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Low Prices and Cheap Loans Abound – But Where Are All the Home Buyers?

RISMEDIA, July 9, 2010—(MCT)—On paper, it's the chance of a lifetime—a golden opportunity not to be missed. ...


U.S. Home Prices Spring Forward; Aided by Home Buyer Tax Credits

RISMEDIA, July 9, 2010—Clear Capital, a provider of data and solutions for real estate asset valuation, investment and risk assessment, has released its Home Data Index (HDI) Market Report. ...


5 Tips to Improve Web Strategy Results

RISMEDIA, July 9, 2010—Web marketing continues to be a hot-button topic. There’s no doubt that given the attention being paid to this topic, this is the year to refocus, reinvent and retool your business. Those who do will no doubt succeed. ...


National RE-buildUSA Road Show Kicks Off, Takes Ohio by Storm

RISMEDIA, July 9, 2010—Dennis Walsh, CEO of RE-buildUSA will be presenting a series of free live events to showcase what many call the "perfect storm of opportunity" in today's market. The presentation, "Rebuilding America One Dream at a Time," will travel through Dayton, OH (July 20th), Columbus, OH (July 21st) ...


RISMedia’s Facebook Fan Page Attracts More Than 2,000 Fans (and Counting)

RISMEDIA, July 8, 2010—RISMedia’s official page on Facebook.com has attracted more than 2,000 fans and followers (and counting)—a clear sign that social media continues to make inroads within the real estate industry. ...


For Your Clients: Interpreting a Home Inspection Report

RISMEDIA, July 8, 2010—A home inspection report is an important document that a potential buyer will have that accurately describes the conditions that exist in the house they are considering buying. It is crucial that your client receive a well ...


How to Answer 5 Common Questions Homeowners Have About Default

RISMEDIA, July 7, 2010—With so many homeowners facing tough decisions about their mortgages in or approaching default, questions abound about how to best handle the complex situation with the bank lenders they're indebted to. To help clarify such confusion and ...


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

RISMEDIA, July 7, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: free resources to go green and get more clients through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative; powerful marketing tools available through REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, eNeighborhoods; and the REALTOR® University Webinar Summit archives are now available. ...


Home Buyers Win More Time to Claim Tax Credit

RISMEDIA, July 7, 2010—(MCT)—President Barack Obama recently signed into aw a three-month extension on the deadline for home buyers to obtain a federal home buyer tax credit of up to $8,000. ...


HUD Releases 2009 American Housing Survey

RISMEDIA, July 7, 2010—Most families with young children live within a mile of a public elementary school. The most common home heating fuel in the U.S. is gas. Only a third of American homes have a working carbon monoxide detector. These are just some of the findings of a comprehensive ...


Pending Home Sales Drop as Expected

RISMEDIA, July 6, 2010—Following a surge driven by the home buyer tax credit, pending home sales fell with the expiration of the deadline for qualified buyers to sign a purchase contract, according to the National Association of Realtors. ...


Economic Rebound May be Losing Ground, Data Show

RISMEDIA, July 6, 2010—(MCT)—A fresh batch of weak economic news heightened concerns about the staying power of the fledgling recovery, with more uninspiring news expected when the government reports on the May job market. ...


RE/MAX: Agents Taking Action – Associates Learn, Adjust and Expand to Stay Successful

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2010—Gayle Henderson spent more than a decade building her real estate business and becoming one of the top luxury-home specialists in Arizona. Her hard work was handsomely rewarded—in 2007, she earned more than $500,000 in commissions. ...


Home Buyers Get Tax Credit Closing and Flood Insurance Extensions Without Lapse in Coverage; Bills Now Headed to President

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2010—The National Association of Realtors commended Congress for timely passage of two bills to extend the home buyer tax credit closing deadline and reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program. Both bills, strongly supported by NAR, had cleared the House earlier and were passed by the Senate as ...


Today’s Featured Listing: Disney Unveils Unique Residential Resort Community at Walt Disney World

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2010—Disney recently unveiled Golden Oak, a one-of-a-kind luxury residential resort community offering the unprecedented opportunity to purchase a home at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Especially designed for resort living, Golden Oak will provide an ...


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