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Todays Real Estate News Archive


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. ...


T-ReX Global Integrates New Premium Services Ease Task of Rent Collection

RISMEDIA, Dec. 11, 2008-TReXGlobal.com, maker of free property management software and tax filing Web tools, announced that the latest release of SimplifyEm.com Property Management Software features a set of integrated premium services that makes collecting rent and managing property finances drop dead simple. ...


EFC brings on former Executive of Prudential California Realty

RISMEDIA, Dec. 11, 2008-Jeff Welles recently joined the advisory team of Executive Franchise Consulting, experts in real estate and real estate franchise consulting, effective December 8, 2008. ...


New Study Reveals Localization Practices in Asia-Pacific

RISMEDIA, Dec. 11, 2008-Localization of international assignees is on the rise through Asia Pacific and companies are increasingly instituting formal localization policies. Results of a groundbreaking survey identify the forms of assistance provided to localized employees in the APAC region and show that flexibility is key in applying these policies ...


‘Women in Relocation’ Holds Annual Luncheon and Benefit Silent Auction

RISMEDIA, Dec. 11, 2008-"Women in Relocation" a New York City-based group of relocation professionals who work throughout the Tri-State area, held their 3rd Annual Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 at Banc Café Restaurant in New York City. Dedicated to providing a forum to meet and ...


$20,000 Winners Drawn at William Raveis TARGET-20K Drawing

RISMEDIA, Dec. 11, 2008-A smiling William Raveis reached into a TARGET-20K spinning drum on December 3 at the Shelton, Connecticut, headquarters of William Raveis Real Estate in front of 100 hopeful agents from 41 different real estate companies in Connecticut and Massachusetts, and pulled out the names of two very ...


Giroptic Develops 360° Solutions

RISMEDIA, Dec. 11, 2008-In the world of photography, the perfect panoramic shot has always been a bit of a Holy Grail made possible only with workarounds. ...


SoftPro Division Wins Stevie Award in 5th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business

RISMEDIA, Dec. 10, 2008-Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS), a provider of integrated technology and services to the mortgage industry, announced that its SoftPro division has won a Stevie Award for Best Overall Company of the Year at the 2008 Stevie Awards for Women in Business. ...


New Virtual Tour Getting Rave Reviews

RISMEDIA, Dec. 10, 2008-TourFactory announced the company's latest milestone in its commitment to continually evolve and advance its product line. Their newest addition of Virtual Tours called, "The Ultimate Tour: Elegant Series," will now be available in the TourFactory Marketing Engine. ...


Previsite Launches Upgraded and Redesigned Website

RISMEDIA, Dec. 10, 2008-Previsite, a leader in rich media content creation for the real estate industry, offering easy-to-use and affordable Virtual Tour solutions, has released an upgraded and redesigned version of their website. ...


EXIT Helps Habitat for Humanity Reach Milestone 300,000 Houses Built

RISMEDIA, Dec. 8, 2008-In 2000, when EXIT Realty Corp. International decided to support Habitat for Humanity's mission to build houses with families in need and help eradicate homelessness from the world, they never imagined that they would be touching the lives of so many in such a profound and lasting ...


The Tradition of Giving at Diane Turton, Realtors

RISMEDIA, Dec. 8, 2008-Everyone at a leading real estate office is showing their gratitude by making three separate donations to St. Gregory's Pantry this holiday season."Each of us feels fortunate for the many good things in our lives," said Tino Colombo, the manager of Diane Turton, Realtors' office in Point ...