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The Single-Office Entrepreneur

Realtor.com® designs programs to help brokers manage their listings and to provide branding and lead generation for all their agents and properties on the site. While this is true for large brokers, realtor.com® also has a dedicated team focused on brokerages ...


Top 4 Ways to Capture Mobile Business

Successfully connecting with your target audience is the best way to drive traffic back to your website. While this may seem like a “no-brainer,” you must always be on the lookout for emerging new trends and tactics to enhance your marketing ...


How to Address Disengagement at the Office

An alarming Gallup poll published earlier this year is still sending shockwaves throughout the business community: Most American workers either hate their jobs or don’t care one way or the other about them. ...


Your Three Best Bets for Building Business this Year and Next

Revenues continue to rise for brokers and their agents as the recovery tightens its grip in markets around the country. However, today’s real estate landscape is markedly different from the pre-recession boom years, and building business will require heading down new ...


5 Ways to Expand Business Outside Your Primary Market

(MCT)—Energy executive Frank McGovern talked to the Dallas Morning News recently about five ways to grow your business outside of your home city or state. ...


Rising Interest Rates Won’t Slow Down All Buyers

Many of you are seeing it in the field: Low inventory, houses flying off the market and a groundswell of demand from buyers. As a result, home prices are steadily increasing. Combine all those factors with signs of strength in the economy, and you have a recipe for another market ...


Talent Management, Mobility and the Real Estate Sector

Like many other things in today's fluctuating market, mobility is shifting. Read on as Bob Portale, President, RELO® Direct, corporate relocation subsidiary of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® talks about what that shift means for the real estate industry. ...


Existing-Home Sales Rise 6.5% in July, Double Digits Remain on Median Home Prices

U.S. existing-home sales rose strongly in July, jumping to their highest level in almost four years—with the median price maintaining double-digit year-over-year increases, according to data released yesterday morning by the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


Economy Picks Up Steam; Housing Recovery, Consumer Spending, and Manufacturing Pave the Way

Economic growth continues to gain momentum in the second half of the year, as expected, despite the slow start at the beginning of 2013. Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group’s full-year forecast for both the economy and housing market remains ...


Weekly Video Tip: How to Blur Faces in Adobe Premiere

Today, you're going to learn an advanced editing technique that will help your business videos: how to blur people's faces! ...


Listingbook Files Suit to Protect Key Patent

Listingbook LLC, an online real estate technology firm, has filed a lawsuit against Market Leader, an online technology and marketing firm, alleging Market Leader has infringed on its customer relationship management patent, which the company says is the core of its collaborative online real estate offering. ...


Hot Property: ‘Vampire Diaries’ Star Gets Bite on Hollywood Hills Home Listing

(MCT)— Actor Paul Wesley, who stars on “The Vampire Diaries,” and actress Torrey DeVitto listed their home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.595 million and within two weeks ...


Tech Q&A: How Long Will a Backup Drive Keep Working?

(MCT)—QUESTION: How long should a backup drive be expected to last? Mine is four years old. I haven’t had any problems, but I would hate to lose all my good work. ...


Your Business: Pets in the Workplace

Take Your Dog to Work Day, an event established by Pet Sitters International in 1999, took place recently. Originally started to promote the benefits of owning a dog and encourage pet adoption, the event has blossomed. Mashable, a news website and social media blog platform, participated this year and reported ...


Realty ONE Group Again Named as One of INC. Magazine’s Fastest-Growing Companies for Fifth Consecutive Year

Realty ONE Group has been named to the prestigious INC. Magazine list of fastest-growing companies for the fifth consecutive year, the company has announced. This elite group has included many of today’s most successful businesses, such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Oracle, and Zappos.com. ...


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