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Diane Turton, Realtors Congratulates Sales Representative Patricia Mayer for Her Achievement in Short Sales And Foreclosures

RISMEDIA, April 26, 2010—Patricia (Pat) Mayer, of Diane Turton, Realtors–Sea Girt office has been notified by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) of the approval and award of NAR’s Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) certification. This is the newest of all NAR certifications. ...


A Multi-Faceted Approach

RISMEDIA, April 24, 2010—Recruiting new and existing sales associates is a challenge that many real estate professionals are facing today. Here, Gloria Frazier, Broker/President, ERA American Realty in Shalimar, Florida discusses how her company is utilizing a multi-faceted approach to both recruit and retain agents. ...


Become an Information-Age Real Estate Company at This Year’s Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, April 23, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


Short Sale Talk between Lenders, Agents and Consumers is ‘Abysmal at Best’

RISMEDIA, April 22, 2010—The short sale and foreclosure wave—a more accurate reference may be tsunami—has dramatically changed the real estate profession…and not all for the good. We have been dealing with this new real estate reality for more than a year now, yet lenders still seem to be befuddled on ...


1parkplace Offers Webinar on Top 7 Real Estate Marketing Myths

RISMEDIA, April 21, 2010—1parkplace, a leader in eMarketing systems for Realtors has announced their latest educational Webinar titled “Top 7 Real Estate Marketing Myths Exposed” to be offered live on Wednesday, April 21 at 10 a.m. PST. ...


5 Ways to Use Mobile to Your Advantage

RISMEDIA, April 20, 2010—Since the launch of the weekly column, “Monday Morning Mobile,” featured in RISMedia’s Today’s Real Estate Advisor e-newsletter, and the “Life in Mobile” column in Real Estate magazine, it seems like everything I see and read about in the news has to do with how important mobile ...


5 Reasons Why Electronic Lockboxes Make Sense in Today’s Market

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2010—In today’s market, agents and brokers are constantly looking for ways to list more, show more, and earn more. While it’s easy to focus on the marketing and exposure of the listing, a commonly overlooked feature is the type of lockbox being utilized. Electronic lockboxes are not ...


1parkplace Offers Webinar on Top 7 Real Estate Marketing Myths

RISMEDIA, April 19, 2010—1parkplace, a leader in eMarketing systems for Realtors has announced their latest educational Webinar titled “Top 7 Real Estate Marketing Myths Exposed” to be offered live on Wednesday, April 21 at 10 a.m. PST. ...


The Right Frame of Mind

RISMEDIA, April 17, 2010—Working closely with his clients and finding out what they need at every step of the way helps Gene Frederick deliver the appropriate training to his agents to ensure they stay ahead in today’s market. Here, Frederick, Regional Director, Keller Williams in Austin, Texas discusses how being ...


Business beyond the Home-Buyer Tax Credit

RISMEDIA, April 16, 2010—The extension of the home buyer tax credit encouraged many fence-sitters to jump at the chance to achieve the dream of homeownership this past year. Tax incentives, low interest rates and prices have made homeownership more affordable ...


Experts to Offer Tips on How to Turn Recruitment into Retention at 2010 Social Media Summit

RISMEDIA, April 14, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


Be Your Clients’ Real Estate Expert

RISMEDIA, April 13, 2010—Now more than ever, it is crucial for real estate professionals to serve as the real estate expert when working with clients. Here, Susie O. Johnson and Lindsey Johnson-Jacobs of The Susie o. Johnson Team with Coldwell Banker Gundaker in St. Louis, Missouri discuss how they go ...


Monday Morning Mobile: They Text…What Next?

RISMEDIA, April 12, 2010—I think by now we can all agree on the fact that Mobile is an increasingly powerful medium for which to market one’s products and services. With over 277 million mobile users, the majority of whom carry their device with them nearly 24 hours a day, reaching ...


Expecting the Best

RISMEDIA, April 10, 2010—Holding out hope and waiting for the market to bounce back is easier said than done, especially in today’s market. Here, read how Becky Reinhold, Principal Broker, V.P. of Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty in Lexington, Kentucky keeps a positive attitude—no matter what the market is doing. ...


Ready to Retain the Agents You Recruit? Experts to Offer Tips on How to Turn Recruitment into Retention at Social Media Summit

RISMEDIA, April 9, 2010—RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference—‘The Real Estate Social Media Summit’—will provide the perfect backdrop for real estate professionals who are looking to capitalize, even in today’s challenging market. ...


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