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Mr. Rooter Plumbing: Top Three Plumbing Hacks To Save You Money »

July 22, 2014 at 5:59AM PDT | Source: Mr. Rooter

Mr. Rooter Plumbing offers three tips to save every homeowner money on by avoiding costly repairs.
Waco, TX (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 - Torrential summer rain, ubiquitous family barbecues, and an influx of weekend visitors can have unforeseen effects on a home’s pipes. Plumbing systems do a lot of extra work during the summer, so Mr. Rooter offers these three tips to help keep a home’s plumbing system in tip-top shape.
Check Washing Machine Hoses
The warm weather and longer days equal more time spent outside and more dirty clothes. This excess use can put a strain on washing machine hoses, so taking the time to ensure that everything is working correctly could save a homeowner both time and money down the road. Inspect hoses for bulges, kinks, or cracks that could result in a burst...

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Expands In The Inland Empire Of Southern California »

July 22, 2014 at 5:36AM PDT | Source: Weichert

Ontario Brokers Join Franchise as Weichert, Realtors® - H & A Associates
Long-established southern California real estate brokers Homa Javadi and Arturo Rubio, owners of H & A Realty in Ontario, California, have taken a step up in their partnership, announcing they are now the independent owners and operators of a franchise with Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA).
Ontario, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 - Homa Javadi and Arturo Rubio, owners of H & A Realty in Ontario, California, have taken a step up in their longtime partnership, announcing they are now the independent owners and operators of a franchise with Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA). WEICHERT, REALTORS® - H & A Associates raised the banner in the Inland Empire for the expanding national brand on July 14...

Inman News Features United® Real Estate Franchise Model And CEO Dan Duffy »

July 21, 2014 at 10:44AM PDT | Source: United Real Estate

Expanding Franchise Group Recognized for Rapid Growth and Unique Model
July 17, 2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. and SYDNEY, Australia – United® Real Estate, the rapidly expanding North American franchise network, and CEO Dan Duffy were recently featured in Inman News after finalizing a partnership with Colliers International's Asia-Pacific residential subsidiary, PRDnationwide (PRD) that will see the two groups combine their significant influence and resources.
Operating under the United PRD International brand, the newly formed alliance plans to be highly active on the global residential property landscape, with the first order of business to be an expansion of its coverage in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia-Pacific and other select international markets...

Maid Simple House Cleaning Franchise Opens In Halton, Ontario »

July 21, 2014 at 8:50AM PDT | Source: Maid Simple House Cleaning

New House Cleaning Franchise Third in Canada for Company
July 21, 2014 // // ATLANTA - Maid Simple House Cleaning of Halton opened on July 1 and serves residents of Halton consisting of Oakville, Burlington, and Milton, Ontario. An affordable cleaning service franchise, Maid Simple House Cleaning was created by the residential maid services company, Maid Brigade.
"I was looking for a franchise model in an industry that was set up for continuous growth," says Paul Garofalo, owner of Maid Simple House Cleaning of Halton. "The cleaning needs of two-income households along with the aging homeowner population, makes the residential cleaning industry a perfect fit."
Prior to investing in a Maid Simple House Cleaning franchise, Garofalo was a business owner involved in the transportation, trucking, and equine ownership industries with more than two decades of entrepreneurial experience...

Always Best Care® Senior Services Named A Top 100 Low-Cost Franchise »

July 21, 2014 at 8:33AM PDT | Source: Always Best Care, Inc.

July 21, 2014 // // Roseville, CA – Always Best Care® Senior Services has been named one of the top 100 low-cost franchises in the USA by Franchise Business Review, a national market research firm that performs independent research of franchisee satisfaction.
Based in Roseville, CA just outside the state capitol in Sacramento, Always Best Care is one of the nation’s leading providers of non-medical in-home care, assisted living placement services and skilled home health care. The company delivers its services through a national network of more than 180 independently owned and operated franchise territories.
"This is a great honor," said Michael Newman, founder and CEO of Always Best Care. "We are extraordinarily proud to be in the business of creating opportunities to build business for our owners all while making a genuine difference in people’s lives...

