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Great Ideas for Building Consumer Confidence in Today’s Real Estate Market

By Kayla O'Brien ...


Helping Spanish-speaking Buyers Become Homeowners

Commentary by Alejandra Autry ...


Improve Client Relationships Through Social Media

RISMEDIA, March 14, 2009-(MCT)-With the growing popularity of social media platforms MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn, businesses and nonprofit organizations alike are embracing the technology to build community and strengthen consumer interest. ...


5 Tips for Mailing to Seniors

By Britt Brouse ...


Best Practices – Professional Service with a Personal Touch

By Paige Tepping ...


How User-Generated Content Is Impacting Real Estate – Part 2

RISMEDIA, Feb. 16, 2008-Last week, in the first of our three part series, we established that Web 2.0 is alive and kicking in all industries, including real estate. Phil Koserowski, vice president, Interactive Marketing established that as real estate professionals, it's a must to recognize the responsibility to know what ...


Self-Marketing – 8 Steps to Make an Effective Plan

By Brian Wildermuth ...


Increase Productivity at Work by Socializing with Colleagues

RISMEDIA, Feb. 14, 2008-(MCT)-The rules are simple: The first time you ride, you eat breakfast for free. The second time, you buy for everybody. If you don't ride for 90 days, you buy for everybody when you do. ...


Real Estate Foreclosure List Names Detroit, Stockton, and Las Vegas to Top 2007 Metros

RISMEDIA, Feb. 14, 2008-RealtyTrac®, an online marketplace for foreclosure properties, released its Year-End 2007 Metropolitan Foreclosure Report, which shows Detroit, Stockton, Calif., and Las Vegas documented the three highest foreclosure rates among the nation's 100 largest metro areas during 2007. ...


Women Entrepreneurs – Learn the 8 Essentials to Get Incorporated

RISMEDIA, Feb. 14, 2008-Real You Incorporated: 8 Essentials for Women Entrepreneurs (Wiley; February 8; Hardcover; $24.95) is available in bookstores across the U.S. and Canada and will be released in the U.K. and Singapore next month. The new book by Real Living President Kaira Sturdivant Rouda illustrates how Real Living's ...


Homeowners Are in Denial – Zillow Reveals Consumer Sentiment

RISMEDIA, Feb. 8, 2008-Despite repeated highly publicized reports of a home sales slump and pricing slides, there's a surprising amount of positive consumer sentiment -- and perhaps a good measure of homeowner denial as well: Even in a negative home pricing environment, 77% of homeowners from around the country believe ...


5 Ways Real Estate Pros Can Achieve ‘Giant’ Victory, Too

RISMEDIA, Feb. 8, 2008-The New York Giants' upset victory over the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLII is an event that can inspire real estate professionals everywhere says one of the leading residential brokers in the Garden State. ...


Charge up That PDA: Mobility Application Field to Get Bigger

RISMEDIA, Feb. 9, 2008-(MCT)-Barnabas Kendall's name might not sound familiar. But he's one of the many who are staking their careers on the mobile market. ...


This Weekend, Get Bloggin’: How to Best Speak Directly to Your Clients

RISMEDIA, Feb. 9, 2008-(MCT)-Angry customers swarmed Burt's Bees in November as soon as the all-natural cosmetics maker announced plans to sell itself. ...


Getting Back to the Core

By Paige Tepping ...