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Real Estate Technology Archive


Why This Market has More Opportunities Than Any Market We Have Had in Years

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How to Make Mobile Technology a Win-Win for Your Brokerage

RISMEDIA, Sept. 21, 2007-With the release of the iPhone has come the spotlight on the next generation of real estate home buyers-those searching for listings and information from their mobile phones.While mobile phones might have an Internet browser that runs fractions of the speed of a computer, they allow customers ...


Trulia Ranks Among Top Three Traffic Drivers

RISMEDIA, Sept. 21, 2007-Trulia.com, one of the Internet's leading real estate search engines, announced that the company now ranks alongside Google and Yahoo! search engines as one of the top three contributors of traffic to real estate companies nationwide.According to the latest data released by online competitive intelligence service company ...


Alain Pinel Realtors Forms Online Alliance with Trulia

RISMEDIA, Sept. 21, 2007-Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) has formed an exclusive, online partnership with Trulia.com. This alliance is in-step with APR's tradition of marketing leadership through technology, announced President and COO Larry Knapp.According to Trulia representatives, the affiliation with APR is likely the first of many such relationships Trulia hopes ...


Homes.com Posts Record Web Site Traffic

RISMEDIA, Sept. 20, 2007-Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, announced its highest Web site traffic in the company's history. Based on comScore Media Metrix's monthly analysis, Homes.com experienced significant growth in both Web site visits and unique visitors, showing an increase of nearly 13% in unique visitors between June 2007 ...


Who is Using Social Networking Sites?

RISMEDIA, Sept. 20, 2007-Over a month ago, RISMedia Forum member piedpiperspeaks, raised the question, "Is anybody having any success using social networking Web sites like LinkedIn.com?" and since then, Forum participants have consistently been adding their two-cents.LinkedIn.com is a free-to-join social networking site that runs by the philosophy, "relationships matter." ...


The St. Joe Company and SecondSpace Unite to Showcase Lifestyle Real Estate on Web

RISMEDIA, Sept. 20, 2007-The St. Joe Company, one of Florida's largest private landowners and a leading developer of lifestyle communities, and SecondSpace, Inc., a leading Web services company that operates LandWatch.com and ResortScape.com, announced an exclusive, multi-year online marketing agreement to bring "JOE's Florida" to a broad range of buyers ...


Will Your Listings Be Found on the Mobile Web?

By Greg Harris ...


Diverse Solutions Releases Version 2.0 of dsAgentChat Instant Messaging Technology

RISMEDIA, Sept. 19, 2007-Diverse Solutions, an industry leader in real estate technology, has recently announced version 2.0 of their dsAgentChat instant messaging technology. Designed to be integrated into any Web site, their dsAgentChat program allows agents and brokers to use their cell phones or computers to instantly chat with their ...


RealBird Announces Real Estate Property Web sites for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch

RISMEDIA, Sept. 19, 2007-RealBird has announced that its Listing PublisherTM service is now optimized for the new iPhone and iPod Touch devices. According to the company, this allows real estate agents to take full advantage of the power, ease of use, and versatility of these groundbreaking Apple mobile devices ...


For Home Buyers, There’s Now the Interactive ‘Virtual Open House’

RISMEDIA, Sept. 19, 2007-In anticipation of one of the world's first "live" virtual open houses, Realtor Rudy Mayer, of ERA The Masiello Group of Nashua, NH is excited and anxious."Open houses have been declining in attendance for several years - they're a relic. With a record number of properties on ...


RealEC Technologies and FIS Partner to Deliver Innovative Web-enabled Closing Service

RISMEDIA, Sept. 17, 2007-RealEC Technologies Inc., a provider of collaborative network solutions to the mortgage industry, has announced a joint effort with Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) to launch a new nationwide platform for delivering innovative, Web-based closing solutions for mortgage refinance and home equity lending transactions. Through the ...


Homescape Now Available through Threewide’s ListHub

RISMEDIA, Sept. 17, 2007-Homescape(r), a online provider of local real estate property listings and rich content, and Threewide Corporation announced that Homescape is now available through ListHub, Threewide's broker-controlled Internet marketing tool which syndicates listings for brokers and Multiple Listing Services nationwide. ListHub customers include brokerages such as RE/MAX Greater ...


NCI Makes Move to become Online Leader in Virtual Real Estate Content

RISMEDIA, Sept. 17, 2007-Here's a twist on the traditional "Open House." Research proves that more and more consumers want to view a virtual tour before they visit a property or contact an agent. But the cost and delay involved in producing virtual tours has made many agents hesitant in ...


New Jersey Association of Realtors Unveils New Web Site

RISMEDIA, Sept. 14, 2007-The New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR®) unveiled its newly redesigned Web site, www.njar.com, which includes information and resources for real estate professionals, consumers and members of the media. The site, which is more user-friendly and easier to navigate, provides 24/7 access to real estate-related information such ...