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zipLogix Partners with Terminus Sistema Global of Mexico

zipLogix, creator of zipForm®, one of the real estate industry’s leading contract software, announces the partnership with Terminus Sistema Global of Mexico. The partnership brings industry leading tools to real estate professionals in Mexico for the first time. The tools that are being made available are zipForm® Plus, zipVault® Document ...


RE/MAX Honored as Top Corporate Trainer

For the third consecutive year, RE/MAX University (RU) has been recognized as one of the best among corporate-sponsored training programs, capturing a place on Training magazine’s Top 125 list. The 14th annual survey ranked excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs tied to corporate strategic goals and measurable results. ...


CFBP Rules: A Detailed Look at the Replacement of Consumer Disclosure Forms

On November 20, 2013, the final rules on the replacement of the current consumer disclosure forms required under RESPA and the Truth-in-Lending Act were released. The new, integrated Loan Estimate Form and Closing Disclosure Form, called “Know Before You Owe,” will go ...


New Multi Merchant Prepaid Card

NAR PULSE—Created with closing and thank you gifts in mind, this unique card gives recipients not just one, but over 150 popular places to shop, dine and have fun. Cards may be personalized and sent directly to the client or purchaser for ...


Trulia’s Evolution from Business School Idea to the Real Estate Industry’s Technology Partner

From what began as a traditional offline business, real estate began moving online in the late 1990s and has increasingly become not only an online business, but a mobile one. Real estate will always have a fundamental human element, but homebuyers in ...


ERA Identifies Four ‘Under the Radar’ Markets Benefitting from Out-Of-State Buyers

ERA Real Estate, a global real estate franchisor, and the members of its U.S. broker network have identified four “under the radar” housing markets that are benefitting from home buyers relocating from out of state. The growth in these markets is supported ...


Great Spaces: Emilio Estevez Lists His Malibu Micro-Vineyard

Actor-turned-director Emilio Estevez has quietly listed his Malibu, Calif., estate for a cool $7.8 million. The 3,731-square-foot home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms, which by Hollywood standards may seem modest; however, it sits on a nice piece of land—1.1 acres. ...


RELO Direct® Strengthens Global Service Delivery Team with the Addition of Ann Merritt, GMS

RELO Direct®, Inc. has expanded its global service delivery team with the addition of Ann Merritt, GMS, the company has announced. Merritt will serve as the director of Client Services to the growing mobility service organization and will be responsible for international service delivery management, implementation, and quality assurance. ...


HomeFinder.com and Easter Seals Partner to Raise Awareness on Assessing the Needs of Aging Family Members When Home for the Holidays

HomeFinder.com, a leading digital real estate site, recently announced its partnership with Easter Seals to help families assess the needs of aging loved ones when home for the holidays. HomeFinder.com will donate $1 to Easter Seals for every “Like” the HomeFinder.com Facebook page receives during the month of ...


Navigating the New Market

HomeFinder.com’s 2013 Agent Makeover Sweepstakes gave five lucky agents a deluxe treatment and a new set of skills to power up their business ...


Prudential Ambassador Real Estate Officially Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate

Prudential Ambassador Real Estate, a brokerage leader in Nebraska, is set to officially become Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The company recently held a press briefing, “Brand Opening” event and yard-sign reveal at the Ambassador Real Estate Corporate Offices in Omaha. ...


Barbara Corcoran Shares Tips for Becoming a Market Leader

The Shark Tank Investor Who Cut Her Teeth in Real Estate Shares Her Frank, Feisty, and Homespun Formula for Success in Business and Life ...


The Changing Dynamics of Real Estate Investment

In today’s recovering residential real estate market, investors have played an important role, accounting for more than 20 percent of all purchases in recent months. As noted in an article that appeared on RISMedia.com on August 28, titled, “A New Breed of Real Estate Investor; The Value Investor,” there’s been ...


Residential Building Permits Reach 1 Million, a 5-Year High

(MCT)—The number of U.S. residential building permits issued in October surpassed 1 million, the highest level in five years, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. ...


Diane Stafford: Home-Based Work Isn’t for Everyone

(MCT)—It’s a time of year when some workers are giving thanks for their cozy home-based jobs. Others, not so much. ...


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