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RE Technology Launches MLS and Association Newsletters

With more than 1.5 million visits per month, RE Technology (www.RETechnology.com) has proven that comprehensive information and training on real estate technology is a must-have for today’s top real estate agents and brokers. ...


Expert Advice: Selling your Home over the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching. Regardless of what denomination you are- the next couple of months are probably going to be more hectic than most as you prepare to conclude 2011 with friends and family. If your home is on ...


Extreme Online Marketing for Realtors – Real Estate Marketing Summit Just 7 Days Away

Real Estate Marketing Summit 2011 (REMS) is in the process of making the final preparations for this year’s event, being held Dec. 14-15 at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. Highly successful in its inaugural year, REMS 2010 was highly successful and this year is anticipated to be even ...


Regional Spotlight: Fannie Mae’s Phoenix Mortgage Help Center Celebrates One Year of Helping Homeowners

Recently Fannie Mae and Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix celebrated one year of helping homeowners avoid foreclosure at the Fannie Mae Phoenix Mortgage Help Center, the organization announced. Since opening in December 2010, the center has counseled about 1,500 homeowners, helping more than 900 families avoid foreclosure. Of those families ...


Breaking News: Brookfield Residential Property Services Buys Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services

In late-breaking news Tuesday Brookfield Residential Property Services, a Brookfield Asset Management Inc. affiliate, announced that it has purchased Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services (PRERS), a recognized leader in employee relocation and real estate franchising from Prudential Financial, Inc. ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: Save up to 48% on printers from Xerox, get 3600 customer service ideas, and growth expected in commercial markets in 2012. ...


Inside Track: British Architect, Publisher Buy Obama Vineyard Rental

(MCT)—The British architect who designed Wembley Stadium and his wife, a publishing magnate, are the new owners of President Obama's summer retreat, Blue Heron Farm on the Vineyard. ...


Three Quarters of Owners Continue to Overvalue

Despite survey after survey showing that consumers expect home prices to continue to decline next year, most home owners still believe their houses are worth more than what their agents recommend. ...


NAR: Legislative and Regulatory Recap

The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) is the leading advocate regarding federal legislative and regulatory issues affecting the industry and homeowners. NAR’s efforts drove these accomplishments in 2011: ...


Marketing Messaging: Are You Positioned to Seize the Opportunity?

A few weeks back, Jerry Richardson, owner of the Carolina Panthers of the NFL, showed up at the parking lot where we were tailgating before the game. A group quickly formed around him to talk and get autographs. I looked ...


Facebook: A Social Media Pioneer

According to a recent report by eMarketer, one form of social media leads all others when it comes to small business marketing, and that includes exposure for corporate videos. Citing a survey by Constant Contact, the report revealed that Facebook ...


The NAR Power Broker Roundtable: Introducing Moe Veissi: NAR President 2012

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of REALTORS® and Charlie Oppler, NAR’s Special Liaison for Large Firm Relations. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: ‘Tis the Season to Be Mobile

This year’s holiday season is primed to be the most mobile yet and this is a trend that is sure to continue for years to come. As tradition has it, the Monday after Thanksgiving is normally referred to as ‘Cyber ...


Top Women in Mortgage Named: Fox & Roach/Trident LP Congratulates Frances Martinez Myers

Fox & Roach/Trident LP has announced that Frances Martinez Myers was recently named one of top 10 women in the mortgage and housing industry by The Five Star Institute, a mortgage industry group. ...


Increasing Marketing Prowess

As many advanced brokers and agents know, there is more to being successful in real estate than just closing the deal. With technology being so crucial to the industry (and world) today, effective brokerages understand the importance of offering only the finest tools to assist their agents with client relationship ...


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