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Decoding the Latest Business Buzzwords

By Marshall Loeb ...


50 Days of Leaders: More than a Realtor

RISMEDIA, August 11, 2008-With all of the ways Realtors are working toward standing out from the pack, one agent is thinking out of the box to get the job done. In addition to working with homeowners, today's featured Realtor on the Rise, Jim Basquette of Huff Realty in Cincinnati, Ohio, ...


5 Ways to ‘Green’ Your Office

RISMEDIA, August 11, 2008-CresaPartners, an international corporate real estate advisory firm in Melville, recently launched a Green Initiative and has taken a special interest in helping tenants "go green." They exclusively represent tenants and space users and are frequently advising their clients on the many different ways to green their ...


In Good Hands – How One Agent Has Found the Key to Streamlining

By Kayla O'Brien ...


RealtyUSA launches Total Online Marketing System, Powered by SharperAgent

RISMEDIA, August 11, 2008-RealtyUSA, one of New York's largest independent real estate brokerages, announced the successful launch of its new, custom-built marketing platform-TOM. The Total Online Marketing tool, built by Denver-based SharperAgent, delivers a comprehensive marketing software solution for RealtyUSA's 2,300 agents throughout New York State.According to the company, with ...


50 Days of Leaders: Understanding Clients’ Needs

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2008-There's something to be said about working with professionals who genuinely care about their clients. For Realtor Alexandra Autry, she prides herself on having a perfect track record when it comes to contracts-thanks to a little added TLC to every client and transaction she works with. Here, ...


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

RISMEDIA, August 8, 2008-This week's headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS(R) include: Save up to 40% on select Lenovo ThinkPad Notebooks for one week only; how to lead the transaction effectively and with confidence everyday; and Bowling Green, Kentucky has been named an Ambassador City by NAR. ...


Attack of the Ninjas

Commentary by Carmen and Lloyd Multhauf ...


50 Days of Leaders: Teaming Up for Success

RISMEDIA, August 7, 2008—With the growing popularity of real estate teams, it can be said that agents in today’s market make the choice to team up for a variety of reasons. For some, the decision comes easily and naturally—such the ...


Direct Vs. Indirect Communication in the Multicultural Markets

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How to Qualify Your Prospects before Working with Them

By Craig Proctor ...


3 Simple Rules to Avoid Being Trampled by Foreclosure Litigation

Commentary by Richard Charnley ...


Furnished Homes Offer Sellers Effective Competitive Edge

RISMEDIA, August 6, 2008-With a glut of distress sales having flooded the market, even in the luxury sector, making selling even non-distress real estate a highly competitive and often disheartening endeavor, any competitive edge a seller can garner can mean the difference between closing escrow on a property or it ...


50 Days of Leaders: Family First

RISMEDIA, August 5, 2008-While many professionals battle to figure out a happy medium for their home- and work-life balance, others simply get creative. Today's featured Realtor on the Rise, Ronda Wise Allen, shares how she went from Corporate America to real estate, without sacrificing her family time. ...


Real Estate Recruiting – The Unique Window of Opportunity

Industry Advisor by Rich Rector ...