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The Real Estate Book: Bringing Print to Life with Mobile

In partnership with Mobile Real Estate ID, The Real Estate Book has expanded its advertising packages to include new mobile marketing tools at no additional cost, the company has announced. ...


Prudential California: The Future of Real Estate

This month, Prudential California Realty is revealing its transformation from a traditional brokerage to a revolutionary and innovative real estate company of the future, the company has announced. The company’s re-tooling has been in the works for over three years and is now being revealed with the grand opening of ...


Broker Spotlight: Caring and Persevering in Unique Market Conditions

Dorothy Martwick, the Broker/Owner of Century 21 Action in Minot, North Dakota lets RISMedia in on her secret to staying profitable, the unique market condition in her area, and how her team of agents is staying on top. ...


Where Abundance Abounds

Although we’ve been hearing over and over that distressed property sales are a huge part of today’s real estate market, pursuing short sales as a viable business option has been avoided by over 90% of real estate agents. Less than ...


Third Quarter Results: Metro Area Prices Soften but State Sales Broadly Rise

Metro area median existing-home prices in the third quarter generally were down from a year ago, while sales rose in every state from the third quarter of 2010, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Corelogic HomeStandings Now Available on RE/MAX Mainstreet

CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, recently announced the launch of HomeStandings on RE/MAX Mainstreet, a members-only extranet website exclusive to the RE/MAX organization, including RE/MAX Affiliates, RE/MAX Employees and RE/MAX Approved Suppliers. According ...


Chrysler Group LLC Puts REALTORS on the Road to Savings

During the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim, the National Association of REALTORS® named Chrysler Group LLC as the "Official Automobile Manufacturer" of NAR and the latest addition to the REALTOR Benefits® Program, the organization has announced. ...


New from NAHB: House Price Estimator Shows Home Value

According to an online house price estimator and economic model just updated by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), a third full bathroom is the one feature that can have the greatest impact on the value of a standard ...


Creating a Foundation for Motivation

Editor's Note: Headed to NAR? Darryl Davis will host two sessions, "Make 2012 Your Breakthrough Year," Saturday, November 12 from 9-10:30 a.m. and "Create Standing Room Only Events," on Saturday, November 13 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Check event program for room ...


Third Quarter Results: Refinancing Homeowners Maintain or Reduce Debt

Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) released the results of its third quarter refinance analysis showing homeowners who refinance continue to strengthen their fiscal house by maintaining or reducing their mortgage debt. ...


Realtor.com Goes Global

Recently, the National Association of REALTORS®, and Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), a leader in online real estate and operator of Realtor.com, extended the lead of Realtor.com as one of the world’s largest online destination for real estate listings with the launch of the Realtor.com International website. ...


Four REALTOR® Associations Launch Point2 Listing Syndication Program

Point2 recently announced the rollout of four additional listing syndication and technology co-marketing programs in partnership with Barstow Association Of REALTORS® & MLS in California, REALTORS® Association of Lake & Sumter Counties in Florida, Greater Scranton Board of REALTORS® in Pennsylvania, and Reelfoot Regional Association of REALTORS® in Tennessee. ...


NAR, Policy Leaders Propose Five-Point Housing Solutions Plan to Fed, Congress, Obama

NAR recently worked with two well-respected policy think tanks – the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) and the Economic Policies for the 21st Century (e21) – that organized and conducted a policy meeting on October 4. ...


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

This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: sign up to beta test new Ifbyphone product, join the Real Estate Professional Panel, and announcing the REALTOR® Good Neighbor Award winners. For more information visit www.REALTOR.org. ...


Trend Alert: Homeowners Opt for 15-year Fixed-Rate Loans

Consumer money resource Bills.com recently released its 2011 Third Quarter Mortgage Report. Driven by an increased demand for refinance loans, consumer traffic to the company's mortgage tools and calculators more than doubled from the second quarter. ...


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