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Remodeling Market Activity Builds Momentum

RISMEDIA, August 10, 2009-Residential remodeling showed modest gains during the second quarter of 2009 with increases in all indicators, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI). The current market conditions measure grew to 38.1 from 34.5 in the first quarter. Future expectations rose ...


Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Acquires Tourtelot Brothers

RISMEDIA, August 10, 2009-Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC announced that it has acquired the assets of Tourtelot Brothers Inc. based in St. Petersburg, Florida. ...


“Flipping Out” – From Chaos to Clarity

RISMEDIA, August 10, 2009-The third season of Bravo's hit series "Flipping Out" returns Tuesday, August 18 with everyone's favorite obsessive-compulsive house-flipper, Jeff Lewis. The economy has taken its toll on his business, but if anyone can figure out a way to flip things around and go from chaos to clarity, ...


Survey Marks Attitude Shift in Consumer Real Estate Decisions; More Making Moves for the Better

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2009-Relocation.com, one of the leading online consumer resources for moving services, found that 50% of people who recently moved did so to improve their living situation, whether to move into a bigger home or move to a better neighborhood. The results of Relocation.com's most recent survey, conducted in ...


Make REO Properties Work for You

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2009-As the real estate market continues to change, it is crucial that real estate professionals keep up with the latest trends in order to remain ahead of their competition as well as stay successful. Here, Richard Davidson, Chief Operating Officer, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC suggests the best ...


Americans Increasingly Optimistic about Country’s Future

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2009-(MCT)-Americans are growing slightly more optimistic about the path the country is on, according to a new Ipsos-McClatchy poll. ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-This week's headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: secrets to getting leads through Facebook from REALTOR.com®, only 3 weeks remain of the Lenovo you pay what we pay sale, and appraisal clarification is good first step. ...


The Clock is Ticking – Taxpayers Need to Act Fast to Take Advantage of Temporary Tax Breaks

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-If the first half of 2009 is any indication, taxpayers have their work cut out trying to keep up with available tax breaks and potential tax pitfalls of 2009, according to CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies – Are You Sabotaging Your Own Success?

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-Have you ever felt like you had reached a plateau and could go no higher? If so, you're not alone, many people sabotage their own success. This article teaches you how to reverse self-sabotage. In my work as a real estate business coach for the past 12-plus years, I ...


LPS Real Estate Group Announces Vertical Ad Network to be Branded

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-Lender Processing Services, Inc., a leading provider of integrated technology and services to the mortgage and real estate industries, has announced that its Real Estate Group division is rebranding its vertical ad network to Real Estate and Living Media Network. Formerly known as Cyberhomes and FNRES MLS, ...


NationalBLS Announces Website Debut

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-NationalBLS, the buyer listing service, announced the debut of their website located at www.NationalBLS.com. NationalBLS hosts a Web-based platform where pre-approved homebuyers and investors can anonymously post their home requirements, and discover eager sellers and unlisted properties. The site is the first of its ...


Brookfield Re-Brands Royal LePage Relocation Services

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-Brookfield Residential Property Services, a leading global provider of relocation and real estate services, technology, and knowledge, and a division of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. announced that it has re-branded its Royal LePage Relocation Services business unit and re-named it Brookfield Global Relocation Services. ...


RE/MAX Health Plus Plan Aims to Entice New Recruits

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-Just as the health care reform debate heats up in Washington, RE/MAX International, Inc. announced the launch of the RE/MAX Health Plus plan, which, according to RE/MAX, offers Affiliates with the RE/MAX Network one of the most flexible and affordable health insurance plans in real estate today. ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Launches ‘Next Generation Blog’

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-In a volatile economy, every industry has to take a look at the way it does business and ask: can we be doing this better? And how can we protect our business now, while positioning ourselves for success in the future? ...


Foreclosure Response Team Launches Global Buyers Group

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2009-Scott D. Coloney, president of the Foreclosure Response Team, has announced the formation of the "Global Buyers Group." Introduced in Toronto, Canada this July, the Global Buyers Group has been created to establish a network of financially-sound investors who are interested in purchasing devalued real estate across ...


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