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 News

Zillow unconcerned about NAR revisions – In case you haven’t heard the news, NAR is in the midst of revising its core home sales index.  While there has been a lot of talk about the negative impact this will have on the market, Zillow says it isn’t worried.

Foreclosures fall, but outlook isn’t bright - Foreclosure filings may have fallen in November but the number of homes scheduled for bank auctions grew significantly, indicating that a new wave of foreclosures are set to take place in the New Year.

Shadow Inventory by State – The results are in and depending on the state you are in, they’re not pretty.

Business Development

Be the Holiday Gift this Season – This is a great reminder of what is important this time of the year (and every day of the year!)  Take care of customers and create a lasting memory that keeps them coming back time and again.

Do You See Yourself as a Successful Networker - What is the difference between the person making $10 per hour and the one making $10,000 per hour?  It’s all in how you network!

How to Have a Brighter Future – What we do now can dramatically improve our future.  If we actively make changes, no matter what our past mistakes, we improve our chance of success in the coming months and year.

Social Media & Technology

Social Media Tools That Will Save You Time - We all need a few more hours in our day…especially this time of the year!  This list of free apps will save you time and money as you manage your daily social media activities. (P.S. You will love Buffer!)

How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Company Profile in 15 Minutes – In 10 quick steps you can optimize your company LinkedIn page and help others find you and your brand!

6 Simple Mistakes to Avoid When Creating an Online Video - We all know how important video is within our overall marketing strategy.  However, many avoid it because they don’t know where to begin.  This series is a perfect step-by-step for anyone eager to create a professional looking video on a budget.

Just For Fun

Anonymous donors pay off Kmart layaway accounts - I love this story!  I didn’t even realize layaway had made its way back but what a testament to the true meaning of the Holiday season!

How to Lose Weight by Snacking - This last article comes to us from Dumb Little Man and is a reminder that just because it is the Holiday’s, doesn’t mean we have to give up our waistline!  But just in case we had a few too many eggnogs, there is a way to let go of a few calories without starving yourself!

Rebekah Radice is a social media strategist, content developer and trainer that has been actively involved in the Real Estate and Mortgage Industries for over 18 years.

Rebekah is the Manager of Industry Engagement for Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate and serves as “the voice” behind the brand. As someone that manages social media on a daily basis, her goal is to help you stop those time sucking activities and maximize, prioritize and monetize your online efforts!

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