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Realtor.com Kicks Off Consumer-Inspired Marketing Campaign and Unveils Complete Rebrand

Move, Inc., a leader in online real estate and operator of realtor.com®, has launched a new marketing campaign called, “Find It First,” less than a week after debuting an entirely new look and feel on realtor.com®. The campaign highlights the company’s commitment to helping consumers find the home of their ...


New Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Branding Announced at Prudential Conference

HSF Affiliates LLCSM unveiled the new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand logo and quality seal yesterday at the annual Prudential Real Estate Sales Convention, signaling a historic moment in residential real estate. From the stage of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Prudential ...


Hot Property: Jason Bateman Gives Ernest Borgnine’s Estate a New Identity

(MCT)—Actor Jason Bateman and his wife, actress Amanda Anka, are dropping anchor in the Beverly Crest area with the purchase of the estate of Ernest Borgnine for $3 million. ...


RE/MAX Realty Franchise Chooses EarthLink Hosted Voice and MPLS Solution in Consultation with Converged Network Services Group

EarthLink, Inc., a leading IT services and communications provider, and Converged Network Services Group (CNSG) recently teamed to deliver RE/MAX Allegiance, the number-one-selling RE/MAX company in the world, an 18-site hosted voice and MPLS network to serve its offices in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, the company has ...


Realogy Completes Refinancing of Senior Secured Credit Facility

Realogy Holdings Corp. a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, recently announced the completion of the previously announced refinancing of the senior secured credit facility for Realogy Group LLC, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary. ...


HomeFinder.com’s New iPhone App Transports Buyer from the Sidewalk through the Front Door

HomeFinder.com, a leading online real estate marketplace and provider of digital marketing solutions for real estate agents, has announced the release of its HomeFinder.com Real Estate Search iPhone app. According to the company, HomeFinder.com’s new iPhone app joins its previously released HomeFinder.com Real Estate Android® app, to give consumers increased ...


HUNT Real Estate ERA Named Finalist for Cartus Broker Network Masters Cup

HUNT Real Estate ERA, has been named a finalist for the prestigious Masters Cup from the Cartus Broker Network. The nomination was announced at the Cartus Broker Network International Conference being held February 27-March 2 at the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. There are more than 811 brokers in the ...


NAR Increases Member Engagement with MVP

As The Voice for Real Estate®, the National Association of REALTORS® is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1 million members involved in all aspects of the real estate industry. With its core purpose to help its members become more ...


Social Media and Beyond: Building Your Digital Footprint

Social media has forever altered the marketing landscape, emerging as a digital gateway into social sectors previously untapped by traditional marketing methods. ...


Great Spaces: Freddy Kruger, Jennifer Love Hewitt and More

Tavern Island: Connecticut’s Secluded Sanctuary ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Wins ‘Best in Category’ Franchisee Satisfaction Award

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC recently announced it won Franchise Business Review’s Best in Category for Real Estate Franchisee Satisfaction award for the sixth year in a row. ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene’s Cy-Fair Office Announces New Career Development Manager

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene has announced the appointment of Cathy Hamlin as career development manager in the Cy-Fair office. Hamlin, recipient of the 2012 Realtor of the Year Award -Women's Council of Realtors Greater West Houston Chapter, will be training and mentoring new agents. She will ...


ASF Outlines Fannie, Freddie Mortgage Securities Merger

The American Securitization Forum has detailed possible ways regulators could merge mortgage-backed securities offered by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in order to close the pricing gap between the two. ...


Freddie Mac Prices New $3.5 Billion Three-Year Reference Notes® Security

Freddie Mac announced recently that it priced its new .50 percent three-year USD Reference Notes® security due on May 13, 2016. The issue, CUSIP number 3137EADQ9, was priced at 99.994 to yield .502 percent, or 13 basis points more than three-year U.S. Treasury Notes. The issue will settle on Thursday, ...


Two Executive Appointments Announced by Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate

Keith Robinson has been appointed chief operating officer and Rich Casto has been appointed chief strategy officer of Better Homes and Gardens Mason-McDuffie Real Estate, according to Ed Krafchow, CEO and chairman of the board. ...


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