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Top Four Marketing Tactics to Implement for 2016

We’ve reached that time again—the end of another year. As we close this chapter and open the next, now is the perfect time to make resolutions and plan for the year ahead. For those in the real estate game, one key area of ...


Panel: Understanding Millennials and Thinking toward the Future Are Keys to Success in Real Estate

While moderating a panel about technology, green living, and more, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun quoted one of the greats, Wayne Gretzky. Gretzky said: “A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where ...


Tips for Using Facebook to Market Your Business

Ten years ago, Facebook was a fledgling site for college students. Nowadays, people of all ages are active on the social networking site. In addition to being a great tool for keeping in touch with old friends and making new ones, many business ...


Why Now Is the Best Time to Promote Your Business

You’ve worked hard all year; now is the time to set your business on cruise control and take a breather, right? Wrong! This is the approach many agents take, and then they wonder why business is so slow ...


Make the Most of Social Media

Thanks to social media, you can help expand your network no matter where you are. It’s always best to post honest, fun and useful information that will engage readers and encourage them to share it with others. If all you’re trying to do ...


Why Your Financial Plan Is Bigger than You

The big story in financial planning has been and will continue to be affording retirement, which makes ample sense with the retirement of tens of thousands of baby boomers expected every week for several consecutive years. ...


BHGRE Spotlight: Amy Lippincott – Deep in the Heart of Real Estate

Texas may be known for its excessive heat, but the weather isn’t the only thing that’s sizzling! The real estate market in the Lone Star state may be the hottest in the country with a whopping 10,000 people moving there a day. ...


Unlocking the Door to New Business: Self-Directed IRAs Can Turn Anyone into a Real Estate Investor

Post-Great Recession, many investors are looking at real estate as the smart place to put their hard-earned retirement money. Real estate investing, however, is often relegated to the cash-rich or investment groups, boxing out the average Joe. But that doesn’t have to be the case. ...


Making Connections: Inside Xome’s Vision and Tools for Helping Agents

In a traditional off-line real estate transaction, an agent usually acts as a communication hub among the multiple parties involved. XomeSM, which launched in June 2015, was created to make agents’ daily lives easier by facilitating communication and building smart workflows and apps ...


Tom Ferry’s Top Tactics for a More Profitable 2016

If you’re in the real estate game, you always want to do better than the previous year. Now, you can increase your business in 2016 by following some savvy planning tips from master trainer and coach Tom Ferry. ...


Building a Team, Building a Future

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with top producer, CEO and owner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty Myron Kiriu, to discuss his incredible success and how he went from being broke to being a broker ...


How to Network Anywhere

Seminars and industry events are excellent places for you to network, but there are plenty of other places you can connect with people who can help you build your business. You just have to learn to keep your eyes and ears open to ...


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 ...


The Social Media Holiday Checklist

It's that time of the year again—the holidays are right around the corner! Is your social media strategy ready for the change in activity and posting? If you’re not sure how to take advantage of this transition to truly set yourself up as ...


NAR Video Spotlight: Window to the Law: Analysis of CFPB’s Decision against a Mortgage Lender October 2015

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OFREALTORS®to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a REALTOR®. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. ...


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