How to answer these 7 common first-time homebuyer questions

To keep things running smoothly, we’ve compiled a list of questions first-time homebuyers should ask across the board. Agents who are prepared to answer these inquiries upfront and in detail stand at least one step ahead of the competition and facilitate an overall positive experience.

Cape Analytics expands its aerial property analysis nationwide

Cape Analytics also uses its data mapping to work with real estate agents and brokers in order to alert clients about the cost of insurance. Eventually, Cummings hopes that the company will also be able to provide information pertaining to real estate …

Re/Max Leading Edge in Boston launches insurance agency

Massachusetts Re/Max franchise Re/Max Leading Edge on Monday announced the launch of its new insurance agency Leading Edge Insurance, according to a statement released on Monday. The full-service insurance agency, to be offered to local families in the…

The coastal mortgage time bomb

“It’s this slow moving disaster,” says Cynthia McHale, director of insurance at Ceres, “No want wants to be left holding the bag.” …

The latest from the Northern California wildfires

Stay updated with our coverage on the latest from the wildfires sweeping through Northern California and learn how the real estate industry is responding …

Software generates binding home insurance quotes in seconds

Swyfft provides home insurance policy quotes in seconds using only a home’s address …

15 money-saving tips for first-time homebuyers

To help make your clients’ first home purchase a success we’ve put together a go-to checklist outlining 15 money-saving tips for first-time homebuyers …

How property portals are expanding offerings across the value chain

Big property portals around the world have built their businesses off of advertising. Much like the classified sections in the newspapers they replaced, portals like Zillow Group in the U.S. and Rightmove in the U.K. offer the most prominent way to adv…

How to become a home maintenance maven

Time is money, and no one wants to spend more of either. But there are ways to stay ahead of costly repairs that could result in DIY fails — or worse — insurance claims …

State by state: high insurance deductible vs premium costs

For a homebuyer, traversing the landscape of insurance, mortgages and all things required to get that set of keys can be a headache to say the least, especially for first-timers. As a real estate agent, it’s your job to provide some unbiased guidance w…