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Todays Real Estate News Archive


RISMedia and Move to Launch Special eNews Section with Tools, Tips and Free, Business-Building Value Adds

Realtor.com® and Top Producer® produce a regular calendar of live webinars and events. If you attended one, you likely left with a free tool, dialogue you can use or a new business practice to try. We provide this to establish ourselves as a good partner to REALTORS®, which is important ...


Landing Pages 101: How to Convert More Leads with Your Real Estate Website

Real estate landing pages are crucial to any online strategy today. These pages are dramatically different than typical website pages in that their sole purpose is to get contact information out of visitors. Unlike blog pages and IDX listings, these pages give a value proposition and then ask the visitor ...


Principles before Profit

Sharing what you know with your team can help everyone grow. In the following interview, Patti Siebold, the owner of Keller Williams Realty Premier Partners in Vancouver, Wash. talks about customer loyalty, training, education and more. ...


Working at Home: Who Claims the Home-Office Deduction?

With tax preparation season well underway, it is a good time to examine the use of the home-office deduction. ...


11 Tax Deductions for Homeowners

For most people, owning a home is like moving a step up the American-dream ladder. It is indeed wise of you to buy a home instead of continuing to pay hefty rent. Your home is an excellent investment in the long run because ...


Century 21 Real Estate Selects Hootsuite to Deliver Custom Social Media Solution

CENTURY 21® Real Estate has chosen Hootsuite, the world's most widely used social relationship platform, to enhance its social media strategy and provide a center of excellence for social selling. The solution, launched as C21® “Social for Business”, is comprised of Hootsuite Enterprise combined with custom integrations and services. ...


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Continues Westward Expansion with Addition of Utah Brokerage

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate just announced  its entry into Utah with the addition of real estate brokerage The Franklin Group to its rapidly-growing franchise network. The firm will now do business as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Franklin Group and will continue to serve the counties of Salt Lake, Tooele, Davis, ...


42 Percent: The Scariest Number in Real Estate

Real estate remains a very call-centric business, but millions of leads are being left at the curb—literally. Randall Standard, CEO of VoicePad, a 30-year mobile industry veteran, examines how this problem can be solved. ...


How to Build the ‘Right’ Team

It doesn’t matter what line of work you’re in, what you make, sell or distribute; a successful business cannot run at peak without a great team at its foundation.  That may sound like yesterday’s news and something top entrepreneurs are fully cognizant of, ...


To Stage or Not to Stage? Survey Proves Home Staging Pays

I have been detailing all kinds of information about home staging for years. So it was great to know that the suspected benefits of home staging have now been validated. ...


Spending Smart: 10 Things You Should Know about Credit Unions

(TNS)—Perhaps the most underused, underappreciated consumer-friendly institutions, next to public libraries, are credit unions, which people use for loans, savings and daily banking. But recent data show the secret is slowly but surely leaking out. ...


Is Your Shed Not Pouring You Enough Beer? Convert It into a Pub Shed!

Fret not, gentle readers: summer is right around the corner. Sure, spring will peek its head out first, but let’s keep our eye on the prize here. If you are one of the lucky few homeowners to own a shed, you have just become part of a super elite ninja-style ...


Century 21 Beal, Inc. Agent Receives Award for Innovative Use of Technology

Century 21 Beal, Inc. recently announced that agent Raylene Lewis was recognized with the coveted 2014 Century 21® Producer Technology Award. The Century 21 Producer Technology Award is presented to one independent sales associate each year in the Century 21 System of more than 101,000 affiliated agents who focuses on ...


Ziplogix Expands Customer Service Outreach

zipLogix recently announced a significant expansion of customer service coverage to ensure support on all products. zipLogix Chairman of the Board Mark Peterson made the announcement. ...


Talking Tech on Main Street: A Conversation with Morris Lyles

Since I’m sure you’ve all heard enough about what I think, we decided to take it to the streets to hear what you think. This month, we sat down with Morris Lyles of ERA Wilder Realty in Columbia, S.C., and picked ...


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