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Stressed? Give a Grin

Smile. It’s a simple but powerful gesture. Smiling says something about your character. It puts people at ease, increases attractiveness, and it’s contagious. “Some of us need to have more peace in our lives. People want to be around...
November 14, 2012

Go ‘SoMoLo’ With Your Marketing

Marki Lemons is a foodie. She loves trying new restaurants in her Chicago neighborhood. At every restaurant she tries, she takes a picture of her meal via Instagram and writes a review on Yelp. This may not seem like...

Realtors Property Resource®: What It Is, How You Benefit

Chances are, you have heard of the Realtors Property Resource® (RPR) by now. But what is it, exactly, and how can it benefit you? More than four years ago, the idea of a nationwide online database of comprehensive, high-value property...
October 23, 2012

Going Global: Are You Ready?

Miami is known for its colorful vibrancy, but 23,000 vacant condos put a dark cloud over the south Florida market at its peak inventory in 2008. Do you know what happened? They’ve all sold — largely due to the...

REALTORS® Stand Up for Housing at Democratic Convention

When Paul Yorkis was young, his mother took him to the Democratic Party headquarters and asked him to stuff envelopes in support of Adlai Stevenson who ran for president twice during the 1950s. “It was fun and people were...
September 14, 2012

Cuba: The Birth of a Real Estate Market

By Wendy Cole, Managing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I just returned from ten days in Cuba. It was a personal trip that offered a fascinating glimpse into one of the country’s great conundrums: how to balance people’s desire for greater economic freedom without compromising the country’s deeply-held socialist principles. ...
December 27, 2011

Hola, Bonjour, Hej, Allo, Ciao

By Erica Christoffer, multimedia Web producer, REALTOR® Magazine It was a truly a “small world after all” in Anaheim Thursday night. More than 300 representatives from 30 countries gathered for the International Welcome Reception during the REALTORS® Conference &...
November 15, 2011

Exploring the Expo

By Erica Christoffer, multimedia Web producer, REALTOR® Magazine Brooke Wolford of Coldwell Burnet Banker in Woodbury, Minn., checks out exhibits during the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim Friday....
November 13, 2011

REALTORS® Voice Their Views in Anaheim

By Erica Christoffer, multimedia Web producer, REALTOR® Magazine We asked REALTOR® Conference & Expo goers what things they’ve done differently to boost their business this year. Here’s what they had to say:...
November 13, 2011

Les Miserables

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The “Occupy” movement on Wall Street and in cities around the country (and throughout the world) has drawn people with a wide range of grievances—signage shows protesters demonstrating against war, immigration policy,...
October 25, 2011