Best Practices Archive
RISMEDIA, February 3, 2010—Real estate veterans Greg Rand and Kevin Levent have not only seen it all but survived it all…with flying colors, I might add—expanding, growing and gaining marketshare throughout all kinds of real estate cycles. In 2009, these two brokers made a bold statement at a bold time and switched from their longtime brand affiliations to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.
Why mess with a good thing?
RISMEDIA, February 1, 2010—Last week we looked at the brief history of the mobile phone and its 0-60-mph transition from utility to brand recognized phenomenon and beyond.
RISMEDIA, February 1, 2010—Marketing. Advertising. Promotions.
Don’t let these three words scare you.
RISMEDIA, January 27, 2010—Working with your customers and setting clear expectations from the start is one way to make sure the home buying or selling process is a smooth one.
RISMEDIA, January 26, 2010—Rob Levy, broker and team leader of The Rob Levy Team at Prudential Northwest Properties in Portland, Oregon, can answer without hesitation
Editor’s Note: RISMedia is excited to announce the launch of a new, weekly column titled, “Monday Morning Mobile,” which will offer real estate professionals comprehensive business-building insights on how to maximize the use of mobile technology in your business now. Mobile expert Seth Kaplan, president of Mobile Real Estate ID, ...
RISMEDIA, January 22, 2010—Most of us start off the New Year with the best of intentions. We all have a deep longing in our hearts for this year to be the best year yet. We even make resolutions. Sadly, however, most resolutions are forgotten by January 30. Before we know it, we are caught up in the same reactive cycle as we were before. The following 3 tips will help you create a new paradigm for success.
RISMEDIA, January 21, 2010—With the New Year now upon us, it is with some relief that I look back upon 2009, glad that the year is behind us. It was a year full of personal and professional
RISMEDIA, January 21, 2010—The ability to market yourself and your company in today’s real estate market is crucial. Whether you focus more on print advertising or online advertising,
RISMEDIA, January 20, 2010—In preparing my presentations for the Triple Play Convention in early December 2009, I started thinking about the real estate market in 2008
RISMEDIA, January 20, 2010—Keeping everyone within your organization involved is just one way that real estate professionals can keep agents invested in their company,
RISMEDIA, January 18, 2010—In the past six months, exit strategies seem to be a hot topic within the real estate industry. Personally, we had over 180 brokers contact our firm
RISMEDIA, January 16, 2010—Setting goals is one way that real estate professionals hold themselves accountable for achieving certain milestones throughout their career.
RISMEDIA, January 15, 2010—It's official: We survived 2009. But you're probably not spinning around in your office chair, throwing confetti in the air to celebrate. That's because though you may have survived, 2009 was an especially difficult year for business. And one major business casualty in the last year was customer-business trust. Damaged by the Madoffs, AIGs, and GMs of the world and forced by a down economy and growing unemployment to pinch every penny, many customers are simply finding it difficult to hand their trust over to those with whom they do business.
RISMEDIA, January 15, 2010—Reaching out to consumers and giving them what they want is crucial to remaining ahead of the competition in today’s real estate market.