real estate Archive

Liftoff in Albuquerque!

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine This week, I’m riding along with the Home Ownership Matters Bus Tour as it begins the southwestern leg of its journey across the United States. In case you haven’t heard about...
October 18, 2011

What Hurricane Irene Can Teach Us

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine It took me some years to figure this out: The moment you take something for granted, you’ve lost it.  I’ve had to learn this lesson enough times when it comes to the most...
August 30, 2011

The Groupon of Housing

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In April, Dream Town Realty in Chicago and Groupon tried to bring the daily deal phenomenon to the real estate market.  Only 219 consumers purchased the $25 Groupon, which offered a $1,000...

How to Boost Your Twitter Following

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Have you ever looked at list of someone’s Twitter followers and wondered how did they get that many? It’s not uncommon for the average Joe to have upwards of a 1,000 followers....
July 28, 2011

30 Under 30 Web Choice Award Winner: Michael Jensen

By Katherine Tarbox, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine A total of 642,459 votes were cast in REALTOR® Magazine’s “30 Under 30” Web Choice Award poll. Of those, a staggering 14.8 percent, or 95,358 votes, went to our Web Choice winner:...

A Peek into the Daily Life of a Real Estate Pro

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Covering real estate issues for REALTOR® Magazine is fun, rewarding, and challenging. I love talking to members and capturing their story. So when I was offered the opportunity to shadow the...

The Future of Real Estate

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Last Friday, I traveled to Milwaukee to visit the first children’s interactive real estate exhibit at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum. Hope you enjoy the fun.  ...
August 10, 2010

Coverage in the Gulf: A First-Hand View of the Oil Spill

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine One of the most memorable cities I visited during my trip to the Gulf Coast last week was Grand Isle, La. The oil is more physically present here than other city...
June 23, 2010

Coverage in the Gulf: How the Oil Spill Is Impacting Real Estate

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine When Carolyn Angelette, broker-owner of Century 21 Island Realty in Grand Isle, La., looks out her window, she sees orange fencing and markers warning islanders to keep away from the oil-ridden...
June 15, 2010

Dubai’s Towering Future

By Wendy Cole, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine What a difference two years makes. In early 2008, Dubai’s growth seemed nearly unstoppable. The emboldened emirate of the U.A.E. was actively courting investors from the United States and other nations. There...