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Standing Out in a Competitive Market: First American Home Buyers Protection Corporation’s Products Add Value for Colorado Firm’s Customers

Real estate professional Scott Nordby takes great pride in being at the helm of a full-service company with full-time REALTORS® who go above and beyond to ensure their clients’ needs are being met at each step of ...


Don’t Miss RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum Friday during NAR Convention

Attendees at this year’s Annual NAR Conference and Expo will have a ...


BHGRE Spotlight: Amy Lippincott – Deep in the Heart of Real Estate

Texas may be known for its excessive heat, but the weather isn’t the only thing that’s sizzling! The real estate market in the Lone Star state may be the hottest in the country with a whopping 10,000 people moving there a day. ...


Making Connections: Inside Xome’s Vision and Tools for Helping Agents

In a traditional off-line real estate transaction, an agent usually acts as a communication hub among the multiple parties involved. XomeSM, which launched in June 2015, was created to make agents’ daily lives easier by facilitating communication and building smart workflows and apps ...


New Report Shows 55,000 Completed Foreclosures in September

Foreclosure inventory declined by 24.3 percent and completed foreclosures declined by 17.6 percent compared with September 2014, according to the recently released CoreLogic® September 2015 National Foreclosure Report. The number of foreclosures nationwide decreased year over year from 67,000 in September ...


The Buyer Representation Agreement: Tips for Getting It Signed

Over the last 20 years, the real estate industry has changed drastically when it comes to buyer representation. We’ve gone from an environment where buyer agency wasn’t even legal to one where 59 percent of buyers are represented, according to NAR’s most recent ...


How to Turn Cold Leads into Closed Sales

No one knows exactly how much the real estate industry spends on lead generation as a whole. We do know that agents and brokers are spending over $100 million a year on marketing lead generation programs provided by the Zillow Group alone. ...


Accountability Equals Love

As business leaders, trainers, coaches and even parents, we’re often put in situations where we have to hold one or more people accountable to do their job, make the right decisions, or perform at a higher level. When dealing with entrepreneurs (agents), we ...


Building a David vs. Goliath Strategy: How Homes.com Plans to ‘Out Better’ the Giants

The Internet has been called the “leveler of the playing field,” offering opportunities for local businesses to gain prominence in search results. In the real estate space, many of the top spots are dominated by portals who have the expertise, resources and consumer ...


Home Warranties: The Best Bonus Money Can Buy

While buying a home remains one of the biggest investments a person will make in his or her life, there’s always a lingering fear that something may go wrong soon after the purchase. Though home inspections may catch most of these problems before ...


Small World, Big Opportunities: LeadingRE International Symposium Unites Global Real Estate Minds

In a true demonstration of global fortitude and opportunity, approximately 150 real estate professionals from 19 countries gathered in Berlin, Germany Oct. 11 - 13 for the 2015 International Symposium of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®. ...


5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Pop-Bys

Who doesn’t love a small token of appreciation? Pop-Bys are small gifts you give to your clients to express gratitude for their business and referrals.  They’re a fun surprise, and offer an excuse to get in ...


News Corp Announces: Real Estate Market Returning to Health

Recently, global media company News Corp announced their first quarter results for fiscal 2016. The company has continued to surge forward, with income from continuing operations reaching $143 million compared to $109 million in the prior year. Reported EPS from continuing operations were ...


Rolling Out New Technology? Start with ‘Why’

Few brokers have bested the challenge of motivating agents to adopt technology—and with a revolving door of new tools, overcoming that challenge appears a fool’s errand. But as attendees of RISMedia’s recent Broker Best Practices Webinar learned, there are solutions that impart ...


First-time Buyers Fall Again

The share of first-time buyers declined for the third consecutive year and remained at its lowest point in nearly three decades as the overall strengthening pace of home sales over the past year was driven more by repeat buyers with dual incomes, according ...


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