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Keller Williams Realty Adds PropertyMinder as Approved Vendor

RISMEDIA, Dec. 30, 2008-PropertyMinder has signed an agreement with Keller Williams Realty, Inc. to become a member of the Keller Williams Realty Approved Vendor Program. ...


NCI Selects Omniture to Provide Online Traffic Analysis

RISMEDIA, Dec. 24, 2008-Network Communications, Inc. (NCI), a leading publisher of printed and online real estate information in North America, has selected Omniture, Inc., a leading provider of online business optimization software, to deliver Web traffic analysis across its network of sites. By gaining greater online traffic information through Omniture ...


Carol Jones Realtors Reach Consumers with New Marketing Suite Built by SharperAgent

RISMEDIA, Dec. 23, 2008-SharperAgent and Carol Jones Realtors announced the release of a personalized customer relationship manager and marketing suite designed for the southwest Missouri based brokerage. A proud affiliate of HomeServices of America, Carol Jones Realtors selected SharperAgent to help its agents market more effectively and achieve the strongest, ...


Online Mapping Tool Now Lets Users Embed, Share Thematic Maps on the Web

RISMEDIA, Dec. 23, 2008-PolicyMap, an online data mapping tool, unveiled a new functionality that allows users to embed customized, data-driven maps into their own websites and blogs. Through this new functionality, users can easily share thematic data from www.policymap.com on any website of their choosing. ...


SentriLock Announces 2 Key Executive Appointments

RISMEDIA, Dec. 22, 2008-In just five years, SentriLock, a leading provider of electronic lockboxes to the real estate industry, has seen its client roster increase to 200 Realtor® Boards and Associations and more than 200,000 sales agents. But this burgeoning company is not satisfied to sit idle and take for ...


The Long & Foster Companies Appoints Eastment as Vice Chairman

RISMEDIA, Dec. 19, 2008-P. Wesley Foster, Jr., founder, chairman, and CEO of the Long & Foster Companies, announced the promotion of George T. Eastment, as vice chairman of The Long & Foster Companies, comprised of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., one of the largest, privately owned real estate companies ...


Obeo Adds Social Media Feature to HomeSite Product Toolbox

RISMEDIA, Dec. 19, 2008-Obeo, a leading provider of full-service residential real estate online marketing products in North America, has added a new social media feature for users of its HomeSite product. ...


Zillow.com Launches Zillow Advice

RISMEDIA, Dec. 18, 2008-Real estate website Zillow.com announced the launch of Zillow® Advice, an online resource for consumers to find answers to specific local real estate questions. Located in the "Advice" tab on Zillow.com, Zillow Advice encourages consumers to "Ask a Question," tag it by topic or locality, and receive ...


Long & Foster’s Stevens Appointed to Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Board

RISMEDIA, Dec. 18, 2008-Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has named David H. Stevens to its board of directors. Stevens is president and chief operating officer of The Long & Foster® Companies, the largest homeownership company in the Mid-Atlantic region. ...


ListHub Delivers New Categories of Online Marketing Data

RISMEDIA, Dec. 17, 2008-Threewide Corporation announces a product update to ListHub, one of the nation's leading listing asset management networks. The product enhancements introduce new categories of online marketing intelligence to ListHub's broker and agent customers, as well as to MLS organizations that partner with ListHub. ...


HomeGain Adds New ‘What If’ Feature to Its Instant Home Values Tool

RISMEDIA, Dec. 17, 2008-HomeGain, one of the first websites to offer Web-based free instant home valuations, announced that it has added a "what if" feature to its instant home values tool that provides valuation estimates on residential properties. ...


Home Warranty of America Names Liane Luckett Top Producer of the Year

RISMEDIA, Dec. 17, 2008-Home Warranty of America (HWA) announced that sales rep Liane Luckett has been honored with the company's "Top Producer of the Year" award, presented to the HWA sales representative with the highest yearly revenue. Luckett was previously named HWA's Top Sales Executive for seven consecutive years. ...


Giroptic Launches 360° Digital Camera

RISMEDIA, Dec. 17, 2008-High-end digital cameras have always made it possible to take panoramic shots through the means of point and shoot, point and shoot, point and shoot again and then work to stitch a dozen or so shots together. The results, however, have always been disappointing. With the steadiest ...


Wells Fargo Contributes $80,000 to GRID Alternatives

RISMEDIA, Dec. 15, 2008-Wells Fargo & Company contributed $80,000 to GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit that installs solar electricity systems for low-income homeowners, to expand its Solar Affordable Housing Program and build a model that can be replicated nationwide. The non-profit has installed over 200 solar electric systems for low-income homeowners ...


PropertyMinder Continues Aggressive Expansion to the Western States

RISMEDIA, Dec. 12, 2008- "Beginning December 2008, our all-encompassing AccelerAgentTM websites and productivity tools will include direct search access to HiCentralMLS and RMLS Multiple Listing Services. These cover Portland and neighboring cities in Oregon, and the Oahu Island of Hawaii respectively," said PropertyMinder Executive Vice President Aric Kazarnovsky. ...