Best Practices Archive
RISMEDIA, November 5, 2009—Here’s a question just in time for Thanksgiving: Does your organization encourage a culture of gratitude? Not in an obligatory
RISMEDIA, November 5, 2009—A client asked me recently how I would define confidence. I paused for a moment and replied, “Confidence is the inner knowing
RISMEDIA, November 4, 2009—As the Internet continues to evolve and more prospective buyers begin their home search on the Web, it is crucial that real estate
RISMEDIA, November 3, 2009—Creating and maintaining a personal brand is crucial to finding success in today’s real estate market. While an elaborate personal logo
RISMEDIA, November 2, 2009—It is clear to see that first-time homebuyers have had a major impact on today’s real estate market, especially because of the $8,000
RISMEDIA, October 31, 2009—Getting your clients to understand that real estate is local was one of the more difficult lessons that real estate professionals
RISMEDIA, October 30, 2009—Staying ahead of your local competition while keeping your name in front of your clients is crucial to staying profitable in any
RISMEDIA, October 29, 2009—If you ask most real estate professionals what their number one business asset is, you’ll get a variety of answers. Some answers may include
RISMEDIA, October 29, 2009—Are you letting life happen? Or are you actively creating your own success? In order to create your own success, you must first
RISMEDIA, October 27, 2009—Gen X and Gen Y consumers are already a significant economic force in the “first-time home buyer” category (making up 78% of all first-time home buyers according to the National Association of Realtors 2008 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers). In a few years, they will be ...
RISMEDIA, October 26, 2009—It is virtually impossible to read a real estate newswire, magazine or attend an event without finding an article or hearing about
RISMEDIA, October 24, 2009—Building client-for-life relationships is one of the keys to success in the real estate industry. Mastering the process
RISMEDIA, October 22, 2009—What does it mean to be proactive? Many people come to me without a full understanding of the word proactive.
RISMEDIA, October 21, 2009—Most real estate agents do not focus on creating assets within their businesses. They simply focus their time
RISMEDIA, October 21, 2009—A book published recently by the Appraisal Institute provides up-to-date, relevant instructions for completing residential real estate appraisal forms and offers in-depth instructions on providing valuations in the current market. The Appraisal Institute is one of the nation’s largest organizations of real estate appraisers. ...