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Rand Realty ‘Goes Green’; Helps Buyers and Homeowners Conserve Energy

RISMEDIA, August 28, 2009-Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, one of the Hudson Valley's largest real estate brokerages with 22 locations, is "going green" in its offices and has introduced energy-audit discounts and educational programs to help sellers and homeowners reduce their energy consumption and bills. ...


New Jersey Association of Realtors Endorses High Point Auto Insurance

RISMEDIA, August 28, 2009-High Point Auto Insurance announced a new partnership with the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR®) that can save thousands of New Jersey drivers money on their car insurance. Because NJAR has endorsed High Point as their official car insurance partner, its members have access to ...


Onboard Informatics Selects LPS Real Estate Group to Deliver Data Aggregation Services

RISMEDIA, August 28, 2009-Onboard Informatics, data services provider to top-tier real estate, media and technology companies, has selected LPS Real Estate Group, Inc.'s Data Aggregation Services to process and standardize real estate data for Onboard Informatics' clients. Formerly known as Cyberhomes and FNRES MLS, LPS Real Estate Group is a ...


RE/MAX Creates PSA Program to Educate Consumers on $8,000 Tax Credit, FHA Loans and Home Buying Process

RISMEDIA, August 28, 2009-RE/MAX of New England launched a series of public service announcements (PSAs) geared toward educating consumers during the home buying process. The series is the direct result of first-time homebuyer focus groups that showed that consumers lacked general knowledge about the home buying process and the tax ...


Three Realogy Brands Named Among Top 100 Franchises by the World Franchising Network

RISMEDIA, August 28, 2009-Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, announced that three of its brand networks-CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker® and ERA®-were the only real estate brands named to the World Franchising Network's 2009 list of "Top 100 Franchises." ...


Lowen Certified Announces Departure of Sergio DeSoto; Promotion of Sean Rhodes

RISMEDIA, August 28, 2009-Lowen Corporation announced that Sergio DeSoto is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities after helping launch the Lowen Certified installation certification and training program. ...


First-Time Home Buyers Dominate Real Estate Market

RISMEDIA, August 27, 2009-With the first-time home buyer's tax credit in full effect, younger buyers are taking the opportunity to enter the real estate market and the New Jersey real estate market has seen its fair share of first-time buyers ...


Credit Card Limits to be Cut by 2 Trillion by 2010 – How Does This Impact You?

RISMEDIA, September 1, 2009-Ray Robinson thought he had a really good credit score, but then he applied for an auto loan and the panic set in. His once very good 758 score had dropped to 692. The most widely used ...


Recruiting Experienced Agents – What’s Your Strategy?

Plan on Filling Your Recruiting Funnel - By Phone! ...


Marketing Strategies: Procrastination and the Fear of Failure

RISMEDIA, August 27, 2009-Did you know that 9 out of 10 business owners suffer from procrastination at some time in their career? Most of the time they are puzzled by this pattern and they often stay stuck in procrastination for weeks, months and sometimes years, not understanding what is going ...


Prudential Florida Realty Pinecrest Reinforces Its Commitment to Consumers

RISMEDIA, August 27, 2009-Prudential Florida Realty Miami-Pinecrest has stepped up its commitment to real estate consumers by qualifying eight sales associates for membership in RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, North America's fastest growing network of leading real estate professionals providing leading real estate information to consumers. Prudential Florida ...


Weichert to Host Seminar to Help First-Time Homebuyers Take Advantage of $8,000 Tax Credit

RISMEDIA, August 27, 2009-The $8,000 tax credit for first-time buyers passed by Congress earlier this year has created an excellent opportunity for those wishing to capitalize on today's affordable housing market. Still, with the average real estate transaction taking between 45-60 days to complete, the reality is many Americans will ...


PropertyShark.com Named by Time.com to ‘Top 50 Websites of 2009′

RISMEDIA, August 27, 2009-PropertyShark.com, one of the premier real estate data websites was named to the TIME.com "Top 50 Websites of 2009." The list includes the Top 50 sites that are "indispensable to navigating, enjoying yourself, shopping or just killing time on the Web." ...


Leaders Elite Continues Webinar Series with Focus on Web 2.0 Marketing and Sales Success

RISMEDIA, August 27, 2009-Leaders Elite, a North American online membership-based training and coaching program for real estate professionals, will present the following Webinars during September 1-15, 2009. ...


Positive Signs: Home Prices on an Upswing in Second Quarter 2009

RISMEDIA, August 26, 2009-Data through June 2009, released by Standard & Poor's for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, show that the U.S. National Home Price Index improved in the second quarter of 2009. ...


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