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Working with a Workaholic

(MCT)—QUESTION: I have a co-worker who is a self-described workaholic. He works on weekends and seems to expect me to, as well. I work hard but very much value my work-life balance. How can I manage this situation so that our close working relationship remains positive? ...


Intero Real Estate Services Inc., Announces New Leadership within the San Francisco Peninsula Region

Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., announced a number of leadership changes that will further advance the company’s growth strategies.  Effective immediately, Dave Hobson, former VP/sales manager of McGuire Real Estate’s Peninsula Office, assume the role as VP ...


7 Painless Tips for Great Property Videos

In today’s tech-savvy real estate market, where Millennials continue to be the group that real estate professionals want to reach out to most, video plays a vital role in generating leads and connecting with prospective clients. But, to some, producing the videos ...


Agent Makeover Series: Top Five Ways to Grow Your Digital Brand

When you Google real estate in your local market, is your business at the top of the search results? With 92 percent of potential buyers house hunting online, boosting your online marketing efforts is crucial for building a successful business. ...


Ask the Expert: What Are the Top Defects Found in New-Construction Homes?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. ...


7 Fun Tenets of Business that You Can Apply to Life

Within the first five years of a small-business venture, about half do not survive, according to the government’s Small Business Administration. And after 10 years, only a third are still around. ...


The Power to Admit Your Workplace Goofs

(MCT)—Hillary Clinton recently told Diane Sawyer of ABC News that when she and her husband left the White House in 2001, they were “dead broke.” ...


Building Rental Relationships Online with Millennials

In real estate, the tides are perpetually shifting and we are constantly adjusting our marketing strategies to suit consumer and economic trends. At this time, we should accept that Millennials (Gen Y) are now key to the housing market in the years ...


Selling Real Estate in a “Sharing Economy”

It is popular today to talk about the “sharing economy.” ...


What Social Media Platforms Are Best for Your Real Estate Business? Part Two

Last week, we took a look at a few of the most popular social media sites you can use to help build your business. Now we're going to look into four more social networks and see what they can do for ...


Ask the Expert: How Can You Update Your Open House Strategy?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Doug Breaker, President and CEO of HomeFinder.com. ...


Broker Best Practices: Preparing for the Future

In an industry that is consistently fluctuating, real estate agents must harness the ability to live in the now while also planning for the future. In the following interview, Steven Domber of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties talks about how he keeps his team on their toes. ...


Five Ways to Make a Big Impact with Your Small Business

(Family Features)--When it comes to offering specialized, one-on-one support and niche product offerings, nothing beats shopping with a locally-owned small business. ...


Darwin on Mobility

For mobility professionals, Evolution is long past theoretical and is a part of our everyday work experience. “Adapt or die” is a grim but essential mantra in our time of volatile markets, global expansion and new customer demographics. In every specialization, relocation ...


The Social Media Cheat Sheet, Part 2

Building and growing a Facebook group can become a lot more gratifying than just creating a normal page for a real estate professional, in that it’s sort of like modern-day farming. You don’t just sell a house to someone and move on, ...


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