HomeGain News

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News Stories - 2009

December 30, 2009  Bankrate.com "10 tips to buy or sell real estate in 2010" - For households with access to credit, now may be the best time in years to fix up the home, either to sell or simply for the sake of better living.    Read more...
December 30, 2009  Inman News - "The Inman 100: Most Influential Leaders" Louis Cammarosano, General Manager of HomeGain, is named one of Inman's 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders for a second year in a row.    Read more...
December 28, 2009  Wallet Pop "Come fly with me on a 3-D virtual real estate tour" - This article mentions HomeGain's partnership with CyberCity that enables real estate agents to display 3-D virtual home tours for prospective buyers.    Read more...
December 21, 2009  Herald Tribune "Buyers, sellers worlds apart on home values" - Aaron Kessler analyzes the data from HomeGain's fourth quarter survey of Realtors and cites 75% of sellers still believe their home is worth more than their agent suggests.    Read more...
December 18, 2009  Real Estate Today "Top news this week" - Despite a tough housing market in 2009, this article says things are looking up on the price front, citing HomeGain's recent survey that shows 24% of Realtors surveyed in HomeGain's fourth quarter survey on home prices believe that home prices will increase in the next six months, compared to only 11% at the beginning of 2009.    Read more...
December 17, 2009  Yahoo! Real Estate "Home Price Expectations - Will They Rise?" - Phoebe Chongchua comments on the increasing number of home sellers who think their homes should be listed at a higher price and the percentage of buyers who think homes are still overpriced.    Read more...
December 17, 2009  The Epoch Times "Real Estate Market Report Week of Dec. 10-16" - This real estate article mentions the fact that 72% of HomeGain agents surveyed in HomeGain's fourth quarter home prices survey believe that home values will remain constant or improve in the first six months of 2010.    Read more...
December 16, 2009  Real Estate Economy Watch "Bargains Get Tougher for Investors" - Realtors' price expectations improved throughout the year as 72% of Realtors believe home prices will increase or stay the same, versus only 47% in the first quarter of 2009.    Read more...
December 15, 2009  PropertyCommunity.com "US real estate agents confident about 2010 with 72% expecting property prices to stay the same or increase in the next six months" - Realtors are looking forward to a good start to 2010 as the number of Realtors who reported that foreclosures account for more than 30% of their transactions has dropped 5% from last quarter.    Read more...
December 15, 2009  Examiner.com - "Survey of Realtors says home prices are stable" The constant trend throughout 2009 was the disconnect on home prices between home buyers and sellers, with sellers believing their homes were worth more than what their Realtors' recommended and buyers believing the homes were overpriced.    Read more...
December 14, 2009  OC Metro "OC Metro Minute" - Based on results of HomeGain's fourth quarter survey of home prices, the expected market time of a home in Orange County increased to almost three months.    Read more...
December 14, 2009  Staten Island Real Estate News "Realtors predict fate of home prices in 2010" - Realtors believe that home prices are beginning to stabilize and will continue to do so in 2010. Housing values in the West are likely to see an increase while values in the Southeast can expect to see a decrease.    Read more...
December 11, 2009  HousingZone.com "Realtors Predict Fate Of Home Prices In 2010" - Realtors believe that home prices are in the process of stabilizing and that the first-time home buyer tax credit has been a huge contributing factor to the stabilization.    Read more...
December 11, 2009  Boston Globe "Demanding Boston area sellers finally ready to deal?"- Scott Van Voorhis discusses the correlation between HomeGain's 4th quarter survey of home prices and the number of Boston area home sellers who are holding out for higher prices.    Read more...
December 11, 2009  DSNews.com "HomeGain Releases Results of the Fourth Quarter Home Prices Survey of Realtors" - In HomeGain's 4th quarter survey of home prices, the percent of homebuyers who think homes are overpriced decreased 2% from the 3rd quarter. However, that figure remains up 3% from the first quarter.    Read more...
