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HUD, VA to Provide Permanent Housing and Support to Thousands of Homeless Vets

RISMEDIA, July 18, 2011—U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced recently that HUD will provide $46.2 million to public housing agencies in all 50 states and the District of Columbia to supply permanent housing and case management for ...


The MLS/CLAW™ Launches Full Mobile Marketing Solution for All Members

RISMEDIA, July 18, 2011—Members of The MLS/CLAW™, beginning July 15th, have access to Mobile Real Estate, LLC’s complete Mobile Marketing Solution for real estate for all their members. This system encompasses text messaging, QR codes, and branded property mobile websites. This makes The MLS/CLAW™ the first MLS in the ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Advertisement on The New York Times iPad Application Generates Strong Results

RISMEDIA, July 18, 2011—Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that its recent interactive advertising campaign in The New York Times iPad application generated strong results, driving leads to its network of affiliates. ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Tips for an Instant Attitude Adjustment

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2011—Wouldn't it be great to always be motivated to market your business? Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to know that you could instantly change your mindset to something positive and productive. ...


‘I Can’t Make Wednesday’s Training. Can You Move It to Thursday?’

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2011—Want a nickel for every time you’ve heard something like that? You put yourself out to offer critical, informative, well-designed, and well-presented training to either keep your agents productive or licensed, and can get only half of them to show up at any one time. ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Expands to Arizona

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2011—Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate LLC recently announced the addition of Scottsdale, Arizona-based real estate firm Phoenician Properties to its franchise network. Founded in 2001, Phoenician Properties will now operate as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Phoenician Properties continuing under the direction of its broker/owner, ...


Real Estate Marking Strategies: Do You Have What It Takes to Succeed?

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—If you’re like most real estate professionals that I coach, you have asked yourself this question, “Do I have what it takes to succeed?” either on a conscious level or a subconscious level. ...


Commercial/Multifamily Real Estate Markets Show the Turn of the Real Estate Cycle

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Quarterly Data Book for the first quarter of 2011. First quarter data on the commercial real estate markets show the natural effects of the turn of the real estate cycle. Broader economic indicators were positive in ...


Getting Real Estate Leads with Live Chat

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—Driving traffic to your website is key for generating homebuyer and seller leads, but one major component of most real estate websites is often overlooked. Companies spend thousands each year driving more and more traffic to their websites in order to generate leads and rarely take the ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Issues International Housing Report

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2011—Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC recently released a report on international housing markets, which compares similar four-bedroom, two-bathroom homes in 30 countries and more than 60 markets outside the United States and Canada. ...


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. ...


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