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Green Real Estate Designation Celebrates 4,000 Members

RISMEDIA, Sept. 12, 2008-Closing in on six successful years as the leader in green real estate education, EcoBroker International, the Green Designation, proudly celebrated its 4,000th member this August. The milestone also coincides with another great moment in the company's history-the fifth anniversary of the first graduating class of EcoBroker ...


‘Prosumerism’ and Your Business – Friend or Foe?

Commentary by Fayette Wester ...


5 Tips to Help Make Your Rental Property Business a Success

By Jamin Bollen ...


Recruiting Experienced Agents Requires a Consistent, Professional Strategy

Commentary by Todd Shyiak ...


50 Days of Leaders – Maximizing Web Exposure

RISMEDIA, Sept. 10, 2008-Whether it's creating a blog or mastering SEO (search engine optimization), Realtors today are finding buyers through endless avenues thanks to technology. For today's Realtor on the Rise, Jennifer Mackay, her website has been so successful that it's now one of the most popular information sites in ...


How to Generate More Leads and Track Your Ads with Multiple Domain Names

By Craig Proctor ...


Index Finds $1.7 Million Different Between Nations Most Expensive, Affordable Markets

RISMEDIA, Sept. 10, 2008-Although both are waterfront cities, something besides the salt water separates La Jolla, Calif. on the Pacific Ocean from Sioux City, Iowa on the Missouri River-a $1.7 million dollar difference in the cost of homes studied in the 2008 Coldwell Banker® Home Price Comparison Index (HPCI). In ...


Realtor.com Enhancements Boost Your Business

RISMEDIA, Sept. 10, 2008-By enhancing one of the top consumer real estate websites in the world, REALTOR.com has increased visibility of Realtors® in many ways. According to the company, one example is the new Find a Neighborhood function, which provides a one-of-a-kind resource for home buyers. Find a Neighborhood provides ...


Creative Ways to Find Leads: Short Sales Series Part 4

By Darryl Davis ...


50 Days of Leaders – Working Harder

RISMEDIA, Sept. 8, 2008-Before real estate, Aaron Lewis worked in the pharmaceuticals industry. Today, he's not only a Realtor, but he's a motivated Realtor, taking the market conditions in stride to create a successful niche business. ...


Must-Have Features to Maximize a Home’s Profit Potential

RISMEDIA, Sept. 8, 2008-It's a simple formula: upgrades = sold. For a home to sell quickly and for the price desired, it must be "finished" with as many structural and interior design upgrades as possible-and nothing's too small to leverage in establishing a home's price point. ...


Developing in Uncharted Waters

By John Voket ...


Moving Ahead, Taking a Positive Attitude

By Kayla O'Brien ...


Viewpoints: – Why Do Some Agents Succeed in Any Market and Others Falter?

Part V ...


4 Ways to Lower Tension at the Office

By Judi Light Hopson, Emma H. Hopson, R.N., and Ted Hagen, Ph.D. ...