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10 Tips to Prepare for a Market Rebound

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—Are you ready for the potential of the market resurging in 2010? If you have been in real estate long enough, you will remember what happened in the last two big turnarounds in the ’80s and ’90s; ...


Short Sale Reforms Could Speed Recovery – RE/MAX Chairman Lauds Government Action

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—The U.S. Treasury Department recently announced new guidelines to the short sale process that could speed the housing market recovery, a move RE/MAX Executives have been promoting in Washington D.C. for the past year. ...


Regional Spotlight: Rhode Island Home Sales Soar in October 2009 to Highest Level in Four Years

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—Single-family home sales in Rhode Island rose 20.5% in October 2009, the fifth consecutive month that home sales have increased year-over-year, according to The Warren Group. Condominium sales also climbed 7%, but prices for both single-family homes ...


Virtual Evolution and the Future

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—Just two years ago when we started Allison James Estates and Homes®, the word virtual was so maligned that we didn’t dare even use it to describe our business model. Instead, we called ourselves the National Internet Based Real Estate Company. ...


United States Real Estate Confidence Index Hits New High in November

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—Real estate professionals in the United States sent Point2 Technologies Inc.’s forward looking Real Estate Confidence Index (RECI) to new highs in the company’s November 2009 survey of 2,000 real estate brokers and agents nationwide. ...


QuantumDigital, Inc. Revisits Direct Marketing Insights from the 2009 Realtors Conference & Expo

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—QuantumDigital, Inc., the complete online service provider for direct mail, on-demand digital printing and eMarketing solutions, exhibited at the 2009 REALTORS® Conference & Expo November 13-16 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Throughout the four day show, QuantumDigital had the opportunity to find ...


Monmouth/Ocean Multiple Listing Service and Listingbook Implement System in New Jersey

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—Listingbook, a leading online service that connects real estate agents and their clients, announced that it has launched its first system in New Jersey, in partnership with the Monmouth/Ocean Multiple Listing Service (MOMLS). ...


Halstead Launches Sales at Environmentally-Friendly Condo in Harlem

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—Halstead Property Development Marketing announced the opening of sales for Metropolis, a new eco-friendly condominium development in Harlem. ...


New How-To Guide Lays Out Strategies for Career Success in Commercial and Multifamily Real Estate

RISMEDIA, December 3, 2009—A new, personal “career coach in print” for those aspiring to business success in commercial or multifamily real estate has just been made available by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®). It spans the many facets of the commercial and multifamily sectors of the industry – ...


Prudent Moves – How 3 Leading Prudential Brokers Are Paving the Road for 2010

RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—This year will be remembered by many of residential real estate’s full-service brokerage owners and their full-time professional sales associates as the year that wasn’t. There’s no mistaking the fact that many of the economic struggles our ...


Pending Home Sales Rise for Ninth Consecutive Month

RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—Pending home sales have risen for nine months in a row, a first for the series of the index since its inception in 2001,according to the National Association of Realtors®. ...


Increase Your GCI and Impact Your Bottom Line

RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—Are you looking to increase your company’s 2010 GCI? Are you searching for ways to positively impact your bottom line? Are you interested in dominating market share? ...


Craig Proctor Discusses the Team Concept and How It Can Bring You Success

RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—As a real estate professional, have you ever wondered how your day to day job would be different if you created a team and delegated tasks to fit the strengths of the individuals within your office? In an ongoing series of Best Practices Videos, Real Estate magazine ...


Obama Administration Kicks Off Mortgage Modification Conversion Drive

RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently kicked off a nationwide campaign to help borrowers who are currently in the trial phase of their modified mortgages under the Obama Administration's Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) convert to permanent modifications. ...


2 Million Americans Expected to Take Advantage of Extended, Expanded Homebuyer Credit

RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—More American homebuyers will get tax relief thanks to changes made to the First-Time Homebuyer Credit. H&R Block advises the popular credit is now more accessible to existing homeowners and first-time homebuyers in three ways: ...


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