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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Look Who’s Talking: Opening Leadership Session to Feature More Than a Dozen Industry Executives, More than 70 Speakers in Total, Special Events for Top 5

RISMEDIA, August 17, 2009-More than a dozen industry executives including Gino Blefari, founder and president of Intero Real Estate Services; Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate; and Rei Mesa, president and COO of Prudential Florida Realty will be featured speakers at the opening session of ...


‘The New Age of Networking,’ and ‘Distressed Properties – Responsibilities and Opportunities’ Just Two of the Exclusive Sessions Offered to Leadership Attendees

Save $100 on Registration Fee If You Register by August 15 ...


Deadline Extended for Early-Bird Pricing on Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, August 3, 2009-The deadline to participate in the $100 savings on the registration fee for this year's Top 5 in Real Estate Network® Leadership Conference has been extended to August 15. Register now and pay just $199 (regularly $299), and $199 for additional attendees who are registered at the ...


New Book from NAHB Gives Sales Professionals Tools to Sell Homes in a Slow Market

RISMEDIA, July 10, 2009-In today's challenging housing market, a sales manager's state of mind can make all the difference on whether or not a sale is made. BuilderBooks, the publishing arm for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), has responded to this challenge in its newest release, Think Sold! ...


Keeping Consumers Confident

RISMEDIA, July 9, 2009-It's no secret that real estate agents today are dealing with a lack of consumer confidence. While the Oklahoma City marketplace has been fortunate to not experience the slowdown that many real estate companies across the country have witnessed, Bob Linn, broker/owner of EXIT Bob Linn Real ...


A Gift at the Right Price

Tennessee broker uses the Lowe's Program for Realtors to offer his clients a little bit of thanks at closing ...


Home Warranty of America Finds Success in Offering a Green Home Warranty Option

RISMEDIA, July 3, 2009-GreenPlus was created by HWA in 2008 as an option Realtors and homeowners can add to a home warranty. It provides replacement of covered items with ENERGY STAR qualified products. ...


Real Estate and the Fight against Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing

By Scott Rinn, Senior Policy Representative - Business Issues, NAR ...


Top 5 Member Profile: Creating a Marketing Presence

By Leslie Geary ...


Top 5 Member Profile: Restoring Consumer Confidence

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE NETWORK, July, 2009-Ben Trobaugh ...


Top 5 Member Profile: Using Social Media to Generate Business

RISMEDIA, July 2009-Dan Iampieri ...


Worse than Subprime? Other Mortgages Imploding Slowly

RISMEDIA, July 2009-(MCT)-Call it son of subprime. Experts warn that a new wave of mortgage foreclosures may be coming soon and could rival the default rates for subprime mortgages and slow efforts to find bottom in a prolonged national housing slump. ...


Using Real Estate Social Networking System Articles on Facebook

RISMEDIA, July 2009-Hopefully, you're actively reaching out to your SOI with Top 5's weekly Real Estate Social Networking System articles. Here's a way to take it a step further...to Facebook! ...


The Four Required Skills to Effectively Work with Buyers

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE NETWORK, July, 2009-There are four distinct skills you need to develop to take full advantage of this tremendous opportunity with buyer leads. ...


Smarter Agent’s GPS, Real Estate Application Now on Android

RISMEDIA, June 30, 2009-One of the most popular mobile real estate applications available on virtually every cell phone has extended its reach to Google's Android operating system. Smarter Agent, one of the largest mobile real estate portals, announced that it has continued its reign as one of the only developers ...