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RealBiz360.com Announces Affiliate Partnership with AnnounceMyMove.com

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2009-RealBiz360 Inc., one of the leading providers of delivering high resolution imaging over the Internet announced that it has entered into an affiliate partnership with AnnounceMyMove.com to provide free, auto-generated listing announcements with their new social media product, AnnounceMyListing. ...


Rich Sands Joins Matthew Ferrara & Company as National Instructor

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2009-Matthew Ferrara & Company announced Rich Sands as their newest national instructor. ...


TourFactory Announces Co-Marketing Partnership with AgentAdvantage

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2009-TourFactory® and AgentAdvantage® have announced a co-marketing partnership where both companies will offer bundle pricing of their most popular services. These packages are the combination of the best-in-class products for both agent website service and virtual tour marketing. ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Honored by Franchise Business Review

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2009-Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC announced it won Franchise Business Review's Best in Category for Real Estate Franchisee Satisfaction award for the second year in a row. ...


Real Estate Veteran Buys Master Franchise in Singapore

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2009-The RE/MAX system continues to grow at a record pace, as Ken Lim, broker/owner of RE/MAX Real Centre in Singapore, becomes the new Master Franchise regional owner and director, the company announced.According to RE/MAX, in 2008, RE/MAX sold over 700 franchises worldwide, and now has nearly 7,000 ...


Farming the Foreclosure Market

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2009-Amid all the hype and hearsay surrounding foreclosures, three agents in diverse parts of the country are making hay with short sales and REOs. And there is plenty of hay to be had: the number of properties ...


Prudential Florida Realty’s Rei Mesa Recognized as 2008 Broker of the Year

RISMEDIA, April 6, 2009-Prudential Florida Realty's president and chief operating officer Rei Mesa was recognized as Prudential Real Estate Affiliates (PREA) 2008 Broker of the Year at the national PREA Sales Convention in Las Vegas last month. ...


Realty Video USA Co-Founder Addresses Global Industry Conference

RISMEDIA, April 6, 2009-Stephen Schweickart, co-founder of Realty Video USA, recently spoke on the latest video trends at the 2009 Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® conference at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, AZ. The event attracted top real estate brokers, managers, relocation professionals, sponsors and ...


NAMB’s Strategic Withdrawal of Legal Action Against FHFA

RISMEDIA, April 6, 2009-In February 2009, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB) filed suit against the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) to block implementation of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct (HVCC), which will inhibit competition among mortgage originators and increase the cost of mortgages to consumers. NAMB's suit ...


Leading RE Conference: Next 90 Days Are Pivotal

RISMEDIA, April 6, 2009-The message that resounded during the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® annual conference March 26-29 was the tremendous window of opportunity that exists to turn around the housing market in the next 90 days. With record-low interest rates, bargain prices, increased affordability, declining inventory, mortgage ...


5 Reasons to Buy Your Vacation Home Now

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2009-You'd love to buy a vacation home, but (let's be honest) the recession and the not-so-dim memory of the housing bubble have you a bit skittish. If only you could see what the future holds. But since a reliable crystal ball has yet to be invented, you ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

RISMEDIA, April 3, 2009-This week's headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? include: A gain seen in pending home sales; insurance and home warranty solutions through NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program; and April is Fair Housing Month. ...


Mortgage Rates Hit All-Time Record-Breaking Low

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2009-Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) in which the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.78% with an average 0.7 point for the week ending April 2, 2009, down from last week's ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – A Spacious Retreat

RISMEDIA, April 3, 2009-Situated on a 10-acre setting with a generous setback for privacy, this home in Northwest Ohio provides the perfect opportunity for homebuyers to live in a newer home with over 3,700 square feet of living area, plus ...


Steve Rodgers Discusses the Impact that Positive Leadership Can Have on Businesses

RISMEDIA, April 3, 2009-Steve Rodgers' personal journey was especially topical when he was asked to speak at the 2009 Executive Coaching Conference recently held in New York City. The internationally acclaimed Conference Board has offered trusted insight and economic forecasts to businesses worldwide for over 90 years. ...


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