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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 ...


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. ...


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 ...


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 ...


How Real Estate Agents Can Stay One Step Ahead in a Rapidly Changing Industry

The following Ask the Experts Q & A features advice from Doug Breaker, the president and CEO of Homefinder.com. ...


Ask the Experts: Staying one Step Ahead

The following Ask the Experts Q & A features advice from Doug Breaker, the president and CEO of Homefinder.com. ...


NAR’s Broker Tip of the Month: Go beyond the Listing in Social Media – Ask

Do you hear it? It’s the dust settling on five years of social media hype and shiny object syndrome. Your listing in neither Facebook or Twitter or Linkedin is a magic marketing bullet, and (sorry) there will forever be a fantastic new app/social network/thingy to slap your brand on, see: ...


5 Ways to Make Your Real Estate Pinterest Page Work for You

If you’ve considered jumping on the Pinterest bandwagon, wait no more. Although Facebook is still the leading social media network with 67 percent of American Internet users, Pinterest is currently in third – and climbing. Users spend on average, an hour ...


Don’t Turn Your Back on Your Business; Burn Your Boat!

I believe that the great NFL Hall of Fame coach, Vince Lombardi, had it right when he said, "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor." Do you agree with Coach Lombardi, or are you the ...


Facebook…or Face Time? Why Business Relationships Take More On-Screen Connections

It’s official: Email, texting, and social media are no longer just helpful supplemental business tools. They’ve taken over the whole game. Yes, technology has made many aspects of modern living more convenient and “connected,” but the pendulum has swung too far. Now, people are reluctant to do something as simple ...


The Summertime Tune-up: Seven Reasons to Perform a Half-Year Review

Summertime and the livin’ is easy…or so the song goes. But as the days grow longer and warmer, small business owners might want to be careful about taking it too easy during June, July, and August. The reality, says successful entrepreneur and author Bill McBean, is that the season is ...


Keeping Up with a Fast-Paced Market

Why is the market moving forward so swiftly? While it varies from region to region, according to Dan Elsea of Real Estate One, two separate generations are working together to push the market forward. “Baby boomers are moving up and out, and Gen X and Gen Y are moving in—Gen ...


Weekly Video Tip: How to Export Videos for YouTube and Vimeo

If you guys have been following along up until now, you should be awesome at shooting and editing videos. However, in order for the entire world to enjoy your visual genius and not just your grandma who comes over to your house every Friday for Canasta, you've gotta get those ...


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