Search Results for:

You are here

Real estate agent fired over alleged short-term rental violation
News 2 weeks ago
Real estate agent fired over alleged short-term rental violation

Real estate agents often have the market knowledge and know-how to excel at renting out homes on a short-term basis, positioning them to take full...

Share
Catch Inman’s live stream of 2 CRS Sell-a-bration sessions
News 2 weeks ago
Catch Inman’s live stream of 2 CRS Sell-a-bration sessions

The Council of Residential Specialists is gearing up for its annual Sell-a-bration event at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Feb. 9...

Share
Creating a culture of bravery in a real estate brokerage
News 2 weeks ago
Creating a culture of bravery in a real estate brokerage

When you think about it, real estate agents have to be pretty brave. There is no guarantee that the day's efforts will result in money in the bank,...

Share
6 polarizing real estate practices: Where do you stand?
News 2 weeks ago
6 polarizing real estate practices: Where do you stand?

To try to win new business, many real estate agents cold call homesellers after they take their homes off the market. But according to Nobu Hata,...

Share
How property portals are expanding offerings across the value chain
News 2 weeks ago
How property portals are expanding offerings across the value chain

Big property portals around the world have built their businesses off of advertising. Much like the classified sections in the newspapers they...

Share
Fivewalls plays real estate matchmaker between top agents and leads
News 2 weeks ago
Fivewalls plays real estate matchmaker between top agents and leads

Fivewalls is a simple way for interested consumers of real estate to track down a highly rated local agent with specialties specific to their needs...

Share
Why I won’t use a chatbot on my real estate website
News 2 weeks ago
Why I won’t use a chatbot on my real estate website

There has been a lot of talk about chatbots lately, so I tested one that came highly recommended. What I found was that the chatbot could not...

Share
The perfect pre-listing packet for real estate agents — are you using it?
News 2 weeks ago
The perfect pre-listing packet for real estate agents — are you using it?

If you want a chance to win a listing at the end of your consultation without the seller taking time to "think about it," you must use a pre...

Share
2 crucial things I’ve learned about loyalty in real estate
News 2 weeks ago
2 crucial things I’ve learned about loyalty in real estate

The 18 months it took to get to my first closing was the best thing that ever happened to me. 2 crucial things I’ve learned about loyalty in real...

Share
Daily market update: February 8, 2017
News 2 weeks ago
Daily market update: February 8, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: February 8, 2017

Share
Zillow Group posts net loss of $220M in 2016
News 2 weeks ago
Zillow Group posts net loss of $220M in 2016

In an earnings report today, Zillow Group, the operator of listing portals Zillow and Trulia, posted a net loss of $220 million in 2016. The loss...

Share
What you see is what you get
News 2 weeks ago
What you see is what you get

What if you had to insure your future as an inventor? How would you see the world differently if at one point you had lost your sight... What you...

Share
‘NAR Girl Boss 2017’ Facebook group urges CEO selection transparency
News 2 weeks ago
‘NAR Girl Boss 2017’ Facebook group urges CEO selection transparency

Say you feel the process for selecting the next leader of more than 1 million real estate professionals is less than transparent. Are you going to...

Share
Did Patton Oswald get an Illinois Realtor fired because of a tweet?
News 2 weeks ago
Did Patton Oswald get an Illinois Realtor fired because of a tweet?

These days, Twitter seems to be the first place people go to air out grievances, call out detractors and share opinions-- some of which can...

Share
Remodel or replace? Top 10 ROI opportunities in popular home improvement projects
News 2 weeks ago
Remodel or replace? Top 10 ROI opportunities in popular home improvement projects

The 2017 Cost vs. Value report by Remodeling magazine documents the national and regional costs and ROI (return on investment) for 29 popular home...

Share
How Trump’s tax plan could affect your bottom line as a real estate agent
News 2 weeks ago
How Trump’s tax plan could affect your bottom line as a real estate agent

The inauguration of President Trump is still fresh in people's minds, but his administration is already taking swift action to implement campaign...

Share
3 tips for snagging a spot on Realtor Magazine’s 30 Under 30
News 2 weeks ago
3 tips for snagging a spot on Realtor Magazine’s 30 Under 30

The first time I applied, I had personally sold over 300 homes and my team was just shy of 1,000. But you can't bank on outstanding business to...

Share
Top 5 mistakes when transferring real estate assets to the next generation
News 2 weeks ago
Top 5 mistakes when transferring real estate assets to the next generation

It is a common phenomenon and understandable, too-- the current generation feels in control and confident about what they are doing. It has always...

Share
4 steps to turning real estate clients into raving fans
News 2 weeks ago
4 steps to turning real estate clients into raving fans

Today's guest Mike Mazyck, owner of The Mazyck Group, has perfected the art of increasing real estate referrals and will discuss how he turns his...

Share
Accept, decline or counter: Navigating the real estate offer
News 2 weeks ago
Accept, decline or counter: Navigating the real estate offer

The psychology of a real estate deal is the same as any other situation in which two parties are trying to agree on something, whether it's...

Share
Never helped a client buy a home in the country? Here’s the utility cheat sheet
News 2 weeks ago
Never helped a client buy a home in the country? Here’s the utility cheat sheet

Most real estate markets harbor at least some rural clients within a 20-mile radius of large or even medium-sized urban areas and cities....

Share
Daily market update: February 7, 2017
News 2 weeks ago
Daily market update: February 7, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: February 7, 2017

Share
What ‘dynamic snoring’ has to do with the proposed tax changes
News 2 weeks ago
What ‘dynamic snoring’ has to do with the proposed tax changes

"Dynamic snoring?" This is a clever term for the reaction of half of America to anything involving math-- which, in this case, is the tax policy...

Share
Hispanic homeownership rate increases for second consecutive year
News 2 weeks ago
Hispanic homeownership rate increases for second consecutive year

In December, Trulia released its first post-election survey results that uncovered Americans' waning belief in homeownership as the cornerstone of ...

Share
Friday’s job numbers won’t be enough to slow the pending Fed rate hike
News 2 weeks ago
Friday’s job numbers won’t be enough to slow the pending Fed rate hike

Financial markets are freezing like the scenes in sci-fi movies, jagged lines of frost hissing and crackling across trading floors. On election day...

Share
How much down payment is required to buy? NAR aspiring buyer profile shows most don’t know
News 2 weeks ago
How much down payment is required to buy? NAR aspiring buyer profile shows most don’t know

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released its 2016 Aspiring Home Buyer Profile, which revealed one of the top barriers would-be...

Share
The new American dream: How co-living is disrupting real estate
News 2 weeks ago
The new American dream: How co-living is disrupting real estate

Today, many people are sharing spaces with roommates further into their careers or even as empty nesters-- not because they need to for financial...

Share
Realogy prioritizes training with appointment of former Keller Williams chief learning officer to new learning center
News 2 weeks ago
Realogy prioritizes training with appointment of former Keller Williams chief learning officer to new learning center

Realogy Holdings unveiled a new integrated learning institute for its leading real estate franchise brands and NRT, its company-owned brokerage...

Share
Keller Williams’ first agents on what things were like in the early days
News 3 weeks ago
Keller Williams’ first agents on what things were like in the early days

Gary Gentry, the first agent hired by the then-called Keller William Realtors, likes to tell the story about the time Gary Keller and Joe Williams...

Share
HomesUSA.com is building a new way for developers to reach agents
News 3 weeks ago
HomesUSA.com is building a new way for developers to reach agents

HomesUSA.com is a platform for real estate agents to publish and manage builder inventory to the... HomesUSA.com is building a new way for...

Share