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Study Shows Real Estate Firms Remain Confident about Future Profitability

Real estate firms are confident in the industry’s future growth and their increasing profitability, according to the 2015 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Real Estate Firms. ...


Four Ways to Turn Facebook Followers into Clients

In 2015, Facebook passed 1.49 billion monthly active users, 874 million mobile users, and 728 million daily users. Combine those staggering numbers with recent National Association of REALTORS® stats that show that more than half of all homebuyers learn about houses on social media ...


4 Ways to Easily Brand Yourself as a Real Estate Agent

Growing your brand isn’t easy. It takes time, persistence and the willingness to put yourself out there over and over again. We know there are challenges. You don’t want to seem too ambitious, but you ...


Making Strategy Work: How to Avoid the Traps and Execute Brilliantly

It’s undeniable that a successful strategy can reap huge rewards for a business. The difficulty, however, is that very few business owners know what a strategy should be or how it should be implemented. Even the ...


Housing Market Remains Strong

Whether to buy or sell may not seem as black or white following recent housing indicators, which offered contradictory points of view, but Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at realtor.com® says the residential real estate market continues to show strong signs of health in ...


The Drive for Data: Who Will Gain Control and Who Will Profit?

The red hot topic of data control and management will be addressed head-on in two back-to-back sessions at RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange this September. During these important panel discussions, key players in the data drama will candidly discuss the pros and ...


New Home Loans: Rates and House Prices Both Increase

Interest rates on conventional mortgages used to buy newly built homes increased in June, according to data released earlier today by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).  The data show the average contract interest rate increasing by 9 ...


How to ‘Click’ with Clients for Better Results

“I have boiled the real estate industry down to three words: We need to be seen, found and trusted.” This is just one of the golden nuggets of wisdom that Jackie Leavenworth explored in the Homes.com webinar, “The Secrets Of Successful ...


Pending Home Sales Dip in June

After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales slipped in June but remained near May's level, which was the highest in over nine years, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Modest gains in the Northeast and West were offset by larger declines ...


Then and Now: Living Arrangements in American Households

Revisiting population data, the U.S. Census Bureau recently zeroed in on the living arrangements of adults over the last 40-plus years. Notably, the majority of adults in both 1970 and 2014 shared a household with a spouse. But if trends bear out, the ...


Edging Out the Competition: Why Resort and Second-Home Property Specialists are Taking Over Their Markets

As a real estate agent, it’s important to excel in your field. But with a market that fluctuates with every passing season, shining in a specialized area will not only help you stand out, it will also allow you to eclipse the competition. ...


Broker Superstars Show How to Make It Big in Real Estate

At the now sold-out RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange this September, a blockbuster line-up of some of real estate’s most successful brokerage leaders – led by acclaimed coaching expert Dermot Buffini - will reveal the many facets of what it takes to ...


How to Win Back Google’s Love

Admit it, you’ve Googled yourself or your company to see where you rank and haven’t been too happy with the results. Maybe you found yourself hovering near the bottom of the first page, or worse yet, had to click the “next” button because ...


Three Must-Haves to Recruit Millennial Agents

As a generation expected to surpass the number of baby boomers in the U.S., millennials are a target audience for businesses and advertisers. Known for being career-driven, educated, and progressive individuals, millennials are clearly making their dent in the workforce. ...


Existing-Home Sales Rise in June as Home Prices Surpass July 2006 Peak

Existing-home sales increased in June to their highest pace in over eight years, while the cumulative effect of rising demand and limited supply helped push the national median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. All major regions ...


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