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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Prudential CA/NV/TX and Metrocities Mortgage Enter Marketing Agreement

RISMEDIA, July 7, 2008-Prudential California/Nevada/Texas Realty has entered into a marketing services agreement with Metrocities Mortgage LLC, a leader in the residential mortgage lending market. The agreement will provide home buyers with the convenience of in-house loan services at Prudential offices, and access to an extensive product selection, including government ...


Old Republic Home Protection Announces Partnership with GeoAssurance, Inc.

RISMEDIA, July 4, 2008-Old Republic Home Protection, a leader in the home warranty industry, has established a partnership in the state of California with GeoAssurance, Inc., a provider of Natural Hazard and Environmental Disclosure Reports for the real estate industry. Together, GeoAssurance and Old Republic Home Protection "let you know ...


On-the-Spot Info Using Mobile Search Technology

By Maria Patterson ...


WCR’s Influential Women Summit Meets in Boston

RISMEDIA, July 3, 2008-The Women's Council of REALTORS® (WCR) converges on Boston, Massachusetts, July 11-13, for its first-ever Influential Women Summit, where some of the most influential women in the real estate industry will share their experiences and insights on what it takes to make it to the top. ...


Employees Still Transferring Key Employees into Emerging Markets

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2008-When it comes to transferring employees around the globe, the majority of the world's financial-services firms are focused on reducing costs and increasing efficiencies, yet still have to accommodate the need for "knowledge transfer" into emerging markets. These firms also remain unsure of the return on investment ...


Creators of ListingDomains.com Announce New Website with Tools For Today’s Market

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2008-Properties Online, LLC, the creators of ListingDomains.com, announced the launch of what it describes as a beautifully designed, affordable agent website with all of the tools agents and brokers need in today's technology driven market. ...


The Warranty Group Announces Appointment of Roger Humber

RISMEDIA, July 2, 2008-The Warranty Group, Inc. announced the appointment of Roger Humber as divisional managing director-creditor for London General Insurance (LGI), a unit of The Warranty Group. ...


Real Lives: Charlotte’s ‘Go-Getter’ in Action

By Kayla O'Brien ...


RE: Real Estate, July 2008

A New REALTOR.com® to Keep You No. 1, and Our Industry Site Ranked No. 1  ...


Publisher’s Desk – July 2008

Creating Informed Consumers ...


Letters to the Editor: July 2008

The Real Gen Y. Open Houses Are Worth It. ...


Pocket-Sized Marketing Tools Get Big Results for Real Estate Agents

RISMEDIA, June 30, 2008-Changes in the real estate market and the increasing costs to market their listings has real estate agents joining the latest trend to reach buyers using hand-to-hand property marketing in addition to traditional advertising. The Personal Marketing Company (TPMC), a leading marketing agency for the real estate ...


iHOUSE Web Solutions Announces Official Release of IDXPro 3.0

RISMEDIA, June 27, 2008-iHOUSE Web Solutions is announced the release of the newest version of IDXPro®. According to the company, Version 3.0 has an impressive set of new and improved features including LeadTrackerTM, interactive Google maps, and a total visual overhaul. These additions set the gold standard for comprehensive IDX ...


NAR Grants Help Increase Local Housing Opportunities

RISMEDIA, June 27, 2008-The National Association of Realtors® has awarded $39,500 to 13 local and state Realtor® associations through the Housing Opportunity Fund grants program. The grants help support the housing opportunity efforts of local and state Realtor associations. ...


Previsite America Announces Hire of Heather Robinson, VP of Multifamily Division

RISMEDIA, June 27, 2008-Previsite, a rich media content provider for the real estate industry, offering easy-to-use and affordable Virtual Tour solutions, has appointed Heather Robinson as its vice president of the multifamily housing division in North America. In this role, Robinson will be responsible for soliciting and selling multifamily/multi-dwelling owners ...