pushed some buyers off the sidelines” said NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. He continued by stating “The initial rise in interest rates provided strong incentive for closing deals. However, further rate increases will diminish the pool of eligible buyers.” Continue reading →