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Super-Charged Strategies for Long-term Success

Smooth, steady success—it’s what every real estate broker wants. But is it actually attainable? According to five leading brokerage executives, sustainable success is indeed achievable, and during RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange last month, they shared exactly how. ...


Title III Ruling to Affect Real Estate Market? 3 Experts Weigh In

Friday marked a big win for entrepreneurs and the everyday consumer when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 for the next step in equity crowd funding. The approval of Title III of the JOBS Act is a long-awaited ruling that has ...


Stop Wasting Tech Dollars and Start Getting Agents on Board!

Are you investing increasing amounts of time and dollars in securing the latest, greatest technology for your agents, only to see your efforts go to waste due to poor agent adoption? ...


Three New ‘Tricks’ to ‘Treat’ Your Lead Pipeline

Leads are the lifeblood of the real estate industry. An agent’s ability to convert prospects to clients and continually generate new leads could be the difference between excelling or falling behind. Lead generation is not just a single event, but a ...


How to Build a Model for Sustainable Success

On Nov. 13, six powerhouse brokerage executives will get down to business and share their philosophies and hands-on tactics for creating sustainable success—no matter what the market serves up. RISMedia’s 20th Annual Power Broker Forum, held in conjunction with the National ...


7 Tips to Make More Sales with Social Media

Does the time you spend working on social media show a huge return on your investment? Not many agents can measure their online effectiveness directly to sales, but the top-performing agents know what to do and how to do it and show impressive ...


Strong Prices Push Housing Recovery into High Gear

By August, 51 of the top 100 markets had made a complete price recovery—one more than the prior month. Additionally, 117 of 200 midsize markets had seen a complete price recovery—one more than in July. ...


The Power in Discovering Your Unique Leadership Style

What is it that makes someone a good leader? What kind of qualities must you have in order to make tough decisions when required, inspire devoted loyalty from your team, and boldly steer your company through sometimes choppy waters toward success? ...


Integrating Zillow and Trulia Advertising: Why It’s a Big Deal

We recently announced an important milestone for Zillow Group customers and industry partners: the successful integration of Zillow and Trulia profile and advertising platforms. We’re excited that real estate professionals can finally manage one profile and buy advertising in one place that will ...


Four Content Strategies to Boost Your Social Rankings

We all know that social media is a great way to communicate with potential clients. A recent study shows that nearly 1.7 billion people have active social media accounts, but capturing their attention is only half the battle. The ...


Show Off Your Listings in a…Food Truck?

One Washington, D.C.-based developer is hitting the road to find new potential renters in their brand new (foodless) food truck. The JBG Companies is the creator of Dwell Direct, an outfit they deem a “mobile real estate experience.” The new truck is now ...


3 Lead-Nurturing Tips That Every Agent Needs

There are three simple things that real estate agents know they need to do to nurture leads, but don't always take the time to do them. In fact, if you look at top-producing agents and teams, they do these three things as part ...


Speakers Announced for RISMedia’s 2015 Power Broker Forum

Attendees at this year’s Annual NAR Conference and Expo will have a special opportunity to hear several of the nation’s most progressive industry-leading executives share their strategies for success at RISMedia’s 20th annual Power Broker Forum, taking place on Friday, November 13th from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the San Diego Convention Center ...


Economic Growth Expected to Weather Headwinds

Economic growth for the third quarter of the year likely came in weaker than expected, largely because of a worsening net exports picture, but fourth-quarter growth is expected to withstand ongoing headwinds, according to Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group. Slowing ...


CFPB Provides Guidance on Marketing Service Agreements

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued a bulletin providing guidance to the mortgage industry regarding marketing services agreements. The bulletin offers an overview of the federal prohibition on mortgage kickbacks and referral fees, and describes examples from the Bureau’s enforcement experience ...


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