Real Estate Trends Archive
RISMEDIA, September 23, 2010—Many vacation property owners would like to rent their home out when they're not using it themselves. Problem is, they let their worry about the "what-ifs" override the benefits of collecting all that glorious rental income.
RISMEDIA, September 22, 2010—While every industry defines professionalism in a different way, it is crucial that real estate professionals understand how to recognize and encourage professionalism in their agents. In this month’s Power Broker Round Table, industry experts Stephen Baird and Beverly Kendall discuss what their definition of professionalism entails and how you can maintain a level of professionalism within your office.
RISMEDIA, September 22, 2010—Do all real estate websites present the same property data? Is the search experience fairly uniform? Not at all. There are huge differences, or Deltas, in the type and quality of information found on property websites.
RISMEDIA, September 22, 2010—This week’s headlines from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® include: a discounted Resort and Second Home Markets online course from NAR’s Right Tools, Right Now initiative; help fight breast cancer with NAR’s
RISMEDIA, September 22, 2010—Leveraging Your Links
, a groundbreaking, new book by industry veteran and visionary, Allan Dalton, chief marketing officer for RISMedia and co-founder and president of The Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, is available now
RISMEDIA, September 22, 2010—(MCT)—With little fanfare, the National Bureau of Economic Research recently declared that the so-called Great Recession is over, determining that the U.S. economy hit bottom in June 2009 and began a long, sluggish rebound.
RISMEDIA, September 22, 2010—In its first three days since registration opened, the Real Estate Market Domination Summit
has already reached 30% capacity at the legendary Hotel del Coronado, in San Diego, 1parkplace has announced.
RISMEDIA, September 21, 2010—Social media and social marketing offer us an opportunity that is so much more powerful than most people realize. As Allan Dalton
, chief marketing officer for RISMedia and co-founder and president of the Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, often says, social media represents the “democratization of information” and offers all of us the chance to become “citizen journalists.” In other words, through the effective use of social media, we can position ourselves as thought leaders.
RISMEDIA, September 21, 2010—We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. One of the basics of shooting a good video is to always use a tripod. You’ll be rewarded with steadier shots, smoother pans, and a more enjoyable
RISMEDIA, September 21, 2010—(CBS MoneyWatch)—Foreclosures spiked in August 2010, with banks seizing 95,364 homes, according to RealtyTrac, a housing research firm. They were up 25% from August 2009 and at their highest level since the company started tracking this data in 2005.This is frightening news for homeowners, home sellers, and home builders who may feel like they are barely hanging on, because it signifies continuing weakness in the housing market.
RISMEDIA, September 21, 2010—Hundreds of industry professionals enthusiastically participated last week in a regional “Social Media Summit,” presented by Allan Dalton, chief marketing officer of RISMedia and president
RISMEDIA, September 21, 2010—(MCT)—Vast rooms with soaring ceilings, extra-tall doors and towering windows are designed to look grand. But how do you make such vast spaces feel warm and inviting—without minimizing
RISMEDIA, September 20, 2010—Real estate professionals across the board understand the importance of training—whether we are experiencing a difficult market like today’s or one in which everything is moving along smoothly. John Boe, nationally recognized sales trainer and business motivational speaker offers the following tips to help you train your agents.
RISMEDIA, September 20, 2010—September is upon us, and here at Mobile Real Estate ID, that means tradeshow season. Now through the end of the year is when a number of state associations, franchises and the National Association of Realtors host
As the real estate industry continues its transition into mobile marketing, real estate professionals across the country are jumping on board to get their company up-to-speed in the mobile arena. John Packes, director of Product Development and John Lim, CEO