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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 ...


Finally, the Real Estate Credential Leading Agents Deserve and Consumers Can Understand

RISMEDIA, April 25, 2009-When Allan Dalton was named one of the real estate industry's "25 Most Influential Thought Leaders" by the National Association of Realtors' Realtor magazine, it caused RISMedia President and CEO John Featherston to consider exactly where Dalton ...


Are You Maximizing Your Business in Distressed Properties? Learn How at Midyear Power Broker Forum

EXIT Realty, U.S. Operations President to be featured speaker on this year's panel ...


Where Your Local Knowledge Really Counts

RISMEDIA, April 22, 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 Southwestern Kentucky, in Trigg County. The music ...


Midyear Power Broker Forum: Focus on Maximizing Distressed Properties

Jordan Baris President to be featured speaker on this year's panel ...


New Home Sales, Traffic and Optimism on the Rise

RISMEDIA, April 18, 2009-New home sales, traffic and expectations all lifted meaningfully in March. Findings that support this news are detailed in the John Burns Real Estate Consulting April survey of builders across the country. According to the survey, while the ...


Home Builder Confidence Posts Biggest Gain in 5 Years

RISMEDIA, April 17, 2009-Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose five points in April to the highest level since October 2008, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). ...


It’s Not Easy Being Green – Industry Leaders Accept the Challenge

RISMEDIA, April 16, 2009-With Earth Day right around the corner and the concept of ‘going green' becoming more mainstream for both companies and homeowners, now is the time to look at the ways in which you too can join the ...


Top 5 Returns to Sunshine State: Tampa Agents Should Not Miss ‘Moving Up In a Down Market’

RISMEDIA, April 14, 2009-Top agents in the Tampa, Florida area still have time to attend ‘Moving Up In a Down Market,' a free seminar presented by RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, on Wedsnesday, April 15 in at the ...


Homebuyers Give Government Stimulus Plans Lukewarm Reception

RISMEDIA, April 18, 2009-The Obama administration's $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers is motivating them to make a purchase this year, according to recent survey results from ZipRealty.com. The survey of active ZipRealty website users reveals that 62% of prospective ...


MLS 5.0-The MLS of the Future

RISMEDIA, April 10, 2009-What will be required to build on the current solid foundation of today's MLS? Here is part of the MLS 5.0 whitepaper, a vision that attempts to answer the question and creates a basis for an industry ...


Using Technology to Your Advantage – Social Networking Connects Agents with Homebuyers

RISMEDIA, April 9, 2009-Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are among the social networking options used by the real estate industry to connect with consumers who are seeking a combination of technology and human touch. The national meeting of the Real Estate ...


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