December 11, 2009  Lennar Home Builder Magazine "Realtors in HomeGain Survey See Prices Stabilizing Or Improving" - With a large turnout of first-time homebuyers looking to take advantage of the first-time homebuyer tax credit, 11% of Realtors surveyed in HomeGain's 4th quarter survey on home prices said that none of their transactions in the previous quarter involved a first-time homebuyer.    Read more...
December 10, 2009  UPI.com "Realtors in HomeGain Survey See Prices Stabilizing or Improving" -According to the results of HomeGain's fourth quarter survey of home prices, first-time home buyers taking advantage of the home buyer tax credit accounted for more than half of the transactions for 21% of Realtors surveyed.    Read more...
December 10, 2009  Banker & Tradesman "Survey: Realtors Predict Prices Will Stay Flat or Rise" - HomeGain's latest survey of home prices finds 72% of Realtors believe home prices will stay the same or rise in the next six months. Meanwhile, the percent of homeowners who believe that their homes should be listed higher than what their Realtor recommends sees a 3% increase over the 3rd quarter survey.    Read more...
December 09, 2009  D Magazine "Where Do Dallas Realtors Think the Market's Headed?" - Candy Evans comments on HomeGain's fourth quarter survey of home prices which finds an increase in the number of Realtors who think home prices are will remain stable over the next six months.    Read more...
December 07, 2009  The Duncan Duo & Associates Blog "Tampa Real Estate - HomeGain Releases Survey of Best Do It Yourself Home Improvements" - AgentEvaluator® Gold Club agent Andrew Duncan highlights the top five do it yourself home improvements that bring the highest return on investment for the least amount of money.    Read more...
December 02, 2009  EnergizedSeller.com "Seven Point Stimulus Package For Home Sellers" - EnergizedSeller.com lists the top seven home selling tips for sellers who want to stimulate the sale of their home, which mentions HomeGain's recent home improvement survey statistics.    Read more...
November 29, 2009  Lawyers.com "Questions and Answers on the Status of Housing Market" - Doran Eghbali discusses HomeGain's instant home valuation tool and how it provides a great starting point when preparing to sell a home.    Read more...
November 24, 2009  O At Home Magazine "6 Money Matters to Stop Worrying About Now" - Suze Orman recommends HomeGain as a resource for getting an instant home valuations and access to local Realtors.    Read more...
November 23, 2009  Forbes "What Your Real Estate Agent Doesn't Want You To Know" - In this Money Builder article, Katie Adams suggests using HomeGain to help you find the best Realtor to assist you with your real estate needs.    Read more...
November 18, 2009  Suite101.com "Preparing to Sell Your House" - Theresa Borsman provides a cleaning checklist based on HomeGain's Prepare to Sell Survey for the two most important rooms in the house - the kitchen and bathroom.    Read more...
November 18, 2009  PRLog "Units Mobile Storage Helps Professional Home Stagers Declutter Sellers' Homes For Quicker Sales" - Units Mobile Storage references HomeGain's home improvement survey results in this press release along with IAHSP.    Read more...
November 17, 2009  The Wall Street Journal "Ten Questions on the Volatile Housing Market" - A combination of instant home valuations and access to local Realtors makes HomeGain a valuable resource for home buyers and
sellers.    Read more...
November 13, 2009  AOL Real Estate "Agents Say Decluttering, Staging Give Best Bang For Buck" - AOL Real Estate Editor, Brett Widness, writes about HomeGain's recent home improvement survey and points out that cleaning and decluttering is the most cost effective way to make your home more appealing to buyers.    Read more...
November 09, 2009  PR Web "CyberCity 3D, Inc. Partners with HomeGain® to Provide 3D Virtual Viewing Products to Real Estate Agents" - HomeGain® is partnering with CyberCity 3D to provide HomeGain's agent members the ability to display CyberCity's 3D Virtual Viewing marketing products directly on the HomeGain website.    Read more...
November 09, 2009  Herald Tribune "What work on homes will pay the most?" - Cleaning and de-cluttering is the cheapest do it yourself home improvement and can produce an 872% return on investment    Read more...
