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Ask the Expert: Why Is Online-Reputation Management Important?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Erica Campbell Byrum, director of Social Media with Homes.com and For Rent Media Solutions. ...


Consumers See Happy Days

September Consumer Sentiment reached a 14-month high, driven by favorable prospects for the US economy and personal income expectations. Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan reported that consumer sentiment reached 84.6 in September, up from 82.5 at the end of August. ...


Carrington Real Estate Services Brokerage Model Continues to Attract Top Agents

Carrington Real Estate Services, LLC recently announced that it has added three offices with approximately 100 agents in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area, further illustrating its ability to attract top-performing agents nationwide as a result of its robust brokerage business model. This latest example of Carrington's expansion initiative to support ...


RE/MAX Expands Digital Marketing Capabilities

RE/MAX, LLC will significantly expand the digital marketing content it provides its 75,000-plus agents in the U.S. and Canada.  The Premium Services package provided by Imprev is now available at no additional cost to agents using the award-winning RE/MAX Design Center, a web-based marketing tool. ...


Real Estate Firms Optimistic about Future of Industry

Real estate firms are confident about the future growth and profitability of their industry, according to the 2014 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Real Estate Firms. ...


Finding Success through Optimism and Confidence

Success comes in many forms. To get there, it takes a lot of hard work, and the right attitude. In the following interview, John Hummer, broker/owner of Steinborn & Associates Real Estate, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, lets us in on his method for success, ...


The 5 C’s for Building a Successful Business

Small businesses have made a huge recovery since the economic crash in 2008 and that’s good news for all of us. Since we account for 63 percent of new jobs, our success puts people back to work. ...


Century 21 Real Estate Signs National Marketing Agreement

CENTURY 21 Real Estate, the iconic brand and franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization, announced a marketing agreement to be the inaugural real estate sponsor of SeniorHousingNet.com. Operated by Move, Inc., SeniorHousingNetSM offers timely and comprehensive access to senior living listings and resources, including ...


Brenda Maher of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties Promoted to Regional Vice President

Brenda Maher has been promoted to the role of Regional Vice President, announced Candace Adams, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties. ...


Only 10.7 Percent of All Mortgaged Homes Still Underwater

Nearly 950,000 homes returned to positive equity in the second quarter of 2014, bringing the total number of mortgaged residential properties with equity in the U.S. to more than 44 million. ...


David Mele Named President of Homes.com®

Homes.com®, leading online real estate destination and provider of real estate marketing solutions, has announced the appointment of David Mele as president, effective September 29, 2014. Mele will lead the overall business strategy and daily operations of Homes.com. ...


A Diversified Approach to Continued Success

Success comes in many forms. In the following interview, Shirley Gary, License Partner with Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta in Atlanta, Ga., gives us the methods behind her 20-plus years of real estate success. ...


MovingCompanyReviews.com Launches to Connect Consumers with Reliable Moving Companies

MovingCompanyReviews.com (MCR), a site that connects consumers with reliable moving companies, announces its official launch from a beta period. Shannon Cullins, MCR vice president and general manager, co-founded the moving review site in 2012 with HomeFinder.com CEO, Doug Breaker. MCR was founded as a unit of HomeFinder.com to create happy ...


MBA Opens Doors Concludes Hugely Successful Summer Campaign

Recently, the MBA Opens Doors Foundation announced it had raised more than $31,000 during its three-month “92 Days of Summer” fundraising campaign.  The Foundation is the Association's philanthropic entity dedicated to providing financial assistance to families with a critically ill or injured child by awarding grants toward a mortgage or ...


Broker Track at REALTORS® Conference

NAR PULSE--Experience a special Broker Track at the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Hear tips from and network with CEOs such as Sherry Chris, Tami Bonnell and Lennox Scott, plus learn from speakers like Bruce Gardner, John Mayfield and Pam Ermen. ...


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