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Business Development & Best Practices Archive


Commentary: Students in the Neighborhood, Good or Bad for Property Values?

By June Fletcher ...


Toll Brothers Employs Home Staging to Boost Inventory Home Sales

RISMEDIA, June 25, 2007 Toll Brothers has spent the last 40 years staying in tune to the industry's latest trends. To reflect the current buyer's market, the ...


Survey Says: Increasing Number of New Jersey Realtors Make Use of the Internet and Technological Devices

RISMEDIA, June 25, 2007 New Jersey Realtors? are becoming more tech savvy and accessible to clients by increasing their use of the Internet and technological devices, according to results from a survey commissioned by the New Jersey Association of Realtors(NJAR). The 2007 New Jersey Member Profile survey, which was conducted ...


You Don’t Need to Show Up For This Kind of Job Interview

By Anjali Athavaley ...


Most Americans Don’t Know Where Their Tap Water Comes From

RISMEDIA, June 25, 2007?Today marks the official start to summer and as temperatures steadily increase across the U.S., so will Americans thirst for water. ...


Training & Business Development: How to Make a Business Decision – in One

RISMEDIA, June 20, 2007-Think back on your last buying or selling transaction - how many decisions do you suppose you made through the course of that process? 10? 20? One hundred? More than one hundred? ...


California’s Economy: Housing Downturn Should Be Hurting More Than It Is, UCLA Forecast Says

RISMEDIA, June 20, 2007-(MCT)-For several years, the folks behind the quarterly UCLA Anderson Forecast have been predicting the imminent bursting of the housing bubble. And when that happened, they figured, it would drag down the state's economy. ...


Training & Business Development: ASR Course Addresses the Market for Seattle King County Association of Realtors

RISMEDIA, June 20, 2007-Recently the Seattle-King County Association of Realtors in Bellevue, Washington held their first ASR class. According to Claudia Crowell, director of Business Practices for the Association, the class was an outstanding success with over 65 members completing the course and becoming new members of the Seller Agency ...


Training & Business Development: Do You Know the Dirt on Your Neighborhood?

RISMEDIA, June 20, 2007-No it's not a new reality show or a rumor, it's the inside scoop. It's the information, resources and knowledge about your neighborhood packaged into a comprehensive offline and online course to help you become "The Neighborhood Expert." ...


Should You Start an Agent Team? Learn More in Recruiting Track at Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, June 20, 2007- Realtors who want to get up to speed on the latest recruiting and training trends should not miss this RISMedia's 18th Annual Leadership Conference to be held Sept. 5-6, 2007 in New York City. ...


Success Begins with Hiring the Right Agents

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2007-After five years in the making, Dr. Cliff Baird has announced the availabilityof Re*STAR. Understanding that most people are fascinated with the potential of who they can become within their career, this new agent recruiting system helps brokers find the right agents to work with them to ...


How to Open the Door to New Clients

RISMEDIA, Nov. 3, 2007-In a market where interest rates are low, supply is high, and buyers are few and far between, real estate professionals need to find creative ways to catch new buyers who often come with unlimited referral potential. Home buyer seminars are an excellent way to increase business ...


Recruitment and Training to Be Featured Track at Leadership Conference

RISMEDIA, June 18, 2007- Realtors who want to get up to speed on the latest recruiting and training trends? should not miss this RISMedia's 18th Annual Leadership Conference to be held Sept. 5-6, 2007 in New York City. ...


To Buy or Not to Buy-What’s All the Fuss about Online Leads?

By Payam Zamani ...


Training & Business Development: Are You Truly the Neighborhood Expert?

RISMEDIA, June 13, 2007-For years, puffery has been used in the real estate industry to describe?properties such as "Best Home in Neighborhood" or "Great Deal." Unfortunately, it has even extended itself to agents' descriptions as the "South Area Specialist" or the "Neighborhood Expert." ...