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Real Estate Today Celebrates 100th Show

Media Contact: Michelle Wardlaw / 202-383-1042 / Email

WASHINGTON (January 7, 2011) - Real Estate Today, the national talk radio show produced by the National Association of Realtors®, 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®, “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.

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