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Save On Professional Hosted E-Mail Services from Rackspace

NAR PULSE—Free email accounts for business email needs may save on costs, however the impact can be costly to your reputation, security and productivity. Rackspace, a new NAR REALTOR Benefits® partner, offers NAR members a unique suite of professional hosted email services at a 10 percent discount off monthly service ...


Taking a Midyear Agent Pulse

As all reports are indicating, the housing market appears to be in full recovery, with all the metrics pointing clearly in the right direction. Pending sales are climbing, sales of existing homes are rising and on pace to surpass five million units by the end of the year. The new-home ...


Success Strategies for Attracting Next Gen Consumers and Agents

One of the top challenges brokers face today is attracting next gen consumers and agents. Brokers need to grasp expectations for both groups while balancing needs of their established ranks. ...


Work Is Not A Place, It’s a Thing You Do

Many global businesses today use a mobile work style strategy – in fact, 83 percent of companies will by 2014. Citrix research suggests that more than a third of workers no longer work in a traditional office. Take a look at the following infographic, provided by citrix, for more information. ...


Help Discouraged Buyers Stay on Track

Inventory continues to shrink in dozens of metro markets all around the country, creating a headache for buyers who are ready to jump into the market but can’t find the right place. In some cases, these buyers are turning to new construction as an alternative. ...


Is Your Technology Working for – or Against – You? We Want to Know!

Take RISMedia’s Technology Survey and Be Entered to Win a Dell M110 Ultra-Mobile HD Projector! ...


Win Listings with a Free Listing Presentation

Show sellers all your online AND mobile marketing, including how you reach buyers on major sites like realtor.com®, MSN® and AOL®. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Google Sides with Mobile Users

There is no better place to be than at the top of Google’s search rankings; for marketers it’s the Holy Grail. The key component in reaching that milestone is SEO (Search Engine Optimization) a process by which your site and content is ranked based on relevance. Now, with so much ...


Generating Traffic from Qualified Leads

With 34 years of experience in the real estate industry under his belt, Russell Shaw of The Russell Shaw Group, Realty ONE Group in Phoenix, Ariz., has seen just about every service ever developed claiming to deliver qualified leads to agents. But when it comes to generating traffic from qualified ...


Do Your Agents Need More ‘Stuff’?

Put another way—would your agents be more productive fully implementing all the systems tools and training you have already provided? Or is it a little of both? ...


Home Sales Rise with Strong Increases – How to Get Your Piece of the Pie

Home sales are on their way up; existing-home sales improved in May and remain solidly above a year ago, while the median price continued to rise by double-digit rates from a year earlier, according to a release yesterday from the National ...


Facebook Still Important

Real estate agents continue to rely on social media to reach out to new clients and stay close to the ones they have, but with more and more social media entries coming into the fold, it can be overwhelming at times. There’s Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr…the list goes on ...


7 Tips to Land Your Buyer’s Dream House

From escalator clauses to earnest money, here are some helpful tips for landing your buyers’ dream house from an industry investment expert. ...


Staying Positive with Your Business

Doomed from the start. If you’re an entrepreneur or an entrepreneur-hopeful, it’s probably difficult to keep those four words from causing you to second guess your every move as you plan and run your business. They become especially hard to ignore when you consider the fact that less than 30 ...


Realtors Property Resource® Helps Educate and Impress Today’s Buyers and Sellers

From making restaurant reservations to hailing a cab, consumers can find—and do—just about anything on their mobile devices these days, including search for their next home. This creates added strain on real estate professionals as they push to remain relevant at a time when many believe they can find or ...


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