New Agent Joins EXIT Realty Consultants! »

July 21, 2014 at 6:04AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Pedo Bautista
Manteca, CA (Grassroots Newswire) July 15, 2014 - Newly joining the EXIT Realty Consultants team, out of their Manteca location, Pedro Bautista has over ten years of experience in the Real Estate industry. Not only does Pedro speak Spanish, he specializes in first time home buyers & sellers where he takes the initiative of making each of his client’s dreams a reality. With a carefully crafted tactical plan for providing the best of services to his clients, it is no wonder Pedro is one of the greatest Realtors to work with in Northern California. To contact Pedro, visit him at or call him at 209-679-5595 for all your Real Estate needs.
About EXIT Realty
For more information about EXIT Realty Consultants, please call 209-535-2754...

NaturaLawn® Of America Named One Of The Top 100 Lawn And Landscape Companies In The U.S. »

July 21, 2014 at 5:15AM PDT | Source: NaturaLawn of America

Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 - NaturaLawn of America® recently ranked 23rd on Lawn & Landscape magazine's annual listing of the top 100 best lawn care operators and landscape contractors in the United States.
The Lawn & Landscape Top 100 list is based on the reported annual income of each business for their 2013 calendar year. According to the report, the companies on this Top 100 list earned a combined total revenue of $7.25 billion in 2013 and employed over 80,000 employees.
When asked about his company's success and continual growth, NaturaLawn® of America's President and Founder Phil Catron stated, "We couldn't be where we are today without the tireless efforts of our home office staff, our hard working franchisees, and most importantly, all of our customers who continue to choose a safer alternative to traditional lawn care, year after year...

Vancouver Home Care Assistance To Host Public Webinar On Caregiver Mindfulness »

July 21, 2014 at 5:05AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of Vancouver, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar Series featuring experts in a wide range of health and wellness-related fields. The upcoming webinar will feature licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, and will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware. In particular, Nancy will discuss mindfulness and the spirit-side of caregiving, two coping strategies presented in her latest book, The Mindful Caregiver: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey. This webinar will offer real time solutions caregivers can use in their everyday routines to feel more empowered and hopeful...

Rainbow International Offers Tips On What To Do Before During And After A Flood Disaster »

July 18, 2014 at 8:40AM PDT | Source: Rainbow International

Be Prepared to Act Quickly When Flooding Occurs
WACO, TX - (Marketwired - July 18, 2014) - Soaked rugs, damaged walls, warped flooring and ruined furniture are only the beginning of what homeowners in the Midwestern and Northeastern states dealt with after recent flood waters hit their area. Flooding can happen anywhere and be caused by heavy rains, severe storms, poor drainage, plumbing issues, and other water-related issues. The key is to be prepared and take quick action when a flood disaster occurs.
Rainbow International offers these general suggestions on how to be prepared before, during and after a flood:

Check with an insurance agent about flood insurance for the home.
Prepare a home inventory of furniture and valuables in the home, including details and pictures...

Home Care Assistance South Fairfield County To Host Public Webinar On The Topic Of Caregiver Mindfulness »

July 18, 2014 at 6:56AM PDT | Source: Home Care Assistance

Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 - Home Care Assistance of South Fairfield County, North America's leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to announce the next installment in its renowned Healthy Longevity Webinar Series featuring experts in a wide range of health and wellness-related fields. The upcoming webinar will feature licensed clinical social worker and award-winning author Nancy Kriseman, and will cover the most common causes of caregiver stress and ways to prevent burnout by becoming more self-aware. In particular, Nancy will discuss mindfulness and the spirit-side of caregiving, two coping strategies presented in her latest book, The Mindful Caregiver: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey. This webinar will offer real time solutions caregivers can use in their everyday routines to feel more empowered and hopeful...

