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  • Imagine hands-free computing for real estate

    Sep 30, 2019
    Voice recognition technology and a new generation of wearables will transform the way we buy and sell property.
  • How passion and pride can bring professional success

    Sep 30, 2019
    One of the best parts about choosing a career in real estate is the opportunity to use the work I do every day to affect real and lasting change in my community. As a top agent in Cincinnati, my business goals are tied to my community goals. I always felt strongly about fair housing and equal rights.
  • Use public relations to tell your property’s story

    Sep 30, 2019
    Marketing and paid advertising are the traditional tools agents reach for when promoting a new listing. But the possibilities presented by public relations — for the right property with the right story — are impressive.
  • 4 actionable tips to get more leads

    Sep 30, 2019
    Good leads are the oxygen of residential real estate. In this article, we want to reveal some out-of-the-box lead generation strategies to drive your real estate listings forward. Increase the engagement to your listings with floor plans.
  • Can you own a real estate business without operating a brokerage?

    Sep 30, 2019
    Anna Bellomo is the Founder and Owner of District Homes, a successful boutique real estate business. Ranked number one in the Berkeley area, Bellomo and her team facilitated $82.2M in home sales last year for 74 happy families. Below, Bellomo shares how she built her real estate business.
  • Grow with Google: Evolve your strategy to stay #1 on search

    Sep 30, 2019
    We’ve got good news and bad news. The good news: Google has spent the last few years quietly optimizing its search algorithm. Small tweaks have made the search engine more and more predictive, so users have to do less digging and less thinking to find the answers they want.
  • Want to ensure success shows up? Look for these 4 things.

    Sep 30, 2019
    A Work In Progress. Aren’t we all? Well, those of us who want to achieve at high levels are, and I’ve learned over the years that we’re actually a small community. Most people will tell you they want to be great and achieve at high levels, but as my mentor told me on many occasions, “I can’t hear you through your behavior!”
  • A day in the life of a real estate team leader

    Sep 30, 2019
    A day in the life of a real estate agent can be hectic and include a wide range of activities — from meeting with clients and staging homes to social media marketing and coordinating transactions. When it comes to leading a team, however, a typical day can be very different.
  • How to make the most of your day off

    Sep 30, 2019
    In a field where there’s an expectation of being responsive and “on” constantly, you’re bound to burn out if you don’t take time off. Here’s how to squeeze the most out of a day off.
  • Exiting real estate: How much is your business really worth?

    Sep 30, 2019
    What does it take to successfully sell a real estate business? The first two parts of this series looked at your mindset around leaving the business and how to increase its value when you sell. The next step is negotiating the sale.
  • Improvement vs. maintenance: How to explain the difference

    Sep 30, 2019
    Homeowners looking to sell often seem confused over what constitutes an improvement versus deferred maintenance. Here's a handy list that'll help your clients distinguish between basic maintenance and genuine home improvements.
  • MLS system ‘in jeopardy,’ facing existential threat from iBuyers

    Sep 30, 2019
    "We are playing dominoes when the new world’s playing 3-D chess," write the authors of a new MLS Roundtable white paper that was released on Monday.
  • ‘I don’t want to commit’: How to handle 27 common objections

    Sep 29, 2019
    We've compiled a list of savvy responses to noncommittal or less-than-cooperative buyers and sellers to help you get creative with client pushback.
  • Appraisal requirements axed on sales of $400K and under: Fed

    Sep 28, 2019
    Approved by the Federal Reserve on Friday, the adjustment, from $250,000 to $400,000, marks the first time in 25 years such an appraisal threshold has changed.
  • An over-the-top housing complex to rise near Amazon HQ in Seattle

    Sep 28, 2019
    Known as Seattle House, the 45-story towers will feature 8,000 square feet of coworking space, a spa, pool and game rooms, among other amenities.