November 07, 2009  Squidoo Property Marketing "Home Improvement ROI" - With Real Estate trends being local, HomeGain's Home Sale Maximizer provides home sellers with a list of global do it yourself home improvements to help increase the profitability and salability of a home.    Read more...
November 07, 2009  Sellsius Real Estate Blog "Top 12 Do It Yourself Low Cost Home Improvements: HomeGain Survey" - Ninety-eight percent of Realtors surveyed agree that cleaning and de-cluttering the number one thing a home seller can do to help sell their home.    Read more...
November 06, 2009  Boston Globe "How to really clean up when selling your home" - Cleaning and de-cluttering tops HomeGain's list of do it yourself home improvements for home sellers.    Read more...
November 06, 2009  miOaklandCounty.com "Home Staging Ranks #2 in HomeGain's Top 12 Home Improvements for Sellers" - A $300 investment in home staging can yield a 586% return on investment, making home staging one of the most cost effective options to help increase the sale price of a home.    Read more...
November 05, 2009  CBS Money Watch "Most Effective Home Improvements for Sellers" - The top five home improvements in HomeGain's recent survey produce the highest rate of return for the least amount of money.    Read more...
November 05, 2009  Creative Staging Company "HomeGain 2009 Top 12 Home Improvements Survey Results" - Home staging is ranked number 2 in HomeGain's survey of the top 12 do it yourself home improvements.    Read more...
November 04, 2009  StagedHomes.com Blog "HomeGain releases 2009 updated study on highest ROSI for Sellers - Staging is now #2!" - A survey by HomeGain shows that home staging has become one of the top home selling strategies to yield a high return on investment.    Read more...
October 17, 2009  CNN Money "Money 101 - Lesson 8: Buying a Home" - When determining whether or not to sell your home, check sites like HomeGain.com to get an idea of how similar homes in your area are priced.    Read more...
October 15, 2009  Kiplinger - "6 Ways to Stage Your Home for Less Than $1,000" Anne Kates Smith offers budget-conscious home sellers six home staging solutions that will cost under $1,000, allowing them to get the best price for the least amount of money.    Read more...
October 14, 2009  Philadelphia Weekly "Get real about pricing" - A survey by HomeGain shows an increase in the number of home sellers who believe their home is worth more than the market suggests, and Realtors® are beginning to walk away from them.    Read more...
October 06, 2009  Examiner.com "Mortgage Rate update and more Eye Candy?" - HomeGain's instant home valuation tool is a good place to start when determining your home's worth.    Read more...
October 04, 2009  Michigan Live "Trim, scrub, plant, paint, clean, edge, wash: It's time to fall into autumn jobs" - A survey by HomeGain documents dozens of inexpensive weekend projects that can help make your home presentable and more importantly, increase the sale price.    Read more...
September 03, 2009  New Homes Section "Have Overpriced Homes Prolonged a Recovery?" - While many homeowners have begun to realize their property's value may have decreased, a recent HomeGain survey shows there is still a sizeable disconnect.    Read more...
August 31, 2009  Herald Tribune "Owners believe homes worth more" - While home owners believe their homes are worth more than their Realtors suggest, 46% of Realtors surveyed in the 3rd quarter believe home values will fall in the next six months.    Read more...
August 28, 2009  Examiner.com "Realtors say home prices are stabilizing" - Through the first three quarters of 2009, Realtors believe homes are priced fairly while consumers remain unrealistic about what homes are worth, regardless of whether they are buyers or sellers.    Read more...
August 28, 2009  Boston Globe "Here in the land of perpetually overpriced homes, drunk on a little good news" - Massachusetts homeowners believe their homes should be priced 10-20% higher than recommended, while 65% of home buyers believe prices are already overpriced by 10-20%.    Read more...
August 26, 2009  DS News "All the World's a Stage..." - A study by HomeGain shows that staged homes sell, on average, in 37 days, compared to 182 days for unstaged homes.    Read more...
August 26, 2009  Boston Globe "The numbers may be up, but Obama's not with real estate brokers" - National real estate figures are up overall, while Barack Obama's approval rating heads south.    Read more...
