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Real Estate News Archive


Move.com Launches ?Trend Spot’ Showcasing Wide Variety of Real Estate Properties

RISMEDIA, March 21, 2007-Ever wonder what the top luxury home is currently on the market? Or how much $800 a month in rent will get you for an apartment across the country? With its new weekly Move Trend Spot feature, Move.com will answer these questions and more, based on its ...


Weichert New Homes and Land Posts Recording-breaking Numbers

RISMEDIA, March 21, 2007-Weichert New Homes and Land, an affiliate of Weichert, Realtors®, recently announced its best year ever, marketing nearly 7,000 residential single family and condominium homes. Despite a slowdown in the new construction market, the company achieved an increase of 29% over 2005. ...


Chason Ishii Promoted to President of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties

RISMEDIA, March 21, 2007-NRT Incorporated announced the promotion of Chason Ishii to president of the Hawaii-based company. In his new role, Ishii will oversee the daily operations of Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, including its six residential real estate brokerage sales offices, supporting a sales force of more than 450 associates ...


Zillow.com Appoints Greg Schwartz as Vice President of Sales

RISMEDIA, March 21, 2007-Zillow.com announced the appointment of Greg Schwartz as vice president of sales. Schwartz, who previously led ad sales at CNNMoney.com, will be responsible for heading Zillow's expanding national advertising sales team, which has regional operations in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Seattle. ...


Housing Starts Bounce Back in February

RISMEDIA, March 21, 2007-(MarketWatch)-Groundbreaking on new homes rebounded by 9% in February after a 14% decline in January, but less volatile building permits declined by 2.5%, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. ...


Regional Spotlight: Boston Real Estate Market Heats Up

RISMEDIA, March 21, 2007-The Boston real estate market is as hot as it has ever been. Sunday open houses have been jam packed and a multitude of 'over asking' offers are creating a buzz in this downtown real estate market. ...


Breckenridge, Colorado Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Network

RISMEDIA, March 20, 2007-Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates, Inc. announced that a leading real estate firm in Breckenridge, Colorado, has joined the Sotheby's International RealtyR real estate network. Mtns-R-Us.com Real Estate will now do business as Ten Peaks Sotheby's International Realty and have access to exclusive real estate products and services ...


Trulia Trends Report Highlights How Consumers Search for Residential Real Estate

RISMEDIA, March 20, 2007-According to Trulia's search data, consumers continue to search online for homes that are both "dreams and deals." Trulia.com released the findings of the March 2007 Trulia Trends report. The monthly Trulia Trends report tracks national consumer search behavior and pricing trends data to deliver insights on ...


Home Builders’ Confidence Wanes Again

By Rex Nutting ...


Regional Spotlight: San Joaquin Home Sales Dip to Lowest Level in Decade

RISMEDIA, March 20, 2007-(MCT)-Sales of existing homes continued to slip in San Joaquin County, falling to 251 last month from 270 in January, the lowest sales level since the past decade. ...


Wal-Mart Made ?Wise Choice? to Withdrawal Bank Application: NAR President

RISMEDIA, March 19, 2007-Pat Vredevoogd Combs, president of the National Association of Realtors(R), today released the following statement to its members on Wal-Mart's decision to withdraw its application to open an industrial loan company (ILC): ...


Martha’s Vineyard Firm Joins the Sotheby?s Network

RISMEDIA, March 19, 2007-Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates, Inc. has announced that a prominent real estate firm in Edgartown, Massachusetts, has joined the Sotheby's International Realty® real estate network. Wallace & Co., Incorporated will now do business as Wallace & Co. Sotheby's International Realty and have access to exclusive real ...


Pro Step Marketing to Participate in Several March Real Estate Events

RISMEDIA, March 19, 2007-Pro Step Marketing, a real estate-focused marketing strategy, design and implementation firm, is scheduled to participate in several events in March - Charlotte Regional Realtor® Expo, Triangle MLS Tech Fair and the spring Century 21® Carolinas Sales Rally. Pro Step Marketing Founder/CEO Tricia Andreassen will also speak ...


Coming Soon to a Desktop Near You: A Running Show of Homes with Realtor.com Search Gadget

RISMEDIA, March 16, 2007-The search for that next home just got easier with the help of Realtor.com®, operated by Move, Inc. a media leader in connecting consumers with the when, where and how to move. Created for the Windows Vista® operating system, the Realtor.com "Search Gadget" allows consumers to ...


On Second Thought…Five Ways to Ease Buyer’s Remorse

By Amy Hoak, MarketWatch ...