2016 A Celebration Of Success

  2016 has been one of the Company’s best years ever. Nearing $5 billion in total volume, RE/MAX Gold is positioned to be the second largest RE/MAX franchise in the world and the number one independent real estate Company in California. For the first time, RE/MAX Gold has firmly taken the number one place in market share for the four county Sacramento area known as Placer, Yolo, El Dorado and Sacramento counties. There have been many success stories along the way. After 14 years in Da...
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Rates Hold Steady for Now, Fed Action Points to Possible Hike in December

The Federal Reserve kept the benchmark rate unchanged on Wednesday, in a divided vote that alludes to the possibility of a hike before the end of the year. “The Committee judges that the case for an increase in the federal funds rate has strengthened but decided, for the time being, to wait for further evidence of continued progress toward its objectives,” the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) released in statement. “The Committee expects that economic conditions will evolve in a manner th...
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California home sales up double-digits monthly for first time since 2011

  LOS ANGELES (July 18) – After a couple months of lackluster growth in transaction volume, California existing home sales rose to their highest level in nearly four years in June, as sales  surpassed the 400,000 mark for the fourth consecutive month, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) said today. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 450,960 units in June, according to information...
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Multi-Generational Housing on the Upswing

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Multi-generational living is on the rise. Data show a record 57 million Americans, or 18.8 percent of the population, lived in multi-generational family households in 2012, double the number from 1980. And while older Americans have historically been the group most likely to live in multi-generational households, younger adults are now surpassing them. According to a Burns study, the last recession and resulting unemployment hit young workers hardest. An abnormally high number of them never ...
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What Parents Look for When Shopping for a New Home

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Open floor plans help parents keep tabs on kids, while a mudroom and home office nook offer more interaction with less clutter. Today’s family is looking for more than just a good school system or upscale neighborhood. The layout of the home is fast becoming a top priority. While square footage and outdoor areas have always been major considerations, the configuration of the home is now taking precedence. According to Marketwatch, a leading innovator in business news and personal finan...
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October National Housing Report: What the Numbers Mean for You

Thu, October 22, 2015 Sales may have slowed with the season change, but the housing market is still going strong. Homebuyers, home sellers, buying a home, selling a home, October Housing Report, RE/MAX National Housing Report, statistics, housing market It's not unusual for home sales to slow down in the fall as school schedules and cooler weather encourage more buyers to root down for the winter. According to the October RE/MAX National Housing Report, this September was on trend as ...
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Adding the Cloud CMA Home Value Page To Your RE/MAX Gold Website

If you are a RE/MAX Gold Agent, you most likely use Cloud CMA as a Comparative Market Analysis Tool. However, did you know that with Cloud CMA you can also generate home value leads? For sellers, knowing their home value can be a useful tool and if this tool is conveniently on your website, it can also help you gain leads. Don McDonald, Marketing Director and Real Estate Agent at RE/MAX Gold provides step-by-step instructions on how to add this home value feature to your RE/MAX website. ...
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2014 Millenial Survey – examining one of the largest segments of our population

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® examined one of the largest segment of our population, millennials in the 2014 Millennial Survey. They are now in their early 30's and entering their prime wage earning years. How many are renters? How many are home owners? What do they look for in a home? How do they find an agent? Who is your Typical Millennial? • Nearly 3/10 of millennials have a college degree. • ¼ millennials are students and only 1/3 millennials have full time jobs. • Millennia...
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