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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Don’t Let Bad News Derail Your Planning

RISMEDIA, May, 2009-(MCT)-With many of us seeing the value of our retirement savings lower than a year ago, it has caused a panic about whether retirement is even an option anymore. Yes, lower savings does mean work may not end as soon as we are hoping, but it doesn't mean ...


With Foreclosures on the Rise, NAR Program Providing Aid to Realtors

RISMEDIA, May 2009-According to recent media reports, foreclosures are expected to increase in the coming months. These reports cite the lifting of foreclosure moratoria put in place by major lenders and servicers as a major reason for a forecasted increase in foreclosures. ...


Five Tips for Strengthening Corporate Relocation Programs in a Down Economy

RISMEDIA, May, 2009-As the global economy remains unsteady, the effects of the credit crunch and rising inflation have placed excessive pressure on corporations to keep business costs-such as relocation programs-to a minimum. ...


Metro Phoenix and Florida Gain Popularity as Hottest Areas in U.S. for Home Buyers

RISMEDIA, May 2, 2009-Phoenix and five nearby cities - Scottsdale, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert and Glendale - along with three cities in Florida - Naples, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale - and the Las Vegas suburb of Summerlin, were the hottest cities in the U.S. for home buyers in Q1 of 2009, ...


National Top-100 Brokerage Rand Realty Joins Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Network

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2009-Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC today announced that Rand Realty - one of the Top 100 real estate brokerage firms in the nation - has signed a long-term franchise agreement and will now operate under the name Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty. ...


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Know the Facts Before You Cut the Cable

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2009-(MCT)-Lots of TV shows and movies can now be found online, and the amount is quickly increasing. But if you're considering canceling your cable TV service in favor of video delivered over the Internet, you should think ...


Smart Investments in a Tough Market

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE NETWORK, April, 2009-Sandra Simmonds ...


Top 5 Member Profile: Using Top 5 to Gain Elite Status

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE NETWORK, April, 2009-Karen Stroub ...


Demonstrate Leadership While Working With Clients

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE NETWORK, April, 2009-Working with a client in today's market is extremely challenging for a real estate broker. In many market areas we are experiencing depreciating home values, homes with little or no equity, and clients that struggle to understand a home's true "market value." ...


Sage North America Announces ACT! by Sage for Real Estate 11

RISMEDIA, April 2, 2009-Sage North America has announced ACT! by Sage for Real Estate 11, a contact and client management solution that provides residential real estate professionals with a complete picture of their buyer and seller relationships. ...


The $8,000 First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit – A Great Tool

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE NETWORK, April, 2009-The recently enacted first-time homebuyer tax credit is making a big splash with Realtors® across the country. Traffic and interest have increased as the word has spread to potential home buyers. While there are rules and limits governing the credit, a lot of ...


Who’s Minding Your Retirement Plan?

RISMEDIA, April, 2009-(MCT)-In good times, when markets are rising and retirement security is a given, very few workers question or care whether their 401(k) plan's fiduciary is doing their job or not. But these days, it's a valid question and concern, especially in light of a distressing survey. ...


The $8,000 First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit – A Great Tool

RISMEDIA, April, 2009-The recently enacted first-time homebuyer tax credit is making a big splash with Realtors® across the country. Traffic and interest have increased as the word has spread to potential home buyers. While there are rules and limits governing the credit, a lot of people stand to benefit. ...


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