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Success Strategies: 4 Quick Ways to Be More Productive

If being connected 24/7 was supposed to make our lives easier, the business world didn’t get the memo. Most American professionals just can’t shake the end-of-the-day feeling that they didn’t get enough done. So day after day, they find themselves ...


Disclosure Lawsuits: Are You Unknowingly Putting Yourself at Risk?

The growing number of lawsuits over non-disclosure of land pollution is creating increased liability for real estate brokers. Soil contamination, groundwater contamination and concern surrounding hazardous vapor intrusion into homes is putting real estate brokers on the firing line ...


Product Showcase: Showing Suite Creates Third-Party Affirmation

Mark Ossinger is a self-professed organizational nut. “I have an administrational gift,” jokes the senior broker for RE/MAX Metro and Eastside Brokers, who has been in the real estate industry for 23 years. His love for keeping organized is part of the reason why he’s a huge fan of Showing ...


Recruit Your Way to the Top

Essentially a sales manager's primary responsibility is to recruit, train and motivate his or her sales force to achieve peak performance. Of these three vitally important tasks, recruiting is the least understood and by far the most challenging. ...


Monday Morning Mobile: Meeting Consumer Expectations

Technology makes life simpler, faster, and more efficient. In a day with 24 hours, and potentially 16 or more of those spent awake, we have more opportunities to be engaged and online with co-workers, partners, vendors and clients we do business with. No one knows this more than the real ...


FHA Announces Additional Steps to Limit Risk and Strengthen Finances

Recently, Acting Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Commissioner Carol J. Galante announced the latest in a series of steps to protect and strengthen the FHA’s Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund, while enabling the agency to continue to fulfill its mission to provide access to homeownership for qualified borrowers. ...


Marketing Strategies: Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

When I coach real estate agents, I often hear the misconception that they need to be hard on themselves in order to succeed. ...


Top 5 in Real Estate Network® Spotlights: Working with Buyers in Today’s Market

Do you know what’s on the minds of today’s homebuyers? In the following interview, RISMedia’s Lesley Geary catches up with Danielle Claroni of New England Land Company. Read on to learn about Claroni’s creative advertising methods and her key to success in real estate. ...


Broker Best Practices: Staying Ahead with Mobile Marketing and Technology

Josh McGrath, a Broker in Real Estate Central Cross Lanes, W. Va, knows a thing or two about embracing technology and incorporating it into a successful marketing strategy. Read on to find out his top method, as will as how he stays ahead of the competition and motivates his agents. ...


Selling Point: Sit Up Straight and Pay Attention

Several years ago, I read a fascinating article about a body language experiment that was conducted by a group of marketing students attending a major university. The experiment was designed to measure the impact, if any, of nonverbal communications on ...


Weekly Video Tip: Cross Cultural Video

It’s never been more important for video producers to know their audience. According to ReelSEO, a recent report from GigaOM indicated that over half of all YouTube views were by non-English speaking viewers. In fact, the actual figure—according to a Google spokesperson—was 60 percent. ...


Broker Spotlight: Succeeding in the Consumer Era

“A big portion of any business is not just understanding what your market is, but what the market will give you,” says Ed Dolinksy, President of Coldwell Banker Hunter Realty. Read the following interview between Dolinsky and RISMedia’s Maria Patterson to find out how to connect with consumers and build ...


Best Practices: Making You Look Even Better

Have you ever wondered what benefits you receive from enlisting in RISMedia’s RREIN program? Below, Patty Bender, vice president of operations with Century 21 Scheetz, let’s us in on how being a RREIN member has helped her business. ...


Marketing and Sales: 3 Rules for Social Media

Relatively speaking, social media in real estate is nascent. As a networking, communications and marketing channel, it can add serious value to your go-to-market and business development efforts. ...


News In MLS: Real Estate Digital to Develop New Consumer Portal

Regional Spotlight—Recently, Real Estate Digital (RED) announced it will be creating a new consumer-facing web portal for the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island, Inc. (MLSLI), one of the largest MLS organizations in the nation. ...