August 26, 2009  Baltimore Sun "Dueling surveys on home values" - Surveys of homeowners show they are more optimistic on the direction of home prices than the realtors surveyed by HomeGain.    Read more...
August 26, 2009  OC Metro "OC Metro Minute" - HomeGain's 3rd Quarter Survey results are discussed in this video recap of the day's events.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  Madison Register "Survey: Home Prices Will Stay Flat Over Next Six Months" - 46 percent of the nation's real estate agents think home prices will stay the same over the next six months, as lower inventory levels help prices stabilize.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  Dallas Morning News "More About Home Prices" - Texas real estate agents are 17% more optimistic than the rest of the nation's realtors that home prices will rise in the next six months.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  D Magazine "Texas Homeowners Getting Real At Last: 73% Now Accept Realtors' Values (+/-10%) - Texas Realtors have reduced their valuation expectations and the effect is 73% of Texas homeowners now believe their home is worth what their agent says it is.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  Examiner.com "What is home staging?" - HomeGain's Home Sale Maximizer brochure shows that cleaning and de-cluttering, one of the simplest and most cost-effective solutions, can produce a return on investment of 578% when selling a home.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  D Magazine - HomeGain's 3rd Quarter Survey and the Case-Shiller report both show positive signs for the real estate industry.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  San Francisco Chronicle "Reality and perception: real estate is something of a guessing game" - There is no such thing as a national trend in real estate, as some markets are picking up while others are still being held down.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  OC Register "Realtors' hopes soar for price hikes" - Thirty-four percent of California Realtors think home values will increase in the next 6 months, a 25% increase from Q1.    Read more...
August 25, 2009  Tampa Tribune "Survey Finds Realtors Hopeful" - HomeGain 3rd quarter survey of agents reveals an increase in optimism versus the first half of the year.    Read more...
August 21, 2009  Sellsius Real Estate Blog "HomeGain 3Q 2009 Realtor Survey on Home Prices" - Joseph Ferrara highlights some of the results of HomeGain's quarterly home prices survey.    Read more...
August 09, 2009  Sellsius Real Estate Blog "Back from Blogging Sabbatical" - Joseph Ferrara recaps his week in San Francisco, which included a guest appearance at HomeGain "Live" Nation at the Fairmont Hotel.    Read more...
August 07, 2009  Go Smart Solutions "Inman Connect San Francisco - Attracting Real Estate Leads to Listings" - HomeGain General Manager Louis Cammarosano and Trulia Co-Founder and CEO Sami Inkinen engage in a spirited debate on the best model to attract leads to listings.    Read more...
August 06, 2009  Inman News "Who's the customer?" - Sami Inkinen of Trulia and Louis Cammarosano of HomeGain share the stage at Real Estate Connect conference where they debate which business model is best positioned to succeed in the world of Web 2.0.    Read more...
August 04, 2009  Examiner.com "Mortgage Rate Update, News and Tips" - Mark Simons: As the tax credit for first time homebuyers nears an end, HomeGain can quickly connect buyers with Realtors in an anonymous, low-pressure setting.    Read more...
July 24, 2009  Smart Money "Zillow, Trulia and More: Sizing Up Housing Sites" - HomeGain offers a wide range of features for homeowners, including instant home valuations and a Home Sale Maximizer tool, all with the ability to contact a local real estate professional for the most up to date information.    Read more...
July 24, 2009  transparent real estate "The Theme of the First Week in August in San Francisco - the Business Model prevails" - Pat Kitano takes a look at the upcoming real estate events in San Francisco and how social networking might begin to facilitate more deals as the real estate market slowly turns around.    Read more...
July 08, 2009  Washington Post "Google Buffs Up Its Real Estate Listings" - HomeGain is listed as one of the top 10 most visited real estate websites.    Read more...
June 28, 2009  WebWire "'Reality Real Estate TV' Introduces New Twist To Their Million Dollar Campaign". - The Bandy Group tests HomeGain's BuyerLink program against the concepts laid out in Gary Keller's book, Millionaire Real Estate Agent, in their quest to earn $1MM in one year.    Read more...
