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10 Time-Saving Tips to Take the Stress Out of Moving

RISMEDIA, May 16, 2009-When it comes to moving, a little preparation goes a long way. Tons of time and energy can be saved by planning ahead, staying organized and focusing on details. ...


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

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2009-This week's headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS include: May savings through NAR's Right Tools, Right Now initiative, Marketing tools available from NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program Partners; and REALTORS® recognize the power of Green. ...


Top 5 Q&A: Why the Market Doesn’t Matter and Staying Energized

Editor's note: This week RISMedia is running a five-part series of Q&As with Top 5 in Real Estate member Valerie Fitzgerald, owner of The Valerie Fitzgerald Group (www.thevaleriefitzgeraldgroup.com) in Beverly Hills, California. Valerie will offer unique insight into what it takes to be successful in today's challenging times, and her ...


Get the Most Out of Your IDX – Use Protectionism against the Competition for Leads

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2009-IDX stands for Internet Data Exchange, or a system in which the broker members of a local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) agree to share their listings in a common database for broker use, as well as marketing release within strict guidelines. All participating brokers can display the ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – Boutique Condominium Project Launches in SoHo

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2009-The Sorgente Group has announced the opening of the sales gallery for 34 Greene Street, an exclusive collection of eight full-floor condominiums housed in a combination of two historic cast-iron buildings on one of SoHo's most charming blocks. Located at 150 Thompson Street, the sales office features ...


Cartus Launches New Asset Recovery Services

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2009-Cartus Corporation, a provider of global mobility management and workforce development solutions, has announced the launch of its new asset recovery services. The company delivers these services through Cartus Asset Recovery, a new unit that provides the mortgage industry with accelerated balance sheet relief and greater net ...


The First American Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2009-The First American Corporation, one of America's largest providers of business information, has announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 22 cents per common share. ...


MRIS Joins List of Organizations to Deploy Cyberhomes’ DocCentral Document Storage Solution to its Customers

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2009-Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. (MRIS), one of the largest Multiple Listing Services in the United States, announced that it has selected DocCentral, a document management system from Cyberhomes LLC, as a new inclusive benefit for its customers. ...


Long & Foster and Realtor.com Announce New Marketing Alliance

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2009-More than 13,000 Long & Foster sales associates and their clients will now receive greater marketing exposure under a new strategic marketing alliance recently signed between Realtor.com and Long & Foster. ...


Top 5 Q&A: The 3 Top Business Rules to Live By

Editor's note: This week RISMedia is running a five-part series of Q&As with Top 5 in Real Estate member Valerie Fitzgerald, owner of The Valerie Fitzgerald Group (www.thevaleriefitzgeraldgroup.com) in Beverly Hills, California. Valerie will offer unique insight into what it takes to be successful in today's challenging times, and her ...


5 Ways to Use the Internet and Grow Success

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-Do you want to know what I am sick and tired of? Internet marketing! It all feels like a scam. Almost every post on Twitter leads us to "get rich quick" sales pages that promise to teach us how to make millions with the latest and greatest ...


RISMedia’s Top 5 in Real Estate Network Selected as Major Sponsor of 2009 Referral Expo

RISMEDIA, May 14, 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 starts on Monday, May 18th and runs through Friday, May 29th. ...


eCommission Offers Short Sale Commission Advance Program

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Realogy Reports Results for First Quarter 2009

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, reported results for the first quarter of 2009. Realogy generated $4 million of cash flow from operations in the first quarter of 2009-a year-over-year improvement of $110 million-and, as of March 31, 2009, had $386 million ...


Foreclosure Tsunami Expected in Second Quarter of 2009

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-National Short Sale Center, a short sale company, has announced that the nation is on track to experience record-setting amounts of foreclosures and bank-owned properties in the second quarter of 2009. After the first quarter of 2009 set a new record with 803,489 foreclosure filings, the company ...


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