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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


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 ...


How to Stage Homes to Sell – Secrets from a Real Estate Pro

By Jessica Foster ...


Empathy, Clarity the Keys to Delivering Feedback

By Liz Reyer ...


Price Right, Sell Sooner – It’s All about Staying Ahead of the Game

By Paige Tepping ...


How to Bridge the Gap between Chasing Leads and Closing Sales

Commentary by Bradley B. Miller ...


Commission Advances becoming Increasingly Popular

By Beth McGuire ...


Touring and Rental Solutions Help Companies Recruit and Retain Employees

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2008-Companies invest thousands of dollars and many hours of time to recruit and hire a new employee that is the right fit for the job. Today, many companies are also investing to foster confidence that the company and the community are the right fit for the employee. ...


Relocation.com Reveals Findings from Major National Consumer Moving Survey

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2008-As summer begins and peak-moving season shifts into full gear, Relocation.com, an online consumer resource for moving services, announced the findings of its nationwide consumer moving survey. While the U.S.'s economic turmoil continues to keep consumers on edge and home sales slow, the moving industry is seeing ...


Stepping into the Spotlight

By Kayla O'Brien ...


Survey Asks Agents – Where Are Your Spending Priorities?

RISMEDIA, June 13, 2008-VHT, Inc., a provider of visual marketing services, has released the results of its exclusive survey of agents' and brokers' marketing activities. With more than 1,300 respondents, the survey provides a national, multi-tiered look at how real estate professionals allocate marketing dollars for print, television, direct mail ...


How to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone – Building One Relationship at a Time

By Liz Reyer ...