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Real Estate Technology Archive


RE/MAX Renews Approved Supplier Relationship with Obeo Through 2010

RISMEDIA, Dec. 20, 2007-Obeo, a provider of full-service residential real estate online marketing products, and RE/MAX International, Inc. announce a renewed commitment to providing state-of-the art technological tools and targeted solutions to the real estate industry. ...


Clicks and New Bricks for Delta Media Group

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Can YouTube Keep Troubled Buyers from Losing Homes to Fraud?

RISMEDIA, Dec. 13, 2007-Freddie Mac produced an Internet video dramatizing a common foreclosure fraud scheme after a new survey found one in four delinquent borrowers go to the Internet before their bank or lender for information about avoiding foreclosure. ...


Vast.com Brings Vertical Search to Real Estate, Hires Ben Clark

RISMEDIA, Dec. 12, 2007-Vertical search company Vast.comTM announced the company will be customizing its search platform for the real estate industry. Vast.com also announced this week that industry veteran Ben Clark, formerly of Zillow.com and eRealty, will lead the company's real estate business unit. ...


Market Shifts Rentals into Opportunity

RISMEDIA, Dec. 12, 2007-As the market shifts, and "for sale's" transition to "for rent," agents are using technology like AgencyLogic's single property PowerSites to close deals. According to the company, AgencyLogic's single property PowerSites accommodate listings for homes on the growing rental market. ...


Remeta Launches Facebook Fan Page

RISMEDIA, Dec. 12, 2007-The Real Estate Metaverse Association launched a fan page on the popular social networking Web site Facebook. This new page will update its members, non-members, business partners, and other Facebook users regarding association news, press releases, Web site updates along with other relevant association information. In addition ...


Partnership Creates a One-Stop-Shop for Agents and Brokers to Market Themselves

RISMEDIA, Dec. 7, 2007-Fidelity Assets announced a strategic marketing partnership with Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions, a division of Fidelity National Financial (FNF), a Fortune 500 provider of products, services and technology solutions to the financial and real estate industries. ...


Using Previous Home Sales Data as a Valuation Tool

RISMEDIA, Nov. 30, 2007-RE/MAX International, Inc., announced that it is beta testing a new home valuation tool that will give consumers an idea of their home's value based on similar home sales in the neighborhood.According to the company, the RE/MAX Neighborhood Valuation tool, a free service on www.remax.com, includes a ...


iPropertyWeb sites.com Signs a Deal with AgencyLogic, Offers PowerSite Platform

RISMEDIA, Nov. 30, 2007-AgencyLogic, provider of single property Web sites in North America and iPropertyWeb sites.com announced that they have reached an agreement that will allow existing and future iPropertyWeb sites.com customers to use the AgencyLogic Private Label platform. The agreement includes revenue share and joint client support. ...


Trulia Adds Foreclosure Listings to Real Estate Search

RISMEDIA, Nov. 27, 2007-Trulia, a real estate Web site, announced the addition of foreclosure properties to its growing database of residential real estate listings. According to the company, consumers who visit Trulia.com will be able to include foreclosures in their search criteria when seeking information on homes for sale in ...


SharperAgent Partners with Real Estate One

RISMEDIA, Nov. 27, 2007-SharperAgent has announced the release of ‘e-Marketing One,' a customized customer relationship management and marketing suite developed in partnership with Michigan's largest Real Estate brokerage, Real Estate One. ...


Home Alliance Program to Offer Home Improvement and Maintenance Solutions

RISMEDIA, Nov. 27, 2007-Ethix Media has announced that its flagship product Homeminders will be included in Pillar To Post's new Home Alliance Program (HAP), designed to benefit real estate agents and home buyers and sellers. Pillar To Post, a leading home inspection service, recently launched HAP nationally to help estate ...


Company Makes Virtual Tours Less Challenging

RISMEDIA, Nov. 26, 2007-According to a recent study by Ipsos Research, 62% of online home shoppers want to view a virtual tour before making contact with a real estate agent. But for the Realtor, providing that experience -- i.e. a virtual tour -- has been challenging, not to mention costly ...


Raveis.com Now Offers Local Housing Data

RISMEDIA, Nov. 20, 2007-As always, buying or selling a home in today's market requires research. Through various multiple listing services, Web sites and town records, an abundance of information exists. But before becoming overwhelmed with thoughts of statistics, percentages, prices and ratios, consider this: raveis.com has already done the work ...


MRIS Implements New Security Tools

RISMEDIA, Nov. 16, 2007-In late 2006, Metropolitan Regional Information Systems (MRIS) made the decision to implement the SAFEMLS strong authentication system from Clareity Security. During the implementation planning phase in early 2007, MRIS reviewed the option of including Single Sign On as part of the improved security initiative. The resolution ...