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Todays Real Estate News Archive


North Carolina Mountains MLS Selects ShowingTime for New In-House Showing Service

RISMEDIA, January 12, 2009-ShowingTime, one of the real estate industry's leading showing management technology providers, announced that the North Carolina Mountains MLS (NCMMLS), located in Fletcher, N.C., has chosen ShowingAssist and ShowingDesk Web Edition as the foundational tools for establishing a new in-house showing service for its 3,000 REALTOR® members. ...


Allison James Estates & Homes Demonstrates Dedication to the Music Education

RISMEDIA, January 9, 2009-Allison James Estates & Homes recently announced their "Music Camp," a major fund-raising venture to provide schools across the United States with much needed funding to finance music education. Music programs across the nation have been under-valued in recent years, which has led to cuts in, and ...


William Raveis Announces ACS Navigator Care Program

RISMEDIA, January 9, 2009-This past year, the William Raveis Charitable Fund, Inc. has pledged a groundbreaking $750,000 to the University of Connecticut Health Center, establishing the William Raveis ACS Navigator Care Program. With the assistance of trained volunteers/survivors, this innovative program helps newly-diagnosed breast cancer patients navigate through diagnosis and ...


New Service Targets Social Networking Savvy Buyers, Sellers, and Real Estate Pros

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2009-Web software company, W&R Studios, announced that it will be launching a new free social bookmarking site dubbed, Dwellicious. The new site will allow consumers to bookmark properties from around the Web and learn more about the property's valuation, surrounding neighborhood, and schools. ...


Coldwell Banker Introduces International Home Search for iPhone and BlackBerry

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2009-Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC announced that international Coldwell Banker® real estate listings in 28 countries including Canada, Australia, Mexico, Italy, Aruba, and Colombia will now be accessible via a customized platform for iPhoneTM and BlackBerry® users. ...


Lone Wolf Acquires an Interest in Nuance Systems Ltd.

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2009-Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies and Nuance Systems Ltd. announced that they have taken the integration of Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies' brokerage management system, the Realty Management System (RMS) and Nuance Systems Ltd.'s REALTYnuance (RN) Web-based real estate transaction management system to the next level with ...


REBS, Terradatum Partner to Provide Clarus MarketMetrics Nationwide

RISMEDIA, January 8, 2009-Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS) and Terradatum Inc. announced that ClarusTM MarketMetricsTM, the Web-based real estate market analysis tool, will be available nationwide beginning January 2009. Clarus MarketMetrics is currently available to real estate professionals in Arizona, California, and Texas to more than 60,000 users as ...


‘Propopoly’ Beta Phase Completed, 15 Broker Blogging Sites Launched

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2009-The beta phase for what the company is calling the first true brokerage-centric blog platform has been successfully completed by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE). Named "PropopolyTM," this full-service platform, which allows agents to submit blog posts via email, voicemail, or text message with ...


Vic Amoroso Named Sales Manager at Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Stony Brook Office

RISMEDIA, January 7, 2009-Vic Amoroso, a longtime resident of the Three Village area, has been named sales manager for Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty's Stony Brook, N.Y. office. Daniel Gale Sotheby's President and CEO Patricia Petersen made the announcement. ...


Opening the Door to New Possibilities in 2009 and Beyond

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Free Video Education Program Launched for Realtors

RISMEDIA, January 6, 2009-Free professionally produced videos featuring many of the real estate industry's top coaches, speakers, vendors and authors are now available online at RealtyAcademy.com. ...


First-Ever Realtor Float Wins Award

RISMEDIA, January 6, 2009-The National Association of Realtors(R) inaugural float won the Isabella Coleman Trophy for "Best Presentation of Color and Color Harmony Through Floral Use," at the 2009 Tournament of Roses Parade. The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association selected the Realtor(R) float from among 45 other entries. The float, ...


Home Warranty of America Names Indiana’s Julie Bareford Sales Representative of the Year

RISMEDIA, January 5, 2009-Home Warranty of America (HWA) announced that Julie Bareford has been named its "Sales Representative of the Year" for her outstanding performance and revenue share as a sales rep. ...


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 ...


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