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Marketing Strategies: How to Attract Your Ideal Client

Wouldn’t it be nice to know that you had the power to attract only those clients that you really love to work with? Imagine the joy and satisfaction you’d feel getting up in the morning knowing that your day would ...


Howard Hanna Merges with Edward Surovell Realtors

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services has announced that Edward Surovell REALTORS® of Ann Arbor, Michigan has become part of the Howard Hanna family of real estate. Surovell is one of the largest real estate companies in Michigan and was No. 1 in homes sold last year in Southeastern Michigan. ...


Commercial Real Estate Shows Gains in Leasing, Rents and Pricing

The real estate recovery is set to advance in 2013 as modest gains in leasing, rents, and pricing will extend across U.S. markets from coast-to-coast and improve prospects for all property sectors, according to the findings of the Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2013 report, released recently by PwC US ...


Five Tips to Follow during the Fall Homebuying Season

A recent real estate survey reported that 27 percent of the homebuyers during the fall season are first-time homebuyers. Although spring is traditionally the peak season for real estate activity, this year's buyer's market should lead to a healthy spike ...


MIAMI Association of REALTORS® Presents 18th Annual International Real Estate Congress

The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® will host the 18th Annual Miami International Real Estate Congress (2012MiamiCongress.com) at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables on November 4-7, the organization has announced. Capitalizing on Miami’s prime global position, the Miami Congress will draw in excess of 300 U.S. and foreign real estate ...


Self Sabotage: Is Your Mobile Plan Ruining Your Business?

As smartphones have transitioned from luxury to necessity, a proactive mobile marketing plan—from SEO to QR codes—is no longer merely a business boon. It’s critical to your company’s success. Now that adopting a mobile strategy is dire for staying relevant, we are forced to look at the alternative; those who ...


Challenge Yourself to Achieve Your Max

October is a meaningful month. It means the start of the fourth quarter, the next season, change. To me, it also represents hope, triumph and tribute in the fight against breast cancer, because it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a breast cancer survivor, I look forward to the extra reminder ...


RES.NET Offers Halloween-Themed Contest for Agents

RES.NET, a provider of software applications connecting real estate professionals and consumers, recently launched its second annual Halloween-themed contest for real estate agent users, the company has announced. The contest began on Tuesday, Oct. 16 and concludes on Halloween, Oct. 31. During this timeframe, RES.NET will hide “monster icons” throughout ...


Savings Up to 30 Percent on Budget Car Rentals Extended

NAR PULSE—A limited-time offer has been extended. NAR members can save up to 30 percent on leisure weekly and weekend car rentals from REALTOR Benefits® Program partner Budget. Use BCD #Y490611 when making your reservation. Offer applies to rentals checked out no later December 15, 2012. ...


Home Is Where the Heartland Is

Destination Heartland! That's where savvy investors should be heading according to the latest rankings of the best real estate markets for investing in single family homes as rental properties. Investment opportunities still boom in America's major metro areas such as Dallas, Atlanta, Phoenix and Minneapolis, but don't overlook places like ...


Prudential Florida Realty, Real Estate Services: ‘Putting Florida Real Estate First!’

RREIN Network News—Prudential Florida Realty, a member of RISMedia’s Real Estate Information Network® (RREIN), is “Putting Florida Real Estate First!” as the company announces a campaign to increase existing “listing” real estate inventory to accommodate the needs of the abundance of buyers coupled with historically low interest rates and to ...


One in Five Say It’s a Good Time to Sell

Last month the largest percentage of Americans since the housing bust said they believe it’s a good time to sell a house, according to the latest Fannie Mae National Housing Survey. ...


Mortgage Rates Change Little Following Employment Report

Freddie Mac recently released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates edging slightly higher while remaining near their all-time record lows coming off the employment report for September. ...


RISMedia’s 2012 Real Estate CEO Exchange: A Forward Look at Making 2013 Your Shake-Out and Break-Out Year

If there was an overriding theme to RISMedia’s 2012 Real Estate CEO Exchange, which brought a cross section of the real estate industry’s top movers and shakers to New York City’s Yale Club in early September, it was that 2013 will be the year for brokers to take back the ...


Hot Property: Out of the Office

(MCT)— Should they need to get away from “The Office” from time to time, actor John Krasinski and his movie star wife, Emily Blunt, have bought a country home in Ojai, Calif. for $2.15 million. ...


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