Real Estate Training Archive
RISMEDIA, July 27, 2010—The Home Buyer Tax Credit proved to be a valuable stimulus to the troubled U.S. housing industry. The only catch: those who qualified had to be under contract by April 30, 2010, and close by June 30 (editor’s note: at press time, the federal government had extended this closing deadline to September).
In the months leading up to the contract deadline, existing home sales increased steadily and, according to NAR data released in May, they jumped 7.6% from March to April, showing a 22.8% increase from April 2009 figures.
RISMEDIA, July 26, 2010—Brand trust is becoming even more important to business survival today, especially as consumers’ use of the Internet continues to escalate. Another big driver is the media and how they pound us all day long with stories of banking scandals
RISMEDIA, July 24, 2010—Finding a job in today’s job market can be like conquering a new frontier for many job seekers. With the unemployment rate still over 9%, the job market has been flooded with tons of competition for job seekers—many of whom
RISMEDIA, July 23, 2010—(MCT)—If you are lucky enough to get your lender to modify your mortgage, you shouldn't end up dogged by a miserable credit score. That's the essence of a bill introduced in Congress recently by U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif.
RISMEDIA, July 23, 2010—There has never been a better time than now for you and your agents to take advantage of NAR products and resources being offered for free and at-cost through the “RIGHT TOOLS, RIGHT NOW” initiative.
RISMEDIA, July 23, 2010—Carefully created in harmony with its waterfront setting on the calm Sea of Cortez, 900-acre Cabo Riviera, a unique, master-planned marina and golf resort is the ultimate haven for those who live life to the fullest. Located in Los Cabos,
RISMEDIA, July 22, 2010—There is nothing more effective to increasing a broker’s bottom line than the recruiting of experienced, productive agents. When a broker successfully recruits 4 or 5 experienced agents, it can be the financial equivalent to recruiting 25
RISMEDIA, July 21, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: a free webinar through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative on how the international buyer plays a major role in markets around the country;
RISMEDIA, July 21, 2010—Have you ever wondered why you seem to hit it off right away with some customers, while with others it's more like oil and water? That's because we respond intuitively to the natural chemistry, or lack thereof, between temperament styles.
RISMEDIA, July 20, 2010—If your organization is like so many others, it seems to have all the ingredients for success firmly in place—a well-thought-out vision, a realistic strategy, skilled, highly-engaged employees, quality products and services and strong
RISMEDIA, July 19, 2010—I thought it was time we revisited the earlier analysis we at Zillow.com did on how home value trends vary
by the typical home value of a city. Previously, we found that most metros displayed a pattern in which cities with higher-priced real estate
RISMEDIA, July 17, 2010—In today’s real estate marketing, we are hearing the term “hyperlocal” more and more. Many real estate professionals are asking, “What does it mean?” “How does it work?” and “Why should I be interested?”
RISMEDIA, July 16, 2010—“Real estate has shifted.”
“Today’s buyer is more educated than ever before.”
These statements echo throughout the real estate sector as agents attempt to adapt their marketing strategies to an ever-evolving consumer.
It’s fitting then, that REBAC debuted a new course this spring, designed to help agents market themselves
RISMEDIA, July 15, 2010—The impacts and costs of natural disasters, such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes, can be devastating to communities. The devastation leaves no segment of the community untouched.
RISMEDIA, July 14, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS include: a free webinar on NAR resources to help you connect with consumers through NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative; save 10% off all paint coatings with REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner, Lowe’s; and share your story, build your ...