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Real Estate News Archive


SentriLock Announces Leap Forward with REALTOR® Lockbox NXT Wireless Lockbox System

RISMEDIA, November 11, 2009—SentriLock, one of the fastest-growing providers of electronic lockbox systems for the residential real estate industry, announced it will debut REALTOR® Lockbox NXT Wireless, the industry’s first truly wireless lockbox, at the annual NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Diego.  ...


Nothnagle Realtors Expands into Buffalo

RISMEDIA, November 11, 2009—Nothnagle Realtors is pleased to announce the launch of Nothnagle Realtors Property Center, a franchised office under the ownership and management of industry veteran Mark Pagano.  ...


Chase to Hire 1,200 Mortgage Officers to Help Families Buy, Refinance Homes

RISMEDIA, November 11, 2009—Chase, one of the nation’s leading home lenders, announced that it plans to hire 1,200 mortgage loan officers by the end of 2010, increasing the sales force 60% to help more Chase customers finance home purchases or reduce their monthly payments through refinances.  ...


QuantumDigital to Reveal the Secret to Successful Lead Generation and Customer Relationship Management at NAR

RISMEDIA, November 11, 2009—QuantumDigital, Inc., online service provider for direct mail, on-demand digital printing and eMarketing solutions, announced that it will exhibit at the 2009 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, taking place November 13-16 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.  ...


Home Sellers: Top 5 Home Improvement Projects Based on Cost and Return on Investment

RISMEDIA, December 7, 2009—HomeGain.com, one of the first websites to offer Web-based free instant home values, announced that it has released the results of its nationwide home improvement and home staging Home Sale Maximizer survey. ...


Heading to NAR? Don’t Miss Expert Panel on Maximizing Distressed Property Business Tomorrow

RISMEDIA, November 13, 2009—Top real estate executives and officials from around the country will convene to discuss Maximizing Distressed Property Business at this year’s RISMedia Power Broker Forum being held this Friday, Nov. 13 during the NAR Convention in San Diego. ...


Understanding Home Owners Association Fees

“The Home Owners Association fee is too high!”  ...


Business Roundtable Commends President Obama’s Signing of Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension and Five-Year NOL ‘Carryback’ Expansion

RISMEDIA, November 10, 2009—“The members of Business Roundtable commend President Obama and an overwhelming bipartisan majority in Congress for enacting legislation to extend and expand the federal homebuyer tax credit. This vital program is the right type of action for our nation. With more than one-fifth of our economy tied to ...


Prudential Florida Real Estate Services Celebrates a Decade of Commitment to Excellence

RISMEDIA, November 10, 2009—Over the past decade, Prudential Florida Real Estate Services has grown to over 40 offices servicing 17 counties with 1,700 sales associates.  ...


Robert Hoobler Receives EXIT Realty’s Tri-Real-A-Thon Award

RISMEDIA, November 10, 2009—Steve Morris, founder and CEO of EXIT Realty Corp. announced Robert Hoobler, Franchisee of EXIT Realty Platinum in Mechanicsburg, PA as being this year’s Tri-Real-A-Thon recipient.  ...


The Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach Partners with Point2 Technologies

RISMEDIA, November 10, 2009—The REALTOR® Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc. a 5,000 broker and agent member organization and one of the 10 largest real estate Boards in the State of Florida announced that it has completed the implementation of a national online listing exposure initiative in ...


Negative Equity Falls in Third Quarter, Home Values Show Short-Term Stabilization

RISMEDIA, November 14, 2009—The percent of American single-family homes with mortgages in negative equity fell to 21% in the third quarter, down from 23% in the second, as home values stabilized in the short term and more underwater homeowners lost their homes to foreclosure, according to the third quarter Zillow Real ...


Obama Signs Homebuyer Tax Credit Extension

RISMEDIA, November 9, 2009—President Barack Obama has approved the first-time homebuyer tax credit extension which will extend the tax credit until April 30, 2010. ...


Expanded Version of Tax Credit Will Allow More Homebuyers to Qualify

RISMEDIA, November 9, 2009—President Obama recently signed an expanded version of the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit that was set to expire on November 30. “The new version of the tax credit has the potential to stimulate the housing market even more than the old version due to the fact that ...


Staying Up in a Down Market: Short Sales, Expireds & Price Reductions

RISMEDIA, November 9, 2009—Don’t miss a powerful RISMedia session during the NAR conference, geared specifically toward agents and led by Top 5 in Real Estate President & Co-founder Allan Dalton. This session will delve into making the most and becoming the most successful in dealing with short sales, expireds and price ...


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