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Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in LA Rolls Out Welcome Mat for Multi-media Real Estate Resource

RISMEDIA, July 17, 2009-Looking for a new home? Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Greater Los Angeles has announced the launch of CB View, a comprehensive multi-media real estate resource for locating homes for sale and open house listings throughout Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. ...


Preparing a Contract Offer to Get It Signed, Not Rejected – Part II

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2009-Yesterday we discussed how to gather the preliminary information in preparing contract offers. The next step is to prepare it. When negotiating a real estate purchase offer, the seller wants to sell at the highest price and the buyer wants to buy at the lowest price, obviously. The ...


Realogy’s Compliance & Ethics Officer Makes the NJBIZ ‘Forty Under 40′ List

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2009-Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, announces that the company's corporate compliance and ethics officer, Elisabeth Gehringer, has been recognized by NJBIZ as a winner on its "Forty Under 40" annual list. This ranking honors young business professionals throughout New Jersey for ...


Z57, Inc. Capitalizes on Experience and Talent to Build Management Team

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2009-Z57 Inc., a real estate online marketing company, announces four new management leaders. Z57 10-year veteran, Jeff Gordon was promoted from senior technology manager to director of technology. Kevin Ames was hired as senior finance manager. Leanne McDaniel was announced as the company's new human resource ...


Make Time to Put a Recruiting System in Place

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2009-Last month I wrote about how to devise a plan or system for recruiting. The second step is making the time to put a recruiting system in place. ...


Preparing a Contract Offer to Get It Signed, Not Rejected

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2009-Are you providing professional skills and guidance to buyers in structuring their contract offer to help them get it accepted? ...


9 Ways to Ignite Innovation Inside Your Company…and Light Your Way out of the Recession

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2009-The recession is in full swing, and companies everywhere are feeling the pain. Yours is likely no exception. Shrinking budgets, sweeping layoffs, and a smothering malaise that's settled over your workforce make it hard to see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. Sometimes, even the ...


GE Targets Net Zero Energy Homes by 2015

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2009-GE has announced that by 2015 it is developing a turn-key product portfolio that will empower consumers to build - both new home builders and existing homeowners - to efficiently consume, manage and generate electricity to enable an overall net zero annual energy cost. ...


ERA Real Estate Announces J Samuels Signature Homes LLC as New Affiliate in Hawaii

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2009-ERA Franchise Systems LLC has announced that J Samuels Signature Homes LLC in Hawaii has joined the ERA® global network and will now operate as ERA Signature Homes. ...


Top 5 Will Be in Vista, San Diego This Week – Qualified Agents Encouraged to Attend Free Seminar

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2009-Top producing agents in the Vista and San Diego, California areas are invited to attend "The 90-Minute Solution," two educational FREE seminars presented by The Top 5 in Real Estate Network(R) on Wednesday, July 15 and Thursday, July 16. ...


Rethinking the Open House

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2009-It's a familiar weekend scene in American neighborhoods, the ubiquitous Open House; three signs, a flag and one seriously bored agent watching Rachel Ray reruns in the family room. ...


Measuring and Labeling Home Energy Performance with the EnergySmart Home Scale

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2009-The U.S. Department of Energy will be holding a webinar in the coming weeks to help homeowners better understand their home's energy efficiency. Here are the details: ...


Realtor/Foreclosure Avoidance Educator Announces Agreement with Michigan Association Of Realtors

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2009-Meeting the demands of a changing market and economy, industry leader Will Weaver announces an agreement with Michigan Association of Realtors to train Michigan Realtors how to help Homeowners seeking to Avoid Foreclosure in this tough Economy. In addition Will Weaver and Michigan Association of Realtors have ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Collaborates with Frontgate Home Furnishings

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2009-Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC has announced a marketing agreement with Frontgate®, a leading fine home furnishings distributor, to showcase some of the unique properties represented by its more than 10,200 sales associates located in nearly 500 offices in 39 countries and territories worldwide. ...


Women in Relocation Holds Annual Spring Event

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2009-Women in Relocation a New York City-based national organization of relocation professionals, held their Annual Spring Event on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. The productive event was hosted by Brown Harris Stevens at their Park Avenue office. Dedicated to providing a forum to meet and network with colleagues, ...


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