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Scaling Mountains, Succeeding in Business: Rick Davidson Shares Secrets for Both

There are plenty of ways to give back – from food drives all the way to climbing volcanoes. Rick Davidson, president & CEO, Century 21 Real Estate, is gearing up to make use of his leadership skills as he spearheads a five-man trek ...


Builder Confidence Shows Positive Signs in the Second Quarter

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market for the second quarter is up year over year, according to the recently released National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI). Compared to the second quarter of 2013, the single-family ...


Shirley MacLaine’s New-Age New Mexico Ranch

Actress, author and older sister of Warren Beatty, Shirley MacLaine has listed her New Mexico ranch for $18 million. Plaza Blanca Ranch, as it’s called, is her “refuge from a very confused and conflicted world,” as she described to the Wall Street ...


Housing Recovery Continues at Slow Pace According to Latest Leading Markets Index

Markets in 56 of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index ...


Measure Your Success with a Real Estate Business Plan

A real estate business plan can help real estate agents keep track of their success and determine areas where they need to improve. Business plans give agents a better picture of their overall goal and provide guidelines for reaching it. ...


New Technology Creates a New Consumer

The changing technology landscape can be seen at all levels: globally, nationally, locally and even within the real estate industry. However, it’s not just technology that’s impacting industry, but rather, technology is having an impact on us as a society. Technology is ...


Take a Real Estate Vacation with RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange

The RISMedia Real Estate CEO Exchange, held September 9 and 10, caps off the summer with keynote speakers and rooms packed full of industry experts. ...


Great Spaces: Southern California Celebrity Haven Up for Sale

Located in the Outpost Estates in Los Angeles, this Maravilla Drive estate has been home to several notable celebrities, including Bela Lugosi in the ’30s and Frank Sinatra and Ava Gardner in the early ’50s. A magnet for fame, other celebrities who ...


Own a Niche to Get Rich

If you haven’t already heard the above phrase, now is a good time to burn it into your brain. As a successful real estate broker who made the transition from the broker side of the business to the affiliate side, I have ...


Negotiate Like You Mean It for Win-Win Results

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3 Character Keys to Real Estate Success

The most successful real estate professionals are success-oriented, self-starters with a true entrepreneurial spirit. They also share the following three key characteristics: ...


How to Win with Online Leads

More than 90 percent of consumers rely on the Internet as a primary source of information for real estate. Typically, consumers request more information through a website and it becomes an online lead. There are ...


Big Data: The New Competitive Advantage in Real Estate

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series on Big Data analysis as relevant to the real estate industry. ‘Big Data’ analytics is the practice of using machine learning to process and draw conclusions from high-volume, high-variety, unstructured information. But ...


Home Staging – Strategically Useful for Corporate Mobility

Staging a home can speed up selling relocation properties and potentially lessen corporate expenses—good reasons to consider it selectively as a cost-efficient strategy. ...


Closing Costs Soar 20.8 Percent

While most homebuyers are focused on rising home prices, closing costs are rising nearly as quickly over the past three years, increasing by more than 20 percent since 2010, according recent information from Bankrate.com. Mortgage closing costs rose 6 percent over 2013 ...


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