June 25, 2009  KOMU "Home Staging Helping Home Sellers" - HomeGain's survey on home staging reinforces the positive impact staging can have when selling a home.    Read more...
June 22, 2009  Sellsius Real Estate Blog "Diamond Club Members Made $500,000 Using HomeGain" - The success of agents using HomeGain's AgentEvaluator® program is now more evident with the introduction of the Diamond Club, which consists of 17 agents who have earned a minimum of $500,000 in gross commissions.    Read more...
June 21, 2009  Examiner.com "Should You Refinance?" - Though consumers are aware of the decline in home values in the U.S., they are often in denial about how that has impacted their property. To educate yourself before making any major financial decisions, check the value of your home online at HomeGain.com.    Read more...
June 18, 2009  Principal Financial "Seven Home Improvement Projects With Potential 'Pay-Back Power'" - Use the HomeGain Home Improvement Calculator to determine the optimal changes to make to a home in order to maximize the return on investment    Read more...
June 15, 2009  About.com "Finding a Home or Apartment in St. Louis" - With a number of great tools available for those looking for a new place to live, HomeGain is listed as a go to resource for valuable real estate information.    Read more...
June 15, 2009  Y.I.M.S. Blog "Online Reputation Management - Project HomeGain BuyerLink Part III" - David Yim believes Realtors should let HomeGain's BuyerLink program manage the time-consuming SEO aspect of their websites, which would allow them more time to focus on clients.    Read more...
June 09, 2009  Examiner.com "Mortgage Mania and Mortgage 101 Tips". - HomeGain's home valuation tool can help get you started on the right foot when considering refinancing.    Read more...
May 26, 2009  MoneyWatch "What Impact is the Obama Stimulus Plan Having on Housing Prices?" - In response to a question about the impact of the Obama Stimulus Plan on housing prices, Alison Rogers refers to HomeGain's May survey.    Read more...
May 24, 2009  LA Times "Sellers need to get realistic about what their homes are worth" - This article notes that, according to HomeGain, more sellers need to get realistic about what they want if they expect to be successful in the current downturn.    Read more...
May 22, 2009  Huntington West Virginia News "DIRT-SMART PROPERTY BUYER: What Does a National Real-Estate Bottom Really Mean?" - Recent surveys of Realtors by HomeGain and consumers by Zillow suggest a small increase in confidence in the housing market.    Read more...
May 21, 2009  U.K. PropertyWire.com "New property starts in US plunge to new low" - Research by home valuations and listings site HomeGain shows that only 29% of 1,150 Realtors said they expect home values in their market to decline in the next six months. About half, 49%, said they expect home values will stay the same and 22% were expecting values to increase.    Read more...
May 21, 2009  Clark Howard, Cox Radio "Low residential housing starts are sign of coming recovery" - A new Home Gain survey of real estate agents finds that those on the market who are not in distress are overwhelmingly overpricing their homes. They're relying on old comps. Some 6 out of 10 are overpricing! Only 19% of people are pricing realistically.    Read more...
May 21, 2009  LandThink "What does a national real-estate bottom really mean?" - Curtis Seltzer references surveys of Realtors by HomeGain and consumers by Zillow.    Read more...
May 20, 2009  Huliq News "The Housing Market Hits the Bottom"- A recent survey conducted by HomeGain.com showed that almost half of Real Estate Agents who took part in the survey expect home prices to stop falling and begin increasing in the next six months.    Read more...
May 19, 2009  Boston.com "Growing seller realism, but not here in Massachusetts" - As the national market continues to see a shift towards more neutral home pricing, HomeGain's latest survey results show Massachusetts still has a large gap to fill.    Read more...
May 19, 2009  REALTOR.org "Practitioners Say Homes Prices Have Hit Bottom" - Real estate professionals are optimistic that home prices will hit bottom in the next six months, according to a survey from listing and home-pricing site HomeGain.com.    Read more...
