"Real Estate Today" Celebrates 100th Show

Fri Jan 7, 2011 12:40pm EST

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  WASHINGTON, DC, Jan 07 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
"Real Estate Today," the national talk radio show produced by the
National Association of Realtors(R), celebrates its 100th show this
weekend. Now the fastest growing real estate show in the country, "Real
Estate Today" can be heard on more than 120 stations across the U.S,
including in every top-10 market.

    "The 100th show is a significant milestone in talk radio, and we're proud
of this achievement," said NAR President Ron Phipps, broker-president of
Phipps Realty in Warwick, R.I. "The overwhelming success of 'Real Estate
Today' underscores just how much home ownership matters to consumers. NAR
is committed to being the best real estate resource for home owners,
buyers and sellers, and 'Real Estate Today' helps us do that." 

    Launched in February 2009, "Real Estate Today" offers a fast-paced format
that includes the week's top real estate news, field reports and
customizable segments on local market conditions. Listeners can call in
with questions and concerns about their local market, share personal home
ownership, buying and selling experiences, and receive advice from real
estate industry experts. "Real Estate Today" reaches an estimated 1
million listeners each month, with an estimated 500,000 digital downloads
and streaming online. 

    "For so many people, home is at the heart of their lives," said "Real
Estate Today" Host Gil Gross. "'Real Estate Today' has given me the
opportunity to talk to people across the country about what really
matters to them when it comes to buying, selling or owning a home, and I
look forward to continuing the discussion as we begin our next 100 shows."

    The show also airs nationwide on XM Satellite Radio, and worldwide at
www.retradio.com. Listeners can visit anytime to hear current or past
programs. The program is available on iTunes, where it can be transferred
to iPods, iPhones, MP3 players, and other digital listening devices. 

    The National Association of Realtors(R), "The Voice for Real Estate," is
America's largest trade association, representing 1.1 million members
involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate
industries.

    Information about NAR is available at www.realtor.org. This and other
news releases are posted in the News Media section. 

    REALTOR(R) is a registered collective membership mark which may be used
only by real estate professionals who are members of the NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS(R) and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics.
Not all real estate agents are REALTORS(R). All REALTORS(R) are members
of NAR.

    

For further information contact:
Michelle Wardlaw
202/383-1042
mwardlaw@realtors.org 

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