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William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance acquires Fenton & Lang
William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance acquires Fenton & Lang

WRRE continues its East Coast expansion with its latest acquisition.

Cristina Menendez
Cristina Menendez

What was your most interesting job before going into real estate?   I worked one summer at a high-end architect firm. This gave me the opportunity to learn behind the scenes how a beautiful home is built from the

Florida cities dominate ‘Best Places to Retire’ list
Florida cities dominate ‘Best Places to Retire’ list

The Sunshine State is still the nation’s most desirable place to retire, according to recent data from U.S. News & World Report. Florida metro areas secured eight of the top 10 spots on U.S. News’ 2021-2022 Best Places to

Zillow closes Zillow Offers, announces layoffs
Zillow closes Zillow Offers, announces layoffs

Zillow announced today it’s ending its iBuyer service, Zillow Offers, and cutting roughly a quarter of its workforce, citing the volatility the service created for the online brokerage as the motivation for the move.

More homebuyers choosing to live in diverse neighborhoods
More homebuyers choosing to live in diverse neighborhoods

As more house hunters are opting to live in socially, racially and culturally diverse communities, developers are formulating strategies to list more inclusive properties on the market, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.  Developers’ strategies include

Making Moves: Julie Ann Giachetti joins ONE Sotheby’s International Realty
Making Moves: Julie Ann Giachetti joins ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Palm Beach Realtor Julie Ann Giachetti of JAG Luxury Homes Group has joined ONE Sotheby’s International Realty. Giachetti’s real estate career spans three decades with over $1 billion in closed sales, according to a press release. She specializes in

William Raveis Real Estate enters Sarasota market with acquisition
William Raveis Real Estate enters Sarasota market with acquisition

William Raveis Real Estate acquired Sarasota, Fla.-based Key Solutions Real Estate, a luxury and family-owned brokerage with 44 associates.  The addition of two offices in Sarasota brings the total number of William Raveis offices in Florida to 14. Since

The trouble  with appraisals: How the wild market is making it harder to get financing
The trouble with appraisals: How the wild market is making it harder to get financing

Homebuyers lucky enough to win a bidding war for a property are increasingly running headlong into appraisals that don’t match — or even come close to — the agreed sales price, leaving them with limited ways to close the sale.

Guaranteed Rate CEO Victor Ciardelli spends record $37.5M on Miami Beach home
Guaranteed Rate CEO Victor Ciardelli spends record $37.5M on Miami Beach home

Ciardelli was represented by Morgan Blittner with Brown Harris Stevens, and the sellers, Ivan and Moss Kadey, were represented by Ruthie and Ethan Assouline with The Assouline Team at Compass.

The Jills Zeder Group tops $1B in 2021 sales
The Jills Zeder Group tops $1B in 2021 sales

Jills Zeder Group among the first real estate teams in the nation to reach the sales milestone.

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