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Realtor.com®, a leader in online real estate operated by Move, Inc., has released its March data on the U.S. housing market that shows growing optimism and confidence among potential sellers. Realtor.com®’s March 2013 data
For the purposes of this blog post, 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.
The Spring home-buying season started early this year
and Nationwide Open House Weekend (April 20-21) is right around the corner. As REALTORS® prepare for an influx of opportunities to meet new clients and close transactions,
Brint Wahlberg, ABR, ePRO, GRI, was among the first REALTORS® in the nation to witness the 2009 unveiling of Realtors Property Resource®’s (RPR®) first-generation of Web-based information services.
While there is still plenty of room for improvement in our current economic and housing climate, Power Brokers are advancing full speed ahead toward recovery. The door to the downturn has been shut and there’s nowhere to go but up.
And based on the record-setting response to our 25th Annual Power Broker Survey, brokers are eager to report their respective tales of recovery. This year’s 1,000 respondents collectively amassed $767,983,687,087 in sales volume for 2012 and 2,985,668 in closed transactions. This represents a more than $158 billion increase in sales volume over 2011.
Last month the Search Marketing Expo (SMX West) was held in San Jose, California and brought together folks from varying industries and job duties to discuss all topics related
The multiple roles that a real estate professional performs on a daily basis have remained, for the most part, unchanged over the years. What has changed is how information
Let’s say you’re a residential real estate professional with seven listings and are extremely busy. So busy that you’re considering outsourcing the showing scheduling process so you can focus on all the things you want to do to market your listings.
With all that on your plate, you may feel like you don’t have time even to research the various appointment center services available, so you may go with what someone else in your office uses. That can be a winning strategy–a referral from someone you know.
April is here, and the Nationwide Open House Weekend is right around the corner. And in the spirit of open house season, we’re sharing a story about real estate agent Eric Christiansen from
Editor’s Note: This is the first 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.
Business magnate Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”
Think about this: In today’s business world, where so much takes place online, your reputation could be ruined in much less than five minutes.
In my travels as a consultant and speaker, I hear plenty of conversation about what’s happening in the real estate market and why. Of course it’s important for all us to have this understanding as well as an educated opinion
The biggest mistake that most real estate agents make in dealing with their clients and colleagues is that they are unconsciously committed to "people pleasing." The signs to watch out for will clearly show you whether you are
If there’s one thing Americans have learned from the financial crisis of 2008, it’s that they do not want to lose their money – again – especially for folks of a certain age, says financial advisor Philip Rousseaux, a member of the esteemed
I asked an interesting question on facebook recently that generated a lot of response. My question was, “What is something that you will do today that your future self will thank you for?”
You’ve heard it said that you should “shoot when the ducks are flying,” and that is more true today than ever before.
As the market heats up and real estate agents get into the spring selling season, many will stop working on their businesses in order to address the increasing needs of their clients, thus focusing strictly in their businesses. DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU!
Even when business is good, we must remain focused on lead generation and other business development activities. If we stop these behaviors, we will experience the peaks and valleys that are all too common in real estate.