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RentVest Property Management Opens New Office in Hawaii

(PRLEAP.COM) HONOLULU, HI, Feb. 1, 2018 — RentVest, an innovative property management company headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, has announced the opening of a new office in Honolulu, Hawaii. This marks the seventh office opening in RentVest's ambitious expansion plan to establish 10,000 accounts nationwide by 2020.McKay Mills, owner of RentVest Hawaii, will manage the Honolulu office, and John Groberg will serve as the principal broker for RentVest Hawaii.Mills says the RentVest Hawaii office will

Through Online Technology, the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) Industry Comes of Age

ListingDoor founder Sissy Lappin has released a new blog titled, “With 92 percent of Consumers Searching Online for Their Next Home, FSBO Comes of Age.” The blog is an analysis of the For Sale By Owner movement’s rapid growth spurt in recent years, prompted by the development of powerful online technology and marketing tools that place home sale authority in the hands of homeowners who choose not to pay a real estate agent fee.

RentVest Named to 2016 Inc. 5000, Honoring the 5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S.

RentVest Property Management, formerly known as Gentry Real Estate Group, earned admission to a prestigious club when the company’s innovative young partners learned they had earned inclusion in Inc. Media’s 2016 Inc.5000 list of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. RentVest is in good company with other Inc. 5000 honorees, including Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft. GoPro, Timberland, Clif Bar, Patagonia, Oracle, and other notable alumni. In addition, the 2016 list adds such powerhouses as Square, Dollar Save Club, ipsy and Yeti Cooler.

New Blog Released on Names Top Paint Color Trends for Home Sale Success

When it comes to staging a home to sell, for sale by owner (FSBO) leader seeks out design ideas and trends from a variety of sources, including Pinterest, home design publications and websites, and more to provide staging ideas to attract buyers. In a new blog titled, “Top 10-Plus Paint colors for Dressing Up Your Home for an FSBO sale,” co-founder Sissy Lappin reveals 2016’s top interior paint colors for home staging in 2016.

RentVest Property Management Expands into Nevada and Texas, Plans to Reach 20 Markets by 2020

RentVest, an innovative property management company headquartered in Mesa, has expanded its offices to Phoenix, Tuscon, Las Vegas, Nevada and Dallas, Texas, with plans to open offices in several more cities on the horizon. RentVest’s rapid expansion since its June 2016 launch reflects the company’s escalating growth in a market clamoring for affordable, innovative and customer-centric property management services. Funded and established by Gentry Real Estate Group founders Spencer Caldwell and Jacob Ash, RentVest is a full service property management firm specializing in high performance property and tenant management services. In response to nationwide demand for property management services that challenge archaic industry practices, RentVest harnesses technology and unprecedented customer service practices to provide a worry-free experience for property owners. Helps Democratize the Real Estate Industry by Challenging the MLS Monopoly

Veteran Houston realtor and for sale by owner (FSBO) proponent Sissy Lappin says that advanced technology has lead to open source platforms and aggregated information that is fast becoming standard fare in the real estate industry, a phenomenon that is weakening the National Association of Realtor’s (NAR) grip on the industry. In a new blog on her website titled, “Democratizing Real Estate,” Lappin says that Realtors® continue to present abridged annual surveys implying that the multiple listing service (MLS) is the most effective listing space for home selling.

Real Estate Broker and Sissy Lappin’s FSBO Book “Simple and SOLD” #1 Bestseller on Amazon

Houston real estate powerhouse and author Sissy Lappin announced that her For Sale By Owner (FSBO) book titled, “Simple and SOLD” has achieved #1 bestseller status on The top-selling Houston realtor and advocate for helping people with little or no real estate experience learn how to effectively sell their own homes and keep agent commissions in their own pockets, wrote the guidebook with first-time sellers in mind.

New’s End-to-End FSBO Solution Meets Growing Demand for No-agent Real Estate Sales

A growing number of homeowners across the U.S. are entering into the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) market in order to maximize their home sale profits. According to a CNNMoney article titled, “For sale by owner: Homeowners ditching brokers,” saving $10,000 to $12,000 or more on real estate agent fees provides plenty of incentive for homeowners to go it alone when it comes time to sell. n response to this boom, veteran real estate broker and author Sissy Lappin and her husband Mark, a business process automation expert who has worked with Fortune 500 enterprises, launched ListingDoor. com, an online FSBO site that provides profitable and powerful sales tools for homeowners, giving them everything they need to successfully sell their home on their own.

The Power of a Great Home Description for FSBO Success

If you’ve decided to take a For Sale By Owner (FSBO) approach to selling your home, one of your most valuable assets will be the compelling home description you create to attract buyers for true FSBO success. The idea of “selling” your home can be intimidating, but it shouldn’t be. Great listing copy is a must for any successful home marketing campaign; your detailed description of your home is critical, and writing it can and should be fun. Most likely, your home is quite capable of selling i

Realtor Sissy Lappin Announces ListingDoor, a Web-based Service That Brings FSBO into the 21st Century

Realtor Sissy Lappin is making waves in the real estate industry with her web-based service, a site that takes a new approach to the for sale by owner (FSBO) market. Committed to shedding old stereotypes of FSBO services targeting foreclosure properties and believing that anyone, no matter how inexperienced, can sell their own home and pocket the hefty commission they would otherwise pay a real estate agent, Lappin is a woman on a mission to change the way people sell their homes

