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  • Is your tech vendor monetizing your data?

    Mar 26, 2018
    The real estate industry undeniably now runs on data. Mining and analyzing data requires sophisticated tools that allow today’s agents and brokers to make better-informed business decisions. However, vendors and some of the nation’s largest brokerages are trying to stake claim to data in this new data-driven reality ...
  • 5 tips to generate more appointments, now!

    Mar 26, 2018
    You’ve just ended your day with another frustrating flurry of prospecting phone calls with a couple "Call me back in a few months" conversations. And those were the good calls! ...
  • 7 ways to capitalize on spring selling season

    Mar 26, 2018
    Spring selling season is upon us. If you’re ready to make your business soar this spring, pay close attention to the best times for sellers to list their homes as well as when you need to double down on holding open houses ...
  • Overcoming objections: How to find and win over expired listings

    Mar 26, 2018
    Are you interested in learning not only how to find expired listings but also how to make them yours? If so, you’re going to want to hear what real estate agent Josh Gossard has to say. ...
  • Does real estate’s leadership need a technology therapist? 

    Mar 26, 2018
    Leadership in the real estate brokerage world has a dysfunctional relationship with technology. The psychological disconnect reaches much further than any one company, though Gary Keller's recent Vision Speech encapsulated it perfectly ...
  • Which markets are most popular for millennial homebuyers?

    Mar 26, 2018
    We all know that the millennials are going to be the largest cohort of homebuyers for quite some time to come. It's no wonder then that researchers are devoting significant time to determining where they are buying now and where they will buy in the future ...
  • Spring Forward: Jim Walberg on the ‘client touch’ strategy

    Mar 26, 2018
    We recently had the opportunity to chat with Jim Walberg from Pacific Union International’s The Bay Area Team in San Francisco about the tactics, advice and insights that have allowed him and his team to successfully grow their business over many years ...
  • What to expect when you’re Connecting: Coffee

    Mar 26, 2018
    Caffeine headaches are no fun for anyone, so we’re here for you when you begin to tire. If you are a lover of freshly brewed, smooth espresso, and you find yourself needing an energy boost after all that networking and learning ...
  • Real estate daily market update: March 21, 2018

    Mar 22, 2018
    All the latest real estate market news ...
  • Fed announces rate hike, mortgages already on the rise

    Mar 22, 2018
    In a widely anticipated move, newly appointed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday announced a modest benchmark interest rate hike of between 1.5 percent and 1.75 percent amidst continued optimism over economic growth in ...
  • Skyrocketing home prices are driving up homelessness rate, study finds

    Mar 22, 2018
    As home prices continue to ascend, many aspiring buyers are priced out of homeownership -- or as one study found, priced out of having a home at all. The DataFace, a San Francisco-based data agency, combed through the pages of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) latest Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) and found that eight of the 10 states with the highest homelessness rates also have the nation's highest median home prices ...
  • E-signature giant DocuSign reportedly gearing up to go public

    Mar 22, 2018
    The company behind the digital signature frequently used in real estate may open itself up to shareholders in the next six months ...
  • Bombing suspect dead, Austin real estate community remains vigilant

    Mar 22, 2018
    The jarring news brought some relief to the anxiety permeating the Texas capital, where residents were on high alert for more bombings. Austin police said Conditt was thought to be behind all the attacks -- four package bomb explosions and one tripwire bombing, plus the explosion that took his life ...
  • Real estate agent hosting open house robbed at gunpoint in San Francisco

    Mar 22, 2018
    For many real estate agents, open houses remain an integral part of day-to-day business and their overall success in this industry. But, as one San Francisco agent discovered firsthand over the weekend, open houses also leave agents vulnerable to criminals who see these marketing events as opportune moments to prey on unsuspecting victims ...
  • How to carve out a real estate niche for yourself

    Mar 22, 2018
    Real estate is an extremely competitive field. In fact, there are about two million active real estate licenses in the U.S., according to the Association of Real Estate Law Officials ...