May 19, 2009  Orange County Register "64% of Calif. buyers think homes overpriced" - HomeGain's May survey suggest that California home sellers haven't fully gotten the reality check on pricing! The article refers to HomeGain's quarterly survey of California Realtors, which shows 64% of these agents who said home shoppers felt the home they look at were "overpriced" by some degree. (Nationally: 63%). That's after 71% of these same California agents acknowledged that their own sellers perceived value of their home's worth was higher than what they house was eventually listed for. (Nationally: 70%)    Read more...
May 18, 2009  Stltoday.com "Realtors: Sellers becoming more realistic on home prices, buyers less so" - While homeowners are beginning to accept the fact that their homes are not worth what they thought, buyers still believe that the reduced prices are still much too high.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  Inman News "Realtors optimistic about price bottom" - Realtors and home sellers believe home prices will bottom out within the next six months, despite a large number of buyers who believe homes are still overpriced.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  Dallas Morning News "Report: Most home sellers still overvaluing properties" - While many sellers believe their homes are being underpriced, many buyers are snatching up foreclosures, which now account for approximately 30% of the home transactions in markets across the country.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  San Francisco Chronicle "Home sellers and home buyers don't see eye to eye on pricing" - Although people putting their home on the market today are more realistic about what it might get, buyers still tend to think homes are overpriced and want to see more bargains.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  The St. Louis Post "Realtors: Sellers becoming more realistic on home prices, buyers less so" - Tim Logan references HomeGain's survey of Realtors, which finds that the perception of what a home is worth right now is still very much in flux.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  Denton Record Chronicle and Dallas Morning News "Most home sellers still overvaluing properties" Steve Brown writes that despite all the news about the housing downturn, most home sellers continue to overvalue their properties, according to HomeGain. Almost 60 percent of real estate agents said that their clients thought homes were worth more than the recommended sales prices.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  Inman News "Realtors optimistic about price bottom" - Inman references HomeGain's survey - only 29 percent of 1,150 Realtors surveyed said they expect home values in their market will decline in the next six months. About half (49 percent) said they expect home values will stay the same, and 22 percent were expecting values to increase.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  Baltimore Sun "HomeGain survey: Agents opine on local prices" - See HomeGain's home prices survey results for Maryland, which suggests that opinions about home values are continuing to split down the middle -- sellers on one side, buyers on the other.    Read more...
May 18, 2009  Baltimore Sun - "HomeGain survey: Agents opine on local prices" Home sales continue to plummet in Maryland as the disconnect between home sellers are buyers still exists, despite a decline in listing prices.    Read more...
May 14, 2009  BloodhoundBlog.com - "What's in a BBB Rating..." Eric Blackwell takes a look at some of the Better Business Bureau grades of companies like HomeGain, Zillow and RE/MAX.    Read more...
April 30, 2009  Y.I.M.S. Blog "Yimsblog Top Ten Reasons to Congratulate HomeGain on 10 year Anniversary" - David Yim highlights HomeGain's success over the last decade, noting how it has survived the volatility of the online real estate industry and the internet in general.    Read more...
April 28, 2009  1000Watt Consulting "Milestones: HomeGain is ten years old and going strong" - Marc Davison flashes back to 1999 when HomeGain first opened its doors and looks at how programs like AgentEvaluator and BuyerLink have helped many Realtors become successful.    Read more...
April 26, 2009  transparent real estate "HomeGain's 10th Anniversary - Kudos" As HomeGain celebrates its 10 year anniversary, Pat Kitano looks back at how HomeGain has transformed and positioned itself with real estate programs like AgentView, which has become a valuable resource in enabling Realtors to build their online presence.    Read more...
April 23, 2009  PowerSites "AgencyLogic Selects HomeGain's Instant Home Values Tool to Provide to Its Single Property Website Customers" - In order to provide more value to clients and real estate consumers, AgencyLogic will feature HomeGain's home valuation tool to be the main resource in providing home price estimates, comparable home sales and more.    Read more...
