RISMedia's Real Estate Magazine

JAN 2018

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20 January 2018 RISMedia's REAL ESTATE Apartment List has been chosen to power apartment community listings on realtor.com® and Doorsteps.com, News Corp subsidiary Move, Inc., op- erator of both websites, recently an- nounced. The Apartment List rental inventory will begin appearing on re- altor.com® and Doorsteps.com this month. The Apartment List platform will complement realtor.com®' s rich rental listings content derived from relationships with agents, brokers, landlords and residential property managers. Moxi Works has added FloorPlan- Online's HomeDiary, a homeowner management platform that includes a free 3D space planner, to its Moxi Cloud open platform. HomeDiary PRO helps REALTORS® stay connect- ed to their client base throughout the whole homeownership lifecycle. Through the Moxi integration, PRO not only provides marketing tools for the listing side of the transaction, such as completely hands-free, auto- mated, single-property websites and the free use of the advanced 3D floor plan engine; it also enables agents to stay relevant with their client base as they live in their home with the included HomeDiary sponsorship for an unlimited number of clients. Century 21 Real Estate recently launched a new recruitment cam- paign in Boston, Indianapolis and Seattle. The campaign includes tongue-in-cheek out-of-home, audio streaming and social ads, strategically timed in the wee hours of the night and morning, and targets entrepreneurial-minded self-starters, doers and workhorses—whether they're up early, on the go, "always on" or fighting sleep. HouseCanary and AXIS Appraisal Management Solutions and Mercury Network have partnered to expand HouseCanary's Agile Appraisal™ platform, HouseCanary recently an- nounced. The collaboration will drive growth of the platform, on which appraisers develop USPAP- and FIR- REA-compliant reports. As part of the partnership, AXIS will offer Agile Appraisal to premier appraisers, al- lowing them to continue their service for their bank and credit union cli- ents by completing a higher volume of appraisals, while still maintaining the accuracy and confidence they ex- pect in their valuations. Motto Mortgage now includes a prestigious and meaningful pro- gram that celebrates members of the Motto Mortgage network. The Motto Mortgage Awards & Recogni- tion Program recognizes outstand- ing achievements, exceptional service, leadership and high pro- ductivity. The program aims to hon- or Motto Mortgage loan originators, brokers and offices by shining a spotlight on their accomplishments and professionalism. Quicken Loans has been named No. 1 for client satisfaction in mort- gage origination by J.D. Power for the eighth year in a row, the company recently announced. Quicken Loans was ranked No. 1 out of more than 50,000 mortgage originators. The company also finished first in nearly every category, including: Loan Offerings; Website Satisfaction; Application/ Approvals Process; Loan Closing; and Client Onboarding. Realty ONE Group has received two Vega Digital Awards for its UNbro- kerage Virtual Reality game, recog- nizing the innovative, unique launch of the UNbrokerage model. Realty ONE Group received second place for Game or Application in Digital Marketing and third place for Inno- vative/Experimental in Digital Mar- keting. The UNbrokerage Virtual Re- ality game was developed to spread the message of the UNbrokerage model, and to reflect the technol- ogy and innovation that Realty ONE Group offers. The National Association of REAL- TORS® (NAR) has chosen Bank of America Merrill Lynch to develop a financial wellness program for its members, the organization recently announced. The initiative, part of the REALTOR Benefits® Program, aims to provide REALTORS® with person- alized financial education services, as well as online resources and fi- nancial workshops. In 2016, NAR launched the eight-hour course Real Estate Investing: Build Wealth Repre- senting Investors and Becoming One Yourself, which offers strategies to help members with smart practices for investing. The organization plans to identify and roll out ad- ditional member programs, tools and services to pro- mote financial wellness and wealth-building. For more news briefs, please visit www.rismedia.com. {News Briefs}

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