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Company Profile: Tools Essential for Survival

RISMEDIA, October 2, 2009—As one of the top producers in Daytona, Florida, Aswin Suri expects nothing less than a smooth process—whether it’s for his clients or from his vendor partners. That’s the very reason why he selected Lowen Sign Company to fulfill his real estate sign needs.  ...


Foreclosure Fortune-telling – Adjust for Your Success

RISMEDIA, October 1, 2009—It’s clear there are many more foreclosures in the real estate market’s future and we don’t need a fortune-teller to enlighten us on that score. What we do need, however, is to know the level of foreclosures being forecast over the next few years, as this will likely ...


How Real Estate Agents Can Get Rich

RISMEDIA, September 30, 2009—Too many real estate agents work 50 to 60 hours a week, week-after-week, without anything to show for it. People can say what they want about us and our profession, but one thing is for sure- we work our tales off.  ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Hate to Make Cold Calls? 5 Tips to Make it Easier

RISMEDIA, September 30, 2009—Have you often avoided making those “dreaded cold calls?” Do you dream of how much better your business could be but just can’t bring yourself to pick up the phone?  ...


Sometimes You Just Need to Step Back – Are You Committed to Changing for the Future?

RISMEDIA, September 30, 2009—Brokers have suffered over the past few years due to eroding profit margins, lower sales volume and real estate prices. Historically, brokers have been slow to adapt to change, often reactive instead of proactive.  ...


Exclusive Webinar: The Art of Building and Managing the Perfect Team

RISMEDIA, September 28, 2009—1parkplace announces an exclusive, one on one interview conducted by 1parkplace.com CEO Steve Hundley, interviewing one of the most successful real estate team leaders in the world, Top 5 member Gregg Neuman, on the art of building and managing your perfect team. ...


Utilizing Technology Fuels Company’s Growth

RISMEDIA, September 26, 2009—Utilizing the newest technology trends is one of the easiest ways for real estate companies to remain competitive in any real estate market. While it isn’t about using technology for technology’s sake, it is crucial to introduce concepts that are poised to enable your company to grow. Here, ...


6 Steps to Generating Free Leads on Craigslist

RISMEDIA, September 25, 2009—After years of trial and error using Craigslist, I finally created a system for consistently generating quality leads for my business and I’ve decided to share the steps in this article.  ...


How Real Estate Agents Can Take Their Business from Local to National

RISMEDIA, September 23, 2009—WARNING: What I'm going to suggest in this article is not easy, but it offers three very profitable opportunities for your business. In fact, you'll have to launch one very challenging business to tap into the three profitable opportunities I will share.  ...


Marketing Strategies: How You Can Create Your Own ‘Success Blueprint’

RISMEDIA, September 23, 2009—Have you often wondered how you can become even more successful? Has it ever seemed to you that you have a “glass ceiling” on your level of success? In spite of all your hard work, do you find yourself still falling short of having financial security? Do you ...


Creating Efficiencies Keeps Business Running Smoothly

RISMEDIA, September 22, 2009—Keeping your business running smoothly is a key goal to success in any marketplace. While real estate professionals around the country are seeking ways to stay ahead in the current market, it is crucial to create efficiencies to keep your business on the right track. Here, Keith Nelson, ...


Using New Technology to Connect with Today’s Consumers

RISMEDIA, September 21, 2009—With 80% of today’s buyers starting their home searches online, it is crucial for real estate professionals to keep up with the latest technology trends in order to stay in front of their consumers. In this month’s NAR Power Broker Roundtable, real estate professionals share their tips on ...


What is Your Strategy to Recruit Experienced Agents?

RISMEDIA, September 19, 2009—Recruiting experienced agents is an easy way for brokers to bring excitement back into their office as well as impact their bottom line. While bringing in experienced agents is a great way to keep your office productive, many real estate professionals are relying on passive forms of advertising ...


5-Point Checklist for Natural Search Engine Rankings

RISMEDIA, September 17, 2009—There is a lot of talk out there about how a site should be built to rank in the search engines. Search engine portals like Google, Yahoo! and Bing are everyday tools that people use to do their research, get information and even make their buying decisions.  ...


Real Estate Industry Turns to Virtual Staging to Sell Vacant Homes in Tough Market

RISMEDIA, September 17, 2009—When Atlanta Realtor and professional home stager Krisztina Bell took her substantial experience from staging hundreds of vacant homes and went "virtual," she became a leader in what has quickly grown to be a national trend in a tough real estate market. Virtually Staging Properties, the business Bell ...


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