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Low-Value Homes Leading the Climb Out of Negative Equity

The U.S. negative equity rate dropped below 15 percent in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Zillow® Negative Equity Report, but nearly 20 percent of condo-owners remain underwater. ...


Cartus CEO Kevin Kelleher Receives Global Mobility Professional of the Year Award

Kevin Kelleher, president and CEO of Cartus Corp., was named Global Mobility Professional of the Year last night by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) at its gala event held in San Diego. Kelleher was honored at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort as part of the Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMAs), the global ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Named Top Workplace in Southern Connecticut

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties announces that it has been named the No. 1 Top Workplace in Southern Connecticut. This is the 4th consecutive year Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties has been ranked a Top Workplace. ...


A Look Inside the NYC Luxe Life

Ever wonder what it would be like to live the life of a Manhattan mogul or city-dwelling celeb? Well, guests at RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange this week will get to experience that lifestyle first hand—at least for an hour or two!—during the event’s unique closing event, “The Ultimate ...


Gloria Nilson & Co. Exclusively Representing Christie’s in Key NJ Counties

Christie’s International Real Estate has announced that Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate has been selected to expand its marketing coverage to include the captivating oceanfront communities of New Jersey’s Monmouth and Ocean counties. ...


MRIS and TREND Announce Their Intention to Consolidate, Create the ‘Next Era’ of MLS

Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. (MRIS) and The Delaware Valley Real Estate Information Network, Inc. (TREND), with the support of their Boards of Directors, announce their intention to consolidate and their execution of a document incorporating that intention. Their shared vision is “To create the next era of MLS that ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Announces Master Franchise Agreement for Great Britain

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC recently announced the signing of a master franchise agreement with GBRE Limited with immediate plans to affiliate and service Coldwell Banker® residential real estate franchises in Great Britain. The Coldwell Banker brand will now have a presence in 44 countries/territories around the world. ...


A Quality Home Warranty Completes the Real Estate Service Package

Any seasoned, successful real estate professional will tell you that client connections do not end on closing day. Keeping up with your clients and making sure they feel supported beyond the sale is how you score repeat clients, referrals, and a good night’s sleep knowing you’re on top of your ...


Dotsignal Sponsors Exclusive RISMedia CEO Exchange Event in New York City

Dotsignal has announced it is one of the sponsors of the 2015 RISMedia’s 2015 Real Estate CEO Exchange, an invitation-only think tank, which is taking place at Manhattan’s prestigious Yale Club in New York City on Sept. 16-17, 2015. ...


Surge in Hiring Lifts Outlook for U.S. Workers, but Overall Job Satisfaction Remains Below 50 Percent

Buoyed by a rapidly tightening labor market, job satisfaction among American workers rose slightly for the fourth consecutive year in 2014, and now stands at the highest level since 2008, according to a report released by The Conference Board. Nevertheless, satisfaction remains stubbornly ...


NRT’s Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Acquires Chicago Apartment Finders

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Chicago has announced it has acquired the assets of Chicago Apartment Finders in Chicago, Illinois. The acquisition expands Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's real estate sales operations, which has 47 offices and approximately 3,500 independent sales associates, into the leasing arena with the addition of five ...


REALTOR® Association Creates Customized Tax System with CRS Data

The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® has tapped CRS Data’s new MLS Tax Suite to customize a high-powered tax record system designed to integrate local appraiser data. The association and CRS Data have partnered together to create an unsurpassed member benefit that merges multi-source data delivered though an innovative, easy-to-navigate ...


HomeSmart International Grows in Southern California

HomeSmart International has announced its newest franchisee to align with the fast-growing brand in Southern California. HomeSmart Prima Properties, which is owned by Luanne Prima, just joined the ranks of other top brokers in the real estate industry who call HomeSmart their brand of choice. ...


Real Estate Icon Ebby Halliday Passes Away at 104

Ebby Halliday Acers, founder of Ebby Halliday, REALTORS®, the largest independently-owned residential real estate services company in Texas, died on September 8, 2015. Halliday, a pioneer for women in the industry, was 104. ...


Zillow Group Completes Integration of Trulia and Zillow Advertising Products; Unveils Premier Agent Platform

The integration of Trulia’s advertising products into Zillow Group has been completed, the company announced Wednesday. Zillow Group has been working to integrate Trulia's advertising products with Zillow's since the acquisition closed in February 2015. The integration, originally slated to be ...


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