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As a Member of RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, you can now take advantage of an array of marketing materials designed to enhance your personal branding, facilitate first-class networking with other Top 5 Members, and elevate the quality and reach of your information-technology initiatives. Contact your Top 5 Member Relations Representative to learn how to take full advantage of these Member Benefits and start growing your business today!

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Top 5 Press Releases

The first step to differentiating yourself is getting the word out about your new membership in Top 5. Top 5 will send out a customized press release on your behalf that includes a headshot and your professional biography, announcing your acceptance into the Top 5 in Real Estate Network® to local media contacts. Top 5 Members will also receive a copy of the press release to distribute to additional local media and client contacts.


Top 5 Website and Member Center

Our multimedia website presents both video and digital content that will keep you informed on the latest topics affecting the industry's top professionals, including "Top 5's Real Success: Best Practices Video Series" (updated weekly). Available on Top5inRealEstate.com, these on-demand videos bring Top 5 Members to an exclusive setting where you will receive insight from brokers, agents and other industry professionals. Top 5 Members also have access to a password-protected Member Center where you will find invaluable resources that will not only benefit your business strategy, but more importantly, your consumers, including our Member Directory.

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Top 5 Logos, Buttons and Banners

You will have the ability to download Top 5 logos to use for personal promotion, and Top 5 buttons, banners and signature files to direct consumers to your personalized Top 5 in Real Estate Consumer Resource Center.


RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Advisor (e-Newsletter delivered to you six days a week)

RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Advisor is e-mailed to you six days a week- filled with high-level, business-building information, best practices articles and detailed, "how-to" insights from leading industry professionals and RISMedia editors.

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RISMedia's Real Estate Magazine- Print & Online for Top 5 Members (Monthly)

Top 5 in Real Estate will allow you to view, search, share and print the full content of RISMedia's flagship publication, Real Estate magazine, simply by clicking on the link to our digital publication. The print version will also be mailed to you each month.


RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Mobile

Your work as a top agent brings you to many places, and your smartphone should work there, too. RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Mobile application is available anywhere-even on an airplane-bringing you the power, depth and timeliness of RISMedia's exclusive commentary and breaking news on your mobile device.


Top 5 Community on Facebook

Facebook is the #1 social destination on the Internet. Now, Top 5 Members have their very own private social networking community within Facebook that promotes collaboration and networking among the top real estate agents in the industry.


Top 5 Member Directory

As a proud member of the Top 5 in Real Estate Network®, you will be listed in the Top 5 in Real Estate Directory on the Top 5 website (Top5inRealEstate.com), which will be accessible to all consumers and also featured in Real Estate magazine.


Top 5 Real Estate Matters - Online (Monthly e-Newsletter)

Our monthly Top 5 Real Estate Matters is developed by RISMedia's professional business writers and real estate experts in conjunction with our editors to bring relevant information to your consumers on home improvement, buying, selling, financing and owning. Top 5 Real Estate Matters is available to members on your Top 5 Member Center, where you will be able to manage your mailing lists. Customized with your photo and contact information, this newsletter will show your clients and prospects that you are the real estate expert in your area.

Top 5 Consumer Educational Materials

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"What Every Home Seller Should Demand"

This brochure gives home sellers a real estate professional's perspective on the type of service and services they should expect and more importantly, receive, from their real estate agent. From the right questions to ask to the qualities to look for, this brochure will help home sellers get the most out of the home-selling process.* Customizable cover letters also available.

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"There's Only One Reason Why Your Home Didn't Sell...and It Isn't Price!"

This brochure explains to home sellers that there's much more that goes into a home sale than pricing. This brochure takes home sellers through a variety of reasons, in addition to pricing, as to why their home may not have sold yet. Perfect for expired listings and FSBOs.* Customizable cover letters also available.


Door Hangers

This piece is a valued addition to any Top 5 Member's marketing arsenal. Simple, yet smart, these hangers have helped many members bring in multiple additional listings-in no time at all. Available in personalized versions.


"The Four R's of Short Sales"

A publication that, for the first time, creates transparency among homeowners, buyers, lenders and allied real estate professionals by explaining the perspective of each stakeholder to the transaction.*


Customized Direct Mail Postcards

Looking for an easy way to keep in touch with your clients? Top 5 Members can order these customizable-and company and Top 5-branded-postcards and have them automatically mailed to whomever they choose or sent right to your office.

*NOTE: Additional copies are available for download in PDF format from the Top 5 Member Center at www.Top5inRealEstate.com. Print versions are also available as generic or personalized and branded, and are available for purchase through the Top 5 online store. For personalized, visit www.top5brochures.com and for generic, visit the Member Center to download order form.

Real Estate Social Networking SystemSM

Through the Top 5 Real Estate Social Networking SystemSM, Members receive e-mailed articles that they can then forward to their "real estate social network" of clients and prospects. These articles contain timely and relevant real estate information of interest to your real estate consumers, allowing you to create a viral e-mail marketing campaign-all originating from you. RSS feeds available for populating your blog!

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Top 5's Exclusive Consumer Resource Center

Top 5 Members will receive a customized, co-branded, all-encompassing Consumer Resource Center that will reside on your website. Your Top 5 Consumer Resource Center will include:

  • "Inside Real Estate" Consumer Video Updates (Weekly)

    RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Network® provides your clientele with 3- to 4-minute videos, updated weekly, that feature topics important to homeowners. Our video updates present entertaining and up-to-the-minute industry information for clients, while positioning agents as the expert in the real estate community. Access to archive and ability to repost.

  • Top 5's Daily Real Estate Consumer Newsfeed (6X per week)

    Your Top 5 Consumer Resource Center will be updated automatically with up to eight articles per day on relevant, home-related information, including national news, buying, selling, home financing, home improvement, homeownership and other related subjects. RSS  feeds available for instant Facebook feed or to your website or blog.

  • 8Real Estate Q&A (also available in PDF format)

    RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate Q&A includes invaluable information gathered by the real estate industry's leading experts on home buying, selling, financing, improving and owning a home. These five Q&A modules can provide clients and prospects with easily digestible, yet meaningful, information to help maximize their home investment.


HSA's Top 5 in Real Estate Network's® Home Warranty Program

Each Top 5 Member will have at their disposal the ability to offer a personally branded HSA home warranty. As a benefit of partnering with a Top 5 Member, consumers can protect their home with one of the most comprehensive home warranties on the market-HSA's Top 5 in Real Estate Network®'s Home Warranty Program.

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Top 5 Branding Accessories

Top 5 Members are of the highest caliber when it comes to the real estate industry, so start the buzz in your market with the variousbranding accessories we offer to our members. These branded products, available in our online store, include:

  • Gold Lapel Pins
  • Decals
  • Bumper Stickers

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Top 5 Coaching

img7Everyone needs a coach. Even the most successful people, who perform at the highest levels, whether in business, sports or life, rely upon a coach.

For most agents, seminars or training programs mean that you LEARN something new. Coaching, on the other hand, empower you to actually DO something new! At Top 5 in Real Estate we believe that the most successful agents, even those who are already performing at the very highest levels, are not only coached regularly, but are very coachable. Coaching just works!

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