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Real Estate Trends Archive


9 Killer Content Creation Ideas for Your Real Estate Blog or Website

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? ...


Mortgage and Title Companies Using MLS SEO Technology to Feed Agents Home Buyer Leads

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. ...


What International Home Buyers Want and What You Should Know

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 home-buying transactions come from these four countries. And you can capitalize on these ...


Want to Learn More about Mobile Technology? Mobile Expert John Lim to Discuss New Ways Mobile Can Help Realtors at C.A.R. Realtor Expo

RISMEDIA, September 2, 2010—With more cell phones than desktop computers and more text messages being sent than phone calls being made, it is no surprise that mobile technology is hot topic in many industries; real estate in particular. ...


FHA Gives Home Buyers One Month Window to Lock in Low Insurance Premium

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 certifies mortgage bankers and brokers. “After October 4, the monthly insurance premiums ...


5 Tips to Profit from the Clients You Already Have

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. ...


No-Sweat Techniques to Build Your E-mail Marketing Contact List

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 ...


NAR Pulse: This Week’s Top Stories from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS

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® Program Partners; and promotional materials are now available for REALTOR® Designation Awareness Month. ...


5 Best Places to Find a Foreclosure Bargain

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 ...


The Key to Hyperlocal Marketing: Part 3 – The Fine Art of Real Estate Market Domination

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: ...


Real Estate Veteran Offers Cure for Home Seller’s Blues

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 Joan Gale Frank has published Home Seller's Blues (And How To Beat Them). ...


4 Reasons You’re Not Crushing It Right Now

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 ...


Branding: What Do You Want Your Customers to Say About You?

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 brand awareness. ...


Real Estate Sees Life in Mobile – Mobile Real Estate Sets the Bar for Mobile Web

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 the walls of Mobile Real Estate (MRE) LLC. So, who’s the Yankees ...


Appraisal Institute’s New Guide to Home Buying Offers Uniquely Unbiased View

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 ...