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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 ...


User-Generated Content and Your Business

RISMEDIA, Feb. 9, 2008-Web 2.0 is alive and kicking in all industries, including real estate. We keep hearing this term--which is really all about interaction, access, social networking and immediacy--everywhere we go. To prove that point even further, websites are now popping up left and right offering consumers the opportunity ...


Maintaining Profitability: Top Realistic Strategies

RISMEDIA, Feb. 9, 2008-This month, in Real Estate magazine, we asked broker Al Galperin, "What are your top strategies for maintaining profitability?" ...


Your Clients: 6 Ways to Stay Top-of-Mind

By Brian Wildermuth ...


Success for the Real Estate Auction Avenue

RISMEDIA, Feb. 7, 2008-Recently, one company shared a statistic with the industry that may come as a surprise-claiming 2007 as a record year. Upon hearing the words ‘record year' and ‘2007' used in the same sentence, many wonder what the secret was to their success. Here, we introduce Tony Isbell, ...


How to Make a Trade Show Work for You

RISMEDIA, Feb. 7, 2008-(MCT)-Don't expect to find Mike Mayhew sitting down and waving to passers-by at a trade show. ...


Most Workers Say ‘Bye to the Tie

RISMEDIA, Feb. 6, 2008-(MCT)-Nice tie, I said to the boss. And then I got to thinking: What is that strip of fabric doing around his neck anyway? ...


LuxuryRealEstate.com Hosts Successful European Conference

RISMEDIA, Feb. 5, 2008--The 3rd Annual Luxury Real Estate European Conference was recently held Thursday, January 24th to Friday, January 25th, in Salzburg, Austria. This event brought together many of the world's top-selling brokers to engage in dynamic discussions on the global real-estate market, and to build new relationships. ...


Ready to Retire? Prepare with a Succession Management Plan

Part I ...


Point2 Technologies Appoints Walt Baczkowski to Board of Directors

RISMEDIA, Feb. 4, 2008--- Point2 Technologies Inc. has announced the appointment of Walter T. Baczkowski Jr. to its Board of Directors, effective February 01, 2008. ...