Dec 31 2011
embracing change in the new year

Embracing Change in the New Year

As we leap into a the New Year, it is a time to reflect on the year that we leave behind and envision the exciting year that lies before us.  While we could choose to spend time focused on what we wish we had accomplished, it is far more productive to look backwards only for answers and forward Continue Reading

Dec 23 2011
All Things Real Estate Inspirational Blogs

All Things Real Estate Resource Roundup: Inspiration for 2012

It's the time of year when we all step back and reflect on what we accomplished throughout the year and what we eagerly look forward to in the coming year.  It's a time for introspection and reflection. The posts included in this weeks roundup of All Things Real Estate are the top inspirational Continue Reading

Dec 20 2011
Happy Holidays Merry Christmas Sherry Chris Video

A Video Message from Sherry Chris – Happy Holidays!

The closing of the year always provides us an opportunity to reflect on the many successes we have achieved together at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. I want to personally thank all of you for your passion, dedication and support this year and wish you success and happiness in 2012! I Continue Reading

Dec 19 2011
Simple Steps to Building a Better Business Plan

Simple Steps to Building a Better Business Plan

As 2011 winds down, many agents find that building a business plan for the coming year is easier said then done.  Creating your 2012 business plan may feel like an overwhelming task, especially when you stare face down into a blank sheet of paper. The truth is that treating your business plan as a Continue Reading

Dec 16 2011
All Things Real Estate Weekly Roundup

All Things Real Estate Resource Roundup: A Bright Future

This weeks roundup of All Things Real Estate brings a mix of leadership tips, business development strategies and even a Holiday story that will put a smile on your face. Sit back, grab your cup of coffee and enjoy our roundup of the top tweets, posts and blogs from this last week! Industry Continue Reading

Dec 15 2011
Real Estate Marketing Must Do's for 2012

5 Marketing Must Do’s for 2012

The end of the year is always an exciting time to evaluate and assess what marketing strategies worked in 2011 and which ones fizzled.  As we head into 2012 we should be focused on creating a marketing plan that is both targeted and strategic.  For those that take the time to plan and create a Continue Reading

Dec 14 2011
Social Media Content Strategy

25 Ideas for Social Media Content that ROCKS

We are living in the social media age of instant gratification.  Everywhere we turn whether it’s Facebook, Google or our best friends blog; answers to our most pressing questions have never been more readily available.  The Internet has become our go-to resource for content, but wading through the Continue Reading

Dec 12 2011
The Final Push Do You Have It In You

The Final Push – Do You Have It In You?

The countdown is on and the finish line for 2011 is clearly in sight now. It is hard to believe that it has been over a month since Wendy Forsythe penned a post about The Last 60 Days of the year. We are now a mere three weeks away from the big ball dropping and the calendar flipping into 2012. Continue Reading

Dec 09 2011
All Things Real Estate Weekly Resource Roundup Week 2

All Things Real Estate Resource Roundup: Power Influencers

This weeks Roundup of All Things Real Estate offers  a mix of our favorite posts, tweets, tips and tools stumbled upon across the web this week.  With everything from industry news to sales, marketing and business development; you are sure to find what you are looking for.  So sit back, relax and Continue Reading

Dec 06 2011
All Things Real Estate

Your New Destination for All Things Real Estate

All Things Real Estate Have you ever heard the saying, "If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always gotten?”  The idea behind that phrase is simple: doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results is as Albert Einstein said, Continue Reading

Dec 06 2011
The Value of Real Estate is the Quality of Life

The Value of Real Estate is the Quality of Life

Guest Post "The Value of Real Estate is the Quality of Life" by Earl Black, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Town & Country   The Retail Value  In the crazy days of the real estate bubble it became all about the retail value of real estate: quick turn sound bites... "grab it Continue Reading