Best Practices Archive
RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—Are you looking to increase your company’s 2010 GCI? Are you searching for ways to positively impact your bottom line?
RISMEDIA, December 2, 2009—As a real estate professional, have you ever wondered how your day to day job would be different if you created a team
RISMEDIA, December 1, 2009—Ed Blackwell’s been in real estate for 15+ years—all with Keller Williams Realty—but is still fairly new to the Lowe’s REALTOR® Benefits Program.
RISMEDIA, November 27, 2009—In today's changing economy, many entrepreneurs and real estate agents are wondering what to do. Some have gone through a cycle of shock, disappointment, fear, and now confusion. What seemed to work in yesterday's marketplace isn't working today. The truth is there are many opportunities in today's market for success. The following 7 tips will put you on a path toward success in today’s economy.
RISMEDIA, November 25, 2009—Right now (for obvious reasons), your company needs to be running like the proverbial well-oiled machine. If you're to make it to the other side of the economic recovery, it's critical
RISMEDIA, November 24, 2009—When I entered the real estate industry in 1984 I was told real estate was a numbers game. I never forgot that. The more people
RISMEDIA, November 23, 2009—Just 20 years ago, “going to work” meant waking up, getting dressed, jumping in the car and driving to a physical location where you interacted, face-to-face, with your boss and coworkers all day. In 2009, it might mean stepping across the hall to your home office and getting on a videoconference with a boss you haven’t seen in years—if, indeed, you’ve ever met her. Yes, everything about work has changed. It’s gone from a permanent, flesh-and-blood world of people who know their coworkers well—from where they live to how many kids they have to how they drink their coffee—to a transient one where the voices on the phone may change week to week and project to project. (Even inside an office, coworkers are more likely to e-mail the person in the next cubicle than speak to him).
RISMEDIA, November 23, 2009—More than 2 million homebuyers took advantage of the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit. How many of those 2 million-plus homebuyers did you work with? If you missed out on the first wave of the tax credit business, now is your second chance. Now, millions more are ...
RISMEDIA, November 21, 2009—Now is the time for real estate professionals across the board to take advantage of the opportunities today’s market presents. Having weathered
RISMEDIA, November 19, 2009—Do I have to work for a large real estate company to be successful? This is a question I'm asked a lot by real estate agents. Here's my two cents...
RISMEDIA, November 19, 2009—Staying positive is easier said than done these days, but having a positive outlook can help real estate professionals head toward the future on the right track. Here, Matthew Stamer, Broker with EXIT Realty Central in Central Florida discusses how a positive attitude toward the future can ...
RISMEDIA, November 14, 2009—While many real estate professionals believe that social networking by itself will help generate sales and lead them to success, this is only partially true. Here, Brian Wildermuth, president/owner, SharperAgent discusses how social networking is just one component of a real estate agent’s success. ...
RISMEDIA, November 13, 2009—The next generation of real estate customers, at 74 million strong, is poised to enter their prime home-buying years. Generation Y, people born between 1980 and 1995, rivals the size and potentially the influence of their parents’ generation: the Baby Boomers, born between 1946 and 1965. Gen Yers are about to create a new wave of consumer clout, not to mention a chain reaction in real estate that could reshape how you do business and how much business you do. As they enter the housing market, Millennials will enable Gen Xers (born between 1965 and 1979) and Boomers to make their next real estate moves.
RISMEDIA, November 12, 2009—In this day and age of luxury property marketing, innovative agents have elevated the bar in reaching out for luxury home buyers.
RISMEDIA, November 9, 2009—Treating your clients the way in which you wish to be treated is an effective way to build trustworthy relationships with your clients.