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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 ...


Today’s Featured Listing: State-of-the-Art New Jersey Beach Home Is Rich in Architectural Design

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2011—Located in the beach community of Spring Lake, N.J., this stunning, new, energy-efficient home is being listed by RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN) Member Gloria Nilson REALTORS, Real Living. ...


Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Launches Rental Web Site to Address Need In Marketplace

RISMEDIA, April 8, 20011—Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty has announced the launch of RandRentals.com, a comprehensive website dedicated to helping people find rental properties in the Hudson Valley, N.Y. region. ...


RE/MAX Grows in the Caribbean, Central America

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2011—The RE/MAX network continues to expand its reach around the world, announcing five new offices in four countries in the Caribbean and Central America. According to the company, RE/MAX is now in more than 80 countries, after increasing franchise sales nearly 30 percent in 2010 and ...


What to Watch Out for When Buying a Foreclosure: Help Your Clients Know Which to Buy…and Which to Walk By

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2011—The economy is improving overall and, as a result, some bright spots are showing up in the real-estate market. However, the foreclosure spike, which began around the same time the recession did, isn’t a distant memory just ...


March Housing Scorecard Shows Continued Need to Advance Market Stabilization

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2011—The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have released the March edition of the Obama Administration's Housing Scorecard. Officials caution that the latest housing figures underscore fragility in the housing market and the need to continue efforts to ...


New Homes Strengthen Economy Year-Round

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2011—While the housing industry celebrates “New Homes Month” in April, home builders want Americans to know just how much of a positive, direct impact residential construction has on the U.S. economy throughout the entire year. ...


Reaction Overflows to Fed’s New Mortgage Rules

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2011—(MCT)—Federal regulators recently asked for public comment by June 10, 2011 on their proposal to require lenders that package mortgages for the secondary market to assume some of the risk of those loans. The regulators didn't need to ask, however, as there has been no lack of ...


NAHREP: Proposed QRM Regulation Will Impact Minority Homebuyers’ Ability to Get Affordable Mortgages

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2011—The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) has recently raised concerns about the proposed regulation by Federal financial regulators that would require a minimum 20 percent down payment for “qualified residential mortgages” (QRMs) that are exempt from mortgage-backed securities risk-retention rules. The 18,000-member trade association ...


Luxury Portfolio Recognizes Market Improvements with Increase in New Members

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2011—Luxury Portfolio International™, the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, has announced six new brokerage members and four new developments to its’ luxury brand during the first quarter of 2011. The positive signs indicated by the program growth show a commitment to high-end ...


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