April 23, 2009  EricOnSearch "HomeGain Widgets vs. Trulia Widgets - Explained" - Eric Blackwell praises HomeGain for taking an upfront and honest approach in offering new widgets to their Realtor members.    Read more...
April 20, 2009  Property Ad Guru "Real Estate Goes Green for Earth Day" - HomeGain is profiled as one of a few real estate companies who are taking the lead in raising "green" awareness within the real estate industry.    Read more...
April 18, 2009  Washington Post "Nice place, but what's it really worth"- Teri Rupar discusses the difficulty in determining home prices and cites HomeGain as a good starting point.    Read more...
April 08, 2009  WalletPop "Sellers and Realtors disagree on pricing" - Zac Bissonnette examines the mindsets of home sellers and Realtors and how the differences are effecting the market.    Read more...
April 07, 2009  FrogPond.com "Mitch Ribak of eHomes Realty Network is a featured Trendsetter in the FrogPond newsletter" - Mitch talks about HomeGain: "The BuyerLink program from HomeGain is a remarkable product. I don't take giving my money to anyone very lightly, but HomeGain is the only company I have worked with that does exactly what they say they will do. On top of that, their staff is awesome, their customer service is great and they are always willing to help their customers. I like them so much I have volunteered to be on their board of advisors and am glad to speak to anyone who has any questions about the BuyerLink program."    Read more...
March 30, 2009  Herald Tribune "Realtors are stuck in the middle" - The housing market is at a standstill as homebuyers patiently wait for home sellers to continue reducing their prices.    Read more...
March 26, 2009  Newsday - "The agent's new tool kit: Technology is changing the way homes are sold" HomeGain is mentioned as an online real estate site that is worth looking into for real estate information including home valuations and finding a real estate agent.    Read more...
March 23, 2009  CNBC "How To Sell Your Home Without A Realtor" - Compared to Zillow, HomeGain offers instant home valuation as well as convenient home seller tools and easy access to real estate agents    Read more...
March 17, 2009  Cincinnati Living Online "Selling Property: How do you price it right?" - How do you know if your Realtor has priced your home right? Here are some guidelines to ask your real estate agent.    Read more...
March 17, 2009  EricOnSearch "The Recession and Online Marketing" - for the Real Estate Industry    Read more...
March 17, 2009  San Francisco Examiner "Top of the Mortgage to ye!"- Mark Simons suggests that HomeGain's home valuation tool is a nice starting point to help gauge the value of a home when looking to refinance an existing loan.    Read more...
March 10, 2009  OCRegister.com "6 of 10 buyers think homes overpriced" - According to HomeGain's survey to Realtors, half of the home buyers in the Western United States feel housing is overpriced, the smallest percentage in the US. In addition, 23% feel homes are fairly priced, the highest percentage in the US.    Read more...
March 10, 2009  St. Petersburg Times "The great disconnect: Buyers and sellers debate price" - Realtors expect housing prices to continue to fall as home buyers and sellers disagree on home values.    Read more...
March 09, 2009  Investment News "Survey: Buyers, sellers still disagree on home prices" - Despite the drop in real estate prices, many homeowners still believe the improvements made to their home can withstand the turbulent market.    Read more...
March 09, 2009  Boston.com "Letting go of your dream price is hard to do" - A survey conducted among realtors by HomeGain finds a huge disconnect between the value home sellers place on their home and the prices that home buyers are willing to pay.    Read more...
March 06, 2009  USNews.com "Survey: Home Sellers Still Unrealistic About Prices" - Based on HomeGain's survey to real estate agents, home buyers feel that home sellers are overvaluing the price of their homes.    Read more...
March 06, 2009  Dallasnews.com "Owners overvalue homes, survey says" - According to HomeGain's survey, real estate agents predict housing prices will continue to fall despite homeowners overvaluing their property.    Read more...
March 05, 2009  Real Estate Webographer - "HomeGain Selected as the Official Lead Generation Technology Sponsor of the Real Estate Webographer(tm) Certification" HomeGain's services will be showcased in connection with Real Estate Webographer.    Read more...
