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50 Days of Leaders – The Small Company Approach

RISMEDIA, August 26, 2008-Talk about hitting the ground running, Jessica Gaines and Mollie Younger are not only reaching goals within the real estate industry, but also outside-literally. Today's featured Realtors on Rise are setting milestones by preparing for mini-marathons and triathlons while also making the transition into a structured real ...


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

Part III - Think Outside the Box ...


Bridging the Gap Between Print and Online

By Paige Tepping ...


8 Strategies for Winning in Business Without Being a Jerk

By Richard Pachter ...


Don’t Wait Too Long – The Fast Ways to Profitability

By John Voket ...


50 Days of Leaders – Good Communication Equals Success

RISMEDIA, August 25, 2008-Mitch Even comes from a real estate family. He accompanied his father, a former owner of John L. Scott Real Estate for 30 years, in his business right out of college and has had growing success ever since. To what does he credit his fast rise to ...


The Benefits of Short Sales – Part 2 of 5

By Darryl Davis ...


Realtors Find Value on Revamped Realtor.com

RISMEDIA, August 25, 2008-The newly enhanced REALTOR.com® includes plenty of cutting-edge features and technology-including a new section that home buyers and sellers will find invaluable: Find Home Values, a comprehensive search and content destination that displays property values and much more for any neighborhood, the company has announced.Site visitors can ...


50 Days of Leaders – Defining Professionalism

RISMEDIA, August 22, 2008-Do you underestimate the value of service? When it comes to best practices in the real estate industry, long-term relationships outweigh short term goals, especially for Realtor Helen Edwards from Coldwell Banker United, Realtors, today's featured Realtor on the Rise. Here, learn how Edwards is succeeding in ...


RE/MAX LeadStreet Passes 5 Million Mark, Key to Sales for Successful Agents

RISMEDIA, August 22, 2008-More than five million leads have been passed on to RE/MAX Associates across the country, through remax.com, the most visited website of any real estate brokerage brand, according to the company. Debuting just two and half years ago, the real estate network's lead management system, LeadStreet®, has ...


50 Days of Leaders – Providing Quality Service

RISMEDIA, August 21, 2008-Realtor Brianne Drake of Metro Brokers/GMAC says that 75% of her clients stem from referrals. So, what's the secret to her success? According to today's featured Realtor on the Rise, nothing compares to quality service. From first-time home buyers to curbing foreclosures, learn how Drake is standing ...


A Specialty Market in the Real Estate Community – Multicultural

By the Gonzales Group ...


How the New Housing and Recovery Act Can Affect Seniors

RISMEDIA, August 21, 2008-The Housing and Recovery Act of 2008 is going to affect more than first time home buyers, it will affect seniors too. ...


50 Days of Leaders – Believing in Honesty and Trust

RISMEDIA, August 20, 2008-Marck Dorvil, today's featured Realtor on the Rise, is no stranger to giving back. In addition to helping people find homes in the Smryna, Georgia market, he's also extremely active in the community from run/walks to alumni relations. Here, learn how Dorvil keeps his objective of honesty ...


Finding the Right Niche

RISMEDIA, August 20, 2008-In addition to technology and networking, many real estate agents are perfecting their business strategies by focusing in on a particular niche within the business. For Karen Hoff, working with historic homes was a concept that came easy. "I gravitated toward old houses from day one," she ...