Best Practices Archive
RISMEDIA, December 30, 2009—Being a loan modification and short sale trainer for the last few years, I have heard numerous complaints about why agents dislike
RISMEDIA, December 30, 2009—The tough real estate market that we have experienced during the past year has caused real estate professionals across the country
RISMEDIA, December 28, 2009—While meeting with Realtors during the past several months, I have been doing a very informal survey regarding the software and hardware
RISMEDIA, December 24, 2009—Constant communication between yourself and your clients is one of the easiest ways to create top-of-mind awareness. While real estate
RISMEDIA, December 23, 2009—No one goes to just one website; most people go to many and most people have their favorite. If you go to HitWise.com and search for the top 20
RISMEDIA, December 22, 2009—No doubt about it: 2009 has definitely been a tough year. You need to turn things around, and that means making some big changes in the very near future. Problem is, you’re not sure what they are. A new improvement initiative? A hot new product? A new executive team? Quint Studer has a suggestion: Make 2010 the year you focus on leadership.
“Solid business results that stand the test of time do so for one reason and one reason only: consistently excellent leadership,”
RISMEDIA, December 18, 2009—As a Master Business Coach, I often hear from my clients the following story: “I feel stuck in my business. I really love to help people, I am excellent in negotiations and contracts, but I really hate prospecting. I just can’t seem to bring myself to pick up the phone.”
How often have you had those feelings, or have known of someone else who does? The thought of marketing makes most people clench their teeth, tighten their stomach and engage in marketing avoidance
RISMEDIA, December 18, 2009—“Adversity causes some men to break and others to break records” is a quote by William Ward that I believe is quite appropriate for our current market.
RISMEDIA, December 17, 2009—It's that time of year again. Time for the annual company holiday party and all those other get-togethers that come with the holiday season.
RISMEDIA, December 16, 2009—Rebranding in the midst of today’s market uncertainties may be an adventure that many real estate professionals are not willing to take. But Greg Rand, Managing Partner,
RISMEDIA, December 15, 2009— Every real estate professional knows that a large part of their success depends on their reputation, which can be greatly affected by the organizations
RISMEDIA, December 14, 2009—Ever try to search for a new home online?
You probably found thousands of homes on Google, Yahoo, Zillow.com, Trulia.com and Realtor.com. Yet, you may have struggled to find listings in your community. Frustrated, you hit the streets to find homes for sale in your neighborhood.
Websites are increasingly important to the buying and selling of homes. According to the National Association of Realtors, 87% of buyers search the Internet to find homes—making the need for more robust consumer websites a priority.
RISMEDIA, December 12, 2009—Are you wondering how to survive this holiday season? Do you get caught up in the fast pace to the point of stress and exhaustion? What if, this year, you could create exactly what you want? How about transforming stress into joy? How about making more money, instead of going in the hole?
RISMEDIA, December 12, 2009—As 2009 comes to an end, it is crucial for real estate professionals to prepare themselves for the future so they can hit the ground running in 2010. While the business model of the past no longer applies to today’s real estate market, Sherry Chris, President and ...
RISMEDIA, December 11, 2009—Businesses strategize about their vertical and horizontal markets all the time. They expand and adjust them, research the message they are sending