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REALTOR® Associations in 8 States Expand Local Home Seller Reach to Internet Buyers with Point2 Syndication Program

RISMEDIA, January 10, 2011—Point2 announced that it has completed the implementation of its national property listing syndication program, with nine additional REALTOR® Associations and MLSs (Multiple Listing Service), operating in the states of Montana, South Dakota, Washington, Florida, Missouri, Tennessee, Nevada and Pennsylvania. ...


John Aaroe Group Launches Full Mobile Solution

RISMEDIA, January 10, 2011—John Aaroe Group recently launched Mobile Real Estate, LLC’s complete Mobile Marketing Solution for real estate, which encompasses text messaging, QR codes, a mobile website and downloadable Gateway App. This makes them one of the first companies in the West Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley markets ...


Creating a Positive First Impression: Video Shows Personality While Driving Clients to Your Door

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2011—When was the last time you did business with someone you didn’t like? Now granted, sometimes we don’t have a choice—such as the checkout clerk we happen to get stuck with. But the truth is, when we ...


E-Signature: 10 Years and a Great Impact

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2011—In the 10 years since President Clinton signed the Electronic Signatures in Global National Commerce (ESIGN) Act, electronic signature and cloud computing technology has exploded into nearly every aspect of the real estate business. Here, Tom Gonser, founder and chief strategy officer of DocuSign, Inc. discusses how ...


Study Analyzes Recession’s Impact on Real Estate Markets in Cities in Midst of Economic Decline

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2011—The Great Recession of 2007 to 2009 created new declining cities, and posed further difficulties for cities already in decline. Some cities may not re-attain home price peaks for many years, and we could see some neighborhoods ...


What Home Buyers Can Expect from the Real Estate Market in 2011

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—(MCT)—The drumbeat from the housing community was loud and clear in 2010: There was never a better time to buy a home. For most of the past 12 months, home prices tumbled, mortgage rates ticked downward, and ...


Advantages Abound with Equity-Sharing Arrangements

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—Alex Perriello, president and CEO, Realogy Franchise Group recently wrote an article that appeared in The New York Times discussing the advantages of equity-sharing and how it can help solve the foreclosure crisis. As we continue to move farther away from the beginning of the mortgage crisis, ...


Mortgage Forms Should Include More Transparency, Appraisal Institute Tells Federal Reserve

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—One of the nation’s largest real estate appraisal organizations called on the Federal Reserve last week to require appraisal management companies to disclose their fees to consumers as the Fed implements landmark appraisal regulatory reforms passed by Congress. ...


Fannie Mae Launches WaysHome Interactive Video Tool to Help Struggling Homeowners

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—Fannie Mae recently launched WaysHome, a free, interactive multi-media tool designed to educate homeowners about their options to avoid foreclosure, empower them to make informed decisions and motivate them to take action and seek help in 2011. As part of Fannie Mae’s “Know Your Options” initiative to ...


Today’s Featured Listing: Luxurious Custom Home Available for Immediate Occupancy

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—This luxurious new custom home with quality construction and distinctive features listed by RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN) Member Diane Turton, Realtors, is available for immediate occupancy. Located on a quiet lane in Wall Township, New ...


Trulia Soars into 2011 as One of the Fastest-Growing National Real Estate Sites

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—Trulia.com, a top site for home buyers, sellers and renters, closed 2010 as one of the fastest-growing sites in the real estate category. Fortified by product introductions and user-experience enhancements for consumers and real estate professionals alike, Trulia experienced unprecedented traffic growth and gained the most market ...


New Jersey Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Brand

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced that Kienlen Lattmann Realtors in Basking Ridge, N.J., is the newest member of its luxury real estate network. ...


RE/MAX Results Acquires RE/MAX Associates Plus

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—RE/MAX North Central, the regional body for RE/MAX, a leading residential real estate company, announces that Twin Cities’ RE/MAX Results has acquired RE/MAX Associates Plus and will be operating all locations under the RE/MAX Results identity. ...


PCMS Consulting Doubles Revenue in 2010; Company Enters Fourth Year with Positive Momentum

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2011—PCMS Consulting announced that it doubled revenue in 2010 and launched their new website (www.pcmsconsulting.com) this week. The company, comprised of nine seasoned real estate industry professionals providing multiple solutions to the industry, has focused its efforts on helping brokerages position themselves to be successful as the ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: 5 Tips to Turn a Resolution into Reality

RISMEDIA, January 6, 2011—Did you know that 90% of Americans break their New Year’s Resolutions by January 31st? You can prevent this from happening, and turn your resolutions into a reality by following the tips listed below. ...


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