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VHT Launches YouTube Posting Service for Real Estate Videos

RISMEDIA, Dec. 9, 2008-VHT, the world's leading provider of visual marketing services for the Real Estate Industry, announced they are now offering YouTube distribution services with their video tours. This fully-automated service gives real estate professionals the ability to quickly and easily gain more exposure for their property marketing. ...


When Couples Split, the Home is a Hot Potato

By Monica Hatcher ...


Curb Appeal Matters Now More Than Ever, Say Realtors

RISMEDIA, Dec. 4, 2008-For the second year in a row, Realtors® report that exterior remodeling projects return the most money as a percentage of cost, as detailed in the 2008 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report. ...


The Pros and Cons to Living in a Loft

By George W. Mantor ...


Know the Details of the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act

Home-selling Strategies by Chris Kaucnik and Michael J. Greenen ...


How to Use Weather Stripping to Stop Air Leaks Around Doorways

By Sam McDonald ...


Kitchens – The Power of Fit and Finish

By Melissa Birdsong ...


10 Easy Steps to Go Green and Save Green at Home

RISMEDIA, Nov. 17, 2008-OptHome, an online resource for empowering homeowners, buyers and sellers to make smart decisions for all their homeowner needs, wants homeowners to know its easier to go green than they may think-and a lot less expensive. OptHome research shows that homeowners want to be more eco-conscious but ...


How to Keep Your Fireplace Clean

By Brian McDonald ...


For Your Clients – Real Estate Misconceptions Debunked

RISMEDIA, Nov. 13, 2008-Buying and selling residential real estate can be complex and confusing, particularly amid a process rife with misconception. To dispel common real estate myths, Robert Jenson, CEO of The Jenson Group at RE/MAX CENTRAL, offers some "truths" to help real estate consumers better navigate the home buying ...


Including Lawn Services in Your Rental House Lease? Price Accordingly

Rental Strategies by Rob Massey ...


Beware of Bogus Green Labeling

By Robert Bieselin ...


Buy a New or Gently Used Home? It’s a Question of Budget and Lifestyle

Home-selling Strategies by Chris Kaucnik ...


What Women Want – In an Apartment

RISMEDIA, Oct. 31, 2008-Women are the number one decision makers when it comes to what to buy and where to live, and one real estate investment firm is paying attention. ...


How to Remake a Thrift-store Lamp

By Cindy Dampier ...


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