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7 Ways to Become the Top Real Estate Agent in Your Market

Commentary by Rhonda Duffy ...


For Your Clients – 10 Real Estate Myths Debunked

RISMEDIA, Oct. 29, 2008-With mortgage meltdowns, plummeting home prices and soaring foreclosure rates constantly in the news, it's no wonder people are wary of the housing market these days. But contrary to popular belief, things are not as dismal as they seem, according to Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the ...


How to Survive the Economic Crisis

By Cindy Krischer Goodman ...


5 Ideas to Fight off the Bear Market

RISMEDIA, Oct. 29, 2008-"In wild and excessive swings of the stock market, investors have two choices: run and hide (go to cash or CDs), or take advantage of the situation. The run-and-hide approach can permanatize your losses, and, further, requires you to time your re-entry," says Leon LaBrecque, the managing ...


Play Ball-with the Winning Attitude

By Kim Ades ...


The Thirty-Second Commute

By Bart B. Sokolow, PhD. and Paul Wylie ...


Two Premiere Atlanta Real Estate Companies Unify Leadership as ‘HomeServices of Georgia’

RISMEDIA, Oct. 28, 2008-Jenny Pruitt & Associates President and CEO, Dan Parmer, and Harry Norman, Realtors President, Martha Hayhurst, announce that their respective companies have joined leadership teams in order to provide unified direction and support services to the HomeServices brands located in Georgia. ...


AlignMark Increases Its Staff with the Announcement of Steve Gutierrez

RISMEDIA, Oct. 28, 2008-Glen Jaffee, vice president of AlignMark has announced that Steve Gutierrez has joined the organization as Sales Consultant/Relationship Manager. ...


EFC Offers New Program for Dealing with Changing Market and Economy

RISMEDIA, Oct. 27, 2008-Over the last several weeks the resiliency of our economy has been tested and deep concerns have entered the minds of all Americans. The economic outlook has been volatile as evidenced by the wild days on Wall Street. Deep fears of a global recession have been the ...


Homes Staged to Sell – Make Your Property an Attractive Buy

By Sean Adkins ...


Reaching Out to the Hispanic Consumer

By Paige Tepping ...


Conclusion – What Type of Technology is Still Worth Investing In?

RISMEDIA, Oct. 25, 2008-If there's one thing smart brokers have learned over the course of the economic and housing market downturn it's that they still need to spend-but smartly. Spending in the right places is key, say many Power Brokers, specifically in the realm of online marketing and advertising. Good ...


6 Tips For Women to Maintain Financial Health

RISMEDIA, Oct. 25, 2008-Female entrepreneurs, stay-at-home moms and women graduates across the country share a common thread - dreams. And with the country facing economic uncertainty, women are also united in their determination to achieve their dreams and thrive in any economy. ...


Jordan Baris to Sponsor Free Home Buyer’s Seminar

RISMEDIA, Oct. 24, 2008-Realtors, lawyers, CPAs, home inspectors and mortgage consultants will be on hand to provide free advice at an informational seminar sponsored by Jordan Baris Inc., Realtors. The event, "Real Estate 2008: Buying Opportunities in Today's Market" is open to the public and will be held at 6:30 ...


For Your Clients – 10 Easy Ways to Boost Property Value

RISMEDIA, Oct. 23, 2008-Homeowners play an important part not only in how their home is perceived by prospective buyers, but also its actual appraised value. To help sellers better maximize their profit potential, Robert Jenson, CEO of luxury Las Vegas realty The Jenson Group at RE/MAX CENTRAL, offers 10 tips ...