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RE/MAX 3000 Merges with RE/MAX Alliance to Create Formidable Aurora Real Estate Presence

RISMEDIA, Nov. 7, 2008-RE/MAX 3000, Inc., one of Aurora, Colorado's leading real estate firms, has merged with RE/MAX Alliance's Aurora branch to create a formidable presence in the Aurora and SE Metro Denver real estate market, the companies announced. The combined market share of the two offices effectively makes RE/MAX ...


Realty Executives Broker Pat Callan Installed as President of the Illinois Association of Realtors

RISMEDIA, Nov. 7, 2008-Pat Callan, broker/owner of Realty Executives Premiere in Wheaton, Ill., was recently installed as the 2009 president of the Illinois Association of Realtors, the organization has announced. ...


Desert Allstarz Realty Joins the Prudential Real Estate Network

RISMEDIA, Nov. 7, 2008-Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., a Prudential Financial, Inc. [NYSE: PRU] company, has announced the affiliation of Desert Allstarz Realty. Effective immediately, the company will operate as Prudential One Realty. ...


Putting Your Listings to Work

By Maria Patterson ...


Staying Above Water in Stormy Times

By Maria Patterson ...


3 Strategies to Prepare for a Positive Turn in the Real Estate Market

RISMEDIA, Nov. 5, 2008-EXIT Realty Corp. International CEO & Founder, Steve Morris, announced recently that he expects the real estate market to begin to turn around in the second quarter of 2009. With this in mind, EXIT asked some of its key regional leaders, "With the bottom of the real ...


Employee Agents – An Innovative Decision for Making Smart Choices

By Marylyn B. Schwartz ...


Watson Addresses International Real Estate Symposium

RISMEDIA, Nov. 4, 2008-William A. Watson, Jr., Chairman of the Board, Watson Realty Corp. was a presenter at the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® International Real Estate Symposium in Rome, Italy, September 14-16 at the Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotel. The meeting attracted over 100 brokers, managers and ...


Understanding the Psychology of Relationship Marketing

By Dr. Cliff Baird ...


North Carolina Agent Takes His Business Virtual with Allison James

By John Voket ...


The Real Estate Book Helps Its Advertisers Over the Hurdles of the Current Housing Market

RISMEDIA, Nov. 3, 2008-Navigating the complexities of today's housing market is as challenging for consumers as it is for real estate agents. Citing the many obstacles those in the market are facing, The Real Estate Book is launching a new program, JUST SOLD 2008, designed to help those looking to ...


How to Stage a Home For a Quick Sale and High Sales Price

Commentary by Rhonda Duffy ...


10 Tips for Taking Better Camera Phone Pictures

RISMEDIA, Nov. 1, 2008-Camera phones are increasingly becoming the picture-taking device of choice. According to a recently published study, about one in 5 consumers already use a camera phone as their primary camera. ...


Brush up on Strong Selling Strategies

By Richard Pachter ...


Know the Details of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

By Chris Kaucnik and Michael J. Greenen ...