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Real Estate Marketing Strategies: Why Do Some Real Estate Agents Do Well in Today’s Economy?

Why do some agents flourish while others do not? Is that a question you’ve ever asked yourself? There is a huge discrepancy right now between people who are failing and people who are succeeding. ...


3 Tips for Practicing Mindfulness in a Multitasking Workplace

Google, eBay, Intel and General Mills offer classes on it. So do Harvard Business School, Ross School of Business and Claremont Graduate University, among other campuses. Mindfulness is not just a corporate trend, but a proven method for success. ...


Working Together, Achieving Success

In the following interview, Broker/Owners Bill and Susan Cole—a power couple in and out of the office—explain what it's like driving a successful team together. ...


Webinar: Are You Really Connecting with the Consumer?

Today's consumer is online and connecting with them both online and offline is critical to your success. In an upcoming webinar, Carrington Real Estate Services's EVP/Head of Global Operations, Wendy Forsythe, shares proven strategies on how to build your online brand and ...


5 Legal Tips If You’re Fighting over an Estate

Even if there's a will in place, families may still end up fighting over an estate after a loved one passes. ...


Residential Construction Activity Moves in March

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau recently announced several new residential construction statistics for March 2014: ...


Mortgage Applications Rise 4.3 Percent

Mortgage applications increased 4.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 11, 2014. ...


For Rent Media Solutions Unveils New Logo to Wrap Up Successful First Quarter

For Rent Media Solutions™ (FRMS) recently wrapped up an outstanding first quarter with many exciting highlights, including the launch of a new, modernized logo, significantly heightened visitor traffic, and increased leads, the company has announced. ...


Wells Fargo Funding Embraces DocuSign for Mortgage Documents

DocuSign, Inc. recently applauds Wells Fargo Funding on its significant expansion in its acceptance of electronic signature on mortgage-related documents. Following on the FHA’s announcement in January that it would accept lender-generated loan documents electronically, the move by one of the nation’s leading mortgage investors demonstrates continued momentum ...


Housing Starts Rise 2.8 Percent in March

Led by a 6 percent rise in single-family starts, nationwide housing production rose 2.8 percent above an upwardly revised February rate of 920,000 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000 units in March, according to newly released figures from HUD and ...


Global Real Estate Network Names New Advisory Council Members

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has named its new Advisory Council, adding five members and appointing a new chairperson and vice chairperson. The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Advisory Council is comprised of top business development and relocation professionals from firms affiliated with the network ...


No Gimmicks, Just Superior Service

“Staying informed is one of the most basic ingredients to success in real estate,” says Juli Feinberg of Crestmark Realty Group. “I believe if you don’t have knowledge, you cannot service a buyer or seller.” For more of Feinberg's words of wisdom, ...


Balancing Act: The Secret Weapon behind Work-Life Balance

(MCT)—We all struggle for work life balance, but most of us don’t realize that sometimes the path toward achieving might be something so simple. ...


Builders Continue to See Market Improvements

The March NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index rose one point from a one-point downwardly revised February to 47. This is the third consecutive month with the index below 50, the point where more builders see the market improving rather than getting poorer. ...


Always Negotiate Commercial Real Estate PrePayment Penalties

Do you want to add value to your client’s next Commercial Real Estate transaction? Remind them to negotiate pre-payment penalties and language with their Lender during loan discussions. ...


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