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3 Proven Management Techniques That Work in Any Business

In business, the only thing that matters is what works, says Peder Johnsen, a third-generation specialist in senior living communities. ...


Living Smart: House Cleaning Means the Exterior, Too

(MCT)—House cleaning isn’t just an inside job. Your siding, driveway and garage floor get dirty, too. And just as a freshly cleaned car seems to drive better, a spic-and-span exterior feels great to come home to. ...


Updater and zipLogix Partner to Simplify the Moving Process

Updater and zipLogix, both investments of the National Association of Realtors®, announced a partnership to help real estate professionals streamline the moving process for their clients from within zipForm®. The technology collaboration will enable zipLogix users to seamlessly offer their clients Updater’s personalized and guided experience for completing moving-related tasks. ...


Vme TV and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Offer Hispanic Americans Solutions to Home Buying

Vme TV, the only national Spanish-language television network affiliated with public television stations, has joined forces with Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate to bring viewers “Vme Hogar,” informative video segments providing tips to help Hispanic Americans make the most out of their homeownership experience. These 15 ...


Down Payments Go Up for First-time Buyers

Fewer first-time homebuyers are finding a way to buy a house with a relatively low down payment as their options shrink and lenders’ down payment requirements rise. ...


Give Closing Gifts That Open Doors—with Your REALTOR Benefits® Program

The selling season is in full swing, and savvy brokers are focusing on continuing their sales momentum by providing clients with memorable closing and thank-you gifts. This final contact with clients can keep your agents top of mind, helping to lead to referrals and future business. So…do you have a ...


RealScout Improves Lead Conversion with Zillow Tech Connect Partnership

RealScout, the platform that powers collaboration between real estate agents and their clients, has announced it has become a partner company with Zillow ™ Tech Connect.  Zillow recently launched Tech Connect, a program that gives agents and brokers the ability to integrate Zillow leads with their ...


Engel & Völkers Enters Colorado Market with New Denver Brokerage

Engel & Völkers North America has announced the opening of its newest premium brokerage in Denver, Colorado. The new shop is led by owner Brown Windle and Steve deGuzman, the principal broker and License Partner, and will provide the firm’s global standard of premium service as Engel & Völkers Denver ...


Consumer Confidence Soars in July

The economic forecast is looking sprightly according to Americans, as consumer confidence in July hit its highest level since October 2007. On Tuesday, the Conference Board announced that the U.S. consumer confidence index jumped to 90.9 in July, up from a revised ...


The .REALTOR Domain Is Coming this Fall

NAR PULSE--Are you ready? Visit www.dotREALTOR.org to find FAQs, pricing and guidelines for you and your agents to choose your .REALTOR domain name. Remember, the first .REALTOR domain is free for the first 500,000 NAR members for the first ...


June Pending Home Sales Slip, but Activity Still above Average

After three consecutive months of solid gains, pending home sales slowed modestly in June, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® President Receives Award

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® congratulates President Joan Docktor on receiving a 2014 SmartCEO Media Brava! Award. The Brava! Awards celebrate the distinguished achievements of 25 of Greater Philadelphia’s top women business leaders. “I am honored and humbled to be presented with this award and to be a ...


For Rent Media Solutions™ Launches New and Improved CorporateHousing.com®

An increasing number of business travelers, military personnel, vacationers, relocating families and employers are searching for short-term housing. Likewise, more and more properties are hoping to market their space to these travelers. ...


Agility, Flexibility Keys to Successful Talent Deployment

Companies intent on post-recession growth need a mobile workforce agile enough to respond quickly to new opportunities and fill talent gaps across their organizations, according to the results of Weichert Workforce Mobility’s latest survey. ...


Is Real Estate Ready for ‘Big Data’?

What may feel like the ultimate in information overload, “big data” actually represents one of the most important new frontiers for trend-spotters and marketers across all industries. Referring to massive sets of information that are too expansive to be captured and analyzed by traditional data processing methods, big data presents ...


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