How Realtors can succeed during a tough winter market

The winter can be the slowest time of year for home sales. Instead of sitting around bored, Realtors should use the winter to their advantage.
The winter can be the slowest time of year for home sales. Instead of sitting around bored, Realtors should use the winter to their advantage. [More]


Solutions to earn more real estate referrals

The best real estate agents maintain a strong connection with past clients. Most new business comes about because of word of mouth and referrals, but a surprising number of professionals may not be doing enough in this regard.
The best real estate agents maintain a strong connection with past clients. Most new business comes about because of word of mouth and referrals, but a surprising number of professionals may not be doing enough in this regard. [More]


A real estate agent needs online reviews

It is crucial that all real estate agents take the time build a quality portfolio of online recommendations and reviews, in order to demonstrate a knack for the industry and other positive qualities that can bring in more customers.
It is crucial that all real estate agents take the time build a quality portfolio of online recommendations and reviews, in order to demonstrate a knack for the industry and other positive qualities that can bring in more customers. [More]


Agents, appraisers need to work together

The valuation process is crucial for any transaction, so agents and appraisers need to interact effectively in order to best serve their clients.
The valuation process is crucial for any transaction, so agents and appraisers need to interact effectively in order to best serve their clients. [More]


How to have a successful open house

An open house can be the perfect compliment to an excellent listing and property, and real estate agents who know how to organize great ones will have a fantastic tool for their repertoire.
An open house can be the perfect compliment to an excellent listing and property, and real estate agents who know how to organize great ones will have a fantastic tool for their repertoire. [More]


How to craft a fantastic real estate website

Websites can be the perfect way for professionals to showcase their in-depth knowledge of properties like foreclosed houses, or highlight their unique skill set that sets them apart.
Websites can be the perfect way for professionals to showcase their in-depth knowledge of properties like foreclosed houses, or highlight their unique skill set that sets them apart. [More]


Buyers beware when using online home-price estimators

Great real estate agents should always communicate openly with their clients about the pros and cons of online home-price estimators.
Great real estate agents should always communicate openly with their clients about the pros and cons of online home-price estimators. [More]


Don't just use technology, use it well

Technology alone doesn't mean productivity will increase and work will improve - instead, it could simply end up being a costly distraction for a strong business.
Technology alone doesn't mean productivity will increase and work will improve - instead, it could simply end up being a costly distraction for a strong business. [More]


4 great real estate apps for professionals

Across real estate, there are plenty of mobile apps taking hold that could provide any business with a boost. While the options are near-limitless, several stand out from the rest.
Across real estate, there are plenty of mobile apps taking hold that could provide any business with a boost. While the options are near-limitless, several stand out from the rest. [More]


Tips to show modest, unappealing homes

In some cases, unattractive, dilapidated or even simply modest properties need to be listed. However, there are several tools and tricks of the trade to make these transactions go off without a hitch.
In some cases, unattractive, dilapidated or even simply modest properties need to be listed. However, there are several tools and tricks of the trade to make these transactions go off without a hitch. [More]