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Office Q & A – Don’t Stoop to Level of Catty Coworkers

By Marie G. McIntyre, Ph.D. ...


50 Days of Leaders – Making Good Connections

RISMEDIA, Sept. 5, 2008-For Mary Beth Lake, 70% of her real estate business comes from contacts at her alma mater. Here, meet Lake, and find out how else today's Realtor on the Rise defines the term "go-getter." ...


How to Begin Marketing to Hispanic Consumers

By The Gonzales Group ...


50 Days of Leaders – Bringing a Realtor’s Voice to the Table

RISMEDIA, September 4, 2008-There are so many ways that Realtors can get involved and help make a difference when it comes to working with home buyers and sellers of all economic standings. From one-on-one navigation through mortgages and financing to ways to cut costs while also saving the planet. For ...


Real Estate in Prime Time – Adding a New Dimension

By Maria Patterson ...


5 Ways to Differentiate Yourself

Commentary by Jeff Lincoln ...


50 Days of Leaders – Mastering a Growing Segment

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2008-More and more real estate agents are working with distressed sellers who can benefit from short sales. When a client owes more money on a home than its worth-a growing predicament for homeowners across the nation-they require special attention from their agent, to guide them through the ...


Expert Blogger to Share Lead-Generation Tips

RISMEDIA, September 3, 2008-Jim Walberg, a 35-year Realtor® who is well-known for his real-estate blogs on the San Francisco Bay Area and the Caribbean, will reveal how LuxuryRealEstate.com members can generate real-estate leads by implementing the rules and strategies of blogging. His presentation will be at the 13th Annual Luxury ...


50 Days of Leaders – Head of the Class

RISMEDIA, Sept. 2, 2008-When Staci Jarvis set out to get her real estate license, she not only passed but she passed with flying colors-in 19 days. While this determination drove her into the fast lane of her career, today's Realtor on the Rise also includes the community within business plan. ...


Intero Unveils the ‘Real Estate Office of the Future’: The Intero Andare Office

RISMEDIA, September 2, 2008-Intero Real Estate Services Inc. has announced the company will now offer the Intero Andare(SM) office, what it calls its most innovative concept for real estate office design, to Intero franchisees nationwide.Andare is an Italian word that means "to go or to work." The concept for the ...


MLS and Broker Listings Managed by FNRES’ Data Aggregation Service Now Available to Third-Party Media Companies

RISMEDIA, Sept 2, 2008-Fidelity National Financial, Inc., a Fortune 500 provider of products, services and technology solutions to the financial and real estate industries, has announced that Freedom Interactive, a division of Freedom Communications, has partnered with the Data Aggregation Group (DAGG) of Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions' (FNRES) Broker ...


Four RICS Fellows to Speak at ‘Bridging U.S. and Emerging Real Estate Markets’ Conference

RISMEDIA, Sept. 2, 2008-Cityscape, one of the world's largest real estate investment events, is coming for the first time to North America with Cityscape USA, inviting four prominent RICS Fellows (FRICS) to join interactive panel sessions. RICS Americas, the New York City-based division of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors ...


Brian Moses to Join Intriguing Educational Session at RISMedia’s Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, September 1, 2008-More than in any other time in the new Millennium, your ability to master expired listings determines whether you fail or succeed. ...


What Goes in a Short Sale Package?

Part 3 of 5 ...


50 Days of Leaders – Feeling Comfortable and Confident

RISMEDIA, September 1, 2008-When it comes to working with the public, some would say that you either have what it takes-or you don't. Case in point- Debranne Jacob. Before becoming a Realtor, she was a dental hygienist. Today, while she no longer works with dental patients, she's a Realtor on ...