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For Rent Media Solutions™ Launches Easyology Campaign to Support New Philosophy

For Rent Media Solutions™, a division of Dominion Enterprises, recently introduced Easyology, a philosophy of providing innovative marketing solutions for the multifamily industry that are easy to use, easy to understand, and easy to measure. ...


RELO Direct® President Portale Participates in GMS-T Pilot

RELO Direct®, Inc. President/CEO Bob Portale, SCRP, SGMS-T, has completed the first-ever offering of Worldwide ERC®’s GMS-T: Strategic Talent Mobility course. Portale was only one of eight mobility leaders invited to take the course as part of a pilot program during Worldwide ERC®’s National Relocation Conference in May. ...


May Housing Scorecard Released

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury have released the May edition of the Obama Administration's Housing Scorecard—a—comprehensive report on the nation’s housing market. Data continue to show important progress across many key indicators—as the annual home price increase is the ...


Home Prices Rise by More Than 12 Percent; Where Are the Hot Markets?

Following its predicted forecast, the housing recovery continues to push forward as we move from spring to summer. CoreLogic recently released its April CoreLogic HPI report showing an increase in home prices nationwide of 12.1 percent on a year-over-year basis in ...


Lead Generation Ideas to Boost Your Listings

I got the listing! I love to hear those words. Now comes the hard part. Keeping your listing in front of new consumers in order to use it to actively produce new leads over the course of the sale. ...


Building for Today

In a conversation with a real estate professional at a recent national convention, I was told an interesting story. This agent was working a builder’s model home one afternoon when a couple in their late 50’s stopped by and spent some time touring the home. ...


Chicago Real Estate: $1 Million-Plus Home Sales Outpace Broader Market

RE/MAX reports that the luxury segment of the Chicago real estate market, consisting of homes that cost $1 million or more, showed impressive strength through the first four months of 2013. The number of residential sales in that segment increased 32 percent during the period when compared to the same ...


78 Percent of Key Ethnic Groups Consider Homeownership Biggest Indicator of Status

Just-Released Survey Confirms Diversity Critical to Future Real Estate Success ...


New! A Marketplace for Health Insurance

NAR PULSE—NAR is excited to introduce the REALTORS® Insurance Marketplace, a one-stop shop for health and wellness insurance needs. Multiple insurance options are now available to members, including a major medical health insurance exchange. Also, this offering provides professional consultative assistance, to help you find the best ...


Rent Recovery Solutions Integrates with Yardi for Superior Technology Services

Rent Recovery Solutions, LLC (RRS), a specialized collections agency focused solely on the unique needs of the multi-family property industry, recently announced that it is fully integrated with Yardi Voyager software. ...


Fidelity National Officially Acquires LPS in $2.9 Billion Deal

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which FNF will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of LPS for $33.25 per common share, for a total equity value of approximately $2.9 billion. ...


Coldwell Banker Names New Senior Vice President of Marketing

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC recently named Sean Blankenship as its new senior vice president of marketing, the company has announced. Blankenship joins the Coldwell Banker® brand with 23 years of marketing experience, most recently leading the digital strategy, development and execution for Gulf States Toyota in Houston, a leading ...


Prudential Network Realty’s Linda Sherrer Shares Lessons Learned in New Webinar

Prudential Network Realty Founder, President and CEO Linda H. Sherrer recently shared her strategic business-building insight as a featured speaker in the Prudential Real Estate Leadership Excellence webinar series, the company has announced. ...


NAR Video Spotlight, Part 1: Make Our Marks Remarkable

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a 3-part videos series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® that aims to refresh and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. Watch for this series the first Tuesday of each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. ...


Rebound Alert: 96 of the Top 100 U.S. Home Markets Advance

Homes.com, a leading online real estate destination and complete lifestyle resource, recently released the Homes.com Local Market Index, a new summary of price performance on repeat sales properties in the U.S. Utilizing home pricing data for the period ending March 2013, the index showed 96 out of 100 markets for ...


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