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The Impact of Office Design on Your Business

Earlier this week Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate hosted another fantastic Google+ Hangout on the topic, "The Impact of Office Design on Business." ...


To Franchise or Not to Franchise?

I tell each broker we work with the same thing. Every franchise is different and every broker is different. Your decision to franchise or not to franchise should be based on your specific needs. ...


Connecting with the Modern Consumer: Do Business Anytime, Anyplace

Today’s consumer is always on the go, and with virtual accessibility expanding every day, they expect their agent to be able to keep up. Whether they’re checking in from the airport or the local coffee shop, buyers want the ability to further their real estate transaction without making an office ...


6 Tips to Gain the Edge and Meet Your Goals

Great people throughout history often fail, quite miserably, before finally reaching their goals, says international business strategist Dan Waldschmidt. ...


Century 21 Real Estate, Google and Videolicious Launch Marketing Suite

Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently announced the launch of C21 Social XchangeSM, in conjunction with agreements with Google and Videolicious. Through an industry-first licensing agreement with Google, a co-marketing agreement with Google Adwords, and a comprehensive licensing agreement with Videolicious, the C21 Social Xchange combines a comprehensive ...


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Named ‘Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year’ in 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, recently announced it was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study. ...


7 Simple Questions to Develop Your Mobile Strategy

When you talk mobile, it’s very easy to get lost in features and cool technology. Although those become key components in a mobile solution, the strategy is the road map to the final destination. Because of this, we decided to get a ...


Spring into Sales: 5 Tips to Get Ready for the Buying Season

Numerous studies have proven that late spring and the summer months are the busiest times in the real estate market, with approximately 35 percent of all real estate transactions occurring between May and July (Washington Post). ...


Ask the Experts: How Can I Get the Most from Real Estate-Related Video Interviews?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Marcellee Williams, the Producer & Manager of Customer Success for WellcomeMat. ...


The Four Cornerstones of Superior Customer Service

The heart of any company can be found beating inside the walls of its customer service department. Providing superior customer service after the sale is a smart business decision that pays long-term dividends. All the money that companies spend on sales training, marketing research, advertising, and PR initiatives to attract ...


3 Questions Never to Ask during a Hiring Interview

(MCT)—Business owners are generally pretty savvy about discrimination in hiring. You know you should hire the best person for the job, regardless of gender or race. Most hiring managers wouldn’t deny someone a job offer because of the color of their skin, ...


zipLogix Announces Service Provider Feature for zipForm Plus Users

zipLogix, creator of zipForm(R), one of the real estate industry's leading forms software providers, recently announced the release of the Service Provider feature for zipForm(R) Plus. The feature is available nationwide. The Service Provider program places each participating company's contact information in the zipForm(R) Plus address book, a form library ...


Labor Shortages Are a Key Issue for Housing

According to recent NAHB industry surveys, finding and hiring workers is a key challenge for home builders as construction activity grows. This issue is of such significant importance that it has been selected as a primary issue for NAHB’s 2014 legislative conference, “Bringing Housing Home,” which takes place ...


5 Tips for Marketing Your Rental Listings

It used to be that a homeowner who decided to rent out his home rather than sell did so as a last resort—usually because it was time to move to a new house and there was a need for some sort of ...


Join This Beta Broker Hangout: The Impact of Office Design on Business

As part of Better Homes and Garden's ongoing Beta Brokerage project, the company invites you to join the next Beta Broker Hangout on Google+, where you can sit in on a lively discussion with two successful brokers ...


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