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Todays Real Estate News Archive


Building for Today

In a conversation with a real estate professional at a recent national convention, I was told an interesting story. This agent was working a builder’s model home one afternoon when a couple in their late 50’s stopped by and spent some time touring the home. ...


Pinterest: Should It Be a Part of Your Marketing Plan?

Using social media to connect with clients and prospects is a necessary part of every business’ marketing plan. As a busy real estate professional, you simply do not have enough time to join or actively participate in every new network—but which ones are a must for your business? With its ...


Pick Me, Please: Home Buyers Writing Letters to Sellers

(MCT)—Some buyers are solving housing woes with prose. ...


Immigration Reform Could Generate $500 Billion in New Real Estate Transactions

If current legislation that creates a path to legalization for 11 million undocumented immigrants is passed, the nation’s Hispanic real estate leaders estimate that it would create a new pool of 3 million homeowners and pump more than $500 billion in ...


Maximizing Your Online Reputation, Part 6: Offensive and Defensive Moves to Promote and Protect Your Brand

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth of a seven-part series from Homes.com on how to manage your online reputation. Homes.com has put together a free playbook on the topic, which can be downloaded ...


Sizing up Corporate Mobility

While the residential marketplace is finally showing real traction in its recovery, the relocation segment of the market has been the focus of much debate. The volume of employer-sponsored moves dropped precipitously during the housing collapse and recessionary years. Will we see a return to business as usual for traditional ...


Build a Business Plan in 5 Minutes

Try this quick and easy way to calculate how many new prospects you will need to acquire to reach your business goals. No spread sheets or calculations are required; this free tool will do the work for you. ...


Media Maven: Innovative Agent Boosts Client Connections with Pop-a-Note

Louise Deely of Realty Connect USA uses Pop-a-Note to boost her social media ...


REBAC Partners with RISMedia to Offer FREE Pop-a-Note Accounts to Members!

Automatic Email Drip Social Marketing System Engages Consumers with Conversation ...


Pop-a-Note Helps Virginia Agent Cross Barrier Past Sales Pitches to Long-Term Connections

We recently caught up with Robyn Burdett, an agent with RE/MAX Allegiance in Fairfax, VA, to see how her Pop-a-Note conversational and social marketing email drip campaign is working for her. ...


New Furnace Efficiency Standards Withdrawn

(MCT)—The federal government has agreed to withdraw new rules that would require consumers in more than two dozen northern states to purchase high-efficiency furnaces beginning this spring. ...


Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Lithuania

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC recently announced its luxury real estate services are available for the first time in Lithuania with the opening of Baltic Sotheby’s International Realty in the capital city of Vilnius. ...


Get Rewarded for Taking Code of Ethics Training

NAR Pulse - Thanks to NAR’s MVP program, you and your agents can earn two free eProducts, “It Pays to Work with a REALTOR®” and “What Everyone Should Know About Equal Opportunity in Housing,” simply by completing Code of Ethics training by Sept. 30. These two brochures are great for ...


Restricting Social Media at Work: How Does it Affect Employee Productivity?

As society continues to become more social on a day-by-day basis and social media platforms have become a staple in our daily routines, it’s worth taking the time to look at how restricting social media in the workplace can affect employee productivity. View the following infographic to see how companies ...


Century 21 Real Estate Television Commercials Air during Olympics

Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of one of the the world’s largest real estate sales organizations, has announced that it will air commercials showcasing their CENTURY 21® Agents: Smarter. Bolder. Faster.SM campaign during the 2012 Summer Olympics. ...


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