Google Glass could be future of real estate

The smartphone changed the way people do business. With its rise to prominence, it was easier than ever before to share information, communicate with other people and stay connected on the go. Now, a new trend could have a similar effect on the real estate industry: Google Glass.
The smartphone changed the way people do business. With its rise to prominence, it was easier than ever before to share information, communicate with other people and stay connected on the go. Now, a new trend could have a similar effect on the real estate industry: Google Glass. [More]


Come join in the 2014 Regional AE Conference in Savannah, Georgia

Starting this Sunday, July 27, the 2014 Regional AE Conference is set to kick off in historic Savannah, Georgia, with a wide range of events and educational opportunities on the schedule.
Starting this Sunday, July 27, the 2014 Regional AE Conference is set to kick off in historic Savannah, Georgia, with a wide range of events and educational opportunities on the schedule. [More]


Home sales climb in June, while price gains moderate

The U.S. housing market has been on a rollercoaster ride for much of the past several years. While homeowners, potential buyers and professionals have all had to weather the ups and downs, recent data indicates that conditions are improving. For example, a recent report by the National Association of Realtors found that existing-home sales - including single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops - ticked up in June. [More]


Mobile devices, social media vital for homebuying process

The homebuying process can be long, complicated and stressful for those involved. Today's real estate agents have to be able to help their clients navigate this tricky world, and that can mean learning the common ways potential homebuyers find properties. In fact, one of the most popular real estate shopping methods involves mobile technology.
The homebuying process can be long, complicated and stressful for those involved. Today's real estate agents have to be able to help their clients navigate this tricky world, and that can mean learning the common ways potential homebuyers find properties. In fact, one of the most popular real estate shopping methods involves mobile technology. [More]


Effective strategies to grow as a real estate investor

Real estate investing is a very unique profession. Unlike many other jobs, it takes a strong skill set and a comprehensive understanding of the industry to succeed. That includes learning about home improvement, lending, negotiating and other financial aspects. That way, it will be possible to build a career and make a profit.
Real estate investing is a very unique profession. Unlike many other jobs, it takes a strong skill set and a comprehensive understanding of the industry to succeed. That includes learning about home improvement, lending, negotiating and other financial aspects. That way, it will be possible to build a career and make a profit. [More]


How to effortlessly network in the real estate industry

The real estate industry relies heavily on other people - whether that be clients or colleagues - and making valuable connections as often as possible is a fantastic way to boost any business. For real estate professionals, a strong network can mean the difference between buying and selling properties or struggling to make a profit. Thankfully for those in the industry, there are a number of events and opportunities to meet up with new people on a regular basis. [More]


International buyers, builders show confidence in housing market

While the U.S. housing market has experienced its fair share of ups and downs, recent trends indicate that confidence is returning, both for homebuyers and builders. This is great news for industry professionals, as an increase in buyers and construction could lead to a stronger business and an improved bottom line. This shift is also relief following the Great Recession and the fluctuating sector witnessed over the past several years. [More]


How to establish quality relationships in the real estate industry

Every real estate agent thrives on their clients, both during the homebuying or selling experience or after, primarily in the way of referrals. Without these important relationships, it would be much harder for a professional to maintain strong sales over a long period of time. Therefore, building connections with current clients is a valuable part of the process.
Every real estate agent thrives on their clients, both during the homebuying or selling experience or after, primarily in the way of referrals. Without these important relationships, it would be much harder for a professional to maintain strong sales over a long period of time. Therefore, building connections with current clients is a valuable part of the process. [More]


Mobile devices become integral part of real estate

The real estate industry is constantly shifting, with new devices, gadgets, tools and statistics emerging on a regular basis. For the professionals who have to navigate this climate on a daily basis, it can be challenging to stay up-to-date with these trends.
The real estate industry is constantly shifting, with new devices, gadgets, tools and statistics emerging on a regular basis. For the professionals who have to navigate this climate on a daily basis, it can be challenging to stay up-to-date with these trends. [More]


Higher home prices may not hamper housing market

Across the country, home prices have continued to surge following the recent recession. Overall, the housing market has improved, with fewer foreclosed houses, rising inventory and affordable mortgage rates. But, prices have climbed as well, and some people are concerned this could limit buyer and seller activity.
Across the country, home prices have continued to surge following the recent recession. Overall, the housing market has improved, with fewer foreclosed houses, rising inventory and affordable mortgage rates. But, prices have climbed as well, and some people are concerned this could limit buyer and seller activity. [More]