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Go Beyond Beige – Color vs. Neutral Schemes

Home Trends By Melissa Birdsong ...


From Frumpy to Fabulous in Four Months – A Fixer-Upper Success Story

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – Bellissimo, a New Collection of Homes at Palermo

RISMEDIA, May 16, 2008-The Pineapple Corporation, builder of new homes in Jacksonville, Florida, introduces Bellissimo, a brand new collection of semi-custom homes priced from the mid-$400,000s at Palermo. The company's European village-style community is located on Hodges Boulevard between J. Turner Butler and Beach boulevards. ...


Appraisal Techniques for Special Property Interests

RISMEDIA, May 15, 2008-The Spring issue of The Appraisal Journal continues in its mission to provide professional real estate appraisers with information on analysis and valuation of real estate interests. This quarter, feature articles explain how to analyze and value water rights and aircraft hangers. In addition, articles on appraisal ...


Orlando Real Estate – Decrease in Median Price Increases Affordability

RISMEDIA, May 13, 2008-Orlando's housing market for the second month experienced a month-over-month increase in the number of home sales, an increase in the number of pending sales contracts, and a decrease in the amount of inventory - all indicators of a continued, although admittedly glacially paced, shift toward a ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – Living Luxuriously at the Jersey Shore

RISMEDIA, May 9, 2008-The Robertson Douglas Group, one of the Jersey Shore's premier custom home builders, has selected Diane Turton, Realtors as the listing agent for Hoffman's Marina, an elegant enclave of town homes in Brielle, New Jersey. ...


Put Foreclosure Fears to Rest – 7 Tips for Successful Foreclosure Purchases

RISMEDIA, May 8, 2008-Trulia.com released the results of a study conducted by Harris Interactive® showing that while more than half of all U.S. adults would consider purchasing a foreclosed home, over two-thirds also feel that there are several negative aspects of such purchases. The findings, part of a comprehensive survey ...


Zillow – U.S. Home Values in Q1 Fall Back to 2005 Levels

RISMEDIA, May 7, 2008-Home values in the first quarter of 2008 fell 1.6% from the fourth quarter and 7.7% from the year-ago quarter, marking the most significant year-over-year decline in the past 12 years, to a U.S. Zindex® home value indicator of $213,000, according to the Zillow.com Q1 Home Value ...


Charleston, SC Firm Re-Brands, Affiliates with LeadingRE

RISMEDIA, May 6, 2008-Carolina One Real Estate, formerly Prudential Carolina Real Estate, became the newest affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® effective May 1. ...


Hall & Hunter Realtors Named Exclusive Affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates

RISMEDIA, May 5, 2008-Hall & Hunter Realtors has been selected as an exclusive affiliate of Christie's Great Estates, a wholly owned subsidiary of Christie's International plc, the world's oldest fine art auction house.  Through Hall & Hunter Realtors, buyers and sellers of high-end properties in Birmingham, Bloomfield, Beverley Hills, Franklin, ...


SKY Sotheby’s International Realty Announces Auction, Millions of Dollars Worth of Properties

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2008-SKY Sotheby's International Realty announced it will hold its first of two Sarasota luxury property auctions for 2008 on April 11 at the Longboat Key Club and Resort, with an estimated $100 million in extraordinary properties for sale. Bidder registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on auction day, ...


Friends Who Work Together … and Play Together

RISMEDIA, May 3, 2008-(MCT)-The North Fork, Calif., home of Caroline Dezan and Ford James was all abuzz, literally, one recent Saturday morning. ...


HSA Home Warranty Announces Exclusive Agreement with Edina Realty

RISMEDIA, May 1, 2008-Michael F. Clear, president of HSA Home Warranty recently announced that HSA has been selected as the exclusive provider of home warranty protection for Edina Realty's offices throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Western Wisconsin. ...


Bringing Back Bungalows – Affordable Prices, Great Design

By John Gallagher ...


10 Steps to Bolster Selling Appeal

By Paul Owers ...


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