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From Top to Bottom – Rural Development Home Loan Programs

Commentary by Jason Kotar ...


Sluggish Times Call for Divine Intervention

RISMEDIA, June 13, 2008-Nearly one third of adults (63.2 million) would consider asking their real estate agent to bury a four-inch statue of St. Joseph in the yard to help sell their home in today's sluggish economy. ...


Arizona Merger Creates Largest Sotheby’s International Realty Network Member

RISMEDIA, June 5, 2008-Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC announced that Equitable Sotheby's International Realty in Scottsdale, Ariz., has merged with Arizona's legendary real estate icon, Russ Lyon Realty Company in Scottsdale, Ariz., creating the brand's largest network member. ...


Abio AHK Realty of Dallas Affiliates with Real Living

RISMEDIA, June 5, 2008-Real Living Inc., one of the first women-focused brands in real estate, has announced its affiliation with Abio AHK Realty in Dallas. Abio was built upon the successful career of CEO Bettie Abio and remains among the most creative and innovative of brokerages with two offices and ...


Realtors under 30 Reflect Real Estate Market Trends

RISMEDIA, June 3, 2008-Realtors® are developing expertise in specialized fields within the real estate industry to better serve today's consumers, and this year's REALTOR(R) Magazine "30 Under 30" winners are no exception. The 2008 honorees practice in areas as diverse as auctions, green homes, HUD foreclosures, and international real estate. ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – Modern Loft Living in Heart of Rincon Hill

RISMEDIA, May 30, 2008-Modern living in the heart of San Francisco is exactly what this extraordinary conversion loft offers. Quietly tucked away in the heart of bustling Rincon Hill, the former Smitty Knitting Factory was transformed into a contemporary penthouse in 2000 by renowned ...


Master Franchise Opportunities – Intero Real Estate Services to Expand Its National Footprint

RISMEDIA, May 28, 2008-Intero Real Estate Services announced the launch of its national master franchise sales effort, allowing established multi-office real estate companies who are already successful in their local marketplaces to improve the fiscal strength of their companies by leveraging the power of the Intero system in their surrounding ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Network Opens First Office in Greece

RISMEDIA, May 28, 2008-Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC announced the opening of Greece Sotheby's International Realty. ...


Florida Real Estate – Existing Home Sales Improve in April Compared to March 2008

RISMEDIA, May 28, 2008-Florida Realtors® statewide reported an upswing in existing home and condominium sales from March to April 2008, according to the latest housing statistics released by the Florida Association of Realtors(R) (FAR). A total of 11,200 existing single-family homes changed hands in April, a 20% increase over the ...


Condominium Financing in Today’s Market

By Jason Kotar ...


Recessions Don’t Matter: 8 Keys to Thriving in Real Estate Investments

RISMEDIA, May 26, 2008-When the news reports that our economy is falling into a recession, many investors are afraid there's too much risk investing in real estate, especially. Millionaire real estate investor David Lindahl, aka the "Apartment King," offers eight key steps that help worried investors not only survive uncertain ...


Coldwell Banker United, Realtors and Century 21 Cornerstone in Cabarrus County Join Companies

RISMEDIA, May 23, 2008-Jeffrey Wheeler, president and COO of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors and Jerry and Darlene Newton, owners of Century 21 Cornerstone, have announced that Cornerstone will become a part of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors. ...


Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions Releases Upgraded rDesk Suite

Enhancements include integration with FNRES' web-based valuation tools ...


Integrating Gen Y New Hires into Company and Community

RISMEDIA, May 23, 2008-Even in today's slowing economy, hiring of recent graduates continues to grow as long-time employees retire and companies seek new employees with energy, current skills and a fresh perspective. After investing thousands of dollars in recruiting and hiring a new employee, it is critical for companies to ...


Trump Acknowledges Russian is Buyer of $100 Million House

RISMEDIA, May 20, 2008- (MCT)-Donald Trump on Thursday morning publicly acknowledged he has a contract to sell his Palm Beach mansion for $100 million. ...


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