Real Estate Information Archive
RISMEDIA, September 3, 2010—(MCT)—Some rooms scream "Help!" Others say nothing, and that's a problem, too. Take the typical bedroom. Michael Payne has seen thousands. "The bedroom tends to get forgotten—you spend all your money elsewhere in the house,"
RISMEDIA, September 2, 2010—What’s the number one absolute best way to get more organic traffic to your real estate blog, website or lead capture pages?
Content creation. (“But, what on earth am I supposed to be writing about or videoing, and how will it get me business?”)
RISMEDIA, September 2, 2010—Lately I have been talking to a lot of mortgage lenders and title reps who are trying to find ways to get real estate agents and brokers to start sending business their way in the form of home loans and title services.
RISMEDIA, September 2, 2010—Thanks to some favorable conditions, like perceived value and affordability, international home buyers, especially from Canada, Mexico, China and India are eyeing the U.S. a bit more these days. Over 40% of the international
RISMEDIA, September 2, 2010—“The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is giving homeowners and buyers until October 4, 2010 to lock in a low monthly insurance premium,” said Gibran Nicholas, chairman of the CMPS Institute, an organization that trains and
RISMEDIA, September 7, 2010—According to an independent survey, 84% of home buyers would use the same real estate agent in the future. Unfortunately, memories fade over time, and the number that actually use the same Realtor again is dramatically lower. If you want repeat business, you cannot afford to be forgotten. Many Realtors assume that the completion of a successful transaction will win them a customer for life, but this is simply not the case. Statistics prove that it’s not enough to do your job perfectly. A proper follow-up campaign is needed to solidify the relationship.
RISMEDIA, September 1, 2010—E-mail marketing lists are a necessity in any real estate market for industry professionals who are serious about getting their name and message in front of as many people as possible. While building an e-mail marketing contact list will take some time and dedication on your part, the following techniques provided by Melanie Attia, product marketing manager for Campaigner will help you create a list in no time.
RISMEDIA, September 1, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: a free article on maximizing profit through Facebook from NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative; travel deals from NAR’s REALTOR Benefits®
RISMEDIA, September 1, 2010—With a number of real estate markets still reeling in the midst of the nation's economic crisis, bargains persist for savvy investors looking to add to their portfolios of rental properties. Prices have even gone low enough in some markets for so-called flippers to purchase, rehabilitate and resell properties in the short term.
RISMEDIA, September 1, 2010—With hyperlocal marketing, I would expect you to want to dominate your market, right? The three most important factors to real estate market domination are:
RISMEDIA, September 1, 2010—With existing U.S. home sales diving to 15-year lows and millions of homes stagnant on the market, home sellers are suffering increasing anxiety, uncertainty and financial stress. To address these symptoms, motivational author
RISMEDIA, August 31, 2010—Slow month? I’m sorry, slow year? As any agent knows, it’s tough out there in today’s housing market. But others around you are not only surviving, they’re thriving. So what is it that is keeping you from achieving success? Here are four potential reasons you’re not tapping into your potential.
RISMEDIA, August 31, 2010—Ever wonder why businesses use online video? That was a survey question recently posed by PermissionTV.com, and the results may surprise you. By far, the number one reason cited by over 70% of respondents was increasing
RISMEDIA, August 31, 2010—In their 12-person office just off the highway on the edge of the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York’s Westchester County, New York Yankees memorabilia—such as an autographed Derek Jeter #2 jersey and signed baseballs—adorn
RISMEDIA, August 31, 2010—A home buying guide published recently by the Appraisal Institute teaches home buyers when to buy, how to find a real estate agent, how to choose the best home on the market and more—all from the uniquely unbiased perspective of a real estate appraiser. An Insider’s Guide to Home Buying by Mark R. Rattermann, MAI, SRA, notes that real estate appraisers are professionally trained to render an objective opinion of a home’s value.