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Sotheby’s International Realty Announces New Ownership of Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty in Spain

RISMEDIA, April 12, 2011—Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC has announced that City & Provincial Properties PLC is the new owner of Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty. ...


Real Estate Survivors, Innovators to Share Success Strategies

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2011—A diverse line-up of real estate visionaries and experts will share insights and strategies at RISMedia’s Achieve! Conference this May. RISMedia’s 23rd annual educational and networking event will take place on May 24th and 25th at the ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Special Delivery

RISMEDIA, April 11, 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. ...


Calling All ‘Agents of Change’: TREB Kicks off New Initiative Highlighting Top Agents’ Success Stories

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2011—Who is leading the charge in today’s real estate market? To foster conversations and recognize those at the forefront of the industry, The Real Estate Book/RealEstateBook.com, a content provider of real estate information online, in print, direct mail, social media and mobile platforms, has launched a new ...


Real Estate Leaders to Converge on Houston to Shape the Future of MLS Public Websites

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2011—Some of real estate’s most innovative and respected thought leaders will gather in Houston this summer to chart the future of MLS public websites connecting REALTORS® and Internet consumers when the Houston Association of REALTORS® (HAR) presents MLS Cloud 2011 on June 2-3 at the Post Oak ...


Point2 Announces 11 New Listing Syndication Partnerships

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2011—Online real-state, marketing-solution provider Point2 has announced that it has completed the technology implementation and market rollout of its listing syndication and real estate broker and agent product line co-marketing program with 11 additional real estate Multiple Listing Service (MLS) organizations and associations. The new ...


CoreLogic Home Price Index Reports Non-Distressed Properties Showing Signs of Stability, Overall Price Declines

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2011—CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a provider of information, analytics and business services, has released its February Home Price Index (HPI), which shows that home prices in the U.S. declined for the seventh month in a row. ...


Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Inch Higher

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2011—Mortgage rates continued to rise this week, with the benchmark conforming 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 5.08 percent, according to Bankrate.com's weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.41 discount and origination points. ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies – Are You a ‘People Pleaser’ or Are You Committed to ‘Win/Win’?

RISMEDIA, April 9, 2011—The biggest mistake that most real estate agents make in dealing with their clients and colleagues is that they are unconsciously committed to “people pleasing.” The signs to watch out for will clearly show you whether you ...


PropertyAuction.com Releases Survey Results on 2010 Real Estate Auction Industry

RISMEDIA, April 9, 2011—PropertyAuction.com, a niche marketing website dedicated exclusively to real estate auctions, has announced its completed report of their survey on the 2010 Real Estate Auction Industry. The marked response from participants in the business has resulted in ...


Top 5 Spotlight: Using Technology to Increase Business

RISMEDIA, April 9, 2011—Everyone knows that technology is a must-have in real estate today, but deciding exactly which products to use and for what needs can be daunting with the amount of products on the market for agents. Here, Top 5 Member Dan Conway of Prudential California Realty shares how ...


Diverse Groups Respond to Proposed Rule for Qualified Residential Mortgages

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2011—The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) hosted a media teleconference recently, along with other industry and consumer groups and finance experts, to discuss the negative impact that overly restrictive lending rules recently proposed by the Federal ...


Real Estate Deep Dive: Raleigh, NC

April 8, 2011—In our last installment, we talked about the Las Vegas market and likened it to investing in stock options - volatile and risky, but with incredible upside potential. Not for the faint of heart. Today we go to the other side of the spectrum. The Blue Chip ...


The Power of Belief and Expectation

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2011—While you may not always get what you want, you will always get what you expect! Surprisingly, the power of belief and expectation work just as effectively on your feelings of self-doubt and limitation as they do on your thoughts of success and achievement. ...


What’s the Difference between Accountability Coaching and Mindset Coaching?

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2011—As a real estate business coach, I often hear the question: "What is the difference between accountability coaching and mindset coaching?” This is an excellent question and deserves a comprehensive answer. Many real estate agents have invested money in the wrong coaching program because they didn't know ...


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