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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


10 Ways to Utilize Winter Downtime, Create a Profitable 2008

By Liane Luckett ...


Accommodating The Luxurious Side of Real Estate

By Paige Tepping ...


Emphasizing Agents as The Greatest Asset

By Lesley Geary ...


LeadingRE Syndicates Listings to HGTV

RISMEDIA, Dec. 21, 2007-Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) has announced a new marketing alliance with Scripps Networks' HGTV to provide property listings to the popular cable network's new FrontDoor.com Web site. According to the company, the relationship will provide valuable exposure with HGTV's loyal broad-based consumer audience ...


Recruiting Success in 2007, Independent Model’s Appeal is Growing

RISMEDIA, Dec. 20, 2007-Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) announces that it recruited nearly half of its new sales associates in 2007 from the ranks of national franchise organizations. The return of these companies to local/regional branding signifies the strength of the independent business model and builds on ...


Taking Home Buyers Sky-High

RISMEDIA, Dec. 20, 2007-Louis Howard, executive vice president of John F. Buchan Homes, has announced a unique opportunity for purchasers of a Buchan-built home. In partnership with Flight Options, John F. Buchan Homes is offering their clients a private jet membership with the purchase of a Buchan home priced over ...


The Hijacking of Mile High Capital Group and Its More than 1,000 Victims

Commentary by Ralph R. Roberts ...


How to Turn Down a Billion Dollars

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10 Ways to Help Dump Your Slump

RISMEDIA, Nov. 17, 2007-Even top producing agents have slow days... or weeks or months. Maybe the economy is slow or it's that time of year. Perhaps you feel as though you have been saddled with some poor prospects or that you are just another victim of the mortgage meltdown. Whatever ...


Stretching Your Advertising Budget with Remnant Ads

By Ralph Roberts ...


Finding True Passion for Building a Real Estate Team

RISMEDIA, Dec. 18, 2007-When asked what his team's most effective marketing tool is, Jerry Reece said technology. For Reece and Nichols, they've embraced technology so much, that they've reorganized their IT and marketing departments into one Agent Service Center. Their end result? More than 1.1 million user sessions each month. ...


Weathering the Storm to Succeed in Real Estate

By Lesley Geary ...


Pros and Cons of Making the Leap to an Agent Team in ‘08

Commentary by Margaret Kelly ...


Seven Ways to Enjoy Working in Real Estate This Time of Year

By Maya Bailey, Ph.D. ...


Facing Fear to Seek Change

Commentary by Marylyn B. Schwartz ...