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Great post by my Dad. Sure this is going to lead to lots of discussion.DJThere is always a debate going on in the real estate industry about which company is the largest. As some don't disclose financials and others use different measuring criteria (offices, agents, sales volume, profitability, b...
Here are some of the benefitsof investing in a down real estate market from an addition to the wiki by Peter Vekselman - he has an interesting take on the market. The real estate market being down is not necessarily a bad thing. Sure the credit worthiness of investment banks and even the general ...
I saw a new post on The Real Estate Wiki and thought I'd share the idea and see what you think - its about making an offer on a new construction, which IS different than making  an offer on a home that's been sold before. The question is if: 1) Negotiating a new contruction is really effective an...
Here are the top 10 reality TV shows to date that are real estate oriented. Top 10 lists are often subjective, so I know some of you will like others better, but that's the fun of it;p Here are the top ten real estate TV shows going into 2009 and just a few of the many lessons we can learn from t...
Referrals are one of the best ways to develop new business. A new agent can invite referrals by contacting his or her “sphere of influence” (people you are intimately familiar with, such as friends and relatives) and asking, “do you know anyone in your subdivision, gym, at work, interested in buy...
Really, please Twitter people's posts you like from AR. Its a great way to thank them for taking the time to post something for you and the community - if we all cross-promoted a little more, what a great environment of good will we could create. So I'd like to give a call-out for a Twitter-a-tho...
I've talked to a couple of people about this topic recently so I thought it would be interesting to bring up. Where do you draw the line between jsut visiting and building a relationship with a client into outright gossip about other agents, agencies, other buyers and more. Is it ever ok to indul...
I thought this would be a fun list to post for everyone as a follow-up to my movie-themed post last time. Here are the top ten most memorable real estate agent roles in the movies: 1. Jack Lemmon, Glengarry Glen Ross 2. Annette Benning, American Beauty. 3. Al Pacino, Glenarry, Glen Ross 4. Gene H...
Here's a fun look at some of the top ten real estate movies of all time following in the vein of my top ten countdown til 2009. Now, any lists are always subjective, these are just a few of the more amusing ones from Amy Hahn. Which would you add to or take off the list? 10. Neighbors starring Jo...
Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great Christmas and have an excellent New Years. Before the New Year, I thought it would be appropriate to touch on some top 10 lists for 2008. The first of these is The Top 10 Titans of the Real Estate Industry in 2008. Independent Brokerage Companies, Franch...

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