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Real Estate Professionals’ Opinions Sought in Lending Survey – Participants Can Win an iPad Mini

Over time, all industries change, some faster than others. The mortgage industry, in particular, has gone through enormous change and consolidation over the past five years. However, it hasn’t changed drastically enough if you ask Elevation Home Loans. Their goal is to create a new way to originate and process ...


Is Google+ Better for Business than Facebook or Twitter?

In the world of social networks, innovation can quickly change the field of frontrunners -- remember LiveJournal? ...


Tips That Will Immediately Help You Win More Listings and Convert More Buyers – Part 1

How do you win more listings and convert more buyers? First, develop a brand identity, separate your personal from your professional life on Facebook and remember that real estate is still a personal, local business. It may sound simple, and it ...


Marketing Strategies: Easy Ways to Turn a Scarcity Mindset into a Prosperity Mindset

What do you do when you notice a gap between where you are and where you want to be? ...


10 Sneaky Bad Habits That Hurt Client Relationships

If you’re like most business owners, you probably assume your client relationships are pretty good. After all, you have enough clients to still be in business, which, in light of our recent economic death spiral, is saying something! ...


Ask the Experts: Creating A Video That Connects with Consumers

In the following Q & A, Christian Sterner, Co-Founder of WellcomeMat, will address what real estate video marketers need to accomplish to stay successful and connect with their audience. ...


Avoiding the Dirty Dozen Barriers to Short Sale Success

While short sales continue to be a lucrative avenue for real estate professionals, they can still take up to three times longer than a traditional transaction and often fall apart. By avoiding these top dozen short sale barriers, however, you will ...


The Most Popular Real Estate Listing Keywords

A new study released by real estate listings and property portal Point2Homes reveals what words agents use the most to market a home. ...


How-To: Protect Your Company from SEO Robbery

According to Wikipedia, SEO is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s “natural,” or un-paid, search results. In other words, free lead generation. If you can get your company to show ...


Home Showing Best Practices for Buyer’s Agents

There are hundreds of articles dedicated to helping seller’s agents ready their listings for home showings and open houses. Seller’s agents can use these resources to learn how to stage a house, scent or un-scent a room and even serve the most appealing refreshments. But what about buyer’s agents? Are ...


Next Generation ‘Beta Brokerages’ Reveal Groundbreaking Trends

The Beta Brokerage concept shares case studies of entrepreneurial unaffiliated brokers that are breaking the rules of tradition. Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate works with these companies’ leaders to understand and share their strategies through the brand’s Beta Brokerage Directory. ...


Top Producer Systems Now Integrated with Dropbox and Google Drive

Top Producer Systems, a leading developer of media and technology solutions for real estate professionals owned and operated by Move, Inc., recently announced the expansion of its CRM product to include Dropbox and Google™ Drive integration, the ability to apply action plans from mobile devices, and new tools to manage ...


Building Real Estate Relationships in the New Generation: What the Rest of Us Learn from YPNers

In this month’s NAR Power Broker Roundtable, panelists from the Young Professionals Network discuss how they are conducting the business of real estate in today’s tech-savvy world—and what we can learn from them. ...


Build a Business Plan in 5 Minutes

Try this quick and easy way to calculate how many new prospects you will need to acquire to reach your business goals. No spread sheets or calculations are required; this free tool will do the work for you. ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Why Do Some Real Estate Agents Do Well in Today’s Economy?

Is that a question you’ve ever asked yourself? Have you ever wondered why some real estate agents do well in today’s economy while others fail? There is a huge discrepancy right now between people who are failing and people who are succeeding. ...


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