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How Do I View or Update My Account Details on new

February 24, 2017  |  by Jess

Need to update or confirm your phone number or email address, pay a balance, set up auto payments or even view or print a statement of account? Here’s how! 1. First go to If you’re not logged in yet, click Log In at the top right of the page. 2. After login, you’ll be taken to your Dashboard. Click... Continue Reading


Instant Updates Now Available From Homesnap’s News Feed

February 23, 2017  |  by Ellen

Homesnap Real Estate News Feed from Homesnap on Vimeo. There’s a major overhaul in the news feed inside your Homesnap app. Now your feed gives you instant updates about properties that are important to you—such as price drops of homes that your buyers have favorited or the sale of a listing similar to yours. As you interact with the News... Continue Reading


How Can The “Credit Invisible” Gain Entry In To Credit Scores?

February 22, 2017  |  by Ellen

There is a huge segment of the country’s population that doesn’t make it on to the radar of traditional credit scoring programs even though they have steady jobs and pay their bills on time. The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has here.


The redesigned website is launching soon

February 17, 2017  |  by Ellen

Soon when you log in, you’ll be redirected to your new dashboard. If you have not visited yet, check it out today so you’re familiar with the new navigation, functionality and features: Responsive design that works on any device Customized dashboard that links to the systems you use most Quick access account management, and more! With this new layout,... Continue Reading


Is February The Best Month For Finding A Deal On A House?

February 15, 2017  |  by Ellen

A recent report from ATTOM Data Solutions looked at 50 million sales of single family homes and condos between 2000 and 2016 and found that homes that sold during February sell at 6.1% less than the average for the rest of the year. The New York Times dug a little deeper and found it isn’t just the weather that is... Continue Reading


DC Area Ranks #4 On U.S. News & World Report Best Places To Live List

February 13, 2017  |  by Ellen

We’ve moved up in the world! Or at least the rankings of Best Places To Live as determined by U.S. News & World Report. Last year the Washington Metro area came in at #8, but this year we have moved up four spots to vie with other high-ranking cities like Austin, Denver, and San Jose. The report analyzed many different variables including:... Continue Reading

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January ’17 Housing Market Update: January home sales hit ten-year highs in both Baltimore and DC Metro areas

February 10, 2017  |  by Jonathan Hill

The following analyses of the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Metro Area housing markets have been prepared by Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. of ShowingTime and are based on January 2017 MRIS housing data. DC Metro Overview Click here to view PDF version of this report OVERVIEW January 2017’s median sales price of $390,000 was up $14,500 or 3.9% compared to last year. ... Continue Reading


What Super Tactics Do You Use To Enhance Your Presentations?

February 8, 2017  |  by Ellen

You may have heard about a big football game that took place last Sunday, but perhaps you didn’t know that some of the same things make people flock to the Super Bowl can be things you use in your presentations to help you close the deal. Realtor Magazine has a helpful interview with Ted Frank of the coaching company Backstories... Continue Reading


Cindy Ariosa Discusses Housing Trends For 2017 For Washington Post

February 7, 2017  |  by Ellen

Today’s homebuyers are a diverse bunch. Some want to make room for a growing family, some want to downsize, some want the best of both worlds for when the in-laws need a place to stay. Cindy Ariosa has several thoughts on which trends are going strong for the 2017 market for her latest column in the Washington Post. She discusses... Continue Reading


Submit Nominations for NAR’s Good Neighbor Award

January 30, 2017  |  by Ellen

Do you know of a REALTOR® who’s making a positive impact in the community that you feel is deserving of NAR’s Good Neighbor Award? Nominate that person! Winners receive substantial donations to their preferred charity and even the runners-up get contributions as well. MRIS has had three agents receive some level of recognition from this award in the past several... Continue Reading

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