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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


Save Money and Hire Experts – 3 Ways to Begin Outsourcing

Industry Advisor by Jose Perez, Jr. ...


What Should Consumers Believe?

Op-ed by Pam Liebman ...


A Promise is a Promise – The Rewards of Customer Service

By Cliff Baird ...


Getting to Know Your Customer

By Paige Tepping ...


Etiquette Still Matters – How to Utilize Good Manner to Stay on Top

By Kathy Van Mullekom ...


Targeting Multicultural Customers – How to Get the Right Infrastructure in Place

By the Gonzales Group ...


Real Estate Meets Recession – 7 Ways to Take Control during an ‘Agents Market’

Commentary by Tim and Julie Harris ...


More Than a Marketing Vehicle – A Win-win for Agents, Clients and the Community

By Kayla O'Brien ...


An Agent’s Advice – 5 Steps to Choosing a Lender

Commentary by Chris Derrow ...


Realtor Safety Week – New Novel Follows Four Rookie Agents

RISMEDIA, Sept. 17, 2008-September 14-20 marks the 5th annual Realtor® Safety Week, which is why the National Association of Realtors® has taken an interest in Realtor Devin O'Branagan's new novel, "Red Hot Property." ...


Tips for Helping Your Clients Boost Credit Scores, Strengthen Financial Footing

RISMEDIA, Sept. 16, 2008-It is a three-digit score that can shape your financial future, whether you plan to buy a new car or qualify for a reasonable mortgage loan to buy the home of your dreams. Your credit score is a determining factor in whether you obtain financing and at ...


Real Lives – Tips for Building a Career While Managing a Healthy Marriage

RISMEDIA, Sept. 6, 2008-In today's society, many husbands and wives are also married to their careers, which can make it difficult to maintain a healthy and happy marriage. Other married couples, like Luke and Maisie Knowles, combine work life and home life as husband-and-wife entrepreneurs. ...


Real Estate Services- Are They Essential to Success?

RISMEDIA, Sept. 15, 2008-There is a good reason why the term, "one-stop shopping" has become an icon in American business. Whatever it is they are shopping for, consumers have made it clear they want to save time and save money by completing each transaction in the most efficient way possible. ...


Show and Sell – Tips You Can Use From Retail Sales

By Chris Kaucnik ...


New Book Empowers Real Estate Agents with Proven Tactics for Success in Tough Times

RISMEDIA, Sept. 15, 2008-The real estate market has shifted drastically and dramatically. Sales volume and the number of transactions have dropped significantly. Inventory is at an all-time high and buyers are more reluctant than ever. Sound familiar? It should. It happened in 1979 and 1987, and today it's happening again ...