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Approaching Real Estate as a Career: The Gen Z Mindset

Editor’s Note: The following column from the October issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine, was submitted to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate by 18-year-old Baxter Newkirk, who is considering a future career in real estate. ...


Three New ‘Tricks’ to ‘Treat’ Your Lead Pipeline

Leads are the lifeblood of the real estate industry. An agent’s ability to convert prospects to clients and continually generate new leads could be the difference between excelling or falling behind. Lead generation is not just a single event, but a ...


The Social Media Holiday Checklist

It's that time of the year again—the holidays are right around the corner! Is your social media strategy ready for the change in activity and posting? If you’re not sure how to take advantage of this transition to truly set yourself up as ...


How to Build a Model for Sustainable Success

On Nov. 13, six powerhouse brokerage executives will get down to business and share their philosophies and hands-on tactics for creating sustainable success—no matter what the market serves up. RISMedia’s 20th Annual Power Broker Forum, held in conjunction with the National ...


Halloween Costume Ideas for Time-Crunched REALTORS®

Halloween is this week, everyone! We know you're busy listing, selling, meeting new clients and closing business, so time to scare up a costume idea is limited, to say the least. If you're scraping the bottom of the think-tank for ideas and want to dress up to take your kids trick ...


7 Tips to Make More Sales with Social Media

Does the time you spend working on social media show a huge return on your investment? Not many agents can measure their online effectiveness directly to sales, but the top-performing agents know what to do and how to do it and show impressive ...


Case-Shiller: Home Prices up 5.1 Percent in August

Home prices rose in August, according to the recently released S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Data through August 2015 revealed a slightly higher year-over-year gain with a 4.7 percent annual increase in August 2015 versus a 4.6 percent increase in July 2015. The 10-City ...


Strong Prices Push Housing Recovery into High Gear

By August, 51 of the top 100 markets had made a complete price recovery—one more than the prior month. Additionally, 117 of 200 midsize markets had seen a complete price recovery—one more than in July. ...


RISMedia to Honor Industry Leaders at Upcoming Power Broker Event

Leading brokers from around the nation will gather in San Diego this November to be the guests of honor at RISMedia’s 20th Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner, being held on Friday, Nov. 13, at the ...


Creepy or Cool? Retargeting for Real Estate

Imagine you go shop for a new car. You wander the dealer’s lot and a certain red convertible catches your eye. You kick the tires, open the trunk and even sit in the driver’s seat. But you’re not quite ready to buy, so ...


The Power in Discovering Your Unique Leadership Style

What is it that makes someone a good leader? What kind of qualities must you have in order to make tough decisions when required, inspire devoted loyalty from your team, and boldly steer your company through sometimes choppy waters toward success? ...


Social Media Success: Make It Simple but Systemized

Judi Crockett is proud to admit that she’s addicted to Facebook. While she used to feel embarrassed about her self-professed love for the popular social networking site, Crockett realized that it’s actually a reflection of her love for the real estate business. “I’m ...


Homeownership Help: The Growing Importance of the Bank of Mom and Dad

The Bank of Mom and Dad is increasingly open for business – and is increasingly necessary for younger homebuyers looking to secure a down payment, particularly for middle-income households, presumed first-time homebuyers, Hispanics and Asians. ...


Integrating Zillow and Trulia Advertising: Why It’s a Big Deal

We recently announced an important milestone for Zillow Group customers and industry partners: the successful integration of Zillow and Trulia profile and advertising platforms. We’re excited that real estate professionals can finally manage one profile and buy advertising in one place that will ...


Four Content Strategies to Boost Your Social Rankings

We all know that social media is a great way to communicate with potential clients. A recent study shows that nearly 1.7 billion people have active social media accounts, but capturing their attention is only half the battle. The ...


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