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Real Estate News Archive


Today’s Featured Listing: Gorgeous Country-Style Ranch

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—Located in Broken Arrow, Okla., this 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom home is being listed by RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN) Member Coldwell Banker Select. ...


Hard Working High School Seniors Receive Scholarships from Diane Turton, REALTORS

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—Continuing the annual tradition, Diane Turton, REALTORS® has awarded two accomplished area High School seniors with college scholarships. “Our life long thirst for knowledge coupled with hard work are true keys to success,” says Diane Turton, founder and owner of Diane Turton, REALTORS®, a member of RISMedia’s ...


Coach REALTORS Acquires Roxbury Realty

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—Coach REALTORS® of Long Island, a member of RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN), announces the acquisition of Roxbury Realty of Rockville Centre, NY. ...


The Perils of ‘Show-and-Tell’ Sales Presentations

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2011—One of the most critical, yet overlooked principles in the selling process, is the power of self-discovery through customer involvement. Regrettably, many salespeople use a "show and tell" presentation style and babble on hoping they might say ...


A Closer Look at Home Pricing Forecasts, Local Markets Vary Widely

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2011—Economic consulting firm Clear Capital reported prices nationally have decreased by 3.2 percent in the first six months of 2011 and are forecast to drop another 2.4 percent in the second half of 2011. ...


DIY Real Estate Solutions Strengthens Property Management Platform with Point2 Listing Syndication

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2011—Point2, a leading provider of real estate marketing and listing syndication solutions recently announced that Cleveland-based DIY Real Estate Solutions, also a Yardi brand, has integrated listing syndication as part of its property management software solution offering to its clients. ...


Frank Howard Allen Sebastopol Merges with Wine Country Group by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2011—The former Sebastopol office of Frank Howard Allen has merged with the Sebastopol office of the Wine Country Group by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. ...


Rand on Real Estate: A Closer Look at Colorado Springs

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011—Greg Rand (@gsrand), CEO of OwnAmerica.com hosts “Rand on Real Estate” on 770 WABC where this week he discusses the Colorado Springs real estate market with RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN) Member ...


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

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: save 10% on any staging product from the REALTOR.org Store, deals on home and credit protection from REALTOR Benefits® Program partners and REALTORS® support the “Secondary Market Facility for Residential Mortgage Act of 2011”. For more information ...


National Association of REALTORS Bans Sexual Orientation Discrimination

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011—The National Association of REALTORS® recently added language to its code of ethics banning discrimination based on sexual orientation. Article 10 of NAR’s REALTORS® Code of Ethics previously prohibited the “denial of its professional services to any ...


Monthly Survey Report Assesses Opinions about Owning a Home, Renting a Home, and Household Finances

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011—Fannie Mae's (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) new monthly national consumer attitudinal survey report provides eleven indicators offering a window into the opinions of Americans across the country. These behavioral insights convey what consumers think about the outlook for owning and renting a home and about their household ...


New Foreclosure Study Finds the More That’s Owed, the Longer the Defaulter Can Stay

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011—Homeowners living in houses worth over $417,000 can live in their homes mortgage-free without fear of foreclosure for more than a year, but those in the less valuable homes are getting thrown out in 300 days or less. ...


Real Estate Search Engine Gives New Meaning to Online Matchmaker

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011— With high housing inventories and low prices there is no question that the current local housing market is a buyer’s market. So why does the average real estate search engine focus on what the seller has to offer instead of what the buyer is looking ...


Century 21 Real Estate Accepted into American Society for Training and Development Forum

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2011— Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of one of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, recently announced it has been accepted into the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Forum, a consortium of public and private organizations joined together in a collaborative ...


Evolution of the Broker Pricing Opinion

RISMEDIA, July 12, 2011—Executives within the default Industry are required to make decisions on a variety of dispositions that vary from loss mitigation to REO pricing strategies. The Broker Pricing Opinion (BPO) is an integral component of the decision making ...


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