As more home buyers, sellers and investors rely on social media and online resources for real estate information, Realtors® understand the importance of engaging in this space. To that end, Realtors® at today’s Raise your Social Media Marketing to the Next Level session at the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo learned strategies to enhance their social business and digital engagement and methods to incorporate new outlets into their marketing mix.
Five Realtors® who represent the good works of Realtors® everywhere are being recognized as "Realtor® Heroes" at this week's 2012 Realtor® Conference and Expo in Orlando. Read about them and their commitment to helping the individuals, families and communities around them.
Dual income households are comprising a greater portion of the housing market and helping sales recover, according to an annual study released today.
The commercial real estate market continues to recover at a sluggish pace. However, commercial real estate remains a solid investment, according to NAR.
The last Realtors® Conference and Expo in Orlando took place in 2008. Four years later, the housing market is on the road to recovery, but obstacles remain.
Government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac remain focused on supporting the ongoing housing market recovery while laying the groundwork for a better future housing finance system.
ORLANDO (November 9, 2012) - The next few years will be pivotal for the future of homeownership in this country, according to 2013 National Association of Realtors® President Gary Thomas in a news conference today during the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo.
The housing market recovery should continue through the coming years, assuming there are no further limitations on the availability of mortgage credit or a "fiscal cliff," according to forecast presentations at a residential forum here at the 2012 Realtors® Conference and Expo.
Florida is not only the host state for this year's Realtors® Conference & Expo; it's also the fastest-growing destination of choice for international buyers, accounting for 26 percent of foreign purchases last year. It's no surprise, then, that this year's conference has a notable global presence.
Real estate is facing a transformation in the coming years, given the nation's economic concerns, demographic trends and shifting socioeconomic landscape. Realtors® are working to shape that future through the REThink Initiative.