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eProspecting Provides Next Generation Web Sites for Agents and Brokers

RISMEDIA, April 30, 2007 - REALTORS® are finding one of the most powerful ways to increase their sales is by doing absolutely nothing at all. Automation is the key to enabling top producers to close more sales. The most critical area REALTORS® need to automate? Their Web ...


Web Marketing Association Calls for Entries for Best Real Estate Web Site of 2007

RISMEDIA, April 30, 2007-The Web Marketing Association announces the call for entries for its 11th annual international WebAward Competition for Web site development at Web Award Web site. The WebAwards is the standards-defining competition that sets benchmarks for 96 industries, including real estate Web sites, based on the seven criteria ...


Uncovering What Lurks Below

RISMEDIA, April 27, 2007-Representatives from Environmental Data Resources recently met with Consumer Reports to discuss EDR's work in the real estate industry. Consumer Reports posted a blog about the meeting on its Web site, praising the company's service offering. Here, the blog post from the site: ...


Buffini & Company to Host Turning Point Retreat in San Diego Next Month

RISMEDIA, April 27, 2007--Buffini & Company, a real estate coaching and training company, is bringing its trademark event, the Turning Point RetreatTM, to the San Diego Convention Center, May 30-31, 2007. ...


Chicago Ranks Second among Most Popular Cities on Trulia

RISMEDIA, April 27, 2007-Trulia.com, the national residential real estate search engine, released the findings of the April 2007 Trulia Trends report. The report tracks national price trends and search behavior on Trulia.com to deliver insights on how consumers use the Internet to search for homes. ...


Marketing Program Helps Professionals Capture Mindshare and Establishes Image

RISMEDIA, April 26, 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. ...


Keller Williams Realty’s International Team To Tour Luxury Beachfront Residences

RISMEDIA, April 26, 2007-The International Premier Properties Team of Keller Williams Realty, based in Houston, Texas, will lead an agent tour of the El Encanto en Punta Mita luxury resort development, located just west of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from May 3rd through May 5th, 2007. El Encanto is an exclusive, ...


BIRDVIEW University to Help Maximize its Clients’ ROI

RISMEDIA, April 25, 2007-BIRDVIEW Technologies announces the launch of BIRDVIEW University, a series of free, online courses designed to help its clients become more proficient in the use of BIRDVIEW's technology tools. BIRDVIEW University's primary objective is to enable clients to maximize the return on their investment and get the ...


Protecting Value as Foreclosures Rise

By Ruth Mantell ...


GMAC Global Relocation Services’ Webinar Offers Insight into British Cultural

RISMEDIA, April 24, 2007-GMAC Global Relocation Services will offer a complimentary Webinar to explore the major cultural differences workers face when they relocate to the United Kingdom, and proven steps they can take to bridge those differences. ...


Prudential Rand Launches ?One-Stop Operations Center’ for Clients

RISMEDIA, April 24, 2007-Prudential Rand Realty announced that it has launched Rand Mortgage LLC, a wholly owned mortgage brokerage company, in an innovative move designed to improve the process of buying and selling homes in the region. ...


Green Begins at Home: Move, Inc. Launches Green Initiatives

RISMEDIA, April 23, 2007-In recognition of Earth Day, Move, Inc. has just launched three new green initiatives: Move's "Green Your Home" section; the "Do-it Green" Blog; and the Green Home Builder classification. As the popular Internet destination for finding, improving, and enjoying your home, Move has created these new initiatives ...


RCI Global Vacation Network Launches Re-designed B2B Travel Incentives Web site

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2007-RCI Global Vacation Network, announced the launch of its re-designed vacation incentive Web site at www.ResortVacationCertificates.com, the company said. The revamped site offers details about the company's vacation incentive program for the real estate industry. ...


Sellers Encouraged to ?Pimp’ their House

RISMEDIA, April 18, 2007-(MCT)-Trying to sell [a] house? Take a good look around. ...


Guide to Referral Selling ?Leaves Your Competition in the Dust’

RISMEDIA, April 18, 2007-According to sales strategist Joanne Black, every day thousands of salespeople and business owners spend hours making cold calls, even though they can't turn more than 3% of cold prospects into customers. However, if they used referral selling instead, their prospects would become customers between 50 and ...