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Monday Morning Mobile: Residential Trends Hit Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate industry is often seen as the older, antiquated sibling of the residential real estate industry. However, a new report by inMotion Real Estate indicates that the trends of the younger, cooler, residential industry could be rubbing off on big brother as mobile use in on the ...


Facebook Graph Search: 3 Reasons Why It Matters to Real Estate Professionals

I was excited to gain access to a new feature that Facebook is rolling out, the Graph Search. For me, getting access to this new feature is like letting a kid loose in a candy store! ...


Gen Y Is Ready to Buy — Are Agents Ready to Work with Them?

2013 is going to be the year of the first time homebuyer. With home prices rebounding, the job market stabilizing, and mortgages more affordable than ever, the next wave of home buyers are ready to act. This will be the first ...


Marketing Strategies: Right Mindset and Action Lead to Success

Have you ever felt that one part of you is "gung-ho" about success and creates all these action steps for you to do each day, while another part of you is resisting, procrastinating and sometimes even rebelling at what you set ...


Maintaining a Strong Foothold in the Multicultural Market

Being able to understand and serve your area demographics is a critical component to mastering your market. Below, Juan Martinez of CENTURY 21 Martinez & Associates talks to RISMedia’s Paige Tepping about understanding working with specific demographics, as well as overall market trends and achieving success. ...


Top 5 Spotlight: Standing Out from the Competition

Staying on top of your industry game is crucial when it comes to succeeding in a fluctuating market. So what is next for real estate? We turn to Mike Parker of Huff Realty to find out. ...


Top 5 Spotlight: Treat Real Estate like a Business to Find Success

What is the key to happiness in the real estate business? According to Brandon Brittingham of Long & Foster Real Estate, it’s hard work. Read on for Brittingham’s tips for maximizing your online presence, connecting with your community, and more. ...


Adaptability Is Key to Success in the Year Ahead

It’s a new year, and that’s reason enough to celebrate. But now it’s time to get down to business and look at your plans for 2013. Have you set goals for the year? If not, don’t worry; it’s never too late to come up with a plan that helps you ...


Thank You Cards: Small Investment, Big Impact

Q: What piece of marketing collateral can you send just about anyone – grad student, retiree, working mother etc… – and be almost 100 percent sure they’ll open it? ...


Real Estate for Today…and Tomorrow

Her office is in Lexington Park, Md. His is 70 miles away in Alexandria, Va. But for company president Mary Lynn Stone and CEO Todd Hetherington, the partners and dynamic visionaries behind CENTURY 21 New Millennium, the distance is bridged by a focused synergy that powers the company’s success. ...


Are You Picking the Right Horse?

Have you ever been to a racetrack and made a modest wager on a horse? Selecting the right short sale listing to buy can be just like picking the right horse to win a race. The more knowledgeable you ...


Adaptability Is Key to Success in the Year Ahead

It’s a new year, and that’s reason enough to celebrate. But now it’s time to get down to business and look at your plans for 2013. Have you set goals for the year? If not, don’t worry; it’s never too late to come up with a plan that helps you ...


Staying Top-of-Mind in a Crowded Real Estate Market

For real estate professional Elizabeth Monarch of RE/MAX Associates, Louisville, Ky., staying in touch with clients is more than just about maintaining a competitive edge. With 62 percent of her business coming from repeat customers and referrals, staying top-of-mind is a vital part of her continued success. With The Personal ...


Marketing Strategies: Create Your 2013 Success Blueprint

Many people who want to create success for the New Year don’t realize that in order to do that, they need to have a blueprint for success. What does that mean specifically? It takes two things to create a ...


In the Spotlight: Taking Advantage of Every Opportunity

Are you looking for a new strategy to master a slow market? According to Doug Collins, President of Prudential Collins-Maury, Inc., the key is to maintain a steady source of well-priced listings in good condition. “Be honest with your agents and address issues head-on,” says Collins. “You must also force ...


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