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Trulia Connects Real Estate Professional Profiles to Facebook, Reaching 500 Million New Prospects

RISMEDIA, January 12, 2011—Trulia.com, a leading site for real estate professionals, home buyers and sellers, announced the ability for real estate professionals to link their Trulia profiles to their social network through Facebook Connect. This new feature allows agents and brokers to expand their footprint and drive more inquiries by ...


Christie’s International Real Estate Is New Name for One of World’s Leading Networks of Luxury Property Specialists

RISMEDIA, January 12, 2011—Christie’s, one of the world’s leading art businesses, announced a corporate name change for its exclusive property brand Christie’s International Real Estate, formerly Christie’s Great Estates. The prime and super-prime sectors of the property market—where Christie’s International Real Estate operates exclusively—have a global clientele. The name change ...


Real Estate Today Celebrates 100th Show

RISMEDIA, January 12, 2011—Real Estate Today, the national talk radio show produced by the National Association of REALTORS®, celebrates its 100th show this weekend. Now one of the fastest growing real estate shows in the country, Real Estate Today can be heard on more than 120 stations across the U.S, ...


Ambassador Agents Get Personal In Order to Forge Meaningful Relationships and Build Trust

RISMEDIA, January 11, 2011—These are interesting times we live in. Ironically, in an age where technology has made it possible to instantly connect with copious amounts of people 24/7, we are simultaneously experiencing a big deficit ...


4 Tips to Update Your Marketing Plan for 2011

RISMEDIA, January 11, 2011—It's a new year, and as such, I always advise my team to start the year by taking a look at their marketing material to determine what has worked and what hasn't. The new year is an ideal time to freshen it up and try some new ...


Facebook: The Best Lead Generation Strategy for 2011?

RISMEDIA, January 11, 2011—Did you know that over half the U.S. and Canadian populations are on Facebook? Did you further know that Facebook has passed Google as the #1 most visited website? (there’s still some debate on this one, but either way it’s really close). ...


2011 Housing Market to See Stable Pricing, Increased Mortgage Rates and Escalating Foreclosures

RISMEDIA, January 11, 2011—The federal tax credit extension, coupled with an uptick in seasonal buying, helped keep the real estate market on its tracks in the first two quarters of 2010, according to RE/MAX of New England. Single-family home sales across New England showed the affects of the tax credit ...


Energy Efficiency at Home and On the Go Can Ease Pain of Cold Weather, Advises Alliance to Save Energy

RISMEDIA, January 11, 2011—Winter's chill pervades much of the nation, and escalating gas prices are putting their own chill down the spines of U.S. consumers. But until the spring thaw arrives, simple energy-efficiency steps at home and on the road—potentially ...


DotLoop Announces Nationwide Agreement with Keller Williams Realty

RISMEDIA, January 11, 2011—DotLoop, a trusted source for sharing and signing documents online, has announced an agreement with Keller Williams Realty, the third largest franchise operation in the U.S., to provide its services to 80,000 agents in nearly 700 locations in North America. ...


Home Trends: Closet Organizer

RISMEDIA, January 11, 2011—Who knew closet organization systems could work so well outside the bedroom? Home Options closet organizer kits helped corral the clutter with ample space to contain fabrics, notions, pillows and more, while still leaving space for a flat-screen TV. ...


The 2011 Political Arena: How Will It Impact Real Estate?

RISMEDIA, January 10, 2011—Now that the November elections are over, real estate professionals are looking to 2011 as a year that will be marked with change. With a decisive shift in Congress, the fallout for the economy, business and consumers ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Mobile Market Your Way

RISMEDIA, January 10, 2010—With the holidays and the first week of January 2011 behind us, it’s back to business as usual. As you may or may not know (if this is your first time reading) our business here at Monday Morning Mobile is Mobile! While 2010 was certainly ...


Number of Home Listings Declines More Than Five Percent in December 2010, According to ZipRealty Survey

RISMEDIA, January 10, 2011—The number of home listings within 26 major U.S. metropolitan areas slipped 5.27% in December 2010, compared to a month prior, according to a monthly report of homes listed for sale on Multiple Listing Services (MLS) in the markets surveyed by national real estate brokerage, ZipRealty. ...


Study Predicts What’s in Store for Former Real Estate Boom Towns

RISMEDIA, January 10, 2011—(MCT)—In former home-building hot spots, the housing bust has created a new kind of declining city, different from the nation's traditional rusting centers of industry that could languish for years. ...


Tips, Time Savers and Hope for the Over-Connected – Part 3

RISMEDIA, January 10, 2011—Our past two columns have given you some of today’s tools to save you time when you are networking on social sites and posting content. We’ve got two more for those of you who post content consistently and want easier ways to spread that content to your ...


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