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Today’s Top Story Archive


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 ...


What Will it Take for the Market to Rebound in 2009?

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2009-If "rebound" means getting back to the sales levels and home values experienced just a few years ago, then the answer to the question: What will it take for the market to rebound in 2009? is "nothing," ...


Free Seminar Tomorrow Offers New Approach to Expireds, Distressed Properties and Price Reductions

RISMEDIA, April 7, 2009-Top agents in the Fairfield County, Connecticut 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 8 in Stamford, ...


Agents, Are You Heading for Success or Failure?

CT and NY agents should not miss ‘Moving Up In a Down Market' seminar this week ...


Is FHA the Key to the Housing Rebound?

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2009-The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is a primary source of mortgage financing for millions of America's families and plays a key role in helping bring stability to the housing market. This is the message that the National ...


Realogy Mourns the Loss of Brenda W. Casserly, President & CEO Of ERA Franchise Systems LLC

RISMEDIA, April 2, 2009-Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, mourns the loss of Brenda W. Casserly, president and CEO of ERA Franchise Systems LLC. Casserly passed away early yesterday morning after a long and brave ...


The 2009 Power Broker Report – Power Brokers Stay Strong and Help Mend the Market

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2009-There's no question that by the time 2008 ended, the world was a different place. The economic decline of the fourth quarter brought with it more challenges than probably anyone could have predicted. However, with the bad ...


The New Norm – Americans Expect Their New ‘Normal’ Spending Levels to Be 86% of Pre-Recession Levels

RISMEDIA, March 31, 2009-While the economy is struggling to get through what could become the worst recession since the Great Depression, Americans say that even after the recession ends, their spending will return to just 86% of pre-recession levels, which ...


What You Need to Know Before Working with Foreclosures

RISMEDIA, March 30, 2009-There are legions of agents who seem to think that they will have discovered the proverbial pot o' gold if they are fortunate enough to have a bank or banks hand them their asset recovery properties to ...


Upbeat Economic Indicators Give Americans Hope That Worst May be Over

RISMEDIA, March 28, 2009-(MCT)-A run of encouraging economic reports that have recently been released may mean the worst, panic-inducing stage of the economic downturn is over. Emphasis on the word may. "I think there are signs of economic life," Mark ...


Moving Up In a Down Market: Free Seminar to Offer New Strategies for Working with Expireds, Short Sales, REO and More

RISMEDIA, March 26, 2009-Even top-producing agents are facing tough challenges to keep their business successful in today's struggling economy and housing market. RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Network offers the industry's best agents a new approach to staying profitable, ...


Top Producers: Are You Heading for Success or Failure?

Free Top 5 in Real Estate seminar tomorrow will explore new methods to work with expireds, FSBOs, short sales and REO markets ...


Top 5 Hits the Garden State: New Jersey Agents Should Not Miss ‘Moving Up In a Down Market’ Seminar This Week

RISMEDIA, March 24, 2009-Top agents in the New Jersey 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, March 25 in New Brunswick ...