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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Announces Executive Staff Promotions

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has promoted two key executives, the company has announced. ...


HSF Affiliates LLC Appoints BBDO Proximity Minneapolis as Advertising Agency for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

HSF Affiliates LLC has named BBDO Proximity Minneapolis as the advertising agency for the new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage network, which will begin affiliation later in 2013, the company has announced. ...


RISMedia’s Great Spaces: For Sale: Paradise Property, Walls Optional

Want to move to paradise? Who could blame you! This Hawaiian estate, located on the big island of Hawaii, is called Laule’a, or “a place of peace and happiness.” Happiness, indeed! Overlooking the fifth green of the Kona Country Club’s mauka ...


HUD and VA Team up: Provide Homes to 9,000 Homeless Vets

Approximately 9,000 homeless veterans living on the streets and in the nation’s shelter system will soon find a permanent place to call home. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Eric K. Shinseki announced recently that HUD will provide $60 ...


Pillar To Post Welcomes 10 New Franchises

Pillar To Post, North America’s largest home inspection franchise, added 10 new franchises in May. The company is on track to meet its goal of 75 new locations by the end of 2013, with 25 new franchisees so far. Ten new territories were added in the first quarter of the ...


What Will Really Make You Happy?

The idea of a happy and meaningful life has become unnecessarily complicated in some circles, says author and certified positive psychology coach Lynda Wallace, author of “A Short Course in Happiness: Practical Steps to a Happier Life.” ...


Sellers Calling the Shots, Bidding Wars Are Back – Survey Finds Buyers Are Going ‘Above and Beyond’ to Force Deals Through

A survey conducted by Harris Interactive and released by Century 21 Real Estate LLC this week reveals a dramatic reversal in previous years’ buyers’ market status. A current lack of inventory is producing a surplus of offers in many markets, giving ...


Making It Easier for Our Customers to Buy

It’s a statement I’ve heard many times woven into the presentations of sales trainers. “In any given year,” they say, “there’s only so much market share available—if you want a greater share of the business, you’ve got to take it from someone else!” Their message is, of course, that you’ve ...


4 Ways to Turn Your Company into an Innovation Machine

The world’s future leaders overwhelmingly believe that today’s businesses can grow only if they can innovate – and that today’s business leaders aren’t demonstrating they’re up to the task. ...


Six Powerful Prospecting Tips to Build Your Business

Why is it that some sales reps consistently earn a six-figure annual income while other reps, putting in the same hours, selling the same products, and trained by the same sales manager struggle each month financially to make ends meet? The answer to this question is painfully simple; the six-figure ...


When Fear Pushes You, Push Back!

What if you could overcome your fears? What would you do, and how different would you be? ...


3 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for Summer

(MCT)—The mercury is climbing and the days are getting longer. With Memorial Day weekend already behind us, there’s no better time to make sure your business is ready for summer. ...


Home Sales Soar, Consumer Confidence Returns—Multiple Offers and Demand for Advice Powers REALTORS’® Value

The more than 100 major real estate brokers who attended RISMedia’s Mid-Year Power Broker Forum earlier this month virtually all reported first quarter gains in transactions and dollar volume from 2012. Consumer confidence combined with near historic low mortgage interest rates ...


Weekly Video Tip: The Secret to Lighting Faces

Today I'm going to give you some more lighting basics, specifically, three new ways you can light people’s faces. So far, we’ve done a pretty good job teaching you the basics of 3 point lighting, but if you’re not comfortable pulling this kind of stuff off yet, you should take ...


Keeping Up with Today’s Agents

From business relationships to personal relationships, communication is key to success. Diane M. Ramirez of Halstead Property uses communication to keep up with her agents. What's her top trick? Repetition. “When it comes to communication, my motto is: Say it. Say it again. And go ahead and repeat yourself,” says ...


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