Preventing Locksmith Scams: Pop-A-Lock Launch Real-Time GPS App  »

July 18, 2014 at 6:14AM PDT | Source: Pop A Lock

To Ensure Customer Security and Personalizes Brand Experience
July 18, 2014 // // LAFAYETTE, LA -  In order to provide greater service to their customers and prevent the growing threat of locksmith scams, Pop-A-Lock – the country's largest group of locksmiths providing 24–hour locksmith service across the country – announces the launch of the Pop-A-Lock Customer Connect APP. Designed with the customer in mind, this app enhances the Pop-A-Lock experience for clients in order to ensure their safety by identifying their technician and provide peace of mind.
Due to the national epidemic of security and locksmith scammers, Pop-A-Lock addressed the issue by creating this free application available on Google Play for Androids and the Apple Store for iPhone users...

Mr. Appliance® Adds 8 New Franchise Locations »

July 18, 2014 at 4:56AM PDT | Source: Mr. Appliance

Mr. Appliance adds new franchises in Colorado, Ohio, Maryland, Missouri and Delaware.
Waco,Texas (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 - Mr. Appliance announced the opening of eight new franchise locations in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2014. Two of these new franchises are veteran owned. Year to date, Mr. Appliance has welcomed the addition of 14 new franchises.
Mr. Appliance offers full-service residential and commercial appliance repair and is North America's leading appliance repair franchise renowned for integrity and dependability. Its franchises provide full service residential and light commercial appliance repair. Mr. Appliance is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group®.
"We are very excited to welcome these new franchisees to the Mr...

Better Homes And Gardens Real Estate Expands South Carolina Presence With Addition Of Segars Realty »

July 18, 2014 at 4:20AM PDT | Source: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC

MADISON, N.J. and HARTSVILLE, S.C. - July 15, 2014 - Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate today announced the addition of Segars Realty in Hartsville, S.C. to its franchise network, further strengthening the brand's presence in South Carolina. The newly franchised Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Segars Realty will continue to be led by owner and broker, Goz Segars and will serve Hartsville and surrounding communities including Darlington and Florence.
"With nearly 40 years of real estate experience, Goz Segars is a well-known and respected name in the South Carolina real estate community," said Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. "For the past several decades, the company has created a culture that serves as an example of professionalism, honesty and integrity, fostering personal relationships to best serve its clients...

Congratulations To Our April Top 5! »

July 17, 2014 at 9:57AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Hamilton, Montana (Grassroots Newswire) July 14, 2014 - It is with pride and pleasure that EXIT Realty Montana announces the Top 5 Producing Agents in the Montana Region for the month of May. The calculation is based on Gross Commissions Earned.
"If an agent is willing to work hard and work consistently, he or she can be very successful," said Max Coleman, EXIT Realty Montana Regional Owner. "Consistency is the key. You must be willing to work at your business every day."
"Our Top 5 are an inspiration not only to our other EXIT Realty agents but also to anyone considering Real Estate as a career with EXIT Realty," Coleman continued. "We are very proud of our agents!"
Rank Associate Brokerage

Tracy Walczak EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley
Jani Summers EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley
Nicole Jones EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley
Craig Siphers EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley
Karen Nelsen EXIT Realty Bitterroot Valley

About EXIT Realty
EXIT Realty is a proven real estate business model that supplies single-level residual income - for agents, security, stability and direction; for agents’ families, security in the form of beneficiary and retirement residuals...

Exit Realty Paramount Top Office In The State Of Michigan! »

July 17, 2014 at 7:33AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Traverse City, MI (Grassroots Newswire) 7.9.14 - EXIT Realty of Michigan is pleased to announce that the top EXIT office in the State of Michigan for Sales Volume for the month of May 2014 is EXIT Realty Paramount!
EXIT Realty Paramount has also been named Top Office in the State of Michigan for Closed Ends for the month of May 2014!
Agent Nicole Philibosian Gentry has been named #2 in the State of Michigan for May 2014 for Top Agents in Sales Volume!
The office is a hub of activity, busy agents and the summer is just getting started! Congratulations to everyone for a job well done!
About EXIT Realty 
For more information about EXIT Realty Paramount, please call 231-946-4404. EXIT Realty Paramount is located at 803 W Front St...

