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You’re a Key Market Player-Believe It

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-It's tough to convey the full value of working with a licensed real estate professional, but that's just what you should be trying to do in a market like the one we're seeing. ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: 5 Tips to Feng Shui Your Mind and Get Your Listings Sold

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-In today's changing market where the predominant energy is fear, your challenge is to be extremely vigilant about what you focus on. Why is your deliberate focus more important now than ever? What are you giving attention to? If you're giving attention to what you don't want, ...


Use Social Media to Your Advantage, but Beware the Pitfalls

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-Social media is, and has been, exploding as a way for people to stay connected, market services and generally communicate with each other. Although a supporter/proponent for Realtors to embrace social media-for the benefits provided in marketing or staying in touch with customers or clients-there are also ...


Ready to Remodel? How to Make Your Remodeling Project Pay Off

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-(MCT)-While the market continues to struggle, homeowners are faced with an important question: Is a home remodeling project worth it? ...


LeadingRE and New York Metro Group to Host Success Strategies Event

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and the LeadingRE New York Metro Group will co-host an inspiring special event for sales associates, brokers and managers on succeeding in the current and future real estate markets on August 13 at the New York Times Conference Center in ...


30-year Fixed Rates Inch Upward After Four Week Decline

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased last week to 5.31%, up from 5.26% the week prior, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor, compiled by real estate website Zillow.com. Meanwhile, rates for 15-year fixed mortgages rose to ...


Real Estate Agents Tout Success with HomeGain’s BuyerLink Marketing Program

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-HomeGain, a leading website that connects real estate professionals with home buyers and sellers, announced, in anticipation of the HomeGain Live Nation Real Estate Forum on August 3rd in San Francisco, numerous successes of its agent and broker members across the U.S. using HomeGain's BuyerLinkTM pay-per-visit marketing ...


California Association of Realtors Launches Realtor iPhone Application

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2009-The California Association of Realtors® (C.A.R.) announced the launch of My C.A.R, the first native iPhone application for use by a Realtor® association. This mobile application is available at no charge for members of C.A.R. Designed for the iPhone/iTouch, with a companion version available for BlackBerry® and ...


Signs of Stability: Housing Market Shows 12th Consecutive Monthly Decrease in Number of Listed Homes

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2009-The U.S. housing market continues to show signs of stabilization with a drop in the number of Multiple Listing Service (MLS)-listed homes for the twelfth consecutive month. The number of single family homes and condos listed for ...


Catch 22 Artificially Suppressing San Diego County Rebound

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2009-Despite a worsening local job picture with unemployment now over 10%, the real estate market in San Diego County is exhibiting signs of steadily increasing activity and price increases. But, recent government action is preventing motivated buyers with good credit from even getting their offers considered. ...


Loan Modification Efforts Helping Few Troubled Homeowners

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2009-(MCT)-Despite efforts by the federal government and banks to stop the home foreclosure disaster, frustrated borrowers are still battling red tape and delays in their attempts to negotiate lower payments, even as hundreds of thousands of them ...


Regional Spotlight: Single-Family Home Sales Take a Hit along Mississippi Coast

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2009-(MCT)-As different as it may be from the rest of the nation, the Mississippi Coast bears one striking similarity to many other areas these days: Single-family home sales are taking a thrashing. ...


Mary Sullivan to Represent Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors and Prudential Patt, White Real Estate

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2009-Frances Martinez Myers, senior vice president of business eevelopment, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors®, announces that Mary Sullivan, vice president, will be representing both Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors and Prudential Patt, White Relocation Services. Sullivan will be responsible for business development and client relations. ...


Sales Figures Continue to Rise at Howard Hanna

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2009-"Sales have increased dramatically in the last 90 days due in large to a flood of first-time home buyers taking advantage of historically low 30-year fixed rate mortgages, the federal tax credit of $8,000 for home ownership and our 100% guarantee on price values," states Howard W. ...


Positive News: U.S. Housing Starts up Second Straight Month in June

RISMEDIA, July 20, 2009-(MarketWatch)-New construction of U.S. houses expanded for the second straight month in June after hitting a record low in April, the Commerce Department estimated Friday. ...


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