February 23, 2009  The Pond Report "HomeGain Fueling Broker's Success in Down Market" - In an exclusive FrogPond interview, Susie Hale interviews Mitch Ribak of Tropical Realty of Suntree who explains the benefits of HomeGain's BuyerLink program and how it contributed to his $40 million in home sales in 2008.    Read more...
February 12, 2009  Property Portal Watch "HomeGain's Home Values on washingtonpost.com" - Emma Sorensen analyzes the maneuvers made by the Washington Post to provide readers with the most comprehensive online real estate information.    Read more...
February 12, 2009  Sellsius Real Estate Blog "Washington Post Using HomeGain for Home Valuation" - Joseph Ferrara is intrigued by the fact that HomeGain was chosen over Zillow as the Washington Post's preferred site for home valuation.    Read more...
February 12, 2009  The Kelsey Group "CV's HomeGain Signs With The Washington Post" - Peter Krasilovsky explains how HomeGain's marketing solutions work for real estate agents in light of the new partnership with the Washington Post.    Read more...
February 12, 2009  Real Estate Industry Watch "HomeGain now powers Washington Post home valuation tool" - Eric Blackwell highlights one of the changes made to the Washington Post's revamped real estate section.    Read more...
February 11, 2009  Transparent Real Estate "Washington Post Chooses Best of Breed over Vanilla Vendors" - Pat Kitano discusses the Washington Post's decision to direct real estate consumers to Web 2.0 sites like HomeGain when they are searching for information.    Read more...
February 11, 2009  Onboard Informatics "The Mathematics of Value" - Robert Hahn writes about HomeGain providing a quantifiable value of results of its product, AgentEvaluator®, to its Realtor customers, and how that could be of value to other companies.    Read more...
February 06, 2009  DoorFly.com "Repairs to Help Sell Your Home" - Based on a survey conducted by HomeGain, the top ten home improvements to make when selling your home are outlined in this article by Tatum Hindman.    Read more...
January 30, 2009  Tech & You "Capture Leads Online" - Real estate agent Andrew Duncan is featured in this article as he explains how HomeGain's marketing solutions have helped him expand his market area to reach new customers.    Read more...
January 25, 2009  Charlotte Observer "Clicking on your home's true worth" - HomeGain is listed as a notable company that provides instant online home valuations.    Read more...
January 16, 2009  New York Times "Loan Fraud Seen on the Rise" - With mortgage fraud on the rise, HomeGain's home valuation tool is a safe alternative for home buyers to get started on the right foot.    Read more...
January 16, 2009  Jacksonville.com "Web helps consumers gain knowledge of real estate market" - This article discuses how HomeGain offers agent expertise and useful guides for real estate consumers who want to learn more about their local markets.    Read more...
January 16, 2009  Realty Times "Repairs That Help Sell Your Home" - Phoebe Chongchua discusses the top home repairs as suggested by HomeGain that can increase a home's value.    Read more...
January 16, 2009  BonzoBox "HomeGain - Our Top Featured Website for Online Real Estate" - HomeGain's vast selection of tools for home sellers and buyers make it Bonzo Box's top real estate website.    Read more...
January 14, 2009  DocuSign Blog "DocuSign Sightings: HomeGain Blog" - DocuSign founder Tom Gonser provides insight into a blog post by Carl Medford on the HomeGain Blog that discusses how using the right technology allows Realtors to be more productive.    Read more...
January 14, 2009  Home Buying News "Home Price In My Neighborhood - Where Can I Find Them?" - HomeGain.com is listed as one of the top 5 websites for providing home values.    Read more...
January 09, 2009  Realty Times "Clutter-Free Helps Sell Homes" - Phoebe Chongchua highlights HomeGain's survey results to clean and de-clutter a home before putting it on the market, as well as citing HomeGain's "what if" feature for adding a bathroom or bedroom to your home.    Read more...
January 04, 2009  TOUGH MONEY LOVE "IT'S TIME TO ESTIMATE THE MARKET VALUE OF YOUR HOME" - HomeGain is listed in this article as a preferred site for instant home valuation.    Read more...

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