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Monday Morning Mobile: The Mobile Foundation

Now that you’ve cracked the QR code and know that in order to have a successful QR code marketing strategy you need to have a mobile website strategy in place, what is it you should be looking for? There is a lot that goes into building a solid mobile website ...


Real Estate Marketing Strategies – 7 Tips to Motivate Your Sphere of Influence to Refer to You

RISMEDIA, February 19, 2011—As a business coach for real estate agents, I often hear my clients say, “I just can’t pick up the phone and call my sphere of influence.” “Why not?” I ask. ...


Housing Affordability Rises to Highest Level in Two Decades

RISMEDIA, February 19, 2011—Nationwide housing affordability during the fourth quarter of 2010 rose to its highest level in the 20 years since it has been measured, according to National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) data. The ...


Create a Consistent Reputation while Promoting Your Brand

Real estate professionals can all agree that consistency is the key to creating brand and name recognition in your marketplace. An in today’s challenging market, real estate professionals must do everything they can to make sure they stay top of mind. Here, Jeff Morr, CEO/broker, Majestic Properties in Miami, Florida ...


10 Tips to Successfully Build Relationships with Prospects

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—In today’s challenging economic climate, everyone needs a bigger piece of the pie because the pie itself just isn’t big enough anymore. Everyone is talking about how to get more prospects. I constantly hear agents say, “I ...


What’s In a Name? Job Titles Set the Bar for Excellence

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—How important is a job title? Some might argue that it’s just that—a title—and that it has little, if anything, to do with the amount of passion, energy and ambition required of the job given. As the owner of a fairly large real estate firm, I have ...


Residential Remodeling Activity Rose 18 Percent Year-Over-Year in December 2010, According to BuildFax Remodeling Index

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—With the economy continuing to exhibit a slow recovery and mortgage rates inching up from historical lows, many Americans have chosen to remodel their current homes rather than purchase a new house or apartment. BuildFax, a leading provider of building permit data recently released the latest findings ...


Winter Season Buyers and Sellers Serious about Making a Deal

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—(MCT)—Planning a move to Arizona, Martha DeVita originally thought she'd list her Cliffside Park, N.J., home in the spring, when the real estate market traditionally heats up. But faced with this winter's harsh weather, she put up ...


Today’s Featured Listing: Classic Colonial Estate Offers Unparalleled Charm

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—This classic, meticulously maintained Colonial Estate is being listed by RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN) Member First Team® Real Estate. Located in the peaceful hills of San Juan Capistrano, California, it is one of the most ...


DotLoop Joins Keller Williams Realty Family Reunion as the Transaction Component of eEdge

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—DotLoop is gearing up for the Keller Williams Family Reunion, Feb. 19-23 in Anaheim, Calif. for the much-anticipated launch of eEdge, one of the first lead-to-close business solutions for real estate. Family Reunion attendees get an in-depth look at DotLoop’s features, which are designed to improve the ...


NRT Announces Executive Appointments at its Coldwell Banker Operations in Southern California

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—NRT LLC, one of the nation's largest residential real estate brokerage companies, announced several executive appointments within its Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage operations in Southern California. ...


California Regional MLS Launches Point2 Property Data Syndication Program

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—Point2 announced that it has completed the first phase of the implementation and roll out of its real estate listing syndication and technology marketing program in partnership with California Regional MLS, Inc., as part of an agreement that covers all 23 current CRMLS member associations. ...


HUD Appoints Century 21 North Homes Realty, Inc. as a Local Listing Broker for Five Washington State Counties

RISMEDIA, February 18, 2011—Ed Heidel, owner of Century 21 North Homes Realty, Inc., announced that HUDPEMCO has approved and appointed Century 21 North Homes Realty, Inc. to list and market HUD Homes in Skagit, Snohomish, King, Pierce, and Thurston Counties. Century 21 North Homes Realty, Inc. has representing offices located ...


Working with a Real Estate Professional is More Important Than Ever in Today’s Real Estate Market

RISMEDIA, February 17, 2011—In a landmark study examining the home buying and selling preferences of consumers in the Mid-Atlantic region, 95% reported that working with a real estate professional is just as important, if not more important, than it was ...


Going Paperless – Top 3 Benefits of Turning Paper Documents into Digital Files

RISMEDIA, February 17, 2011—The “agent of the future” will be more successful and efficient in a paperless office. Paper isn’t going away completely, but you can free up space and access information much faster when you turn paper documents into digital files. Furthermore, scanning your documents allows you to respond ...


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