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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 ...


MRIS Integrates Public Site with ListHub

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-Threewide has announced an expanded relationship with Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. (MRIS), one of the nation's largest MLSs. Under the new agreement, Threewide will integrate consumer traffic information from MRIS' public site, HomesDatabase.com, with the ListHub Internet marketing reports. ListHub, one of the real estate industry's ...


Z57 Inc. Boosts Real Estate Online Marketing

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-Z57, Inc., a provider of real estate online marketing, announced Q1-09 client acquisition is up 125% over Q1-08. This 3-digit percentage increase is proof that Z57's real estate clients recognize the need for an experienced, one-stop source for their Web marketing, the company stated.For over 10 years, ...


RE/MAX Leads Industry in National TV Advertising

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-At a time when competitors are cutting back on spending and even canceling entire television campaigns, RE/MAX continues to lead the way in national television advertising among all real estate companies, according to RE/MAX.First quarter 2009 results from Nielsen Media Research showed RE/MAX holding 99.9% of the ...


HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan to Speak at American Bar Association Housing Conference

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-Lawyers, private sector, government, non-profit and academic professionals alike will convene in the nation's capital May 20-22 for the 18th Annual Conference on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The conference, "Opportunities During Challenging Times," is sponsored by the American Bar Association ...


The Realty Alliance, Realtor.com Announce Marketing Agreement

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-Brokers belonging to The Realty Alliance (TRA) and their sales associates now have access to a new marketing program designed to attract and engage more potential clients viewing their listings on Realtor.com, one of the leading homes for sale websites, according to a marketing agreement. ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Acquires Teton Village Realty

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-Sotheby's International Realty, Inc., a residential real estate brokerage firm representing fine properties in some of the world's most sought-after markets, announced it has acquired the assets of Teton Village Realty in Jackson Hole, Wyo. ...


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