Monthly Archive:: June 2012

Tips for Managing Social Media Guilt

Just because social media doesn’t cost anything, it doesn’t mean it’s free. Making time to use social media channels and sorting through all the content available online can tax even the most experienced social media marketer. A recent study...

REALTOR® Guide to Managing Distractions

REALTORS® are by nature multi-taskers — we have to master a million different disciplines, run from meetings to showings, take phone calls, answer emails, check Twitter and then live our regular lives. All this multi-tasking, not to mention personal...

REALTOR® Guide: Your NAR Benefits in Action

Membership does have its privileges. The National Association of REALTORS® Benefits Program was established to give REALTORS® value-added offers and savings on products and services, in addition to the brand recognition and trust that comes with the REALTOR® name....

Buy Low, Sell High: How to Flip That House the Right Way

Some REALTORS® look at the short sales market and see the Wild, Wild West. But there’s no denying that short sales, foreclosures, distressed homes and flipped houses make up a good percentage of the real estate landscape in 2012....

REALTOR® Guide to Dominating Google

Stop what you’re doing and Google yourself. We’ll give you a pass just this once. What do you see? Does your website come up? Blog? Twitter? LinkedIn? Any news articles? Are the links positive or is anything negative showing...

Capturing a Piece of the Second Home Market

The Second Home Market has changed a lot since the Douglas Fir Plywood Association published Second Homes for Leisure Living in 1960. Today, millions of Baby Boomers in the United States (40.7 million between the ages of 50-59) have...

10 Tips for New REALTORS®

Real estate is a difficult field to master, requiring a great deal of education, the ability to multitask and tips and tricks that take a career to learn and apply. For new REALTORS® it can all be incredibly overwhelming....