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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


Anticipating Trends & Managing Change – How 3 Agents Stay Ahead of the Curve

By Monte Helme ...


Understanding Short Sales

Defining the Process - Part 1 of 5 ...


In Slow Real Estate Market, Buyer’s Agents Get a Boost

By Ellen Yan ...


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

Part II ...


Taking the Right Amount of Time

By John Voket ...


Tips for Developing Your Team Into a True Business Entity

RISMEDIA, August 19, 2008-In this month's "Team Talk," RISMedia's Real Estate magazine asked three real estate team leaders: "How are you developing your team into a true business entity? Have you formed an LLC or incorporated?" Here, these professionals weigh in on what's working for them in their market. ...


Tips for Marketing Your Niche

RISMEDIA, August 16, 2008-With so many Realtors facing a more challenging market, the agents who best differentiate themselves, will be the ones to ultimately lead the pack and obtain the most business. To get started, here are a few tips from Simon Payn, founder of Ready to Go Newsletters, for ...


50 Days of Leaders: Rising to Higher Levels

RISMEDIA, August 15, 2008-When Scott Comey entered the real estate industry two years ago, he got off to a great start, earning the President's Award after just one year in the business. So how does today's featured Realtor on the Rise keep up the momentum while balancing more business? With ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

RISMEDIA, August 15, 2008-This week's headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? include: Take advantage of the Summer Sale from Lenovo; prepare your home for sale with the new product from NAR "Getting It Sold!" and learn about the impact of international real estate purchases on the current market. ...


The Fiber of Life – Utilizing Faster, More Reliable Technology

By Stephanie Andre ...


50 Days of Leaders: Reaping the Benefits

RISMEDIA, August 14, 2008-What do you love most about real estate? For Kathy Casarin, today's featured Realtor on the Rise, she loves the fact that in real estate, every day is different. What's more, this Pennsylvania Realtor is also a mother of three, so having the flexibility that real estate ...


A Constant Point of Contact –e-Newsletter Keeps Agents in Touch with Consumers

By Stephanie Andre ...


NRT Expands Two Regional Support Centers for 9 of Its Operating Companies

RISMEDIA, August 14, 2008-NRT LLC, one of the nation's largest residential real estate brokerages, announced the expansion of two major regional centers to include back-office support services for nine of NRT's local brokerage companies that operate under the Coldwell Banker and ERA banners along the East Coast from Virginia to ...


What the Federal Housing Bill Really Means for Your Clients

Tips for Navigating First-Time Home Buyers Through Homeownership, Housing Bill ...


How to Legally Beat Your Competition with Statistics

By Craig Proctor ...