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When It Comes to Housing, Hope Springs Eternal

Housing numbers are looking hopeful for the spring season, according to Clear Capital's recently released Home Data Index™ (HDI) Market Report with data through April 2015. ...


Generating Business: Keep It Simple

The other day I was meeting with a group of new agents. They had lots of questions, as new agents always do. Some asked what is the best way to get buyers. Others asked how to get listings. Another group wanted to know what one thing they should do to ...


Grooming Agents for Success in a Fast-Changing Real Estate Market

If agents are going to be successful in today’s rapidly changing market, the more training and tools they have at their fingertips, the better. Those that can hit the ground running with the skills they need are more likely to be able to build business. Real estate firms are paying ...


Remodeling Jobs—Baths Edge Kitchens again for Top Spot

To lead off National Home Remodeling Month in May, we report results from NAHB’s quarterly Remodeling Market Index (RMI) survey on the most common type of jobs performed by NAHB Remodelers in 2014. ...


Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

(TNS)—People tend to lump all debts together, yet they are not all equal. Knowing the distinction between a good debt and a bad one can help you make better financial decisions. ...


RE/MAX University under New Leadership

RE/MAX University (RU), is now guided by Amy Somerville, Vice President, Education and Training, the company has announced. Somerville, who has been with the RE/MAX corporate headquarters for seven years, will direct the activities of RU and all the company’s key education initiatives. ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Named Top Company

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty was recently presented with the Berkshire Elite Circle Award as one of the Top 50 companies in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network. ...


SEO Basics Can Increase Relocation Department Online Visibility

Your direct relationships with corporate clients and RMCs are valuable business sources - but it’s no secret that prospects often initiate searches for new products and services online. Without a good SEO strategy in your marketing plan, you could lose potential ...


First Quarter Results Are In: Low Mortgage Rates Boost Refinance Activity

Borrowers took advantage of better than expected mortgage rates during the first quarter with the intention of lowering their monthly mortgage payment and shortening their loan term, shows Freddie Mac's recently released first quarter refinance analysis. ...


LeadingRE Names Open Home Pro as Preferred Provider

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has selected Open Home Pro™ as preferred provider through its Solutions Group program, a collection of select business tools presented to its international network of more than 500 real estate firms. ...


Your Place: ‘Green’ Renovations, Hiring Contractors Gaining in Popularity

(TNS)—An American Express survey has uncovered the fact that more than half of all Americans are planning “green” renovations. ...


What Makes a Good Real Estate Agent – a Staffer’s Perspective

I have worked for a small independent real estate company for over 12 years now, and although my position and responsibilities have changed since I started, at virtually all points I have had a comprehensive view of every agent’s sales performance and commission ...


Three More Tips for Top-Tier Lead Generation, Part 2

Leads are the lifeblood of the real estate industry. An agent’s ability to convert prospects to clients and generate new leads could be the difference between excelling in their career or falling behind. A solid lead generation program can help you increase ...


A Fool’s Guide to Networking: It’s Not Like It Used to Be

Years ago, social networking meant attending business events at places like the Rotary Club, Lions Club or even the Business Network International (BNI). We attended these events to network face-to-face. What was really great about it was that everyone seemed to know ...


Simplifying the Referral Process in an Ever-Evolving Industry

Real estate professionals are busier than ever. And as the day-to-day demands on their time continue to increase, it’s more important than ever for real estate professionals to focus on specific areas—and services—that will not only make them money but increase their business. ...


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