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PCMS Consulting Launches Camp REinvent Summer Webinar Series

RISMEDIA, June 29, 2010—PCMS Consulting announced its Camp REinvent Summer Webinar Series. The company will be hosting ten free, 30 minute webinars focused on broker reinvention through Internet marketing and recruiting efforts. ...


Hey Lumberjack, Get Out of the Prairie

RISMEDIA, June 28, 2010—Ever wonder why Hollywood is chock-full of actors? Or why the shore towns of Alaska are teaming with fishermen? The answer is simple - if you’re a lumberjack, you go where the forests are. ...


Forward-Thinking: Tools One Nevada Brokerage Uses to Succeed in Challenging Las Vegas Marketplace

RISMEDIA, June 28, 2010—“It wasn’t long ago that an agent could complete half a dozen deals in a day, without even leaving their own home,” recounts Mark Stark, CEO and owner of Las Vegas’ Prudential Americana Group. Those were the days, according to Stark, when the median home sale price ...


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

RISMEDIA, June 23, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: free articles on how to sell to four personality types through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative; save on a Virtual Rooms annual license with REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, HP; and see how many visitors view your ...


Simple Is Best – Technology Company Helps Make Agent’s Online Management a Little Simpler

RISMEDIA, June 23, 2010—Have you seen iGoogle? It’s an online dashboard that offers you the ability to read the day’s news, check your Facebook or Twitter feeds or even find out what time that new movie is playing. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: What Do Father’s Day and Mobile Have in Common?

RISMEDIA, June 21, 2010—For all of us who celebrated Father’s Day yesterday as fathers, children or spouses, you may have experienced either the receiving or giving of gifts. As you know gifts can come in many forms and be delivered in many different ways—in person, through the mail or ...


The Internet Lead Management Quandary

RISMEDIA, June 17, 2010—Two months ago, I wrote about this topic and received a lot of great feedback and requests for more information. It’s an area of our business that is ripe for change and as the market begins to ...


Same Passion, New Start

RISMEDIA, June 16, 2010—Rick Haase is excited about going to work every day. As the newly named president of residential operations for New Orleans-based Latter & Blum, Haase is ready to take on his newfound responsibilities and challenges, starting with the self-imposed task of providing more to the company’s 1,400 ...


Reuters Global Real Estate Summit Kicks Off This Week; Will Visit New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, London, Dubai, Madrid and Other Cities

RISMEDIA, June 15, 2010—(Reuters)—Some of the world's leading names in the international real estate community will visit the Reuters bureaus in Dubai, New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Madrid from June 14-17 to discuss the outlook for the real estate and infrastructure sector in a series of exclusive interviews. ...


The 5 Ps of Mobile Marketing in Real Estate

RISMEDIA, June 14, 2010—The fact that consumers are going mobile is no secret. In a year (2009) when all other forms of media consumption, as well as media spending, decreased, mobile was the only channel of media that increased dramatically. ...


Staying Positive and Focused

RISMEDIA, June 14, 2010—Staying positive and focusd in today’s market is proving to be a challenge for real estate professionals across the board. Here, Scott Gibson, President/CEO, Gibson International in Los Angeles, California discusses why it is more important than ever to remain positive and focused. ...


REI BarCamp Provides Blueprint for Successful Real Estate Investing

RISMEDIA, June 10, 2010—Real Estate Radio USA, a leading real estate multi-media company, is introducing a nationwide free training program, REI BarCamp, for individuals who would like to break free from the chains of what many have deemed a bad economy. ...


How to Win With Electronic Signature

RISMEDIA, June 9, 2010—Implementing electronic signature into your business processes can help you take your business to the next level and reduce, if not eliminate, the piles of paper generated from faxing, printing and copying documents. ...


Short Sales: Look What a Year Can Do

RISMEDIA, June 8, 2010—Just a year ago, when preforeclosure and foreclosure properties were entering the market in unimaginable numbers, many real estate agents were estimating six to 10 months at best to complete a short sale. Now, some are beginning to see closings in as few as 10 weeks. That’s ...


RE-buildUSA Takes Center Stage at RISMedia’s 2010 Real Estate Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, June 8, 2010—Dennis Walsh, CEO of RE-buildUSA, will be facilitating a panel session entitled: "Amazing Opportunities for Buyers and Sellers - Understanding the FHA 203k Renovation Loan Program" at the RISMedia Leadership Conference to be held at the Rye Town Hilton New York June 9 and 10. ...


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