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Facebook Passes 500 Million Users

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, July 2010 – (MCT) — Facebook Inc. issued its own eye-popping status update this month: The world's most popular social networking site had surpassed 500 million users. ...


New Reporting Features Available in Your Top 5 Member Center!

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, July 2010 – The Top 5 Member Relations team is excited to announce four new reporting and tracking features are now available in your Top 5 Member Center on Top5inRealEstate.com! This comprehensive new offering allows members to see in detail what your Resource ...


Educating Clients

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Succeeding in the Changing Relocation Industry

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Working with the Housing Assistance Program

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Dalton Keynote Draws Standing Ovation at Social Media Summit

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, June 2010 - More than 1,100 industry professionals gathered last week in Rye, N.Y. for RISMedia’s 21st Annual Leadership Conference—two days of high-level educational sessions and networking, this year centered around the critical subject of integrating social media profitably in real estate. The highlight of ...


Social Media Success

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Investing Where it Counts

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Detaching on Vacation Getting Harder to Pull Off

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, June 2010 (MCT) -As my husband and I plan a summer vacation, there are two items we definitely will bring — a laptop with a wireless card. Like most American workers, we cringe at the thought of leaving home without them, convinced that we must ...


The Keys to Engaging Agents

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, June 2010 – The recession proved to be a worrisome challenge to Debra Kraft, a regional marketing director for a large media company. Her organization sells advertising and publishes coupon mailers across a five-state territory. When the economy began to shrink the organization's advertising sales ...


Op-Ed: A Life Preserver for Underwater Homeowners

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, June 2010 – Depending on the source you choose to believe, there are estimated to be over 15 million homeowners in this country who owe more than their home is currently worth. Rather than debate what the exact number of “underwater” properties may be, ...


Companies Keep Employees Mobile Despite Economy, Says Survey

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE, June 2010 – Corporations are becoming increasingly strategic in managing their workforce mobility programs, using innovative measures to keep employees mobile despite a challenging economy, according to a new survey from Weichert Relocation Resources Inc. (WRRI), one of the world’s leading relocation and assignment management ...


Homeowners: 5 Easy Do-It-Yourself Home Maintenance Projects

RISMEDIA, May 22, 2010—As we find ourselves in the midst of National Home Improvement month, HouseMaster, one of the first and largest home inspection franchisors in North America provides homeowners with simple tips on how to maintain and update their ...


Getaways: Europe a Hot Ticket for U.S. Travelers in 2010

RISMEDIA, May 21, 2010—TripAdvisor, one of the world's most popular and largest travel communities announced the results of its annual European travel survey of more than 1,200 U.S. respondents. Trans-Atlantic trips look to be more popular in 2010, with 60% ...


Using Technology to Increase Business

TOP 5 IN REAL ESTATE NETWORK, May 2010— ...