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Continuing Education Courses Help REALTORS® Stay on Track

To provide its members with the tools and expertise to build their business and better serve clients, the National Association of REALTORS® and The CE Shop, Inc., have entered into a partnership to provide continuing education for REALTORS® taking online designation and certification courses at REALTOR® University's School of Professional ...


Broker Spotlights: Fortitude Breeds Success

Wondering what today’s customers are most concerned with? Curious how others are retaining top-producing agents? In the following interview, RISMedia columnist Barbara Pronin interviews Broker/Owner of CENTURY 21 Sunbelt Barbara Watt. Read on to learn how Watt keeps her agents fully equipped and her consumers satisfied. ...


Are You a Team Player?

Have you noticed that when a sports team wins a championship game, both the players and the coaches talk in terms of a "team victory" and appear to truly enjoy sharing the accomplishment? On the other hand, teams who are ...


5 Things to Do on Your Mobile Website

(eM+C)—Without question, more web content is being consumed via mobile devices than ever before. Consumers no longer want to wait for information. They want it in the car, in line for morning coffee, on the sidelines at soccer practices and between classes. The popularization of tablets and smartphones has transferred ...


Monday Morning Mobile – Hitting Its Stride

In a recent interview with Greg Stuart, the global head of the Mobile Marketing Association, Stuart said, “2011 was the year when mobile really began to hit its stride.” I think we can all agree the time for early adoption is over, and mobile is officially mainstream and now. ...


Marketing Messaging: 6 Strategies to Turbo-Charge Your Website

With the arrival of a new year, now’s a great time to look closely at your website and evaluate what worked well in terms of bringing you the results you wanted as well as what didn’t work throughout the last 12 months. Here are six strategies that you should incorporate ...


Industry Advisor: The Real Estate Shrink Analyzes Broker’s Enabling of Poor Performance

This month, our broker takes another look at poor performance. After a few months off, he recently scheduled this appointment with the real estate shrink because he continues to struggle with profitability, accountability and the market, in general. ...


The Real Estate Educator: Given up on Short Sales? Why You Need to Reconsider

I know. Short sales are not easy. Short sales can be problematic. Short sales are not always worth the time and effort. And it’s always the bank’s fault. ...


Recovery Found in Increased Lending, Loan Modifications and Short Sales

Stabilizing and restoring the health of the housing market is critical to a broader economic recovery, according to a white paper released yesterday by the Federal Reserve Board. Many of the issues and recommendations outlined in the paper support key ...


Marketing Strategies: 3 Tips to Make This Year Your Best Year Yet

Are you wondering how to break through your own glass ceiling and make this your best year yet? ...


Evolving Mobile Behaviors Raise Stakes for Marketers

(eM+C)—While none would argue that 2011 was the year of the mobile app, marketers have been hearing more noise about the mobile web as a cross-device alternative to apps that are downloaded and installed. The reality isn't so clear-cut. ...


Marketing Strategies: 5 Tips to Turning a Resolution into a Reality

Do you know that 90 percent of Americans break their New Year’s Resolutions by January 31st? You can prevent this from happening, and turn your resolutions into a reality. ...


The NAR Power Broker Roundtable – Restoring Confidence: If Not Now, When?

What is undermining consumer confidence? What can you, as a real estate professional, do to bolster confidence and help ease the market back on track? Find out in the following Power Broker Roundtable, brought to you by the National Association of REALTORS® and Roundtable moderator Rei Mesa, NAR’s Special Liaison ...


Life in Mobile: What We Always Wanted

In Walter Isaacson’s new book, “Steve Jobs,” he illustrates Jobs’ unique ability to craft products that people emotionally connect and engage with. No shock there; the iPod, iPhone and iPad have been some of the most successful product launches in history due to the fact that the actual device draws ...


Blueprint for 100 Deals Part 9: Buyer Presentations

Many agents have and continue to work with buyers without the security of a formal contract. Yet, similar to the listing agreement with the sellers, there are buyer broker agreements between an agent and the buyer for a specific period ...