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Todays Real Estate News Archive


The Birth of a Brand

An insider's perspective on the creation of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate ...


Chase Earns Outstanding Rating for Community Reinvestment

RISMEDIA, July 24, 2008-JPMorgan Chase Bank has earned an overall outstanding rating for its community reinvestment across the United States from its primary regulator, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency."This Outstanding rating reflects the dedication and leadership of thousands of our colleagues who are helping families buy homes, ...


Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors Receives Ninth Consecutive Gibraltar Circle Award

RISMEDIA, July 24, 2008-Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors has received Prudential Real Estate Network's Gibraltar Circle Award for the ninth consecutive year.Representing the company as one of the top 50 companies in the Network, Prudential Gary Greene partner Mark Woodroof attended the Gibraltar Circle Conference at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, ...


The World of Cutthroat High End Real Estate – ‘Million Dollar Listing’

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2008-Bravo gives viewers an inside look at the top agents in Los Angeles's tough real estate market, who despite the softened market, stop at nothing to close seven figure deals on the second season of "Million Dollar Listing." The six-episode, one-hour docu-series, which looks at the high-stakes, ...


Keeping It Consistent – How Agents Achieve Hassle-free Marketing

By Maria Patterson ...


RealtySoft.com Adds New MLS Associations to FreeIDX Service

RISMEDIA, July 18, 2008-RealtySoft.com has announced the integration of RealtySoft IDX with 4 new MLS Associations across North America. Listing data from the following associations is now available through RealtySoft's Free IDX program: ...


PropertyMaps.com Names New CEO

RISMEDIA, July 17, 2008-PropertyMaps.com, a map-based online real estate search, announced the appointment of Michael W. Malone as chief executive officer. One of the technology industry's most successful entrepreneurs, Malone has launched several innovative companies, introduced leading-edge online applications and raised more than $50 million in his 22-year career. ...


Homes & Land Named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Home-based Franchises

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2008-Homes & Land is one of America's most visible brands and one of the country's top franchisors. According to the company, this year, they are celebrating 35 years of providing established advertising results for thousands of North American real estate agents. Homes & Land ranks highly in ...


Chase Adds Key Managers, Account Executives to Correspondent Business

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2008-Chase, which recently became one of the largest Correspondent mortgage originators in the country, announced key additions to both the management and account executive ranks of its Correspondent team.. ...


Terabitz Signs 6 Major Real Estate Brokerages in July

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2008-Terabitz, a technology company that helps real estate brokerages engage online home buyers and sellers with innovative technologies, announced that six major real estate companies have licensed the Terabitz platform. Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty (AZ), Century 21 Bowman (TX), Real Estate One (MI), Tomlinson Real Estate ...


QuantumDigital Announces Marketing Packages to Save Time, Increase Usability for Agents

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2008-QuantumDigital, an online service provider for direct mail, on-demand digital printing and eMarketing solutions, announced the launch of two real estate industry-specific service packages for its growing customer base of major real estate companies and individual agents. These new packages are being introduced in conjunction with six ...


Making an Immediate First Impression – How One Broker Achieves ‘Stellar’ Growth

By Kayla O'Brien ...


Trulia Secures Additional $15M Investment for Further Product Development

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2008-Trulia.com, one of the best places to start your real estate search, announced that it has secured an additional $15 million in funding. Deep Fork Capital LLC led the financing with existing prior lead investors Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners and Fayez Sarofim & Co. also participating. According ...


SoftPro Division Wins Stevie Award at the 6th Annual American Business Awards

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2008-Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS), a leading provider of integrated technology and services to the mortgage industry, announced that its SoftPro division has won a Stevie Award for Best Customer Service Organization at the 2008 American Business Awards. According to the company, this marks the second year ...


Prudential California Realty Utilizes WHAMmobile to Streamline Communications with Buyers

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2008-WHAMmobile, a Houston-based mobile marketing and technology firm, announced that Prudential California Realty has begun using its mobile real estate listings offering to simplify the shopping process for home buyers. ...