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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Homescape Announces 8 Inside Bay Area Network Newspapers Join Platform

RISMEDIA, Feb. 29, 2008-Homescape, a local source for comprehensive real estate listings and rich content online, announced that five additional newspapers have launched their real estate channels on the Homescape platform. All five newspapers, as well as an additional three newspapers slated to launch on Homescape this quarter, are owned ...


Department of Veterans Affairs Launches FIS-Developed Reporting Application

RISMEDIA, Feb. 28, 2008-Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has launched a new Web-based reporting application for mortgage servicers called Veterans Affairs' Loan Electronic Reporting Interface (VALERI). FIS developed VALERI in collaboration with VA. ...


The National Association of Independent Landlords Finds Solution for Homeowners at Risk

RISMEDIA, Feb. 28, 2008-At a time when a record number of Americans are facing foreclosure, the National Association of Independent Landlords encourages at-risk homeowners to consider renting out their homes rather than staying in them until the bank begins legal proceedings.Homeowners who find their monthly expenses outstripping what they can ...


Realtor Magazine in Search of Good Neighbors

RISMEDIA, Feb. 28, 2008-Nominations are now open for the National Association of Realtors® ninth annual REALTOR® Magazine Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes Realtors® whose extraordinary commitment to volunteer work has helped make their community a better place to live. ...


FSBO’s Can Now Use TV to Sell Their Homes

RISMEDIA, Feb. 27, 2008-A new win-win way to market "For Sale By Owner" (FSBO) homes using nationwide TV, with support provided by National Association of Realtors® e-Pro certified Realtors®, is available now at www.SearchHomesOnTV.com. ...


planetRE Announces Launch of Web 2.0 Broker Apps Platform

RISMEDIA, Feb. 27, 2008-planetRE, a technology provider for online real estate, announced planetRE Broker AppsTM that enables real estate brokerage companies to rapidly deploy enterprise wide transaction management; sales compensation management and consumer face technology with MLS integration, like a utility. ...


B2B Microsite Launched for Real Estate Brokers/Owners

RISMEDIA, Feb. 27, 2008-Genex, an Internet development agency, announced that is has been selected by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC to design and implement a residential real estate Web portal for consumers. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC ("BH&G Real Estate") is developing a new international residential ...


Online Real Estate Training – Advanced Access Reaches Milestone

RISMEDIA, Feb. 25, 2008-Advanced Access, a division of Dominion Enterprises, recently marked a major milestone by scheduling its 2,000th online training student. The courses, which are offered free and unlimited to current Advanced Access clients, started in August 2007. Since that time, over 2,000 real estate agents have ...


Lone Wolf Integrates with Instanet Solutions

RISMEDIA, Feb. 25, 2008-Lone Wolf and Instanet SolutionsTM announced that they have integrated Lone Wolf's brokerage management system, the Realty Management System (RMS), with Instanet Solution's productivity suite including InstanetFormsTM, DocBoxTM and TransactionDeskTM.The companies say that this integration will allow users of RMS to pre-populate RMS transaction files from InstanetFormsTM ...


Advance Realty Group Opens with Great Expectations

RISMEDIA, Feb. 25, 2008-New Franchisees Dottie and John Cordwell will provide valuable leadership for Advance Realty Group located in the Windsor Mill, Maryland area. ...


Most Home Launches Online Lead Conversion Program for Keller Williams

RISMEDIA, Feb. 22, 2008-Most Home Real Estate Services Inc., announced the launch of an all new Online Lead Conversion Program designed exclusively for Keller Williams. ...


First Horizon National Corporation Signs Contract with FIS for Technology Outsourcing Services

RISMEDIA, Feb. 22, 2008-Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS) announced that First Horizon National Corporation (FHNC) signed a multiyear contract under which FIS will provide technology outsourcing services for its open systems, which includes complete data center management. ...


Real Estate Apprentice Announces Grand Prize Winner

RISMEDIA, Feb. 22, 2008-Sherry Nienaber of Hockessin, Delaware, a rookie agent working full time with Prudential Fox and Roach, Realtors®, was named as the Grand Prize Winner for the Real Estate Apprentice Foundation's 7th Season by an independent panel of judges. Nienaber, who received her real estate education from Delaware ...


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Real Estate Agents and Brokers Can Now Access New Online Retail Site

RISMEDIA, Feb. 21, 2008-Citing increased demand from the real estate industry for professional, high-quality marketing pieces that will help them execute their marketing efforts through a variety of channels, The Real Estate Book® announces the debut of a new dedicated website to their needs, www.TREBStore.com. The company says that this ...