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PsPrint Becomes a National Association of Realtors Benefit Partner

RISMEDIA, July 30, 2007— National Association of Realtors(R) announced a strategic alliance which adds PsPrint to its roster of REALTOR Benefits(SM) Partners. PsPrint LLC is a provider of printing, mailing and design services for small and medium-sized ...


Major Mid-Atlantic MLSs Announce Cooperative Agreement

RISMEDIA, July 31, 2007—The two largest multiple listing services on the East Coast will enjoy expanded access to listing content throughout the Mid-Atlantic region thanks to a cooperative agreement signed between TREND and MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc.). ...


Think You Might Be Addicted to E-mail? You’re Not Alone

RISMEDIA, July 30, 2007—If you’re sleeping with a portable device next to your pillow so you will not miss an e-mail during the night, you are not alone. According to AOL’s third annual “E-mail Addiction” survey, more Americans than ever before are using portable devices to keep tabs on their ...


Electronic Forms, Transaction Solutions Named Official Sponsors in Real Estate Webographer Certification

RISMEDIA, July 27, 2007—ZipForm®, a real estate forms software company, has announced that its solutions, along side the RELAY™ Transaction System, have been selected as official sponsors of competencies within the Real Estate Webographer™ certification. While ZipForm® has been named the official sponsor of the electronic forms competency, Relay has ...


Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper Builds Client Relationships with SharperAgent

RISMEDIA, July 27, 2007—SharperAgent and Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper have announced the creation of ‘My Contact Manager’, a customized marketing suite designed for Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper agents. ...


US Employees Waste 20% of Their Work Day According to Salary.com

RISMEDIA, July 27, 2007—Salary.com, Inc., a provider of on-demand compensation management solutions, released the results of its 2007 Wasting Time Survey revealing that the average employee wastes 1.7 hours of a typical 8.5 hour work day. This is the third year Salary.com has conducted the survey and, while the amount ...


Posting to Craigslist with New Photos and Print Brochures Provides Greater Visibility for Listings

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2007--AgencyLogic a real estate industry provider of single property Web sites, has announced that they have added new and free features to their single property Web site tool. ...


Weichert Relocation Resources Names Dave Roney Director, Business Development, for Western U.S.

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2007--Jim Schneider, senior vice president of Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. (WRRI), has announced that Dave Roney has joined the company as director, business development. In his new role, Roney will lead sales efforts throughout the western United States, developing unique workforce mobility solutions for organizations within this ...


Tenacity Group, Long & Foster Team up to Enhance and Extend Residential Sales Service and Capabilities

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2007--TheTenacity Group, a leading real estate development and services company and one of the largest condominium conversion companies in the Washington region, and Long & Foster, a large real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic region, haave jointly announced a new alliance that will place Long & Foster ...


ZipRealty, Inc. Announces Gary A. Wetsel as New Board Member

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2007-- ZipRealty, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIPR) has announced that Gary A. Wetsel was elected to the Board of Directors at the May 2007 annual shareholders meeting. Wetsel will serve as the Chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. ...


Homepoint.com’s New Real Estate Consulting Option Helps Consumers Avoid ‘Getting Squeezed’

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2007--HomePoint.com has introduced a new option for consumers who want to participate in selling their own homes, but who don't want to (or can't) handle the entire process alone. ...


Chicago Association of Realtors Hosts International Real Estate Expo

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2007--The Chicago Association of Realtors® will host the 2007 International Real Estate Expo, an annual gathering of the top professionals in the international real estate market, on Friday, August 24 at the Holiday Inn/Chicago Mart Plaza. ...


Agent Partnerships Strengthen RealtyBid.com and Real Estate Industry

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2007--Real estate agents are involved in an ongoing love-hate relationship with the Internet, and it’s easy to see why.  Certainly, the Internet has provided an unmatched mechanism for agents to disseminate information to customers, yet it’s clear that some Internet real estate start-ups are attempting to push ...


Huff Realty Associates Graduate Training Program, Improving Sales, Confidence, and Satisfaction

RISMEDIA, July 23, 2007—Huff Realty associates participated in a 9-week Leader’s Choice program, resulting in 94 graduates this spring. These agents averaged better than 1.4 transactions per person per week which resulted in an overall business increase of 191%. ...


Keeping in Touch: Prudential Locations Discovers Benefits of Handwritten E-mail

RISMEDIA, July 20, 2007— In order to maximize the benefit of its local knowledge for clients, Prudential Locations makes implementing technology solutions a key component of its overall business strategy to assist its 280 agents in interacting with customers across the state, the mainland and internationally. ...