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Pro Step Marketing and Virtual Shadowing, Ltd. team Up for Partnership

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2007-Pro Step Marketing, a real estate-focused marketing strategy, design and implementation firm, announces a new partnership with Virtual Shadowing, Ltd. Virtual Shadowing produces a DVD series that highlights today's successful real estate practices used by agents around the country. ...


Zillow.com Launches Home Q&A

RISMEDIA, April 10, 2007--Real estate Web site Zillow.com has announced the launch of ZillowTM Home Q&A, among other new features aimed at further opening the site up to community contributions. Home Q&A is the ability for anyone to ask questions and share information and insight about more than 70 ...


Scammers Are Just Waiting for You to Slip Up

RISMEDIA, April 10, 2007-(MCT)-This can't be said often enough. Do not give out confidential financial or personal information over the phone -- ever. For that fact, you should be very cautious in doing so over the Internet. ...


Standing Out in the Crowd

Lowe's Realtor Benefits program helps Realtors differentiate themselves from the competition ...


New Real Estate Services Network Launched

RISMEDIA, April 10, 2007-The Wisconsin Real Estate Services Network, LLC (WRE) has announced the launch of its Web-based, comprehensive real estate service network. The network is an exciting and innovative program that links Wisconsin real estate brokers with the state's leading business service providers in a way that no ...


eProspecting Announces $2 Marketing

RISMEDIA, April 9, 2007-eProspecting, formerly Pullan Communications, a division of Dominion Enterprises, has announced volume pricing for their Email Marketing Center product, EMC Plus. Brokers can purchase EMC Plus for $2 or less per month per agent. ...


Standing Out in the Crowd

Lowe's Realtor Benefits program helps Realtors differentiate themselves from the competition ...


Luxury Referral Services Guides Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate to New Success

RISMEDIA, April 6, 2007-Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate recently created a new program called Luxury Referral Services to improve marketing abilities and ensure that customers receive unparalleled levels of service, the company has announced. ...


FETCH! Pet Care Forming Strategic Partnerships in Real Estate

RISMEDIA, April 6, 2007-FETCH! Pet Care has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Caregivers On Call, a provider of corporate employee benefits services. Through the deal, which marks the first time a pet care-related company has been formally inducted into a national employee benefits initiative, FETCH! Pet ...


Reply! Inc. Receives $6 Million in Series B Funding

RISMEDIA, April 5, 2007-Reply!, Inc. announced that it has secured $6 million in additional funding. The new round of financing includes a major investment from Outlook Ventures, as well as new contributions from existing backer Scale Venture Partners (formerly BA Venture Partners), and board member Debi Coleman, the former Chief ...


Into the Mainstream

BloggingSystems takes the lead in real estate's consumer- and business-centric blogging business ...


Four LeadingRE Firms Awarded RELO Quality Certification

RISMEDIA, April 5, 2007-Four companies were presented with the prestigious RELO® Quality Certification designation at the 2007 Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldTM Conference Mar. 16 in Palm Desert, Calif.: Baird & Warner (Chicago, Ill.), Comey & Shepherd (Cincinnati, Ohio), Marx & Bensdorf (Memphis, Tenn.), and Russ Lyon Realty ...


Harmon Homes and Distinctive Homes Unveil Revamped Revolutionary eBook Sites

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2007-Harmon Homes and Distinctive Homes, divisions of Dominion Enterprises, announce the relaunch of their revolutionary digital eBooks. Over two million copies of the 250+ publications are circulated in print every month nationwide, and all of these publications are online in digital format as eBooks at eHarmonHomes.com. ...


Redfin Launches Real Estate Consumer’s Bill of Rights

RISMEDIA, April 3, 2007-Online real estate broker Redfin Corporation has launched a real estate consumer's bill of rights, along with a petition to the National Association of Realtors for consumers to sign and a program for real estate brokers and other real estate-related organizations to support. ...


Orange County Real Estate Firm Offers IDX/MLS Technology on its Web site

RISMEDIA, April 3, 2007-Daniel Realty & Investments has announced its on-line IDX system to display and completely integrate Orange County Multiple Listing Service (MLS) listings on the company Web site, www.jdanielrealty.com. ...