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LOS ANGELES, CA - April 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Business Services Inc.® (REBS®) today announced that Centris®, a division of the Greater Montreal Real Estate board and technology arm of the Quebec Federation of Real Estate Boards (QFREB), has signed a 3-year agreement to provide Clarus MarketMetrics® as a member benefit to QFREB’s approximately 15,000 members. Centris® is the first entry into the Canadian market by Clarus MarketMetrics
EUGENE, OR - April 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Prudential California Realty professional, Adrian Cafuentes of Norwalk, California, has recently upgraded and advanced his website, by adding the innovative IDX Broker software. With this new IDX incorporation, potential home buyers can now easily search an endless amount of the most current and up-to-date property listings within the California Real Estate Technology Service MLS (CARETS), through five unique and informative search categories, including: a basic, advanced, map, address, and listing ID search. This custom IDX solution has the technology to extract raw data from the CARETS, and then formats the information to be viewed as a seamlessly integrated part of Cafuentes' website. This CARETS listing information is automatically updated, on a daily basis, providing him with more time to spend personalizing the online property search process for each individual consumer.
EUGENE, OR - April 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Enhancing his website with unique IDX, Inc. services, Krieg and Associates' very own Tony Krieg of Tuolumne, California incorporates a custom IDX solution into the search functionality of his website. With this new and innovative IDX feature addition, home seekers will be able to execute a much quicker and more efficient online real estate search. This custom Internet Data Exchange (IDX) software works by extracting raw data from the Tuolumne MLS (TCAR), and then formats and transfers the information to indistinguishably match his Krieg's already existing page preferences and specifications. Not only do prospective home buyers never have to veer from his website during their real estate search, but they are also viewing the most current and up-to-date listings on the market, with the way that IDX automatically updates Krieg's website the second a property is added to, or removed from the TCAR
EUGENE, OR - April 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. announces Tomas Schoff with American Dream Homes real estate in San Diego, California, as the newest addition to join the growing network of real estate agents and brokers choosing to incorporate innovative IDX search tools into the search functionality of their websites, helping to greatly simplify the online real estate search process for potential home buyers, and ultimately increase sales. Thanks to Schoff's continuous efforts and dedication to his business and his clients, home seekers will now be able immediately and directly access San Diego Regional MLS (Sandicor) listing information, on his own personal site. IDX Broker works by extracting raw data from Sandicor, and then formats and transfers the information to indistinguishably match Schoff's already existing page preferences and specifications
San Mateo County Association of REALTORS Participates in the First REALTOR® Nationwide Open House...
San Mateo, CA - April 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --The San Mateo County Association of REALTORS (SAMCAR) has announced that the association is participating in the REALTOR® Nationwide Open House event Saturday, April 10 and Sunday, April 11. The nationwide effort is to increase consumer awareness of the benefits of buying a home and give sellers an opportunity to increase the exposure for their home for sale. Most importantly, the open house event is a collective effort on behalf of SAMCAR and its participating members to continue to spread the word about the expanded first-time homebuyer and long-term homebuyer tax credits, which end April 30. Qualified buyers wishing to take advantage of the credits, which provide up to $8,000 for first-time homebuyers and up to $6,500 forexisting homeowners, must enter into a contract by April 30 and close no later thanJune 30.
LOS ANGELES, CA - April 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Business Services (REBS) today announced that the Chico Association of REALTORS® has signed an agreement to provide Clarus MarketMetrics® as a member benefit to its nearly 400 REALTOR® members. Chico AOR joins the Merced County Association of REALTORS®, both part of the calREDD™ MLS system, in offering this REALTOR® benefit
FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - April 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC) today announced it has sold its 38,000 square foot Borders Books superstore located in Santa Barbara, California. The $9,800,000 transaction closed on March 31, 2010.
LOS ANGELES, CA - March 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS®) today announced that more than 106,000 members of CARETS now can utilize the Clarus MarketMetrics® database on either an individual subscription or member benefit basis. CARETS provides an all-inclusive database of properties for sale covering six counties in Southern California. Current participating CARETS MLSs include: CRISnet, i-Tech MLS, MRMLS, SoCALMLS, and The MLS®/CLAW. VCRDS and California Desert data are coming on board soon.
