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Today’s Featured Listing – Luxury and Comfort Is Yours in Spacious Colonial Home

RISMEDIA, September 4, 2009—Luxury and comfort is yours to enjoy while living in this beautiful well-built 4-bedroom center hall colonial home. This private cul-de-sac location in West Orange, New Jersey is of premium value. Space, light and ...


Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty Acquires Claudia Vaccaro Real Estate

RISMEDIA, September 4, 2009—Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty announced that it has acquired Claudia Vaccaro Real Estate, an independent firm that has long been one of the leading brokerages in the Warwick, N.Y. area.  ...


RealtyBid.com to Auction 1,500 Foreclosures Valued at $142 Million in September

RISMEDIA, September 4, 2009—September is going to be a month of unbelievable opportunity at RealtyBid.com for real estate investors and home buyers. During September, RealtyBid.com will auction nearly 1,500 REO properties (post foreclosures) valued at more than $142 million from one major lender.  ...


No Reservations: Manage the Consumer Confidence Slump

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—The only guarantee in real estate is that values and sales activity can rise and fall, but consumers still look for some assurance that navigating the current market is a sensible move.  ...


Credit Card Reform Offers Good News and Bad

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—(MCT)—Life with a credit card presumably got a little easier in August 2009. Under new federal regulations, credit card companies have to give more warning before upping your interest rate and more notice before your bill is due. ...


Today’s Manufactured Homes Naturally “Green” – Provide Less Waste, More Value

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—There is a “green” building revolution taking place, and manufactured housing is squarely in the forefront of this trend.  Due largely to the fact that manufactured homes are built in a controlled factory environment, implementing the latest construction technologies is easier, assembly is more efficient, and greenhouse gas ...


National Hispanic and Asian Real Estate Organizations Support Certified Distressed Property Expert Designation

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—The Distressed Property Institute, LLC announced its partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). The three associations share common core beliefs and the mission of promoting sustainable homeowner solutions in communities by providing educational tools, ...


Prudential Florida and Florida Home Finance Announce ‘Buyer Advantage’ Open House Tour

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—Prudential Florida Real Estate Services which includes Florida Home Finance Group, an affiliate of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage has announced a unique opportunity for Homebuyers in Broward County, Florida.  ...


Couple Hold Contest to Give Others an Opportunity to Live the American Dream

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—Meg and Whip Jones have it all- a home with bay views, an upscale gift shop and a Maserati Quattroporte. And they want to give it all up, they say.  ...


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Aligns with GeoData Technologies

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—Leading Real Estate Companies of the World has joined forces with GeoData Technologies to make the company's SiteSeer3D software available to the network's 600 real estate firms. The alliance falls under LeadingRE's Leading Real Estate Solutions division, which endorses fine real estate products.  ...


National 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Continue Downward Trend

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2009—The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.17%, down from 5.19% the week prior, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor, compiled by real estate website Zillow.com. Rates for 15-year fixed mortgages fell to 4.57% ...


Pending Home Sales on a Roll, Up for Sixth Straight Month

RISMEDIA, September 2, 2009—Contract activity for pending home sales has risen for six straight months, a pattern not seen in the history of the index since it began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors®. ...


A Numbers Game: How to Get Prospective Buyers Off the Sidelines

RISMEDIA, September 2, 2009—Pricing a home at market value is one of the best ways to get a home sold, especially in today’s market when home buyers are looking for a deal. Here, Linda Sherrer, President and CEO, Prudential Network Realty explains why you have to play the numbers right ...


Marketing Strategies: How to Stay Positive No Matter What

RISMEDIA, September 2, 2009—Now more than any other time in our recent history, it is important that we find ways to stay positive no matter what. Why? Because your success depends on your mindset, not on the economy or on the marketplace. How do I know this to be a ...


Seniors Increasingly Realizing Nest Egg in Life Insurance Policies

RISMEDIA, September 2, 2009—(MCT)—Seniors battered by the tough economy are selling their life insurance policies to replenish their retirement nest eggs.  ...


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