Blanche Evans is CEO of Evans Emedia, Inc. and publisher of The Evans Ezine. As an award-winning journalist, Blanche has been named one of the "25 Most Influential People In Real Estate" by REALTOR Magazine, and twice recognized as one of the industry's most "Notables." She was also recently recognized as one of the top 25 out of the "Top 100 Most Influential Women in Real Estate," in an ActiveRain.com poll conducted by Stefan Swanepoel.
Known for her keen insight into real estate industry issues and for her ability to make complex subjects easy to understand, Blanche is a prolific columnist, public speaker, and author of five best-selling real estate books. She was honored to be chosen from scores of writers to co-author the National Association of REALTORS® homebuying and selling guides for consumers. The two books, The National Association of REALTORS® Guide to Buying A Home and The National Association of Realtors Guide to Selling A Home are staples of the NAR library of publications.
Blanche's newest book, Bubbles, Booms and Busts: Make Money In Any Real Estate Market, McGraw-Hill, was rave-reviewed by The New York Times upon its release in 2006. She also contributed to Donald Trump's book, Trump: The Best Real Estate Advice I Ever Received: 100 Top Experts Share Their Strategies, Rutledge Hill Press.
Blanche is sought out for her expert opinions by the nation's premier broadcast and print news organizations including CNN, WealthTrack on PBS, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Newsday, and The Associated Press. She is also a popular speaker for industry events for MLS and Association executives, brand executives, and practitioners.
Noting that the national press has been hard on the real estate industry and housing, Blanche is known as a feisty defender of Realtors. She concluded that there had to be a better way for consumers to get housing information.
The Evans Ezine provides MLSs, Associations, and practitioners a dynamic, compelling customizable consumer-facing emagazine that puts national and local housing news in perspective - news that informs, not alarms. She works closely with executives and their directors of marketing to create editorials and graphs that give a complete picture of local market conditions, including jobs, new developments, community homebuying incentives and more. This provides forward-looking data as well as sold data.
As a stand-alone feature, the emagazine is ideal content for Websites and a unique alternative to newsletters and other customer/client contact tools.
Real Estate consumer and industry news.
Summary of qualifications Editor, Newscaster and Writer •§ Columnist •§ On-camera newscaster •§ Media pundit •§ Professional speaker •§ Senior editor, managing editor Publications Evans Ezine, a customizable news and information emagazine for MLSs/Associations/Practitioners Real estate books: Homesurfing.net,1999, The Hottest e-Careers in Real Estate, 2001, Bubbles, Booms and Busts, 2006, The National Association of Realtors Guide to Buying a Home,2006 The National Association of Realtors Guide to Selling A Home, 2006 Daily editorials, video commentaries for Realty Times, 1997-2008 Additional professional activities CEO, evansEmedia.com Industry speaker for MLS/Association/Brand events Senior Editor, Realty Times, Realtytimes.com, 1997-2008 Free-lance writer, 1993-1997 Awards received Top 25 of "The Top 100 Most Influential Women in Real Estate," ActiveRain.com poll, conducted by Stefan Swanepoel "The 25 Most Influential People In Real Estate," Realtor Magazine, 2001, The Most Notables List, Realtor Magazine, 2003, 2006 Top Reporter covering the NAR, 2005, Delahye-Bacon Yahoo! Internet Life "Best Real Estate Site," 2003