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RealEstate.com: Three Ways to Seize the Opportunity of an Open House

RISMEDIA, May 4, 2007-Home buyers all too often leave an open house simply because they didn't like the house. But what they really should be doing is taking advantage of a prime opportunity to pick up useful information that might aid in their search for a new home. ...


Coming Soon: Foreclosure Investing For Dummies

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2007- In his latest book, Foreclosure Investing For Dummies, Ralph Roberts reveals the strategies and techniques that he has developed over his 30 years in real estate for investing in foreclosures. ...


Help-U-Sell Real Estate Adds Board Member

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2007-Help-U-Sell Real Estate, a set-fee services company, has announced that Patrick Stone has joined the company's Board of Directors. ...


Coldwell Banker Launches Marketing Program Aimed at Single Women

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2007-With more and more single women buying and selling real estate, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation unveiled a marketing program targeting this demographic. The initiative features a handbook, entitled "A Wise Woman's Guide to Buying Your Own Home," which can be used by the more than 3,200 ...


Realty ONE Group Celebrates 2nd Anniversary With 1,000th Agent

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2007-Realty ONE Group, starting with a small group of dedicated staff, has rapidly become one of the top real estate agencies in Las Vegas, according to the company. With the recent hire of their 1,000th agent and the opening of their new $2 million headquarters in Summerlin, ...


Webinar to Explore Assist-2-Sell? Franchise Opportunities

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2007-Assist-2-Sell® has scheduled a Webinar, or Web conference, for today, Thursday, May 3, at 4 p.m. PDT. The informational Webinar is for real estate professionals who may be interested in opening an Assist-2-Sell franchise office, and will include an overview of the company's history, real estate services, ...


Imprev Combines Power, Ease of Use in E-mail & Contact Management

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2007-Survey after survey report that consistent communication is the bedrock of a successful real estate business. Yet, most agents don't communicate on a consistent basis with their customers-much less contacts and prospects-primarily because they have little time to learn and use the tools that will help them ...


Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Adds Swiss Firm to Prestigious Network

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2007-Home buyers and sellers in Switzerland and around the world are likely to reap benefits from the addition of the newest firm, called Luxury Places SA, to join Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate's worldwide network of brokers and firms. ...


Keller Williams Gives AgencyLogic PowerSites Approved Vendor Designation

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2007-AgencyLogic has announced that they have been designated as an Approved Vendor for Keller Williams Realty International. ...


RE/MAX Greater Atlanta Enters into Agreement to Acquire RE/MAX Horizons

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2007-RE/MAX® Greater Atlanta announces its agreement to acquire RE/MAX Horizons. Their three offices, located in Gainesville, Buford, and Braselton, all reside in Hall County and house approximately 120 RE/MAX® professionals. ...


HomeGain Announces Free Moving Box Promotion

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2007-HomeGain, a provider of online real estate solutions that connect agents and brokers with home buyers and sellers, announced that it has launched a special, limited-time promotion for home buyers and sellers to receive free moving boxes through their HomeGain real estate agent. ...


Marketing Program Helps Professionals Capture Mindshare and Establishes Image

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2007-Mail Print, Inc., (MPI) has recently released the latest version of its Personal Branding, a strategic marketing program with real estate agents in mind, which includes a wide range of materials custom designed to build an individual's personal brand. ...


National Association of Mortgage Processors Offering Online FHA Training Classes

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2007-The National Association of Mortgage Processors (NAMP) predicts FHA loan programs may start to replace subprime mortgages in the months ahead. Embracing this shift, NAMP has partnered with the nation's leading FHA training school, FHA Training University, to offer live, instructor-led online FHA training classes to students ...


11 New Affiliates Join ERA Global Network

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2007-ERA Franchise Systems, Inc. has reported that its franchise system continues to grow with 11 new residential brokerage companies joining its global franchise network in the first quarter 2007. ERA officials also stated that another 14 affiliated companies expanded their real estate brokerage operations in their respective ...


Intuit Names Chuck McDowell Practice Leader within Global Professional Services

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2007-Intuit Real Estate Solutions (IRES), a division of Intuit Inc. and developer of innovative real estate management software solutions for the global real estate industry, announced the appointment of Chuck McDowell to the role of Practice Leader, Commercial and Corporate Services, the company reports. ...