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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


Serving Niche Customers

By Lesley Geary  ...


Minority Coalition to Discuss Economic Impacts, Foreclosures

RISMEDIA, March 25, 2008-The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals will host the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) at its 2008 Legislative Conference in an unprecedented move that brings together the top minority trade groups in the real ...


Real Estate Niches – Developing the Equestrian Community Model

By Michael & Jennifer Donovan, Equestrian Services, LLC ...


An International View – What Makes a Successful Company?

RISMEDIA, March 29, 2008-(MCT)-What makes a successful company? And equally important, why do some companies fail? There is no simple answer to either question. Academics, business schools and consultancies certainly devote large amounts and resources to answering both. ...


Why Every Day Should be ‘Retention Day’ – Part III

RISMEDIA, March 29, 2008-This week, in conclusion of our three-part recruiting and retention series, Gary Longobardo, president & COO, and Bonnie Mays, senior vice president of Realty World share what works best while being selective when it comes to looking for new recruits. ...


Best Practices – Teaming Up for Success

By Kayla O'Brien ...


Your Business – Think Insurance for Agents Is Impossible?

RISMEDIA, March 19, 2008-It is estimated that one out of every three real estate agents in the U.S. works without the benefit of health insurance coverage. Now agents have new options to manage their cash flow and have their health insurance premiums paid by eCommission's Premium Coverage Plan. ...


Friendships on the Job – Can They Work?

RISMEDIA, March 29, 2008-(MCT)-Research tells us that people are happier and more productive when they have good friends at work, but the fact is, most of us don't. ...


How to Make the Most of the Spring Home-Buying Season

RISMEDIA, March 18, 2008-Serious home sellers and buyers are invited to an open house with real estate and mortgage professionals who will explain how to succeed in today's housing market. Free and open to the public, the event will provide an insider's view of making the most of the 2008 ...


Making the Real Estate Recruiting Commitment

By Stephanie Andre ...


Get Affordable Health Coverage with HSAs

RISMEDIA, March 15, 2008-(MCT)-As your small business grows, you may want to offer some type of health plan to protect your own family, as well as keep good employees. But the cost of medical insurance coverage for small business has skyrocketed in recent years, and affordability has become a major ...


Why Every Day Should be ‘Retention Day’ – Part II

RISMEDIA, March 15, 2008-Last week, in the first of our three-part series, Sherry Chris kicked off the discussion of recruiting and retaining agents in today's market. So, now that you know who is keeping up the pace, how are you going to keep them? Do you have a plan to ...


7 Decisions That Determine Personal Success

RISMEDIA, March 15, 2008-Andy Andrews can't say he's your average success story. After living a relatively normal life until the age of nineteen, his parents died - his mother from cancer, his father in an automobile accident. He left college and was homeless. Penniless, he lived under the boardwalk or ...


Best Practices – How to Edge Out Competitors

By John Voket ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies – How to Quit Procrastinating for Good

By Maya Bailey, Ph.D. ...