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How to Never Say ‘I gave a seminar and no one showed up!’

By Karen Deis ...


Seven Ways to Transition Your Marketing Dollars-and Mindset-Online

Commentary by Kelly Roark ...


RISMedia.com Takes a Closer Look at Dallas Real Estate

RISMEDIA, Nov. 8, 2007-Continuing our introductions to the Local Editors of RISMedia's Local News section, we announce Joy Rice as our interim local author and sponsor for Dallas Texas real estate news and information. As a Dallas Texas real estate agent and the team leader of Joy Rice Realty Group ...


How to Provide a Powerful Personal Touch with Holiday Cards

RISMEDIA, Nov. 6, 2007-With an estimated 50 - 60% of businesses expected to send business holiday cards this year, many recognize that sending a personal greeting card can make a lasting impression. For some companies, however, the holidays are the only time of year they reach out to the people ...


Alain Pinel Realtors to Sell Westin Verasa Hotel Condominiums

RISMEDIA, Nov. 6, 2007-Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) President and Chief Operating Officer Larry Knapp announced that the company has moved its primary wine country office to Napa and concurrently secured the marketing assignment to sell the remaining hotel condominium rooms associated with the prestigious Westin Verasa. The resort development is ...


Don’t Look Now, But Wasn’t That Your Client?

RISMEDIA, Nov. 10, 2007-Your customers need you now more than ever. The current real estate market is highly volatile, with daily adjustments. And in the middle, homeowners unsure of what to make of it all, trying to figure out how what they're seeing on the news is affecting their own ...


Ways to Make an Impact with Holiday Business Greeting Cards

RISMEDIA, Nov. 5, 2007-Playing it safe with holiday greeting cards won't get any business noticed this holiday season. This November and December your clients and customers will get deluged with hundreds of holiday cards and it's important to make yours stand out. Here, we offer tips to get noticed. ...


November is Realtor Designation Awareness Month

RISMEDIA, Nov. 5, 2007-Today's real estate industry is competitive and dynamic. Successful real estate professionals are adapting to demographic trends, embracing technology, and staying up-to-date on recent market developments. To help Realtors® succeed in this environment, the National Association of Realtors® and its nine institutes, societies and councils offer 21 ...


Homescape and Mr. Internet to Host ‘Earn More, Work Less, Enjoy Life’ Real Estate Seminar

RISMEDIA, Nov. 5, 2007-Homescape®, an online provider of local, comprehensive real estate property listings and content, announced they will host a free education session, "Earn More, Work Less and Enjoy Life!" for agents and brokers on November 14, 2007, from 12-3 p.m. in Las Vegas at The Westin Casuarina Las ...


21 Real Estate Boards Comprise Regional Lockbox Consortium

RISMEDIA, Nov. 5, 2007-SentriLock LLC, a provider of electronic lockbox solutions for the real estate industry, announced that the Regional Lockbox Consortium will convert its entire lockbox system to the SentriLock REALTOR® Lockbox solution. ...


Two More Agencies Link up, Merge in Tightening Market

RISMEDIA, Nov. 2, 2007-(MCT)-With the residential real estate market continuing to constrict, two more Bakersfield, California agencies merged with the aim of leveraging market share and advertising power. ...


5 Tips to Make Cold Calls Easier

By Maya Bailey, Ph.D. ...


Brownfield Professionals Report Increased Pace of Redevelopment

RISMEDIA, Nov. 1, 2007-A survey conducted by Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) indicates that 52% of environmental and government professionals involved in brownfield projects are seeing an increase in the pace of redevelopment activity. Another 47% of respondents view brownfield activity as stable, while none of the respondents indicated any ...


iHOUSE Web Solutions Partners with RealTown

RISMEDIA, Nov. 1, 2007-iHOUSE® Web Solutions has partnered with Internet Crusade's RealTown®, an online real estate community. ...


Weichert Offers Mortgage for Every Listing

RISMEDIA, Nov. 1, 2007-Weichert Financial Services, an affiliate of Weichert, Realtors®, wants prospective home buyers to know that they are prepared to provide a mortgage to qualified buyers for every listing on the market. ...