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Partnership Delivers Superior Listing Data Management

Real Estate Digital (RED) and Bridge Interactive Group recently announced the integration of Bridge’s Contact™ Server and real-time RETS solution with RED’s reDataVault™ real estate listing license management system. RED will use Contact as the RETS (Real Estate Transaction Standard) gateway into their data repository to deliver licensed listing data ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: Real Estate in the Next 3-5 Years: What Must We Do to Be Ready?

In the following session, Charlie Oppler, Special Liaison for Large Firm Relations, NAR interviews Mike Litzner, Broker/Owner, Century 21 American Homes; Jason Waugh, COO, Prudential Northwest Properties; and Sherry Chris, President, CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, about navigating ...


Health Problems Rise with Foreclosure Rates

(MCT)—Losing your home, or worrying about losing it, is enough to make you sick, says a recent study that offers insight into the toll the foreclosure crisis is taking on homeowners’ health. ...


Prominent Australia Real Estate Group Expands Brand to U.S., Launches New Franchise Model

Professionals Realty Group USA (ProsUSA), a national real estate franchising company, has launched a new franchise business model in the United States that has been successful overseas for nearly 35 years – a fixed-cost “membership” organization, the company announced. Headquartered ...


Mobile Real Estate Launches MLS Product Suite 2012 at CMLS 2011 in Tucson

Mobile Real Estate has announced the launch of its MLS Product Suite 2012, a unique suite of products that provides MLS’s with three, key mobile technology facets, all necessary in their own right. The announcement was made at this week's Council of MLS conference, of which MRE is the exclusive ...


Real Estate Digital Announces Partnership with California Regional Multiple Listing Service

Recently, Real Estate Digital (RED) announced a partnership with California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS), one of the largest MLSs in the nation. As a result of the deal, CRMLS’ nearly 70,000 broker and agent members have gained significant additional membership benefits: access to RED’s premium suite of rDesk® CRM, ...


Seriously Delinquent Mortgages Hit 3-Year Low

Of the approximately 4 million mortgages that are either 90 or more days delinquent or in foreclosure, the numbers that are delinquent 90 days or more has shrunk to levels not seen since 2008. ...


Builders Urge Caution on National Ocean Policy

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently urged Congress to proceed with caution and conduct a cost-benefit analysis before implementing any new regulations or requirements that call for the federal government to develop a National Ocean Policy, which the Administration is now contemplating. ...


Freddie Mac Announces New 3-Year Reference Notes Security

Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) announced recently that it plans to issue a new three-year USD Reference Notes® security, CUSIP number 3137EACY3, due on November 25, 2014. ...


3 Social Media Power Moves

Social media continues to evolve and be a powerful force and way to reach new and existing customers, clients, and markets. One of the biggest problems with this power vehicle is that businesses don't know how to take advantage of it. ...


ERA King Real Estate Opens Homewood Office

Due to its continued growth, leading regional real estate company ERA King Real Estate, a member of RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN), recently relocated its Birmingham, AL operation to 2700 Rogers Drive in Homewood, AL. The 8,800 square foot state-of-the-art pent house facility will provide unmatched training and agent ...


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

This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? include: help clients go green and save 30%, Saving Spree for REALTORS® is the perfect closing gift, and REALTORS® bring workforce housing concerns to the nation’s capital. For more information visit www.REALTOR.org. ...


In a New York Minute, Manhattan Residential Prices Up

REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT—According to the third quarter Manhattan residential market report released recently by Brown Harris Stevens, the average Manhattan apartment sale price of $1,437,302 was on par with last quarter and up just 1% from same period in 2010. As was the case with last quarter, this quarter sales over ...


LeadingRE to Begin Offering DotLoop to Members

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a large network of independent brokers worldwide, named DotLoop to its exclusive list of preferred service providers. DotLoop is now available to LeadingRE’s network of 550 real estate firms and 140,000 associates, giving them access to the unique DotLoop solution. ...


Rand on Real Estate: A Closer Look at the Phoenix Real Estate Market

Greg Rand (@gsrand), CEO of OwnAmerica and host of Rand on Real Estate on 770 WABC, discusses the potential of real estate investments in Phoenix, AZ. Rand advises to do your homework when it comes to ...


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