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Prudential Network Realty Professionals Attend National Sales Convention

RISMEDIA, May 23, 2009-More than 30 real estate professionals and managers from Prudential Network Realty recently traveled to the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for the 2009 Prudential Real Estate Sales Convention at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. ...


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

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2009-This week's headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS include: A new offer from NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, eNeighborhoods; a FREE webinar through REALTOR® University; and REALTORS® explore land use challenges. ...


RE/MAX Agents Master Today’s Market – Outpace Competition with Certified Distressed Property Expert Designation

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2009-As the government announces new plans to streamline the short sale process, RE/MAX International Inc., launched a national training tour that will bring the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) program to professional real estate agents in more than a dozen cities in the next three months. ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – Stepping Away from Ordinary

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2009-Located in the small southern Oregon town of Grants Pass, this three-bedroom home is situated in an area known for clean living and year-round outdoor living. Fly fishing the famous Rogue River, skiing Mt. Ashland, farmers markets, summer concerts in the park as well as the world ...


Recession to Ease as April Leading Indicators Rise

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2009-The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) rose sharply in April 2009, the first increase in seven months, and the strengths among its components exceeded the weaknesses for the first time in one and a half years. The Index for the U.S. increased 1.0% in April, following ...


RealTracs Solutions Selects Point2 Technologies Listing Syndication Platform

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2009-RealTracs Solutions, the multiple listing service (MLS) in Middle Tennessee has selected Point2 Technologies Inc. to drive its online property listing syndication strategy, the company has announced. ...


Engel & Völkers Forges Strategic Partnership with PCMS Consulting

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2009-PCMS Consulting announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with Engel & Völkers Florida. Engel & Völkers delivers a unique franchise model for luxury residential real estate brokerages with their boutique-style property shop concept, the company states. As one of the leading real estate brokerage firms ...


RE/MAX Partners with InvestorLoft.com to Provide Consumers with Valuable Investment Information

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2009-RE/MAX International, Inc., announced a new, strategic partnership with online technology provider InvestorLoft.com. InvestorLoft.com allows investors to value residential real estate and make investment decisions that could help stabilize local real estate markets. RE/MAX is the first real estate network in the U.S. to partner with InvestorLoft.com. ...


Single-Family Starts and Permits Edge Higher in April

RISMEDIA, May 21, 2009-Production of single-family homes edged upward in April 2009 as builders responded to improving conditions for new-home buyers, according to newly released figures by the U.S. Commerce Department. While overall starts fell 12.8% to a record-low ...


Are You Looking to Generate Referrals and Boost Your Commissions? Learn How at This Year’s Referral Expo

RISMEDIA, May 21, 2009-RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Network® has been selected as a major sponsor of the Referral Expo 2009, a virtual event that commenced on Monday, May 18th and will run through Friday, May 29th. ...


RE/MAX Supports Government Efforts to Streamline Short Sales

RISMEDIA, May 21, 2009-Treasury Department proposals to streamline the short sale process are a welcomed development by the real estate industry and are supported by industry leader Dave Liniger, Chairman and Co-Founder of RE/MAX International, Inc. and the entire RE/MAX brand. Cash incentives will now be offered to lenders and ...


HGTV’s FrontDoor.com Highlights ‘Coolest Properties for Sale’ in Real Estate Feature, Cool Houses Daily

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CRES Insurance Purchases HISCO Home Warranty

RISMEDIA, May 21, 2009-AllCam Holdings, Inc. the parent company of CRES Insurance Services, LLC, announced the completion of the purchase of all shares in Dublin, CA based HISCO Home Warranty. ...


Three Must-Have Components for First-Page Results

RISMEDIA, May 20, 2009-Now more than ever before, there is a desire from Realtors in the industry to find ways to be found by search engines without using pay-per-click strategies. Here are three critical components to a successful SEO strategy and how they must work together to create results: ...


Google Personalized Search – What They Want Can Bring Them Back

RISMEDIA, May 20, 2009-Advancements and enhancements are being introduced now by Google for the improvement of their Personalized Search. Google Personalized Search uses the history of searches by the user to present different results based on previous searches. An example given was a search for the word "java." If your ...


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