New staff announcement: Prospect Mortgage Announces New Managers at Chicago Area Offices

Prospect Mortgage TriStates/Midwest Divisional President John Palmiotto has announced the appointment of four new branch managers and one renovation loan manager in the national mortgage lender’s Naperville, Schaumburg, North Riverside and Lockport, Illinois offices. Prospect Mortgage is a national, independent residential retail mortgage lender offering a range of home loan products. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in Sherman Oaks, California, Prospect Mortgage has a vast network of retail o

“Fear and Loathing and Short Sales” by Short Sale Expert Melanie Riekena Launches Today as a Free Download on

“Fear and Loathing and Short Sales,” launches today on, bringing a wealth of understanding and instruction to real estate professionals seeking to gain a working knowledge of the short sale process to better help their clients. Written by short sale expert Melanie Riekena, “Fear and Loathing and Short Sales” is meant to be a user-friendly manual that de-mystifies one of the industry’s most important processes. The book is available as a free Kindle download through today th

WebsiteBox Nominated for Prestigious 2013 Inman News Innovator Award

Websitebox™ has announced that it has been named one of eight finalists for two prestigious Inman News Innovator Awards: Most Innovative Real Estate App, Tool or Vendor, and the “People’s Choice” Innovator Award. The nomination comes just seven months after WebsiteBox’s launch at Inman’s Real Estate Connect in New York City. In the “Most Innovative Real Estate, App, Tool or Vendor” category, WebsiteBox is competing with other real estate tech companies such as Cartavi, DoorSteps and Homelight,

Real Estate Veteran Sissy Lappin Launches Innovative, Tech-driven For Sale by Owner Website

Total Media Deliveries: 4,112 • Online Media Pickups: 251 • Full Release Reads: 1,689 • Veteran real estate broker, author, and “for sale by owner” (FSBO) champion Sissy Lappin has launched the website, bringing her “simple and sold” philosophy of real estate innovation online and powered to help homeowners master the art of selling their homes without a realtor. Lappin, whose company was named "The Uber for Real Estate sales” in 2014 by Forbes, rose to FSBO fame with her 2012 guidebook, “Simple and Sold,” with more than 15,800 copies downloaded from Amazon.

Redbanks Regency Senior Living Apartments selects RetirementHomeTV Corporation as its Television Service Provider

HENDERSON, Kentucky, May 4, 2015—RetirementHomeTV Corporation has announced an agreement with Redbanks Regency Apartments in Henderson to provide 100 percent digital television products and services to the senior living community. The television package provides 36 television channels, an in–house community channel exclusive to Redbanks Regency Apartment residents, plus a dedicated DVD/CD channel. RetirementHomeTV provides state–of–the–art turnkey systems and custom programming solutions to CC

WebsiteBox Announces CREA IDX Integration in Its $99 Websites Now Available to 106,000 Canadian Realtors

WebsiteBox, an award-winning creator of full-featured real estate websites for a one-time charge of $99, has announced the Integration of CREA (Canadian Real Estate Association) to its mobile-friendly website platform. The CREA MLS Integration is part of’s feature-packed website offerings for realtors that include ready-to-go content, lead-capture and customer-relationship management (CRM), full Integration with local MLS boards (IDX), free lifetime web hosting and more.

Interwest Capital Corporation Launches New Website Showcasing WT Grant Loft Apartments Renovation in Downtown Cleveland

Total Media Deliveries: 2,818 • Online Media Pickups: 251 • Full Release Reads: 3,773 • Interwest Capital Corporation of La Jolla, Calif. has announced the launch of a new website showcasing the completed indoor and outdoor renovation project at the WT Grant loft apartment complex in the heart of downtown Cleveland. The fully equipped residential complex adjacent to Public Square offers modern, urban residences for lease including luxury penthouses, and one- and two-bedroom flats, lofts and townhomes. Each residence has the option of secure indoor parking and entry intercom for gu

RESIDENT360 Launches Resident Express Mobile App for Multifamily Community Residents and Manage

Total Media Deliveries: 4,801 • Online Media Pickups: 296 • Full Release Reads: 1,301 • April 16, 2014—RESIDENT360 President Josh Grillo has announced the launch of the Resident Express mobile app for iPhone and Android devices. The app allows property managers and residents to communicate readily, share community news, and enjoy an enhanced apartment living experience.

The Perfect Small Office Launches Fully Responsive Website for Small Business Owners

Total Media Deliveries: 4,748 • Online Media Pickups: 40 • Full Release Reads: 1,075 • The Perfect Small Office announces the launch of its new, fully responsive website designed to help entrepreneurs find affordable, strategically located office space that suits their needs. The Perfect Small Office (PSO) is a development and consulting firm for small business owners looking to expand their company affordably. PSO, a subsidiary of CMC Properties, helps entrepreneurs and small business owners with strategies to avoid some of the most challenging obstacles to growth. High rent fe

WebsiteBox Signs 5,000 New Clients in First Year, Moves Hosting to Amazon to Accommodate Growth, a leader in the development and support of low-cost, fully customizable websites for REALTORS®, signed up more than 5,000 new customers for its feature-rich, $99 real estate websites during its first year in business. Since demand for the affordable websites surged during the company’s first 12 months post-launch, CEO Peyman Aleagha announced the company’s decision to enlist’s powerful cloud hosting platform to ensure expandable, on-demand hosting 24/7.
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