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  • Bethlehem real estate agent, Emmaus social worker among professionals sanctioned by state

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (May 9) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website,...
  • Reverse mortgage is not a short-term solution

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I need to sell my home. I do not know if a reverse mortgage is right for me. I can't afford to stay in the home and do not need the space. Should I hire an agent? I have interviewed several. I have a back...
  • Sneak (property) preview: Zillow's 'coming soon' feature

    Sneak (property) preview: Zillow's 'coming soon' feature
    The whispering between real estate agents and to buyers about properties that aren't listed for sale, but soon will be, just got a whole lot louder. Zillow, the goliath of home search sites, has introduced a "coming soon" feature that lets agents...
  • Altering the 'real' in real estate

    Let's say you're fussing over the listing photos for your home, yearning to show it in the best possible light for the potential buyers who will see it online. Fortunately, we live in an age where digital photography, many retouching programs and apps...
  • Hot Property launches new, expanded coverage

    Hot Property launches new, expanded coverage
    Welcome to the new Hot Property blog, with expanded coverage of celebrity, sports star and luxury real estate — plus some new features. To augment the popular Home of the Week, we'll take you to homesĀ — large and small, old and new,...
  • Real estate giant predicts slow home sales for months to come

    Real estate giant predicts slow home sales for months to come
    Sluggish home sales took a bite out of the stock price of one the nation’s biggest real estate brokerages. Shares in Realogy Holdings Corp., which owns major brokerage firms Coldwell Banker, Century 21 and Sotheby’s, tumbled more than 8%...
  • Hiring an agent

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I need help trying to find a good agent to help me to sell my home. I have a back fracture and I am now indigent. I lost my job due to the injury, and the government will not provide any help and I have nowhere to...
  • Virtual staging adds electronic curb appeal to home listings

    Virtual staging adds electronic curb appeal to home listings
    As Lenore Spinelli explains it, it's just a piece of the business plan she's been working on for the past 18 months, in the aftermath of the real estate downturn. "Everyone in the industry is trying to reinvent themselves to get people's attention," said...
  • House hunting with kids in tow

    House hunting with kids in tow
    After reviewing ground rules like "no touching other people's stuff," Greg and Khristie Kaplan took their three kids on spring house-hunting expeditions of 40 homes in Hawthorn Woods. Their 14-year-old daughter helped corral her 4-year-old sister and 7-...
  • 7 smart moves for trade-up homebuyers

    7 smart moves for trade-up homebuyers
    Move-up buyers are catching a break. They're facing a less frantic housing market than earlier this year. Prices are cooling. More homes are up for sale, so competition is easing. Those shopping for their next property actually can get picky....
  • Real estate agents grapple with Illinois' new gun law

    Real estate agents grapple with Illinois' new gun law
    At homes listed for sale this spring, a prospective buyer may notice the manicured lawn, the pot of flowers by the walkway, and possibly the state’s official “no guns” sign posted by the front door. Realty firms, like other businesses,...
  • When it makes sense to sell 'by owner'

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I have a house in the Fayetteville, Ga. area, south of Atlanta. I am stationed at Fort Bragg N.C. I drive home every other weekend and heard part of a radio commercial about a realtor charging a fee to sell a home...