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Century 21 Real Estate Online Advertising Recognized with Award

RISMEDIA, April 23, 2009-Century 21 Real Estate LLC, has announced that its Mother-in-Law advertisement won the "Best Real Estate Online Ad" at the Internet Advertising Competition, produced by the Web Marketing Association*. ...


California Association of Realtors Launches 2009 Consumer Ad Campaign

RISMEDIA, April 23, 2009-The California Association of Realtors® (C.A.R.) launched its 2009 consumer ad campaign, "Your Piece of California. Your Peace of Mind." The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness of the Realtor brand and reinforce the professionalism of California Realtors, while addressing concerns home buyers and sellers ...


30-Year Mortgage Rates Fall Again

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for thirty-year mortgages fell during the past week. Last week's rate was 5.06%, down from 5.10% the week prior, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor, compiled by real estate website Zillow.com®. Meanwhile, rates ...


Full Service Move vs. Portable Moving Container – which Is Better?

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-Many consumers are turning to portable moving containers as an alternative to full service moving providers, but is it the best option? Usually a container is dropped off in the driveway and you have a period of time to pack and load your own belongings. When the ...


Christie’s Great Estates Continues Expansion in Mexico with Addition of Fifth Affiliate

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-Christie's Great Estates has announced that Allende Properties of San Miguel de Allende has been awarded exclusive affiliate status for San Miguel de Allende, as well as for the neighboring city of Queretaro. ...


Luxury Real Estate Advisor Chad Roffers Launches Roffers Real Estate Report

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-Real estate industry expert Chad Roffers announced the launch of the Roffers Real Estate Report (www.chadroffers.com), a website providing comprehensive analysis of the luxury real estate market for buyers, sellers, brokers and lenders. ...


HomeGain Launches Green Real Estate Campaign for Realtors

RISMEDIA, April 21, 2009-HomeGain®, one of the leaders in online real estate marketing solutions, has announced that it launched a Green Real Estate Campaign in anticipation of Earth Day. The campaign provides Realtors® with green ideas for making changes in the way they conduct business so they may help their ...


SharperAgent Unveils Campaign Management System for Long & Foster Real Estate

RISMEDIA, April 21, 2009-SharperAgent announced the release of My CMS for sales associates, a new custom communications tool for Virginia based Long & Foster Companies. The new system will support over 13,000 sales associates located throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, providing an easy-to-use, effective campaign tool set for prospecting and repeat ...


Austin Real Estate Gaining Momentum Heading into Spring Buying Season

RISMEDIA, April 21, 2009-According to the March 2009 Multiple Listing Service report by the Austin Board of Realtors®, the volume of single-family home sales in March 2009 was 1,421, down 22% from March 2008, and the median price was $180,160, down 4% over the same time period. ...


Do You Have ‘the Edge’? Company Offers New Ways to Attract Agents and Customers

RISMEDIA, April 21, 2009-Brokers are always looking for that "edge" over the competition. They are looking for a fresh, new and innovative way of attracting professional agents and qualified customers. Franchising is still one of the most viable options and one to be considered because it offers the broker increased ...


Marketing Messaging: Essentials to a ‘Consumer-Centric’ Website Strategy

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-Now, more than ever before, there is a true need to reach consumers with messages that speak directly to their situations, their lifestyle. Consumers have a much clearer idea of what they want than ever before, so it's best to make sure you are presenting them with ...


Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Kildaire Office Hosts Spring Cleaning Event

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-Eb Moore, CEO of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston has announced that the HPW Foundation, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston's nonprofit organization that supports local charities, will host a spring cleaning event to benefit Me Fine Foundation at the Kildaire office, located at 1130 Kildaire ...


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

RISMEDIA, April 17, 2009-This week's headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? include: REALTOR® University Launches Discovering Commercial Real Estate; manage your office with NAR's REALTOR Benefits® Program; and REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Awards seeks Candidates. ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – An Island Oasis

RISMEDIA, April 17, 2009-"The inspiration for the design is from the ocean... powerful, with rhyme and grace," says the designing architect of this island oasis located in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. It's no wonder then that the centerpiece of the ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Joins Forces with Home and Style Designer Stephen Saint-Onge

RISMEDIA, April 17, 2009-"Good design has the power to change lives." That simple philosophy is what inspires noted home and style designer Stephen Saint-Onge, whose makeover techniques have reached millions across the country through design makeovers in magazines and on television. ...


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