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We Empower Bullies with Our Admiration

Bullying has been in the news a lot lately. Awareness of the problem has spawned a number of programs designed to combat it. While I applaud this effort, I don't see bullying going away any time soon. The truth of the ...


Real Living Lifestyles Shows Tremendous Growth in San Diego Business Journal’s Newest Report

Recently San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) declared Real Living Lifestyles as one of the top five real estate companies in San Diego. Out of those top five companies, Real Living Lifestyles has the most sales volume percent of growth in 2012 over 2011. The statistics display a 35 percent growth ...


Prudential Florida Realty Launches Campaign to Benefit Children with Cancer

The brokers, sales professionals, real estate services team members, and employees of Prudential Florida Realty have adopted The Sunshine Kids, a national non-profit organization that provides positive group activities and emotional support for children with cancer. ...


NAR’s Broker Tip of the Month: Go Beyond the Listing in Social Media—Ask

Do you hear it? It’s the dust settling on five years of social media hype and shiny object syndrome. Your listing in neither Facebook or Twitter or Linkedin is a magic marketing bullet, and (sorry) there will forever be a fantastic new app/social network/thingy to slap your brand on, see: ...


Zombie Nation: Which Real Estate Markets Are Rising from the Dead?

The market is rebounding and the economy is strengthening; that's how it would appear from the number of improving housing markets in June, which rose by five to a total of 263, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American ...


ACT with MVP: EARN Social Media for REALTORS®: Facebook-Download

NAR PULSE—Log in to REALTOR® Content Resource, June 1-15, and earn Social Media for REALTORS®: Facebook-Download. REALTOR® Content Resource offers over 1,300 pieces of content from HouseLogic.com to marketing communication channels. Social Media for REALTORS®: Facebook allows you or your agents to maximize business results and time ...


New Study Says Renters Are Satisfied, but Continuing to Reach for Homeownership

Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group has released a new research study that investigates the impact of consumer attitudes toward renting and homeownership on the future of housing in America. Data from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey provides insights into whether current renters, particularly younger Americans, aspire to become ...


The Great Debate

Since the dawn of the iPhone and its acclaimed App Store, the debate amongst marketers, IT professionals, providers and decision makers rages on: Does your brand need a mobile website or an app? The jury is still out, and seemingly, the best strategy at present is not one size fits ...


Hot Property: Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Estate Gets a New Owner

(MCT)—Zsa Zsa Gabor's longtime Bel-Air estate has sold for $11 million in a court-approved deal that will enable the ailing actress to remain in the home for three years. ...


Apple Unveils iOS 7, iTunes Radio

(MCT)--There was so much high-tech eye candy on stage at Apple Inc.’s developers conference Monday that the Moscone West audience seemed to be riding a collective sugar high. ...


New President Named for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Long Island, N.Y

NRT LLC announced recently that Laura Rittenberg has been promoted to the role of president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Long Island, N.Y. In her new position, the company reports that Rittenberg will oversee the daily operations, sales and business development of the company's 14 real estate offices and ...


Real Living Lifestyles Gives Back

Real Living Lifestyles was a sponsor of Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Spring Fling Gala earlier this week. It was the 25th Anniversary of the Spring Fling Gala, and the festivities took place in the beautiful Fairbanks Ranch Plaza, home to Real Living Lifestyles Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Office. ...


Winning in the Luxury Market: Do You Have What It Takes?

[caption id="attachment_79737" align="alignleft" width="265"] Snowmass, Colo.; $75,000,000 - Joshua & Co./Luxury Portfolio Intl. WEb ID: LIZV[/caption] ...


The Mercury Isn’t the Only Thing on the Rise

You can hear it across the country. The sigh of relief as the U.S. housing market continues to make substantial gains. We started seeing improvements in late 2012 and by March of 2013 home prices were on a steady incline with gains of 10.9 percent from a year earlier, showing ...


How Much Do You Want to Make? Reverse Calculator Determines Your Lead Generation Needs

Virtually every real estate professional has some idea of how much commission income they would like to earn annually. Unfortunately, few REALTORS® know exactly how many leads they need to generate in order to actually attain their desired income levels. ...


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