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Real Estate Technology Archive


RealBird Releases Map-based MLS Search with MRIS MLS Listings

RISMEDIA, Feb. 11, 2008-RealBird, a provider of Internet marketing tools for the real estate industry announces the release of its interactive map-based MLS search service with MRIS (Metropolitan Regional Information Systems) MLS (Multiple Listing Service) listing data. With MRIS coverage, the company says that RealBird's services become available to an ...


Increasing Productivity – LeadRouter System Gets an Upgrade

RISMEDIA, Feb. 8, 2008-Realogy Corporation announced the release of a significant improvement to the mobile capacity of LeadRouterSM, its proprietary lead management system that immediately converts leads from electronic and traditional sources to voice messages. This latest enhancement enables real estate professionals to increase productivity by allowing them to complete ...


NSDCAR Provides RELAY Transaction Management as Member Benefit

RISMEDIA, Feb. 8, 2008-RE FormsNet LLC (REFN), the creator of RELAY(r), the online transaction management tool for real estate professionals and the North San Diego County Association of Realtors(r) (NSDCAR) announce that NSDCAR has signed a three-year license agreement to provide RELAY transaction management system as a member benefit. NSDCAR's ...


This Weekend, Get Bloggin’: How to Best Speak Directly to Your Clients

RISMEDIA, Feb. 9, 2008-(MCT)-Angry customers swarmed Burt's Bees in November as soon as the all-natural cosmetics maker announced plans to sell itself. ...


Survey: Beware of Using a Universal Password

RISMEDIA, Feb. 7, 2008-(MCT)-While Internet users assume this high security risk knowingly, results from a recent online survey representative of the U.S. population indicate that password security is nevertheless a very important issue to them. ...


Celebrities and Mortgage Rates Top U.S. Search Terms

RISMEDIA, Feb. 6, 2008-With the unexpected death of movie star Heath Ledger last week, U.S. Internet users flocked to the Web searching for the latest news. The search term "heath ledger" was the fastest moving search term across all search engines by U.S. Internet users for the week ending January ...


FIS ClosingStream Offers Self-Service, Web-based Electronic-Signature Solution

RISMEDIA, Feb. 6, 2008-Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) announced a new Web-based loan-modification and electronic-signature solution that is built into its ClosingStream(SM) e-mortgage-technology platform. The solution primarily is designed to help lenders save money by limiting adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) re-set servicing costs, while reducing the loan-modification and electronic-signature ...


Twin Revolutions: Stu Siegel to Discuss Real Estate Consumers of the Future

RISMEDIA, Feb. 6, 2008-Dominion Enterprises, a marketing services company, announced that Stu Siegel, vice president of strategy for Dominion Enterprises' real estate group and founder of eNeighborhoods, will present a keynote address at the seventh annual National Real Estate CyberConvention and Exposition.Siegel's address, "Preparing for Tomorrow's Real Estate Consumer," will ...


Roost Hatches Next Generation Real Estate Platform

RISMEDIA, Feb. 4, 2008--Roost (http://www.roost.com), an innovative platform for real estate search, launched last week in public beta. Roost partners with Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) to help local real estate brokers and agents attract high-quality consumer traffic directly to their Web sites via an intuitive search tool. Roost offers consumers ...


Over 33,000 Early Register for Free Seventh Annual Real Estate Virtual Convention

Gates, Liniger and Siegel help kick off next week's eventRISMEDIA, Feb. 4, 2008--The Real Estate CyberSpace Society has announced that next week's Seventh Annual National Real Estate Cyber Convention and Exposition http://recyber.cyberconventions.com/ will this year again attract the largest gathering of real estate professionals to convene in 2008. None of ...


Online Advertiser Settles FTC Charges, Calls for $200,000 Civil Penalty

RISMEDIA, Jan. 31, 2008-An online advertiser that drove traffic to its Websites using spam e-mails with misleading subject lines has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it failed to disclose that consumers have to spend money to receive the so-called "free" items it touts. The settlement, filed by ...


A Not-So ‘Smart’ Gift: This Year’s Top Post-Holiday Return

RISMEDIA, Jan. 28, 2008-It appears that the Smartphone was a not-so-smart holiday gift this past season. A recent survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, an infoUSA company, fielded by international data collection and panel specialists Research Now, revealed that Smartphones (excluding iPhone and RIM Blackberry) were the most returned electronic ...


REBS to Acquire REAL-Mentor, Computer-based Solutions

RISMEDIA, Jan. 25, 2008-Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS) announced its intention to acquire REAL-Mentor, a family of highly effective computer-based solutions that guide real estate agents and their clients through the investment aspects of contemplated real estate transactions, from Bethany Holdings LLC of Glenmore, Pa. ...


Staying Connected: How to See all E-mail, All the Time

RISMEDIA, Jan. 26, 2008-(MCT)-Q: I have begun to check my e-mail from work as well as from home. The problem is that after I check my e-mail at work, the messages do not show up when I check my e-mail at home. How can I see all my mail in ...


What Makes a Company Turn Green

RISMEDIA, Jan. 24, 2008-It is almost impossible for one to pick up a newspaper, magazine or access the Internet without seeing an article concerning the "greening" of Corporate America. A recent study conducted by Harris Interactive® with more than 300 IT decision makers indicates there is a plethora of thoughts ...