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The Four Tiers to Social Media Success

It’s easy to get started on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. But what do you do once you’re done signing up and inviting friends and followers? ...


HUD and NeighborWorks America Announce Deadline Extension for Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2011--Recently the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and NeighborWorks® America announced that the deadline for the Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program has been extended to Wednesday, July 27, 2011, in order to give homeowners at risk of foreclosure in the participating 27 states and Puerto Rico ...


California REALTORS® Applaud New Law on Short Sales

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2011—(MCT)—Under a new state law, any lender who agrees to a short sale—which by definition will yield insufficient funds to cover the outstanding loans on a property—must accept it as payment in full for all loan balances. ...


Rand on Real Estate: Managing a Portfolio of Rental Properties in Today’s Market

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2011–Greg Rand (@gsrand), CEO of OwnAmerica, hosts “Rand on Real Estate" on 770 WABC, where this week he offers his expertise to a live Closter, N.J. caller on removing a tenant from one of his current investments and selling his other two properties. ...


June Existing-Home Sales Slip on Contract Cancellations, but Prices Stabilize

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2011— Existing-home sales eased in June as contract cancellations spiked unexpectedly, although prices were up slightly, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Regional Spotlight: Florida’s Existing Condo Sales, Median Price Up in June 2011

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2011—Florida’s existing condo sales rose 8 percent in June with a total of 7,922 units sold statewide compared to 7,330 sold in June 2010, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. The statewide existing condo median sales price last month was $94,100; a year ...


Prudential Network Realty Executives Travel to Hawaii for Prestigious Company Award

RISMEDIA, July 26, 2011— Prudential Network Realty, a member of RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN), was recently honored as one of the Top 50 companies from within the Prudential Real Estate network at the Gibraltar Circle Conference in Maui, Hawaii. The Jacksonville real estate firm received the esteemed Gibraltar ...


6 Keys to Building a Short Sale-Targeted Website

Although real estate professionals understand the importance of having a website, there is a huge opportunity to develop a website more specific to a niche market. If you are working with the short sale market and speaking with distressed homeowners, ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Special Delivery

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011—Have you ever received something in the mail that you weren’t expecting? If you have, and it was not a bill but something that you actually wanted, then you know how nice it feels to get something you otherwise didn’t think you were going to receive. Using ...


RE/MAX, LLC names EquityLock Solutions an Approved Supplier of Home Price Protection™

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011— RE/MAX recently named Denver-based EquityLock Solutions as an Approved Supplier of Home Price Protection, which helps minimize the risk of real estate price fluctuations within local markets. Through this program, RE/MAX agents in the U.S. would be able to offer their clients this exclusive protection program. ...


Deficit Compromise Opens the Door for Huge Cutbacks in Mortgage Deduction

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011—The “Gang of Six” compromise on the federal deficit that has been endorsed by President Obama mandates the most significant reductions in the mortgage interest deduction in the 98 years it has been in effect. ...


How to Turn More Renters into First-Time Buyers

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011—This is the market of a lifetime, with more opportunities—and challenges—than most of us have ever seen. Now imagine that you’re a renter thinking about buying a first home. You know mortgage rates are at generational lows. ...


RealtyJoin.com Selects Foreclosure.com to Power Its Foreclosure Listings Search

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011—Foreclosure.com recently announced that it will power the foreclosure channel on RealtyJoin.com, an online networking resource that helps real estate investors, service providers and other professionals find relevant opportunities and connect with the people they need. ...


RE/MAX Properties, Inc. Taking the Investor Market by Storm

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011— 12, 2011, RE/MAX Properties, Inc. hosted author and radio host Greg Rand at their Summer Sales Rally at Flying W Ranch. Rand presented his ideas for working with investors as showcased in his book “Crash Boom” and on his OwnAmerica.com website to the 180 agents in ...


ERA Real Estate Launches Technology Offering that Mirrors Its Culture of Collaboration

RISMEDIA, July 25, 2011—ERA Real Estate, an innovative franchising leader in the residential real estate industry, announces the launch of a new broker and agent intranet solution, teamERA.com, that brings the company’s collaborative culture to life in an online environment. ...


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