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The “House Lawyer” Talks Solving Housing Mess (If Government Stops Helping)

August 2, 2012  |  by Anne

MRIS is excited to announce’s “House Lawyer” and regular real estate columnist, Harvey S. Jacobs, to join as a contributor.  Harvey S. Jacobs is a real estate lawyer in the Rockville office of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake. He is an active real estate investor, developer, landlord and lender.  Read below for a recap of Harvey’s most recent Washington... Continue Reading


Status Update: Keystone Homepage

August 1, 2012  |  by Anne

Yesterday morning we released the new Keystone Homepage but quickly reverted back to the prior Keystone homepage release due to an unexpected data transmission issue between our primary data center and our secondary data center that occurred Monday night.  The data transmission issue interrupted communications between our data centers and is being addressed.   MRIS recognized this issue and proactively responded to... Continue Reading


Have you explored MRIS’ website lately?

August 1, 2012  |  by Anne

Special thanks to Cheryl Ritchie from Huntingtown, MD for sharing this post on Active Rain!  We are happy to hear is a great resource for you – thanks for spreading the word! DC Area Realtors..Have you explored MRIS website lately? by Cheryl Ritchie Oh, Boy. That is all I can say. Sunday is what I call Sun and Surf Day. I surf... Continue Reading

New Distressed Properties Transaction Type Coming Soon!

July 27, 2012  |  by Anne

You know why MRIS customers are so awesome? Because you give us great feedback! As we mentioned in last week’s post, we are making adjustments to improve the way you enter and search for distressed properties.  We understand this may take some time to get used to, but we believe this change was a necessary step in order to create a more consistent way to... Continue Reading

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See How SUNsational an XactSite Website Can Be! Sign Up For This Wednesday’s Webinar

July 23, 2012  |  by Anne

  See for yourself how SUNsational an XactSite website can be!  From maintaining your branding to providing your clients with the best possible search experience, XactSite websites are designed to increase your bottom line without burning through your budget. Don’t miss this chance to heat up your business and enjoy two months free* off any XactSite website!   Join us for the... Continue Reading

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Meet New Clients While COOKING The Competition! XactSite Makes It Happen!

July 20, 2012  |  by Anne

XactSite websites automatically include search engine optimization (SEO) to help you rank higher on search engines like Google and Yahoo.  XactSite is here with the tools you need to increase your website traffic, build new leads and maintain loyal customers. Once potential homebuyers have clicked through to your site, they’ll be impressed with how you’ve been able to customize the... Continue Reading

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MRIS Mid-Year Distressed Properties Report Examines Strength and Trends of Mid-Atlantic Housing Market Through Lens of REO and Short Sales

July 19, 2012  |  by Anne

There’s a lot of information about distressed properties out there from a variety of different sources.  That’s why RBI came up with the first-of-its-kind Distressed Properties Report to condense – and translate – median sale prices, new contracts versus pending contracts on the market and the region-specific shift between short sales and foreclosure sales for the last six months.  So what does... Continue Reading


Webinar: How to WOW your clients with your iPad!

July 16, 2012  |  by Anne

Learn from some of the “iPros” – companies and agents that use their iPad to help them stand out from competition.  RE Technology hosts this free webinar, sign up today! Our information-packed webinar is an excellent opportunity to discover how to: Make home tours a lot more effective Use your iPad to submit offers faster Make your listing presentation sing... Continue Reading

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Unlock 5½ Keys to Managing Your Listings with the NEW Keystone Homepage

July 13, 2012  |  by Anne

The official Keystone Homepage release is in just a few short weeks, so we’ve recapped the 5 and 1/2 things you need to know about the official switch over.  Don’t want to wait for the official launch?  Then start using the new Homepage today! The new Keystone Homepage is available exclusively  through this link –  Note that any changes made... Continue Reading

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Baltimore, MD and Washington, D.C. Metro Area – June 2012 Housing Market Update

July 10, 2012  |  by Anne

The following analysis of the Washington, D.C. Metro Area and the Baltimore Metro housing market has been prepared by RealEstate Business Intelligence (RBI), and is based on June 2012 MRIS housing data.   June Median Sale Prices Increases Across the Board in Baltimore Metro Supply Continues to Shrink – Lowest New Listings in Fifteen Years OVERVIEW Median sale prices continue... Continue Reading

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