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Real Estate News Archive


Weichert Financial Services Appoints Richard Gregory, Vice President, Affiliate Business Development

RISMEDIA, March 30, 2007-Vincent Carida, senior vice president, Global Business Development, announced that Richard Gregory has joined Weichert Financial Services as vice president, Affiliate Business Development. ...


Sotheby’s to Serve as Title Sponsor for U.S. Squash Doubles Championships

RISMEDIA, March 30, 2007-Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates, Inc. has announced that it will continue its title sponsorship role at the 2007 Sotheby's International RealtyR U.S. Squash Doubles Championships being held March 30 to April 1 in Philadelphia. The event is sanctioned by the United States Squash Racquets Association (USSRA) and ...


‘Going Home in Style’ Virtual Kia Sweepstakes Launches on Move.com

RISMEDIA, March 30, 2007-Planning home improvements this spring to spruce up your home and garden? You will need a vehicle to handle those trips to the hardware store and garden center. Looking for a new home? How about a new vehicle to go along with it? ...


Sotheby’s Expands to Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina

RISMEDIA, March 29, 2007-Eagles Nest Real Estate of Banner Elk, North Carolina, has joined the Sotheby's International RealtyR real estate network. The firm will now do business as Mountain Sotheby's International Realty and have access to exclusive real estate products and services to better market their clients' properties to buyers ...


Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate Announces 2007 Award Recipients

RISMEDIA, March 29, 2007-Houlihan Lawrence, an independent brokerage in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties, has announced the 2007 recipients of its Top Producer, Rookie of the Year and the Team Award. ...


International Properties/GMAC Real Estate Wins Top Real Estate Award

RISMEDIA, March 29, 2007-For the second year in a row, International Properties/GMAC Real Estate won a prestigious award from GMAC Real Estate. As a reward for its continued excellence in the timeshare resale industry, International Properties/GMAC Real Estate received a Top 10 Company Award. ...


Trulia Selected by REBNY to Power New Listings Portal for NY

RISMEDIA, March 28, 2007-Trulia.com announced that it has been selected by the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), New York City's largest and most prestigious real estate group, to power a Web portal to provide property listings to the public. ...


Houston Muscle: Market Withstands Impact of Subprime Lending and Increased Foreclosures

RISMEDIA, March 28, 2007-The greater Houston area real estate market continued to outpace most of the nation and experience growth, although the rate of increase slowed from recent years, according to statistics released by the Houston Association of Realtors®. Housing in the Houston region has withstood the more pronounced drops ...


LeadingRE Honors Network Leaders

RISMEDIA, March 28, 2007-Leading Real Estate Companies of the WorldTM (LeadingRE) paid tribute to distinguished affiliates at its annual conference Mar. 14-16 in Palm Desert, California, presenting awards to network leaders and top performers. Nearly 800 real estate brokers, managers, relocation professionals, sponsors and guests from across the U.S. and ...


Mary Kay Kennedy Named Senior VP for First American Exchange Company

RISMEDIA, March 28, 2007-First American Exchange Company, LLC, a member of The First American Family of Companies, announced that it has named Mary Kay Kennedy senior vice president. ...


RealEstate.com, Realtors Celebrates First Anniversary

RISMEDIA, March 28, 2007-Launched one year ago this month, RealEstate.com, Realtors(R) is celebrating its first anniversary. The company opened its doors in Portland, Oregon, in March 2006, and has since added offices in Seattle, Salt Lake City, Denver, Tucson, Phoenix, San Diego, Las Vegas and Sierra Vista, Arizona. ...


WCR Networking & Referral Extravaganza

RISMEDIA, March 27, 2007-The Women's Council of Realtors® (WCR) converges on Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, April 13-15 for a networking and referral extravaganza. Top networking experts and thought leaders will show real estate professionals how to maximize their networking time and energy. Plus conference-goers will experience structured networking opportunities that guarantee ...


Chase Sponsors New Home Lifestyle TV Series Aimed At Chinese Immigrants

RISMEDIA, March 27, 2007-Chase, one of the nation's leading residential housing lenders, announced its sponsorship of "Better Living in USA," a television series aimed at entertaining and educating recent Chinese immigrants about homeownership in America. ...


Worst 25 U.S. Housing Market Forecast Hits 13 States

RISMEDIA, March 27, 2007-The Worst 25 U.S. housing markets in 2007 in the Housing Predictor forecast represents markets in thirteen states, which shows housing prices in much of the nation are still declining, despite local markets in another 13 states that are appreciating. ...


Existing-Home Sales Rise Again in February

RISMEDIA, March 27, 2007-Existing-home sales rose strongly in February following a healthy gain in January, reaching the highest level since last April, according to the National Association of Realtors®. ...