Assembly Speaker Pérez to headline morning briefing at C.A.R.’s Legislative Day

SACRAMENTO, CA - May 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nearly 2,000 California REALTORS® will be in Sacramento Wednesday, June 9, to participate in the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ (C.A.R.) 40th Annual Legislative Day activities.

Realtor Rod Aragon Displays Prime Southern California Properties with his New IDX Broker Search...

EUGENE, OR - May 4, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. happily welcomes today, Rod Aragon with Keller Williams Realty in Pacific Palisades, California, to the growing list of elite rank real estate professionals choosing to incorporate a custom IDX solution into the search functionality of their websites. With this new addition, Aragon can now provide his clients with the ability to sift through a multitude of property listings within his local Multiple Listing Service (MLS), the California Real Estate Technology Services MLS (CARETS). Home seekers will be accessing the most up-to-date and current real estate listing information on the Southern California market, by displaying the IDX/MLS data feed on their own personal computers

Scott Doyle Increases the Visibility of his Real Estate Listings Throughout the Web, with...

EUGENE, OR - April 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The IDX, Inc. team eagerly announces today its newest client addition, Doyle Properties very own Scott Doyle of La Quinta, California, to the constantly growing database of real estate agents and brokers choosing to upgrade, enhance and modernize the search functions of their websites, with the incorporation of a custom IDX solution. This innovative and one-of-a-kind Internet Data Exchange (IDX) technology works by extracting raw data from the Desert MLS (DTMLS), and then formats and transfers the information to indistinguishably match Doyle's already existing page preferences and specifications, enabling home seekers to execute the most simplistic, efficient and convenient real estate search on the web.

Hillary Lipmans Online MLS Property Search Becomes Simple and Efficient with the Addition of...

EUGENE, OR - April 23, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Big Sur Real Estate professional Hillary Lipman of Monterey, California, has recently upgraded and enhanced her website, by adding the highly customizable IDX Broker software. This new software will allow potential home buyers to search a multitude of the most current listings on the market, through five innovative search features, including: basic, advanced, map, address and listing ID categories. Each search option withholds its own unique and distinctive characteristics and traits, enabling home seekers to complete the entirety of their real estate search online, and on their own personal time, if they so choose

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (C.A.R.) launches 2010 Consumer Advertising Campaign

LOS ANGELES, CA - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today launched its 2010 Consumer Advertising Campaign. The campaign raises awareness of the REALTOR® brand and reinforces the professionalism of California REALTORS®, while addressing concerns home buyers and sellers may have about today’s market. The campaign’s theme, “Your Piece of California. Your Peace of Mind,” will be heard or seen across the state nearly 130 million times via television, radio, and online.

Innovative IDX Technology Improves the Search Function on Realtor Marshall Rices Website

EUGENE, O - April 16, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX Inc. is proud to welcome Canmar Realty’s Marshall Rice to the constantly expanding amount of real estate agents and brokers choosing to renovate their website with the addition of IDX Broker, an online property search process, which gives real estate professionals and clients more options throughout the online home search process. Potential home buyers in the San Diego area will benefit from the ability to browse thousands of listings through Rice’s website because of the union between IDX Broker and the San Diego Regional MLS (Sandicor), which Rice is a member of. The innovative IDX (Internet Data Exchange) technology integrates raw listing data with Sandicor information to help maximize search results on Rice’s website

Clarus MarketMetrics enters Canadian market; offered as member benefit to Centris

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

Adrian Cafuentes Online MLS Property Search Becomes Simple and Efficient with the Addition of...

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.

Tony Krieg Displays High Demand MLS Property Listings with the Incorporation of a Custom...

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

Custom IDX Broker Search Tools and Features Help Tomas Schoff Enhance his Online Real...

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.

Chico Association of REALTORS® offers Clarus MarketMetrics as a member benefit

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

Agree Realty Announces Disposition of Santa Barbara, California Borders Superstore

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.

CARETS data now available in Clarus MarketMetrics

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.

Southern California Home Buyer’s Fair this weekend at L.A. Convention Center

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).

Free iPod shuffles, movie tickets at Home Buyer’s Fair

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.

Two associations of REALTORS offer REALTOR iPhone application through customized My AOR app

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.

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