Business Development Archive
Everything you want to accomplish in life requires an investment of your time, so when you want to improve your results, you must consider the fact that your supply of time is limited.
If you’re like most business owners, you probably assume your client relationships are pretty good. After all, you have enough clients to still be in business (which, in light of our recent economic death spiral,
We know how hard you work – now it’s time to share your success!
RISMedia wants to hear your Success Story. If you’ve overcome a real challenge or tricky situation with a client, we want to know what you’ve accomplished and how you did it. Success stories may include:
- Helping a buyer with a low credit score find a way to buy a home
- Overcoming a personal health issue or difficult situation
- Helping a transferee – maybe corporate or military – who needed to move quickly
- Selling a difficult property – like a run-down foreclosure or a home in a poor location
NAR PULSE—Attending the Midyear Trade Expo in D.C.? Meet us in NAR’s Booth No. 1707, at the center of the REALTOR® Pavilion’s neighborhood of NAR information and resources.
Central to any type of ownership change and/or restructuring is determining the value of your business. You need to understand the market value of your business when exchanging ownership shares,
The heart of any company can be found beating inside the walls of its customer service department. Providing superior customer service after the sale is a smart business decision that pays long-term dividends. All the money that companies spend on sales training, marketing research, advertising, and PR initiatives to attract ...
If you had to hire a real estate professional to sell your home, or to help you buy a new one, would you hire “you” to do the job? If the answer is yes, then list all the reasons why. If the answer is no, list all of the reasons why not.
As you consider the above, do not get complacent. I have often heard the following refrain from real estate professionals.
Buying and selling a home is an infrequent, emotional event in one’s life. Because of the emotional aspects of this event, a real estate professional will always be needed, to help fulfill the emotional need and provide support for buyers and sellers.
RISMedia Midyear Forum Set for May 16 in D.C.
From inventory shortages to a changing investor landscape, the real estate playing field has changed, and success moving forward means staying in step and remaining relevant to today’s consumers. Leading brokers from across the nation will address this topic during RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum at NAR Midyear, where they will delve into the right strategies and best practices for the current marketplace.
Entitled “Power Broker Strategies: Remaining Relevant in the New Age of Real Estate,” the Forum will take place on Thursday, May 16, from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
REALTORS® will gather together in Washington, D.C., May 13-18, at the REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo to address critical housing issues with their members of Congress. More than 9,000 participants
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth of a seven-part series from Homes.com on how to manage your online reputation. Homes.com has put together a free playbook on the topic, which can be downloaded here
. Watch for this series in RISMedia’s Friday Weekly Business Builder e-newsletter.
Both on the playing field and in real estate, the best way to be on the defensive is to watch your opponent’s every move. If you know which way your competition is going, you can better plan your attack. Likewise, keeping an eye on what your competitors are up to helps you learn from their mistakes.
If this task sounds daunting, relax!
As a boy growing up in a construction family, I never really understood the reason why. “That’s just the way things are,” my father explained one day. “It’s like oil and water, builders and real estate brokers just don’t mix.”
For the purpose of this column, I’m going to focus on the “big” networks—Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, foursquare, LinkedIn and flickr.
As you’ll notice, that’s still a pretty long list.
As a veteran, I know all too well that the old adage of military life—home is where Uncle Sam sends you—is hardly an exaggeration. Active duty military families move, on average, every two to three years. America’s service members
PCMS Consulting, a real estate business management services company, will be hosting a free broker webinar Thursday that will focus on how to become the go-to source of information that will encourage repeat business
As consumers continue to become increasingly savvy and demand more from real estate professionals, the need for a reliable real estate rating system is more important than ever before. While the World Wide Web offers no shortage when it comes to ratings and reviews of the real estate industry and the professionals who work on behalf of their clients, much of the information is undependable, at best. However, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is hoping to change all that with the introduction of the REALTOR® Excellence Program.
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