Fresh Coat Painters Give Back To A Local Veteran »

July 17, 2014 at 5:19AM PDT | Source: Fresh Coat

Clarksville, TN (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 - When Rich Whitaker opened his Fresh Coat Painters franchise, he knew he wanted to prioritize giving back to the community. So when the Clarksville Home Builders Association asked him to paint a house for a fellow veteran, there was no question that the answer would be yes.
Whitaker and the team at Fresh Coat Painters of Clarksville recently painted an entire home for Staff Sergeant Adam J. Montavon and his wife, Sasha, free of charge.
The home itself was actually provided to the Montavons in April mortgage-free through the Tennessee Housing Development Agency. It was one of three homes across the state THDA donated to veterans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the state housing finance agency...

Aire Serv® Turns The Heat On In 2nd Quarter »

July 16, 2014 at 10:30AM PDT | Source: Aire Serv Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc.

Waco, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 - Duct and cover because Aire Serv is coming in hot. This quarter, Aire Serv awarded seven new franchises in Alabama, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Texas, South Carolina and Mississippi.
Two of the seven new franchises are veteran owned. Aire Serv is one of the Top 50 Franchises for veterans, according to The World Franchising Network in a listing published by USA Today.
"We are pleased to add this group of new franchisees," Doyle James, president of Aire Serv, said. "The energy of our new franchisees, combined with the expertise and experience of our established franchise locations, with the support of our corporate office will continue to grow Aire Serv in 2014." James has been president of Aire Serv since Feb...

Realogy Announces Agreement To Acquire ZipRealty For Approximately $166 Million »

July 16, 2014 at 10:11AM PDT | Source: Realogy Corporation

Strategic Addition of Brokerage Operations and Innovative Technology Platform Expected to Drive Incremental Revenue for Company-Owned, Franchise and Title Business Segments; Each Company to Host Investor Call Today to Discuss Transaction
MADISON, N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif. - July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) and ZipRealty, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIPR) today announced that Realogy has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ZipRealty for $6.75 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $166 million. With this transaction, Realogy is acquiring ZipRealty's residential brokerage operations with 23 offices across the United States and its leading-edge, integrated real estate technology platform, including its recently released private-label solution for brokers...

United Country – Jelliff Auction Group To Conduct Live Event »

July 15, 2014 at 9:04AM PDT | Source: United Country Real Estate

Premium Pennsylvania Equestrian Ranch to Sell at Live Auction
Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 - A centrally located, equestrian ranch in Weikert, Penn., will soon be available to qualified buyers at a live auction to be held on Friday, Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. EDT. Randy Jelliff, auctioneer and broker with United Country – Jelliff Auction Group, is set to sell this property – totaling roughly 92 acres – on-site at 6190 Weikart Road in Weikert.
The property borders Bald Eagle State Forest and features two covered arenas for roping and cutting, a 33-stall barn and approximately 50 acres of turnout pasture for recreational use. The 3,189-square-foot residence included on the ranch was built around 1900 and features four bedrooms, two baths, a large family recreational area and an attached three-car garage...

Miracle Method Named An APPA Strategic Partner For The Third Year »

July 15, 2014 at 8:57AM PDT | Source: Miracle Method Surface Refinishing

Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 - Miracle Method, the nation’s leading provider of surface refinishing solutions for educational facilities, has been named an APPA Strategic Partner for the third year because of its level of participation in and support of APPA projects and programs. APPA is made up of management professionals who oversee facility maintenance and improvement at colleges, universities and K-12 school districts.
Miracle Method Surface Refinishing earned the APPA Strategic Business Partnership again through an ongoing commitment to and support of APPA’s mission—to create positive impact in educational facilities. Miracle Method participates in APPA conferences and exhibitions nationwide, demonstrating how schools can save up to 75% over traditional renovation costs, without messy time-consuming replacement...

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