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Real Estate News Archive


a la mode’s New TourNarrator for Agents Among Top Business Products in Apple iTunes App Store

RISMEDIA, November 19, 2009—a la mode, inc., one of the real estate industry’s largest and most mission critical technology companies, announced that Apple released TourNarrator to the iTunes App Store and it’s already jumped to the #11 spot among paid apps in the business category. ...


Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Acquires Coldwell Banker Wikle Properties in Palm Harbor, Florida

RISMEDIA, November 19, 2009—Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC announced that it has acquired the assets of Palm Harbor, Fla.-based Coldwell Banker Wikle Properties, including both its residential and commercial real estate operations. The combined company will operate as Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. ...


PropertyPursuit.com Joins ListHub Listing Distribution and Management Platform

RISMEDIA, November 19, 2009—PropertyPursuit.com, a division of Delta Media Group, announced it was added to ListHub’s popular listing distribution platform. ...


Homeowner Confidence Inconsistent as Home Values Fluctuate Regionally

RISMEDIA, November 18, 2009—Homeowner confidence was all over the map in the third quarter, as home values in some parts of the country stabilized while other areas saw continuing declines. Homeowners in the Northeast were the most cynical about their own homes’ values over the past 12 months, although the ...


Housing and Economy Headed for Sustainable Recovery; First-Time Homebuyers Lead the Way

RISMEDIA, November 18, 2009—Aided by the home buyer tax credit, the outlook for housing and the economy appears headed for a sustainable recovery, according to the National Association of Realtors®. ...


Housing Cooled in October; Tax Credit Extension Expected to Drive Improvements

RISMEDIA, November 18, 2009—While the housing market cooled in October 2009, now is the time to look for improvement because the expanded tax credit appeals to a much wider range of buyers. ...


Enabling Innovation – MLS 5.0

RISMEDIA, November 18, 2009—Theoretically, the future MLS, or MLS 5.0, is exemplary in its design and capabilities. The investment in time and resources the industry has made getting us to where we are today is magnificent. It has put the real estate industry amongst a select number of sectors known ...


New York Real Estate Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Network

RISMEDIA, November 18, 2009—Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced that Renwick & Winterling Realty Inc. in Bedford, N.Y., has signed an agreement to become a member of its luxury real estate network. ...


The Real Estate Book Offers Instant Creation of Display Advertising Technology from iPromote

RISMEDIA, November 18, 2009—To generate additional quality leads to its customers, The Real Estate Book, one of the leading publishers of real estate information online and in print in North America, is offering advertisers the option to create online promotional campaigns, at the simple click of a button. Accessible ...


A Look into the Future – Introducing Vicki Cox Golder: NAR President 2010

RISMEDIA, November 17, 2009—In this month’s NAR Power Broker Roundtable, incoming NAR President Vicki Cox Golder discusses how she will lead the real estate industry into 2010. While she believes that we can once again approach the industry with a ...


Podcast Your Way to Today’s Tech-Savvy Buyer

RISMEDIA, November 17, 2009—Today, buyers and sellers are turning to the Internet for more information than just housing listings. They want to stay abreast of what is happening in the areas where they are buying and selling with the latest localized housing market information. ...


Sellers Gain Tiny Bit of Traction in September; Buyers Still Negotiating Thousands Off Home Prices

RISMEDIA, November 17, 2009—The negotiating power of homebuyers slipped a tad in September 2009, but buyers in most markets were still negotiating thousands of dollars off the last listing price of homes. Buyers nationally negotiated a median 2.9% off the final listing price, down from 3% in August 2009, according ...


Homeowners Slashed Listing Prices by $24,718 on Average in October 2009

RISMEDIA, November 17, 2009—More than four out of every 10 homes listed for sale (43.5%), across 27 major U.S. housing markets reduced their listing prices in October 2009, according to a report of homes listed on Multiple Listing Services (MLS) ...


Planning Year-End Tax Strategies in a Down Year

RISMEDIA, November 17, 2009—(MCT)—Year-end tax planning this year will be different from years past, largely because of the recession. For many taxpayers, the year has meant a job loss, a job with less income or perhaps a home foreclosure. ...


Point2 Technologies Announces 10 Real Estate MLS and Association Contracts

RISMEDIA, November 17, 2009—Point2 Technologies Inc. announced that it has been selected by 10 leading real estate Multiple Listing Service (MLS) organizations and Associations across different regions of the United States to power their national online property listing syndication strategy and plans. ...


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