The former founder of Intero Real Estate Services is moving to a new role at the top of HomeServices of America. Gino Blefari, currently the CEO of HSF Affiliates — the subsidiary that operates the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Real Living franchise networks — was appointed today as CEO of HomeServices of America by Executive Chairman Ron Peltier.
Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes is rising due to falling mortgages, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). The HMI rose 2 points in January to 58 on an index that grades any score above 50 as builders viewing conditions more good than poor. Last month, the HMI hit a three-year low.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is raising the price of its fines to adjust for inflation, including penalties for violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). The new fine amounts became law when they were entered into the Federal Register on Jan. 12.
A well-known South Florida Realtor has been found dead inside a Miami home in an apparent murder-suicide, police confirmed.
A man connected to a major armed robbery in a Kirksville, Missouri, real estate office on Jan. 10 has been apprehended, police say.
A real estate developer ordered to rebuild a replica of a historic San Francisco home he had torn down is appealing the decision.
The National Rental Home Council (NRHC), a trade group made up of some of the largest single-family home rental owners in the country, is offering relief to its renters with rent deferrals and fee waivers.
WeWork CEO Adam Neumann allegedly made millions by leasing buildings he owns a stake in to the very company he serves as chief executive officer.
More than 20 RE/MAX brokerages have joined forces to form the company's first franchisee association, which they hope will make them more competitive.
"Buyers want to know if they put a question out into the ether, it will be responded to," Thomas said.