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Real Estate Technology Archive


Think You’ve Mastered E-mail? 5 New Questions You Need to Ask

By Reggie Brady ...


Social Networking Dominates the Internet

RISMEDIA, Jan. 19, 2008-Hitwise, an online competitive intelligence service, announced that MySpace.com averaged 76.35% of all U.S. visits in 2007 among a custom category of 53 leading social networking Web sites. Facebook.com, Bebo.com and BlackPlanet.com received the next largest number of visits, as each received 12.57, 1.24 and .87%, respectively. ...


Industry Innovators Grace comScore’s Top 10

RISMEDIA, Jan. 17, 2008-This week, comScore Networks Inc., an independent Internet audience measurement and consulting company, revealed December's 10 most-visited real estate Web sites in the U.S. Among the industry leaders include Trulia and REALTOR.com. ...


Real Living Says ‘Yes’ to Powerhouse Partnership

RISMEDIA, Jan. 17, 2008-Leading real estate Web site Zillow.com and real estate powerhouse Real Living have announced a partnership to feed 14,000 listings from Real Living to Zillow.com on a daily basis. According to the two companies, the signing of this agreement initiates Real Living's participation in Zillow's Listings Feed ...


Managing E-mail with a Handheld Device

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Yahoo!, Zillow.com and Trulia Adopt Common Real Estate Listings Data Standard

RISMEDIA, Jan. 14, 2008--Leading online real estate companies Yahoo! Real Estate, Zillow.com®, and Trulia.com have announced the adoption of a new standard data format for the distribution of real estate listings online. With this standard, real estate franchisors, brokers, multiple listings services, and other listings providers will be able to ...


Zillow.com Substantially Expands Database of Homes

RISMEDIA, Jan. 14, 2008--In other news from Zillow.com this week, the company announced a major expansion and upgrade to its database of nearly all homes in the country- increasing data coverage from 70 million to 80 million U.S. homes in 48 states, or 88 percent of all homes in the ...


Vast.com Acquires Adaptive Real Estate Services

RISMEDIA, Jan. 11, 2008-Vertical search company Vast.comTM announced it has acquired the technology and assets and retained the engineering expertise of Adaptive Real Estate Services LLC (ARES), a California-based provider of full-featured, hosted Web sites for real estate agents and brokers. ...


Company Says, ‘Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiency, and Increase Profits’

RISMEDIA, Jan. 11, 2008-SmartDraw.com announced that increasing numbers of business professionals are turning to SmartDraw for project management. SmartDraw, one of the first programs to automate the process of creating business graphics, helps users quickly create project charts, Gantt charts, bar graphs and pie charts, schedules, forms, and more. ...


Media Consumption Trends, Preferences and Business

RISMEDIA, Jan. 12, 2008-Nearly one-half of U.S. media consumers are frequently creating online content for others to see, according to a soon-to-be released survey commissioned by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. This marks a 12-point escalation from a prior survey commissioned by Deloitte in the spring of 2007, challenging the ...


Destination CyberSpace: RISMedia to Sponsor 3-D National Real Estate Cyber Convention & Exposition

RISMEDIA, Jan. 9, 2008-The Seventh Annual National Real Estate Cyber Convention and Exposition, is expected to attract over 40,000 real estate professionals over the seven day event from February 11-17, 2008 making it the largest industry gathering of real estate professionals. There is no charge for real estate professionals to ...


RealtyBid.com Sells 16 Phoenix Area New Homes for Lennar

RISMEDIA, Jan. 9, 2008-RealtyBid.com, a leader in online home auctions, has announced the sale of 16 new Lennar homes in the Phoenix, Arizona, area. According to the company, competitive bidding on 17 Lennar-built new homes in the community of Laureates at Savannah in Litchfield Park, Ariz., took place during a ...


10 Must-Have Tech Tools for 2008

By Anita Campbell ...


Real Estate Search Technology Helps Users Find Relevant Real Estate

RISMEDIA, Dec. 21, 2007-Real estate Web site Zillow.com launched Zillow® Smart Search, a dynamic new version of its search system, along with enhanced Neighborhood Pages that make it easier than ever for consumers to zero-in on homes most relevant to them and become smarter about the characteristics of surrounding areas. ...


If You Build It, They Will Come

By Paige Tepping ...