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HomeFinder.com Releases First Open Home Pro Android™ App for Tablets

HomeFinder.com, a leading real estate search site, announces the official release of its Open Home Pro for Android™. The free tablet app joins the top ranked iPad app, which replaces a paper and pen sign-in sheet at open houses. The Open Home Pro for Android™ app ...


Luxury Portfolio International® Expands Coverage in Five Countries

Luxury Portfolio International®, the luxury marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, has welcomed seven new member firms in five countries, expanding its global coverage to encompass over 200 firms in 30 countries. ...


Empty Nesters Making Better Financial Decisions

When marketing to a specific group of people (whether it be dictated by age or lifestyle), sales reps tend to follow stereotypes and “common knowledge” regarding their audience. It makes sense to do so. However, these rules and ideals regarding various demographics ...


Summer Starts with Home Sales Heating Up

For the 4th month in a row, June home sales rose higher than sales in the previous month, according to the June RE/MAX National Housing Report released this week. Closed Transactions in June were 4.5 percent higher than May transactions, and 1.95 ...


Roll by Your Competition—Increase Exposure and Customer Service Capability with On The Move

Ask any winning real estate broker their secret to success, and chances are they will talk about increasing exposure. In an era when consumers can find nearly anything with the click of a mouse, positioning your company so that it’s front and center requires innovation. ...


Hot Property: Ellen DeGeneres Sells Trophy Home to Tech Billionaire

(MCT)--Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles’ Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. ...


How to Live Green as a Preservationist

Despite the environment being a hot-button topic in global conversation, eco-consciousness has found its way into our everyday lives. More and more individuals are realizing that they, too, can have a positive impact on their surroundings.


For Rent Media Solutions™ and Homes.com® Offer Insights into Social Media Success at National Conference

For Rent Media Solutions™ (FRMS) and Homes.com®, leading real estate marketing resources, will be represented by Erica Campbell Byrum, FRMS and Homes.com director of social media, at this year’s Social Fresh EAST Conference. With previous conferences from Charlotte, North Carolina to San Diego, California to Cancun, Mexico, this year’s conference, ...


Homesnap Pro Now Free to All MLSs for 12 Months

Homesnap, the real estate app that enables users to “snap any home to find out all about it,” has announced that its agent-only version, Homesnap Pro,is now free to all multiple listing services (MLSs) for the first 12 months. ...


Combat Writer’s Block with These Blog Topic Generators

Puppy worshipers, Mustang aficionados, One Tree Hill fangirls (anyone?) – the bloggers of yesteryear were diary keepers, niche experts and devoted followers. Special interest blogging, while still popular, paved the way for today’s business blog, which is now a standard marketing endeavor ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow(R) Mortgage Marketplace is currently 4.05 percent, up two basis points from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate hovered between 4.02 and 4.08 percent for the majority of the week, dropping below 4 ...


An Island in the Sun: The Dream of Buying Paradise

We’ve all been there: trapped at your desk on the gloomiest of days. In diva-esque fashion, the sun refuses to come out of its dressing room.  Is it just me, or are the colors in most offices downright dismal, not to mention ...


How to Host a Successful Twitter Chat

Whether you want to establish yourself as an expert in your field, or simply connect with your followers, holding a Twitter chat is a great way to interact with your community. ...


More Leads than We Can Handle

Sitting at my desk going through the mail, I noticed the most beautiful marketing brochure, titled “Everything a Man Could Want for Christmas.” Out of curiosity, I began to thumb through the pages of golf clubs, tools, fishing gear and many other ...


Ask the Expert: What are the Top Online Real Estate Marketing Tools?

Q: What online marketing tools should real estate professionals add to the mix in order to successfully grow their business? ...


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