Welcome!




Expand Your Education with These Courses from
A Consumer Advocate Approach to Real Estate: Course 1.
Territory Management: Skills for Sales Success: Part Eight.
Expand your education through NAR's REALTOR® University: A Consumer Advocate Approach to Mortgages: Course 2.
A Consumer Advocate Approach to Real Estate & Mortgages: Courses 1 & 2.
Bundle 3: CIPS Institute (Non-US Version).

Today’s Top Story Archive


Is the Jumbo Mortgage Market Holding Back Recovery?

RISMEDIA, May 18, 2009-Limited availability and unusually high interest rates in the jumbo loan market are adversely affecting the rest of the housing market. This is just one of the insights from recent National Association of Realtors® research on the ...


Homeowner Confidence Shrinks – Most Americans Now Believe Their Home’s Value Has Declined

RISMEDIA, May 16, 2009-American homeowners have a solid understanding of what has happened to the values of their own homes over the past year. A majority (60%) believe their own home lost value during the past 12 months, according to ...


Are You Maximizing Your Distressed Property Business? Expert Panel to Offer Insights Today at RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum

RISMEDIA, May 14, 2009-A panel of five sought-after real estate leaders will explore new ways for brokers and agents to maximize the distressed property business today during RISMedia's 4th Annual Power Broker Forum at NAR Midyear. Those planning to attend ...


Heading to Midyear NAR? Don’t Miss RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum on Distressed Properties

RISMEDIA, May 13, 2009-Real estate professionals who have registered to attend the Midyear NAR Conference should plan to attend RISMedia's 4th Annual Power Broker Forum and Reception, being held during the event. This year's Forum will focus on "Maximizing Distressed Property ...


Top 5 Invites Top Bethesda, Maryland-area Agents to Attend Distressed Properties Seminar Wednesday

RISMEDIA, May 12, 2009--Top agents in the Bethesda, Maryland area are invited to attend ‘Moving Up In a Down Market,' a free seminar presented by RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, on Wednesday, May 13 in at the Marriott ...


Are Banks Making Short Sales a Long Process?

RISMEDIA, May 16, 2009-(MCT)-Short sales are making up a larger percentage of distressed home listings in several of the more harder hit markets around the country, such as Las Vegas, for example. And local real estate agents there say banks continue ...


How to Cut Expenses without Sacrificing Market Prowess

RISMEDIA, May 8, 2009-Sticking to a budget and getting rid of extraneous costs has never been more crucial to real estate agents than it is today. While the economy continues to force real estate professionals to cut costs, it is ...


Are You Ready for the Next Generation of Real Estate?

RISMEDIA, May 6, 2009-When you launch a real estate brand with a completely clean slate and enough capital to make a difference in the most challenging real estate market in over 100 years, what do you do? How do you ...


Maximize Your Business in Distressed Properties the Focus at Midyear Power Broker Forum

Steve Piccirilli, Assistant Vice President, Default and Retention Operations, Wells Fargo, to be featured speaker on this year's panel ...


Toxic Assets, Toxic Titles, Toxic Times

RISMEDIA, May 4, 2009- It is tough to get everyone to agree to any one thing. The exception is that we all do agree that these are very tough times for many. Who among us does not know of someone ...


Learn from the Experts How to Maximize Business in Distressed Properties at Midyear Power Broker Forum

Rick Sharga, Senior Vice President, RealtyTrac to be featured speaker on this year's panel ...


It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Share of the REO Market

RISMEDIA, April 29, 2009-A recent column on how to work the foreclosure market generated more than a few responses. Of particular interest was the question of how to go about getting REO (bank-owned property) listings, which represent a significant-and growing-percentage ...


Learn How to Maximize Your Business in Distressed Properties at Midyear Power Broker Forum

Rei Mesa, President & COO, Prudential Florida Realty to be featured speaker on this year's panel ...


Buying Foreclosed Homes: Deal or No Deal?

RISMEDIA, April 27, 2009-HouseMaster®, a home inspection franchisor, reports there are abundant opportunities for qualified homebuyers in the current real estate market - triggered by a 28% rise in foreclosure activity from last year. While President Obama's $75 billion loan ...


Where Your Local Knowledge Really Counts

RISMEDIA, April 25, 2009-Melody Holder is the broker with Exit Realty Melody and Associates in Cadiz, Kentucky. She's been a Realtor® for seven years. Cadiz is a town of 2,000-plus people located in Southeastern Kentucky, in Trigg County. The music ...


Our Latest News >>