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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Mo Anderson to Be Inducted into CRB Council Hall of Leaders

RISMEDIA, June 20, 2008-The Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB) selected Mo Anderson, CRB, GRI of Austin, Texas as this year's inductee into the Hall of Leaders. The award will be presented at a special reception and dinner during the REALTORS® Conference & Expo on Friday, November 7, 2008 ...


SharperAgent Launches EZ Marketing Custom eCRM Marketing Suite

RISMEDIA, June 19, 2008-SharperAgent has released a new eCRM marketing suite for CBSHOME Real Estate, a HomeServices of America affiliate. Providing agents with a comprehensive marketing resource center, the custom built platform was designed to help agents stay connected with their clients and prospects. ...


Home Warranty of America Launches High-Speed, Interactive Website

RISMEDIA, June 19, 2008-Home Warranty of America (HWA) unveiled its new website which the company says has proved to be engaging and super simple to use when purchasing a home warranty program online. While most home warranty companies require information from their prospects for a quote, HWATM makes it easy ...


RELO Direct Expands Global Services Staff

RISMEDIA, June 19, 2008-RELO Direct®, Inc. has appointed Dianne M. Amos, GMS, to the position of vice president of Global Services. Amos will be responsible for leading the RELO Direct® global team and will oversee new client implementation, global vendor partner relationships and the day-to-day activities of international client service ...


Threewide Partners Adds Frontdoor.com to the ListHub Network

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2008-Threewide, provider of the ListHub Listing Asset Management System, has signed an agreement to make FrontDoor.com, the real estate and lifestyle website powered by HGTV, a marketing channel within the ListHub network. Through this agreement the listings of ListHub customers can be promoted to the audience of ...


LeasingDesk Resident Screening Expands Search Logic

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2008-LeasingDeskTM, a wholly owned subsidiary of RealPage, Inc., and a provider of point of lease systems for the multifamily industry, announced the launch of metro criminal audits within its resident screening product. This new functionality enhances search logic to include any records disclosed from surrounding, out-of-state metropolitan ...


Seattle Startup Releases Real Estate Text Link for Mobile Phones

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2008-Seattle-based startup Knovolo announces its Real Estate Text Link product for real estate agents and independent home sellers. This service combines text messaging with specialized Mobile Web content to provide a powerful new avenue to communicate with buyers. ...


Houlihan Lawrence Donates $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2008-Houlihan Lawrence, one of the largest independently owned and operated residential real estate brokerages in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess, NY, counties, presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle, in honor of their newly appointed Executive Director, Quay ...


RE: Real Estate – Market Upturn Predicted Second Half of Year

Although existing-home sales have been soft since the beginning of this year, they are expected to improve notably during the second half of 2008, according to a forecast by the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR). Statistics suggest a sizeable pent-up demand for homes, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, ...


VisiStat 6.0 Announces New Tools for Real-time Intelligent Website Tracking

RISMEDIA, June 17, 2008-VisiStat.com, a provider of real-time Web analytics and marketing analysis solutions, announced the launch of VisiStat 6.0, the latest version of VisiStat's intelligent website tracking solution that features even more extensive and customizable reporting features for live visitor data analysis. ...


Terabitz Drives Real Estate Search Innovation in New Product Release

RISMEDIA, June 17, 2008-Terabitz, a technology company that helps real estate brokerages engage online home buyers and sellers, announced the release of an updated Web platform that the company says sets a new standard for real estate search. The platform-which can be licensed by companies as a full enterprise website ...


Freddie Mac Extends Mortgage Relief to Borrowers Affected by Midwestern Floods

RISMEDIA, June 17, 2008-According to Freddie Mac, its full menu of relief policies for borrowers affected by disasters is being extended to families whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the recent floods in the Midwest and are located in certain federally designated Major Disaster Areas. Freddie Mac is one ...


Cyberhomes Offers Free Home Valuation Content to Websites

RISMEDIA, June 16, 2008-Fidelity National Financial, Inc., a Fortune 500 provider of products, services and technology solutions to the financial and real estate industries, has announced that Cyberhomes, the home valuation site from Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions (FNRES), can now be part of any real estate website, at no ...


Obeo Extends Customer Reach, Launches Additional Language

RISMEDIA, June 16, 2008-Obeo, a provider of full-service residential real estate online marketing products in North America, recently launched its website platforms in both French and Spanish, expanding its reach to a broader market of consumers. ...


Diane Turton, Realtors Sponsors 20th Season of Atlantic Concert Series

RISMEDIA, June 16, 2008-Under a canopy of stars and with the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop, the Festival of the Atlantic concert series opens its 20th season this summer. Outdoor performances will start on Wednesday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. and continue each Wednesday until the finale on Labor Day, ...