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Real Estate Trends Archive


Mini-Apartments Catching on Among Renters

RISMEDIA, July 12, 2010—(MCT)—Timm Freeman's Santa Monica apartment has 17-foot ceilings, granite countertops and collector guitars hanging on the wall. He's got a built-in microwave, dishwasher and central air conditioning. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Wireless Broadband Revolution

RISMEDIA, July 12, 2010—Since the end of the NBA season, much of the media attention around basketball and sports in general has been focused on where superstar LeBron James will play next year. Well, last week, LeBron announced to the world that he would be leaving Cleveland and signing with ...


Simple Tips to Make Your Home a Vacation Destination

RISMEDIA, July 12, 2010—Whether it's because of the economy or by choice, millions of Americans will be staying closer to home this summer; and with warm weather already upon us, many families will be spending their time outdoors. And even ...


Texas Tops June 2010 List of Top U.S. Destination States

RISMEDIA, July 12, 2010—Attracted by its relatively stable real estate prices and lower unemployment rate—8.5% in June—more Americans decided to head to the Lone Star State, according to a new consumer survey conducted by Relocation.com. This shift to Texas represents a 50% increase from Relocation.com's February 2010 findings, which had ...


5 Ways to Put Some Punch in Your Buyer and Seller Presentations

RISMEDIA, July 10, 2010—Having a firm grasp on the real estate market is no longer good enough as real estate professionals work to gain the attention of today’s buyers and sellers. Being able to recite facts and statistics may have ...


Gen Y Talent – Tips to Turn Gen Yers into Productive Assets

RISMEDIA, July 10, 2010—Retaining your Gen Yers and turning them into a productive asset requires a well thought-out strategy from the get-go. In 80% of organizations, morale dips in the first six months if expectations are not met. ...


Kitchen Comebacks – Tips for a Successful Kitchen Remodel

RISMEDIA, July 10, 2010—(MCT)—The explosion of remodeling shows on TV and makeover spreads in magazines has whetted America's appetite for glamorous rooms brimming with the latest furnishings, appliances and color schemes. Kitchen remodels are among the most popular, according to ...


Going Solar – Homeowners Take Advantage of Solar Power

RISMEDIA, July 10, 2010—(MCT)—A few years ago, Jim Camasto thought about investing $20,000 in the stock market. But instead, Camasto, of Naperville, Ill., spent that money on a ‘greener’ investment—solar power. ...


Incorporating Foreclosures into a Successful Real Estate Practice

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2010—Today’s real estate market and foreclosures seem to go hand in hand, so it goes without saying that agents who want to remain competitive and set themselves up for future success, incorporate distressed properties into their practice. ...


International Interest in U.S. Homeownership Increases, Realtors Report

RISMEDIA, July 9, 2010—International home buyers are increasingly attracted to property in the U.S., according to the National Association of Realtors’ 2010 Profile of International Home Buying Activity. Several factors, including the strength of the dollar, the value and desirability ...


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. ...


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