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Maximizing Your Connection with Internet Leads

Making an interactive online presence for yourself is an important step toward attracting more prospective clients and reaching real estate success. However, once you've gained an online lead, it's important that you maximize your potential connection with them. Read on as Ginger McQuigg, Senior Vice President, Residential Sales with Berkshire ...


Independently Healthy: Chicago Broker Bucks Brand Trend

As the real estate market continues down the path to recovery, brokers are looking to bounce back in a big way. For some, this means signing on with a franchise, banking on name recognition and corporate resources to boost marketshare. But others ...


Broker Training Series, ‘One Byte at a Time,’ Puts Focus on RISMedia Content

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a four-part series highlighting video training sessions and creative-use ideas, created by San Diego-based Century 21 Award for their agents in using RISMedia’s Content Solutions and specifically RISMedia’s RREIN platform. ...


Enhancing Client Relations

In the 10 years that James and Penny Brockway, a husband and wife team, have been operating Brockway Realty, LLC, the company has been in steady growth mode, with a dozen agents now serving clients throughout the Houston and Clear Lake areas. ...


A Checklist to Cure Workplace Woes

(MCT)—Anyone who’s sold 50 million books doesn’t need me to share his message. But 102 years after Dale Carnegie’s first how-to-succeed course was offered, I recently was charmed by a nine-page booklet from the Dale Carnegie Training company. ...


Building Rental Relationships Online with Millennials

In real estate, the tides are perpetually shifting and we are constantly adjusting our marketing strategies to suit consumer and economic trends. At this time, we should accept that Millennials (Gen Y) are now key to the housing market in the years ...


Selling Real Estate in a “Sharing Economy”

It is popular today to talk about the “sharing economy.” ...


What Social Media Platforms Are Best for Your Real Estate Business? Part Two

Last week, we took a look at a few of the most popular social media sites you can use to help build your business. Now we're going to look into four more social networks and see what they can do for ...


Ask the Expert: How Can You Update Your Open House Strategy?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Doug Breaker, President and CEO of HomeFinder.com. ...


Broker Best Practices: Preparing for the Future

In an industry that is consistently fluctuating, real estate agents must harness the ability to live in the now while also planning for the future. In the following interview, Steven Domber of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties talks about how he keeps his team on their toes. ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: Back-to-Basics Marketing: Adding Print Back into the Mix

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of Realtors® and Steve A. Brown, NAR’s Liaison for Large Residential Firms. ...


Keeping Pace with Today’s Mobile-Driven World

As technology continues to change the way real estate professionals conduct business on a day-to-day basis, having a website is no longer enough when it comes to setting yourself apart from the competition. Today, maintaining a competitive edge is all about building ...


The Team Advantage

Creating a successful real estate team is no easy feat. “You have to stay in really close touch with team members so that they all feel like they are working together,” says Vickie Howard with Nothnagle REALTORS® in Rochester, N.Y. “You never want agents to feel as though they are ...


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NAR PULSE—Purchase any one of 6 Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS®) Course Bundles at REALTOR® University by June 30 and earn a FREE Global Perspective Webinar/Newsletter bundle ($19.99 value) of your choice. The Global Perspectives newsletter serves as a how-to guide ...


‘Coming Soon’ Properties Can Create Consumer Confusion

The National Association of REALTORS® recently published information for NAR members regarding advertising properties as “coming soon.” ...


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