LOS ANGELES, CA - March 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Thousands of potential home buyers are expected to converge this weekend for the third annual Southern California Home Buyer’s Fair at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles. The Southern California Home Buyer’s Fair, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 13, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 14, features more than 50 educational “how-to” seminars designed to help home buyers navigate today’s real estate market with confidence and peace of mind. The event is free to the public, and the first 200 attendees each day will receive a free AMC Entertainment movie ticket (one ticket per person).
LOS ANGELES, CA - March 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) will give away 20 iPod shuffles and 400 movie tickets the weekend of March 13 and 14 at the third annual Southern California Home Buyer’s Fair at the Los Angeles Convention Center
First American Valuation and Property Solutions Offers New Appraiser Validated Price Opinion Product
DALLAS, TX - February 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- First American Valuation and Property Solutions, a member of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF) family of companies and a leader in residential property valuations, inspections and preservation services, today announced its new valuation service, the Appraiser-Validated Price Opinion.
LOS ANGELES, CA - January 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Mobile Technologies LLC (REMT), the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR), and the North-Shore Barrington Association of REALTORS® (NSBAR) today announced the launch of NJAR and NSBAR Stats, the localized versions of My AOR. My AOR is the first native iPhone application developed for REALTOR® associations nationwide. The mobile application is available at no charge for members of NJAR and NSBAR. Designed for the iPhone/iTouch, My AOR features: Current loan information; association resources; the ability to search for education courses; hot item news alerts; and links to information that may be of interest to association directors.
Congresswoman Richardson Votes to Help California’s Unemployed and Those Seeking to Purchase Their First...
WASHINGTON, Dc - November 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Laura Richardson acted to make the basic tenets of the American Dream possible for thousands of Californians by voting for the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009 (HR 3548), which will help the unemployed by extending unemployment benefits and will continue to stimulate the housing market by extending and expanding the first time homebuyer credit. The legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives with a vote of 403 to 12 and now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.
‘Tastings & Trends’ Explores Changes in Homeowners Associations, Delinquencies, Foreclosures and Active Adult Lifestyles
Palm Desert, CA - October 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERIT Property Management, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, is hosting a complimentary evening of ‘Tastings & Trends’ on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 for Coachella Valley homeowners, association board members, vendors and media. The evening will feature wine tasting and hors d’ oeuvres from 5:30 pm-7 pm followed by presentations covering trends in homeowners associations, delinquencies, foreclosures and active adult and community lifestyles. Speakers include MERIT CEO and Founder Melinda Masson, Vice President of Finance Andrew Schlegel and Vice President of Active Adult Communities Scott Hysler.
Elk Grove’s Premier Master-planned Community, Stonelake, Selects MERIT for Property Management Services and Financial...
MERIT will provide additional services and maintenance programs to enhance the community. Sacramento, CA - October 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Stonelake Homeowners Association has selected MERIT, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, to manage their 1,467 single family unit community located in Elk Grove, CA. MERIT will assist the board of directors with daily operations as well as financial budget analysis and planning.
San Francisco, CA - October 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- A California homeowner filed a class-action lawsuit against Pulte Homes Corporation (NYSE: PHM) claiming the company engaged in a sophisticated and integrated fraudulent scheme to artificially prop up sales and home sale prices through convoluted control of the home sale process.
Sacramento, CA - October 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERIT, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, promoted Joe Price to Northern California Vice President of Community Management. Price will be responsible for leading the Northern California division while positioning for growth in the East Bay, Central Valley, Stockton and San Francisco markets.
Aliso Viejo, CA - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERIT, a leading provider of professional community association management services, recently hired Sherrie LeVan as residential property manager for the firms expanded rental property services. MERIT Rental Property Management, Inc. expands MERIT’s current portfolio of services to include leasing and property management for single-family, condominium and urban residences
MERIT Property Management’s San Diego Office Positions for Growth and Relocates to Expanded Office...
New office was designed with sustainable green design principles. San Diego, CA - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- MERIT, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, announces the relocation of their San Diego office due to rapid growth in the region. The relocation also created the opportunity for MERIT to design the new office space with sustainable green design principles
Sacramento’s Premier Active Adult Community, Heritage Park, Selects MERIT for Property Management Services
Heritage Park will take advantage of MERIT’s Active Adult Adventure Program Sacramento, CA - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Heritage Park Homeowners Association has selected MERIT, a leading provider of professional community association and rental management services, to manage their 965 single family active adult community located in North Natomas area of Sacramento, CA. MERIT will assist the board of directors with daily operations to provide quality service as well as add a new adventure program for active adults.