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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Working with Sellers in Challenging Times

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Keller Williams Realty Adds Comparative Home Valuation Tool to National Website

RISMEDIA, February 2, 2009-Keller Williams Realty announced the release of a new home valuation tool on the company's national website, KW.com. The new tool displays home value estimates from both Zillow (www.zillow.com) and Cyberhomes (www.cyberhomes.com) for any address in the United States, generating a side-by-side comparison for consumers. ...


HomeGain Announces 2008 AgentEvaluator Top Performer Real Estate Agents

RISMEDIA, February 2, 2009-HomeGain, a leading provider of online marketing solutions that connect real estate agents and brokers with home buyers and sellers, announced its 2008 Top PerformersTM.Since 2000, HomeGain annually recognizes its most successful and productive real estate agents and brokers who are members of its AgentEvaluator®, product in ...


Four More MLS Organizations Switch to Paragon 4

RISMEDIA, February 2, 2009-Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions (FNRES) announced that four Multiple Listings Services in Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, and Kentucky have converted to ParagonTM 4, the Web-based MLS platform from FNRES MLS, a division of Fidelity National Financial, Inc., a Fortune 500 provider of products, services and technology solutions ...


EXIT Realty Honors Two Individuals at International Convention

RISMEDIA, February 2, 2009-EXIT Realty Corp. International recognized the best in North America at their 2008 Convention held in Nashville, TN. Steve Morris, EXIT Realty Founder and CEO, was on hand to present the Top Sponsoring Award to Sales Representative Raymond Wang, achieved after only two years with EXIT Realty ...


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Scraping Bottom Before Recovery

RISMEDIA, February 5, 2009-As economic data continue to mount, it is becoming increasingly clear that fourth quarter GDP likely fell by about 5 percent at an annual rate, the largest contraction in almost 25 years. Early data readings for January indicate a similar fate for the first quarter of this ...


MyDealBook.com Announces New Name and Services, Now GreenPearl.com

RISMEDIA, January 30, 2009-MyDealBook.com, one of the nation's largest interactive directories and communities for commercial real estate professionals and organizations, announce its new name, GreenPearl.com. According to the company, the new site adds more content, targeted event and exhibition opportunities, and webinars, as well as two blogs featuring industry news ...


MLSOK.com Selects ShowingTime to Automate Showings, Notifications, Confirmations, and Feedback

RISMEDIA, January 30, 2009-ShowingTime, one of the real estate industry's leading showing management technology providers, announced that the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Association of Realtors® (OKCMAR) has chosen ShowingTime's MLS product suite to provide an integrated showing management system for its 4,000 REALTOR® members. ...


5 Industry Veterans Join William Raveis Relocation in Massachusetts

RISMEDIA, January 30, 2009-Chris Raveis, executive vice president and managing partner of William Raveis Real Estate, LLC, Massachusetts welcomed five industry veterans in the company's thrust to significantly grow its relocation business. These professionals are: Brenda Carey, Fran Freshman, Debbie Potoff and Mary Fader, formerly with The New England Relocation ...


FrogPond.com Launches Social Network for Realtors

RISMEDIA, January 29, 2009- FrogPond.com announced the launch of a tailored social network for the real estate community. Features of the network include Chat, Forum, Group, Blog, Calendar, Photo, and Video capabilities. ...


TReXGlobal.com Launches Webinars to Help Real Estate Agents Grow Their Business

RISMEDIA, January 29, 2009-TReXGlobal.com, a leading provider of investor marketing tools for real estate professionals, will make its first presentation from a series of webinars on January 30 at 11AM PST. According to the company, the 30 minute program will focus on why real estate investors are important to real ...


LeadingRE Heads to Scottsdale for Annual Conference

RISMEDIA, January 28, 2009-Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® will host its 2009 annual conference March 26-28 at the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, immediately preceded by the Luxury Portfolio conference March 25-26. The gathering is expected to attract members from across the country and several countries abroad. ...


CALMLS Names New Technology Partner

RISMEDIA, January 28, 2009-The California Association of Realtors® (C.A.R.) announced that CALMLS, the statewide Multiple Listing Service (MLS) initiative, has selected Rocklin, Calif.-based Concentric as its technology partner in California. Concentric was selected following an extensive vetting process that included input from REALTORS® and other stakeholders statewide. Platform-and browser-neutral, Concentric's ...


AgencyLogic Expands Reach Through New Brand, Provides Marketing Choices

RISMEDIA, January 28, 2009-AgencyLogic, one of the largest real estate industry providers of single property websites in North America, announced that they have acquired Realasites (www.realasites.com), a Texas based single property website provider, in a deal involving cash and future revenues. ...