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Grow Your Bottom Line with an Effective Plan to Recruit Experienced Agents

RISMEDIA, July 22, 2010—There is nothing more effective to increasing a broker’s bottom line than the recruiting of experienced, productive agents. When a broker successfully recruits 4 or 5 experienced agents, it can be the financial equivalent to recruiting 25 or more newbies. New agents require a significant investment by ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: a free webinar through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative on how the international buyer plays a major role in markets around the country; REALTORS® Federal Credit Union introduces a partner program for large brokers; and the ...


Finding Real Estate Success – Selling to the Four Temperament Styles

RISMEDIA, July 21, 2010—Have you ever wondered why you seem to hit it off right away with some customers, while with others it's more like oil and water? That's because we respond intuitively to the natural chemistry, or lack thereof, between temperament styles. Our temperament style not only determines our ...


The Execution Solution: 5 Trade Secrets of Companies That Consistently Get Things Done

RISMEDIA, July 20, 2010—If your organization is like so many others, it seems to have all the ingredients for success firmly in place—a well-thought-out vision, a realistic strategy, skilled, highly-engaged employees, quality products and services and strong customer relationships. So why, in the face of everything you’re doing right, can’t ...


Differences in Home Value Trends by City’s Price Level

RISMEDIA, July 19, 2010—I thought it was time we revisited the earlier analysis we at Zillow.com did on how home value trends vary by the typical home value of a city. Previously, we found that most metros displayed a pattern in which cities with higher-priced real estate had ...


How to Dominate Google with Hyperlocal Marketing: Part 1 of 3

RISMEDIA, July 17, 2010—In today’s real estate marketing, we are hearing the term “hyperlocal” more and more. Many real estate professionals are asking, “What does it mean?” “How does it work?” and “Why should I be interested?” ...


Is It Time for a Marketing Reboot?

RISMEDIA, July 16, 2010—“Real estate has shifted.” ...


Expand Affordable and Available Property Insurance

RISMEDIA, July 15, 2010—The impacts and costs of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes, can be devastating to communities. The devastation leaves no segment of the community untouched. Individuals, local and state governments, and all economic sectors may suffer loss of life, destruction of property and devastating financial ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS include: a free webinar on NAR resources to help you connect with consumers through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative; save 10% off all paint coatings with REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, Lowe’s; and share your story, build your ...


Realtors Federal Credit Union Introduces New ‘Partner Program’ for Large Brokerages and Associations

RISMEDIA, July 14, 2010—Introduced in May 2009, REALTORS® Federal Credit Union (REALTORS® FCU) understands the work habits and lifestyles of busy real estate professionals. As a virtual credit union, Realtors FCU is always open, giving you and your agents the freedom to manage your finances—when and where you want. Realtors ...


Have You Had the ‘Social Media Talk’ with Your Clients?

RISMEDIA, July 13, 2010—In today’s real estate market, buyer’s still carry the upper hand when it comes to negotiation. And as their Realtor, it’s your job to passionately and intelligently guide and educate your clients through the sales process from start to finish. ...


Texas Tops June 2010 List of Top U.S. Destination States

RISMEDIA, July 12, 2010—Attracted by its relatively stable real estate prices and lower unemployment rate—8.5% in June—more Americans decided to head to the Lone Star State, according to a new consumer survey conducted by Relocation.com. This shift to Texas represents a 50% increase from Relocation.com's February 2010 findings, which had ...


5 Ways to Put Some Punch in Your Buyer and Seller Presentations

RISMEDIA, July 10, 2010—Having a firm grasp on the real estate market is no longer good enough as real estate professionals work to gain the attention of today’s buyers and sellers. Being able to recite facts and statistics may have ...


Gen Y Talent – Tips to Turn Gen Yers into Productive Assets

RISMEDIA, July 10, 2010—Retaining your Gen Yers and turning them into a productive asset requires a well thought-out strategy from the get-go. In 80% of organizations, morale dips in the first six months if expectations are not met. ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

RISMEDIA, July 7, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: free resources to go green and get more clients through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative; powerful marketing tools available through REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, eNeighborhoods; and the REALTOR® University Webinar Summit archives are now available. ...


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