Mobile devices are the future of real estate

The introduction of computers and the Internet forever changed the real estate market, and since then buyers, sellers and professionals have used these resources to connect with a wide range of people. Finding properties is easier than ever with these tools, and agents have to be well-versed in the details in order to succeed.
The introduction of computers and the Internet forever changed the real estate market, and since then buyers, sellers and professionals have used these resources to connect with a wide range of people. Finding properties is easier than ever with these tools, and agents have to be well-versed in the details in order to succeed. [More]


How to pull off a successful open house

A real estate agent has many tools in his or her arsenal, and each one can be a fantastic way to reach new clients and help existing ones buy or sell their homes. However, one of the best is also one of the most traditional - the open house. Great professionals use an open house to their advantage, and it can be one of the easiest ways to get a home sold.
A real estate agent has many tools in his or her arsenal, and each one can be a fantastic way to reach new clients and help existing ones buy or sell their homes. However, one of the best is also one of the most traditional - the open house. Great professionals use an open house to their advantage, and it can be one of the easiest ways to get a home sold. [More]


Better real estate conditions spur increased spending

Tighter housing market conditions, restricted lending activity and increased personal debt have always constricted homebuyer spending, but over the past year many of these trends have shifted, providing more people with the opportunity to upgrade their properties.
Tighter housing market conditions, restricted lending activity and increased personal debt have always constricted homebuyer spending, but over the past year many of these trends have shifted, providing more people with the opportunity to upgrade their properties. [More]


Millennials heavily interested in real estate technology

Millennials are constricted by low income and high debt, but several unique features and tricks could help any professional complete a sale to Generation Y.
Millennials are constricted by low income and high debt, but several unique features and tricks could help any professional complete a sale to Generation Y. [More]


Why investing in real estate is a good idea

In today's economy, it can be challenging to find a niche, foster a new business and grow as a professional. In real estate, this can be even tougher, thanks to constantly changing conditions. However, there is one avenue that provides numerous benefits, regardless of the housing market: real estate investing.
In today's economy, it can be challenging to find a niche, foster a new business and grow as a professional. In real estate, this can be even tougher, thanks to constantly changing conditions. However, there is one avenue that provides numerous benefits, regardless of the housing market: real estate investing. [More]


Google Plus works for real estate agents

There are a number of social media sites out there that real estate agents can take advantage of, from Facebook to Twitter and LinkedIn. However, these three big ones aren't the only sites there are, and other ones can provide significant value for any professional.
There are a number of social media sites out there that real estate agents can take advantage of, from Facebook to Twitter and LinkedIn. However, these three big ones aren't the only sites there are, and other ones can provide significant value for any professional. [More]


Foreclosure activity trends down year-over-year

Over the past several years, the high number of foreclosures and distressed properties has been a significant problem in the U.S., although those types of properties have presented real estate investors a unique opportunity to purchase affordable homes. In the past few months, however, the amount of foreclosed houses has begun to trend down.
Over the past several years, the high number of foreclosures and distressed properties has been a significant problem in the U.S., although those types of properties have presented real estate investors a unique opportunity to purchase affordable homes. In the past few months, however, the amount of foreclosed houses has begun to trend down. [More]


4 technological resources for the real estate industry

There is a lot of technology out there, and it is understandable if some of it is overwhelming. But, taking the plunge and figuring out which ones are worth the time can really pay off in the end, especially for the client.
There is a lot of technology out there, and it is understandable if some of it is overwhelming. But, taking the plunge and figuring out which ones are worth the time can really pay off in the end, especially for the client. [More]


Varying home features appeal to different buyers

On a daily basis, agents are tasked with finding the perfect house for each one of their clients, and that means figuring out which home features are the most appealing. Unfortunately, the answer to this question can change depending on who is talking.
On a daily basis, agents are tasked with finding the perfect house for each one of their clients, and that means figuring out which home features are the most appealing. Unfortunately, the answer to this question can change depending on who is talking. [More]


Why real estate and social media go hand in hand

It doesn't matter whether the housing market is booming or struggling - with social media, real estate professionals will always have a way to connect with others in the industry. In fact, mastering these online skills can be one of the best ways to withstand a tough financial time.
It doesn't matter whether the housing market is booming or struggling - with social media, real estate professionals will always have a way to connect with others in the industry. In fact, mastering these online skills can be one of the best ways to withstand a tough financial time. [More]