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Real Estate News Archive


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

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? include: exclusive OfficeMax® discounts available; errors and omissions protection for brokers and agents now available through the newest REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, Victor O. Schinnerer & Co., Inc.; and a new bill has been introduced to speed short ...


Commentary: Nonprofits Warn of Increased Foreclosures with the Elimination of the Housing Counseling Assistance Program

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—Enduring the devastating housing crisis is a challenge that is only exacerbated by Congress’s decision to eliminate all funding for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Housing Counseling Assistance Program. Representatives from NCLR (National Council of La Raza), the NAACP, the National Coalition for ...


New HUD Campaign Empowers Homeowners to Recognize, Avoid and Report Foreclosure Relief Scams

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is launching a new campaign in Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles called Know It. Avoid It. Report It. This campaign has two objectives. First, ...


Appraisal Institute Issues Earth Day Call to Real Estate Community for Collaboration

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), the Appraisal Institute called on the world’s real estate community to join in helping ensure reliable valuations for sustainable “green” buildings. The Appraisal Institute is one of the nation’s largest professional associations of real estate appraisers and has members in ...


Xplode Conference Announces Video Partnership with VScreen

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—Real estate technology powerhouse Xplode announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with VScreen, a leading provider of real estate video services. As part of the partnership, VScreen will record all Xplode Conference content for distribution on the Web and elsewhere. ...


Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS Names Glenn Niere President and COO of the Carolinas Region

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® announced that Glenn R. Niere has been appointed president and COO of the Carolinas Region. ...


Homes.com Enters into Advertising Partnership with Century 21 Real Estate

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced a partnership with Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of one of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organizations. This partnership will provide participating Century 21 brokers with enhanced services for their listings on Homes.com, viewed by more ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates Honors Chief Executive Officer with ‘Outstanding American’ Award

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2011—Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, announced that Mike Good, the brand’s chief executive officer, was honored with an “Outstanding American” award by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. ...


Find Out Where the Real Opportunities Are: RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum at NAR Midyear Uncovers Strategies for Today’s Market

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2011—Leading brokers and innovators will share strategies and reveal critical opportunities for growth in today’s market at RISMedia’s 6th Annual Power Broker Forum & Reception at NAR Midyear next month. Taking place ...


Success in Real Estate Investing Is All about Perspective

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2011—Everybody wants to be an entrepreneur, but no one wants to be a landlord. What’s up with that? As if tenants are some kind of outcasts who bring a chill to your spine with just the sound of their voice. “I don’t want to hear them complain ...


Weekly Video Tip: One Camera Interviews

Just because you’re shooting an interview with one camera doesn’t mean it has to look that way. A little creativity can go a long way in making things more interesting. ...


Staging Enables Sellers to Portray a Lifestyle That Prospective Buyers Can Relate and Aspire To

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2011—(MCT)—Craig and Amy Smith always felt quite confident, even cocky in their abilities to tastefully design the spacious interior of their steel-and-concrete loft in downtown Denver. That was until they decided to sell ...


Company Spotlight: Education is the Foundation of Change in the Real Estate Industry

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2011—Since 1994, Steve Hundley, founder and CEO of 1parkplace, has provided the real estate industry with online marketing solutions to enable top real estate professionals to become even more successful. From MLS IDX lead capture technology to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Hundley has helped top performing real ...


Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC Receives 2011 Webby Awards ‘Official Honoree’ Distinction

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2011—The Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC website, coldwellbanker.com, has been named a 2011 Official Honoree of The Webby Awards, one of the leading international awards honoring excellence on the Internet. The website, developed in partnership with FD kinesis and Bootstrap Software, was recognized as one of the ...


Regional Spotlight: March 2011 Home Sales in Metro Chicago Real Estate Market Show Positive Movement

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2011—The metropolitan Chicago real estate market saw more homes sold and at higher prices in March 2011 than in February of this year, according to an analysis by RE/MAX of sales data compiled by Midwest Real Estate Date, LLC. Overall, however, the 2011 housing market still lags ...