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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


How to Generate Offers in a Down Market

By Michael Krisa ...


Willingness to Engage with and Listen to Consumers Increases Brand Advocacy, Survey Says

RISMEDIA, June 27, 2008-Fifty-five percent of consumers want an ongoing dialogue with brands, according to a recent survey conducted by ExpoTV, exploring how direct consumer engagement creates brand advocacy. The survey also revealed that positive brand experiences can generate word-of-mouth buzz: more than 60% of those polled said they tell ...


Focusing on Market Realities

By Paige Tepping ...


Stick to Your Agenda

By Paige Tepping ...


Team Talk – What’s Your Best Tip for Getting a Listing at the Right Price?

By Leslie Geary ...


How to Foster Better Communication with Your Agents

RISMEDIA, June 28, 2008-There are so many ways brokers and agents communicate with their clients these days: e-mail, text messaging, and oh yeah...the phone. They're so busy keeping in contact with their buyers and sellers, in fact, that something gets lost-communication with each other. Yet, in the current market, it's ...


Working with Asian Indians – Insights on Homeownership

By The Gonzales Group ...


The Self-Directed Real Estate Professional – Investing with IRA’s

By Jennifer D. Meacham ...


Say ‘Yes’ to Results – A Dozen Ways to Say ‘No’ to Negativity

By Monte Helme ...


From Fool’s Gold to the Real Thing – How to Join the Recruiting Bonanza

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Power Teams: Safely Navigating the Legal Minefield

RISMEDIA, June 23, 2008-As a real estate agent, you have plenty of experience dealing with the legalities associated with real estate transactions. When you begin assembling your agent team, however, you have additional legal considerations that you probably never have needed to deal with before, including those related to incorporating, ...


Dr. Lawrence Yun to Speak at CMPS Institute Training in New York City

RISMEDIA, June 23, 2008-The CMPS Institute announced that Dr. Lawrence Yun, chief economist and senior vice president, National Association of Realtors, will be a special guest speaker at the CMPS Live! NY training event July 30 in New York City. USA Today recently listed Dr. Yun among the top 10 ...


Deciphering the Importance of Branding

By Richard Pachter ...


Friday’s Featured Listing – Luxury Property Marketing at Its Finest

RISMEDIA, June 20, 2008-LUXURY SOIRÉE will host its inaugural Denver event on Friday, June 27, 2008. Invited guests will be treated to an evening of inspired hors d'oeuvres and "vibrant" beverages while touring Zen Mansion, an exclusive property for sale at 344 Race Street in the prestigious Denver Country Club ...


Back to the Beginning of Real Estate Success

RISMEDIA, June 21, 2008-As real estate professionals take this time to refocus their practices, it's vital to keep in mind that a more challenging market allows for the reevaluation of company basics-recruiting, retention, agent education and true customer service. In the third and final part of this Viewpoints series, Jane ...