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Todays Real Estate News Archive


January Op/Ed – Affordable, Cozy, Green-and Building Business

By John Stovall and John BeldockAre we talking about a new sweater here? No, we are talking about green real estate. So what does that have to do with affordability? Lots! Affordability starts with a buyer locating a home that meets his/her needs and is within financial reach. That statement ...


From the Publisher’s Desk – January 2009

Put Emphasis on ‘New' ...


Letters to the Editor – January 2009

A Plan for Foreclosures. The Power of Goals. Restructure Toxic Loans.Put a Plan in Place ...


Refining a Brand

Realty Executives and the Art of Supporting Professionals ...


Keller Williams Realty Adds PropertyMinder as Approved Vendor

RISMEDIA, Dec. 30, 2008-PropertyMinder has signed an agreement with Keller Williams Realty, Inc. to become a member of the Keller Williams Realty Approved Vendor Program. ...


The Long & Foster Companies Appoints Eastment as Vice Chairman

RISMEDIA, Dec. 19, 2008-P. Wesley Foster, Jr., founder, chairman, and CEO of the Long & Foster Companies, announced the promotion of George T. Eastment, as vice chairman of The Long & Foster Companies, comprised of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., one of the largest, privately owned real estate companies ...


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. ...


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. ...


$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 ...


Ho-ho-ho. Oh no! Tips for Keeping Your Sanity During the Holiday Season

By Patricia Montemurri ...


Reshaping Real Estate

What will matter in 2009...and beyond ...


Weichert Relocation Resources Inducted into Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame

RISMEDIA, Nov. 28, 2008-Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. (WRRI), one of the world's leading relocation and assignment management companies, has been inducted into the 2008 Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing StrategyTM in recognition of the company's achievements in driving breakthrough performance results using the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) methodology. ...


Founder and Former CEO of MapQuest, Appointed to Board of Directors at NeighborhoodScout

RISMEDIA, Nov. 28, 2008-NeighborhoodScout®, a nationwide neighborhood search engine designed for home buyers, movers, and anyone seeking to find neighborhoods that match custom search criteria, announced the appointment of Barry Glick to its board of directors. Glick, who is a founder and former CEO of MapQuest, will lead the company's ...


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