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The Social Media Cheat Sheet

When on a social media site like Facebook, picture yourself going to a Chamber of Commerce meeting and being in front of people, asking questions that are engaging. This is a key to connections. ...


Top 5 Tips to Successful Franchising

Real estate franchising is everywhere. Brokers are faced with a lot of choices, models, and value propositions, which often leads to a lot of confusion. ...


5 Things to Do after an Employee Resigns or Quits

When an employee leaves your company there may be some significant "housekeeping" to do before the position can be filled again. And none of that includes telling the ex-employee not to let his or her rear end hit the door on the ...


DocuSign Summer ’14 Release Enables Business to Go 100 Percent Digital

DocuSign, Inc. has announced the “DocuSign Summer ‘14 Release” of the company’s industry-leading Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform, available June 6, 2014. DocuSign’s latest release includes new DTM features for automating manual, paper-based processes to help organizations transform into fully digital businesses. ...


Gaining Marketshare and Profitability as We Head Toward the Future

In the following interview, Realty Executives Leading Edge President Joe Yost shares his top relationship building strategy, current driving demographic segments and shines a light on the future of real estate in his busy Washington D.C market. ...


4 Tricks for Creating a Winning Corporate Culture

If you’re the CEO of a company, the realization that much of what you do can be copied by your competitors may be distressing, but veteran sales manager, consultant and business speaker Jack Daly says not so fast. ...


Great Spaces: Who Wants to Live in a Barn?

Has quiet country life ever appealed to you? Itch that desire without going full farm by moving into a converted barn space—all luxury, no manual labor. This charming, spacious, revamped barn is located in Indian Hill, Ohio. ...


HUD Announces Third Round of Disaster Recovery Funds to Sandy Region

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a third round of grant funding, totaling more than $2.5 billion, to help four states and New York City continue recovering from Hurricane Sandy.  Provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program, these recovery ...


Getting Rid of the Clutter Helps Increase Inner Peace

(MCT)—Window-opening weather is upon us, and perhaps with it, the temptation to clean out closets and winnow what once seemed so necessary. ...


Century 21 New Millennium’s Charity Golf Tournament Benefits Children’s National Medical Center and the Jenna Stone Memorial

Golfers and others from communities across the DC Metro region came together last week in Leonardtown, M.D. for a great day of golf and to raise money for Children’s National Medical Center and the Jenna Stone Memorial St. Mary’s Ryken Fund, the company annnounced.  The Tournament kicked off with a ...


J. Rockcliff Realtors Recognizes Joe Frazzano Team as the Company’s Top Producer for 2013

RISMEDIA, June 4, 2014--J. Rockcliff Realtors, the premier residential real estate company in the San Francisco East Bay, announced that veteran real estate sales professional Joe Frazzano and the Frazzano Team, of the company’s Blackhawk office, has been named as the top J. Rockcliff Realtors agent for 2013. This is ...


Cash in with Extra Savings on Ram Trucks and Vans

NAR PULSE—It’s Ram Commercial Truck Season, and now through June 30 REALTORS® can save even more on select Ram vehicle purchases, in addition to the $500 cash allowance available from REALTOR Benefits® Program Partner Chrysler Group LLC. Ram vehicles are top-sellers ...


30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Hover Near 4 Percent, for Second Week in a Row

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow® Mortgage Marketplace is currently 4.01 percent, up two basis points from this time last week, the company reports. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate declined early last week, dropping to as low as 3.92 percent on ...


Will Short Sale on Second Home Hurt Me?

(MCT)—Question: A second home of mine went into default a few years ago and eventually sold as a short sale. How long will this impact my credit report? We intend to sell our primary residence and buy another this year. We’re current on that mortgage, and we’ve paid all of ...


New Report Examines Housing Challenges Faced by Youth Aging out of Foster Care

Each year, approximately 25,000 young people “age out” of the foster care system in the U.S., many of them facing significant risks of becoming homeless.  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently released ...


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