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NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

RISMEDIA, May 12, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: attend a free webinar on the 2010 NAR Member Profile through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative, insurance and home warranty solutions from NAR’s REALTOR Benefits® Program, and REALTOR® Magazine is seeking candidates for the Good Neighbor ...


Rebuild Your Company’s Value Proposition at This Year’s Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, May 12, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


One Month to Go—Have You Registered Yet for RISMedia’s Leadership Conference?

RISMEDIA, May 11, 2010—Have you registered yet for RISMedia’s 2010 Leadership Conference—The Real Estate Social Media Summit? With only one month to go, time is running out! ...


Century 21 Real Estate Appoints Mark Foreman Senior Vice President of Operations

RISMEDIA, May 11, 2010—Century 21 Real Estate LLC has announced the appointment of Mark Foreman as senior vice president, operations. ...


Don’t Miss Out! Get Instant Updates on the Real Estate Social Media Event of the Year

RISMEDIA, May 10, 2010—Want to get instant access to information on RISMedia’s 2010 Leadership Conference—The Real Estate Social Media Summit? What about onsite news and updates? ...


MLS 5.0…Local, Regional, State or National MLS

RISMEDIA, May 10, 2010—Real estate is local, but technology today will allow for great economies of scale, lower prices for a better MLS tool, user-defined experience and more. In the past, each MLS or locale had its own idiosyncrasies, definitions and terms, all “essential” to that particular local MLS. Today, ...


Niche Web Strategies for Working Short Sales

RISMEDIA, May 8, 2010—A key element for working short sales is making sure you can get the word out in your market to let sellers know there are options other than the foreclosure route. Many times, the homeowner is hiding. ...


Real Estate 2010: Beyond the Home Buyer Tax Credit

RISMEDIA, May 8, 2010—Now that the home buyer tax credit has expired, real estate professionals across the country are taking a step back and gauging how big of an impact it had on the fragile real estate market. Here, Earl Lee, President, Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services discusses the ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Social Media vs. Social Networking

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2010—Last week I attended a couple different real-estate-related events in and around New York City, both of which I think are worth recapping. The first was The Real Estate Marketing and Technology Academy hosted by GreenPearlEvents.com. The second was the Westchester Real Estate Professionals workshop ...


Restructuring the Financial Markets: An Update on Lending

RISMEDIA, April 30, 2010—While there are varying opinions about the current state of the economy, one thing is for certain—continued growth depends heavily on loan availability for every qualified buyer. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is pushing heavily to ...


Learn How to Rebuild Your Company’s Value Proposition to Agents at This Year’s Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, April 30, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


Beginning the Upturn

RISMEDIA, April 29, 2010—As the market continues to slowly recover, there is still a lot of opportunity for buyers and more than there has been for sellers as buyers return to the market. Here, John J. Adams, General Manager, Adams, Cameron & Co. Realtors in Daytona Beach, Florida discusses how ...


The 2010 Power Broker Report – Back from the Brink

RISMEDIA, April 26, 2010—If you are reading this, it means you’ve survived. Congratulations. You might be surprised to know you’re not alone. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Prepare Your Brand to Be Found

RISMEDIA, April 26, 2010—The fact that consumers are going mobile is no secret; especially to those of you who join us here on a weekly basis. In a year (2009) when all other forms of media consumption as well as media spending decreased, it came as no surprise to ...


Diane Turton, Realtors Congratulates Sales Representative Patricia Mayer for Her Achievement in Short Sales And Foreclosures

RISMEDIA, April 26, 2010—Patricia (Pat) Mayer, of Diane Turton, Realtors–Sea Girt office has been notified by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) of the approval and award of NAR’s Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification. This is the newest of all NAR certifications. ...


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