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Broker Strategies – The Time to Buy

By Paige Tepping ...


10 Presentation Tips to Use in Real Estate

RISMEDIA, April 11, 2008-SmartDraw.com, makers of SmartDraw, a program that automates the process of creating business graphics, released its list of "Top Ten Sales and Marketing Presentation Tips." According to the company, SmartDraw is downloaded by more than 2 million people every year and is widely used to create compelling, ...


This Weekend, Set Your Goals

RISMEDIA, April 12, 2008-Only 12% of 18-33 year olds with higher education experience feel they are successful and living their dream, according to a recent study sponsored by Stowers Innovations, Inc. The YesYouCan SurveyTM found 76% of parents and grandparents of 18-33 year olds also feel their goals have not ...


Night and Day – When Home, Work Personalities Differ

By Marcia Heroux Pounds ...


Best Practices – How to Build Your Brand

By Paige Tepping ...


What to Do When the Going Gets Tough

By Michael Guld ...


5 Tips for Selling a Vacant Home

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2008-This spring, as it becomes a popular time for homeowners to begin preparing their homes for sale, Showhomes encourages them to do some essential steps to make sure the most important first step takes place: buyers make the decision to view the home. ...


Moving Your Business Forward, New Conferences Debut

RISMEDIA, April 8, 2008-If a business need exists, however obscure it may be, there is probably a conference that addresses it. But will it really get the job done? If you're like most businesspeople, you probably view conferences with a skeptical eye. Sure, they claim to be great opportunities to ...


New Campaign Takes It to the TV: ‘Where Do You Want to Be?’

RISMEDIA, April 4, 2008-The single bachelor; the newlyweds separated by military service, but dreaming of their first home; the family literally stuck to the front yard of the house they've outgrown; A new line of television ads running on national network and cable television asks viewers across the country - ...


Going the Extra Mile – Team-building Puts Focus on Good Deeds

By Darrell Smith ...


Keeping the Client, Team Educated

By John Voket ...


How to Kick Your Micromanaging Habit

By Liz Reyer ...


SKY Sotheby’s International Realty Announces Luxury Real Estate Auction

RISMEDIA, April 1, 2008-SKY Sotheby's International Realty announced it will hold its first of two Sarasota luxury property auctions for 2008 on April 11 at the Longboat Key Club and Resort, with an estimated $100 million in extraordinary properties for sale. Bidder registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on auction day, ...


Reaching ‘Uber-Rich’ Consumers

RISMEDIA, March 31, 2008-Universal Media, parent of Elite Traveler, the worldwide private jet lifestyle magazine, has just acquired Luxus Networks, the world's largest provider of private jet terminal signage for an undisclosed amount. Luxus Networks maintains a presence in more than 100 private jet terminals across the U.S. ...


Specializing in Seniors – How Realtors Can Embrace the Role of Advisor

RISMEDIA, March 31, 2008-In keeping with the evolving expectations of their clients, Seniors Real Estate Specialists (SRES(R)) --- a designation of the National Association of Realtors(R) --- took steps to enhance their ability to advise older Americans in decisions about senior housing. Through a partnership with SNAPforSeniors(R), SRES members now ...