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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Integrating Technology into Your Business Development Process

Mobile, social, and other technological advances over the past decade have altered the way consumers search for homes, providing real estate brokerages with the opportunity to leverage this shift in consumer behavior. ...


Labor (Day) Pains? Five Ways to Make Getting Back to Your 
Post-Summertime Workload Less Painful and More Productive


Summer is rapidly coming to a close. Labor Day, which typically heralds the (unofficial) end of summer, is early this year. That means even sooner than usual, we’ll have to make the annual transition from laid-back, low-pressure August to nose-to-the-grindstone, time-to-get-serious September. You may have taken a vacation this summer, ...


Do You Put Clients Last? 10 Ways You May Be 
Failing Your Customers (and the One Way to Put Them First)

Any entrepreneur willing to endure the proverbial “blood, sweat, and tears” it takes to start a business knows how important clients are. They write the checks that pay the bills. So keeping them satisfied is rarely just lip service. In fact, most business owners believe they are putting their clients ...


B2B Gift Giving Statistics for Real Estate Agents

While holidays are still months away, you may already be stressing at the idea of choosing the gifts to hand out to clients and partnering businesses. ...


One Source Fits All: Realtors Property Resource® Provides an All-Encompassing Source for All Your Property Data Needs

With an influx of different sources available to consumers, it’s common for misinformation to run rampant throughout clients’ minds. As a result, real estate professionals are tasked with the challenging feat of analyzing and interpreting these sources and delivering correct information to their clients on a daily—and sometimes hourly—basis. Instead ...


Broker Best Practices: Excelling in a Turnaround Market

Reaching a consumer and getting through to a consumer so they take action are two different activities,” says Stephanie Gonzalez, Executive Director of Support Services, Realty Executives Phoenix. “Fortunately for our industry, real estate is an interesting topic for almost everyone.” Read on for Gonzalez' tips on making lasting connections. ...


New Construction: Solving the Move-up Buyer Dilemma

While Helen Hanna Casey “literally grew up around the new-homes business,” she is quite clear that today’s new-home market is not like the one her father was a part of in the 1950s when he was executive director of the Builders ...


Weekly Video Tip: How to Color Correct Footage

Today I'm going to help you get the most out of your footage by color correcting with "Fast Color Corrector." ...


The Battle Ahead for Brokers: Dodd-Frank Takes Hold

From Dodd-Frank regulations to controversial tax laws, the rules have changed for brokers and agents…and most importantly, their consumers. Ken Trepeta, Esq., director of Real Estate Services for the National Association of REALTORS®, will offer a detailed analysis of these business-altering topics in a special keynote presentation taking place at ...


HomeServices of America, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors®/Trident Group

HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, announced yesterday the acquisition of Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors®, The Trident Group, which is comprised of financial services companies including Trident Mortgage Company, Trident Insurance and Trident Land Transfer Company. Terms were ...


Rebounding Economy Triggers Growth in Luxury Real Estate Market

The luxury market has seen a marked increase in activity the first half of the year, in large part due to the healthy return of the North American luxury real estate market, as well as the return of second home purchase activity. Growth has been notable not only in the ...


Designer Creates Houses in Miniature

(MCT)--Jim Pesce’s dream studio has a well-worn armchair, a writing desk and an armoire filled with art supplies. ...


Egnyte Streamlines eSignatures with Full DocuSign Integration

Egnyte, a file-sharing platform, recently announced full integration with DocuSign’s eSignature solution. Used in 188 countries globally by customers ranging from large multi-nationals to small businesses, DocuSign is a global standard for eSignatures. This integration combines the power of Egnyte’s enterprise file sharing and synchronization with DocuSign’s eSignature transaction management ...


Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Mortgage applications decreased 4.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 9, 2013. ...


Combining Product, Service and Personality Branding

We do it all in real estate! So let’s take a look at these three branding components and how they integrate into a branding strategy. ...


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