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Improving Your Office Environment: Bright, Shiny, New Things

Here’s a sobering notion: for the first time in my career there are people being hired in our office who are young enough to be my children. They were teething back when I was performing keg stands. They tell me that their moms ...


Consumers Voice Optimistic Outlook in June Indexes

Consumer sentiment and consumer confidence are two indexes showing consumers’ perceptions of current business, income and employment conditions, as well as their expectations for the future’s economy. ...


Gains Continue to Decline through Summer Buying Season

Data through June confirms projections that 2015 would be a “non-growth” year for housing, according to Clear Capital’s recently released Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report reporting on data through June 2015. ...


Inventory: Where Do We Stand Now?

While an improving job market and continuing low interest rates have sent consumer confidence soaring, and research tells us that pending home sales in all four major regions rose this spring, stubbornly tight inventory continues to stymie the market’s full potential. What can ...


Wake-Up Call: ABR® Training Delivers a Competitive Edge

Every broker wants their agents to be more successful, but what are the most effective ways to accomplish that? Training is one key component, but in an industry dominated by listing and selling, it’s easy to overlook training in buyer perspectives. ...


All-Cash Share of U.S. Home Purchases Drops to Lowest Level Since 2009

RealtyTrac® recently released its May 2015 U.S. Home & Foreclosure Sales Report, which shows 24.6 percent of all single family home and condo sales in May were all-cash purchases, down from 28.5 percent in the previous month and down ...


Key Social Media Tactics to Boost Real Estate Sales

As real estate professionals, we know that the proper implementation of social media technology is beneficial for marketing our businesses. Many times, however, we don't know how to use social media effectively and give up in frustration when we don't see immediate results. ...


RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum: Leading by Example

Part of our role as real estate professionals is to get out there and network and find other thought leaders with whom we can share and learn from,” says John Featherston during RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum in Washington, D.C., this past May. “And ...


Communicating Your Value to Consumers

There’s no arguing that technology has dramatically changed the landscape of consumer behavior in almost every industry, and real estate is certainly no exception. Today’s buyers and sellers no longer need to rely on an agent to start the process ...


Amp Up Your Social Interactions

Your passion and expertise are a winning combination. Use them to amp up your social interactions. ...


Home Price Gains Ease in April

S&P Dow Jones Indices recently released the latest results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices. Data released for April 2015 show that home prices continued ...


5 Ways Content Gives Way to More Sales

Despite the continuous cycle that drives housing, there’s one commodity, arguably more valuable than any other, which remains impervious to the ebbs and flows of the market, relentlessly in demand while in an ever-present glut: information. ...


Simple, 3-Day Emailing Sequence for Reviving & Re-Engaging Your Dead Real Estate Internet Leads

If you’re sitting on a real estate database with a bunch of “dead” leads you haven’t heard from in years, here’s a simple three-day process you can follow in order to get some of these folks talking to you. ...


Generate More Leads This Summer

One of the best ways to generate leads is to get face-to-face with your best clients. However, it can be tricky to find an opportunity to do so. After all, they’re busy, you’re busy, and you don’t want to feel like you’re ...


Pending Home Sales Reach Highest Level in Nine Years

Pending home sales continued to rise in May and are now at their highest level in over nine years, according to the National Association of REATORS®. Gains in the Northeast and West were offset by small decreases in the Midwest and South. ...


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