How to get started on Google Plus

You've heard of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, but have you heard about Google Plus? Perhaps you are familiar with this up-and-coming social media site, but you might not have taken the time to delve into its features and create your own account. Well, now is the perfect opportunity to take that step.
You've heard of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, but have you heard about Google Plus? Perhaps you are familiar with this up-and-coming social media site, but you might not have taken the time to delve into its features and create your own account. Well, now is the perfect opportunity to take that step. [More]


5 quick tips to get organized at work

Is your office full of clutter? Is it hard for you to find what you are looking for when your clients come calling? If so, perhaps now is the perfect time to get organized.
Is your office full of clutter? Is it hard for you to find what you are looking for when your clients come calling? If so, perhaps now is the perfect time to get organized. [More]


Homeowners find more affordable conditions in US housing market

Do you have an insect infestation? Is it more expensive to rent or to own? These are just a few of the questions asked by the U.S. Department of Housing and Census Bureau's 2013 American Housing Survey, an annual poll that covers the myriad of details affecting today's homeowners.
Do you have an insect infestation? Is it more expensive to rent or to own? These are just a few of the questions asked by the U.S. Department of Housing and Census Bureau's 2013 American Housing Survey, an annual poll that covers the myriad of details affecting today's homeowners. [More]


Join us at the NAR Conference & Expo this November!

Are looking for a fantastic opportunity to network with some of the best of the real estate industry? If so, make sure you come out to the upcoming National Association of Realtors Conference & Expo!
Are looking for a fantastic opportunity to network with some of the best of the real estate industry? If so, make sure you come out to the upcoming National Association of Realtors Conference & Expo! [More]


The importance of mobile technology in real estate

It is hard to go anywhere or do anything today without coming in contact with a mobile device. Whether that is your smartphone that you check during your daily commute or the tablet you pull out to work with clients on the go, mobility is now the name of the game in real estate.
It is hard to go anywhere or do anything today without coming in contact with a mobile device. Whether that is your smartphone that you check during your daily commute or the tablet you pull out to work with clients on the go, mobility is now the name of the game in real estate. [More]


What you need to know about being a landlord

As a budding real estate investor, you've no doubt looked over all your options: You could buy foreclosed houses and flip them, you could buy properties and settle in for the long haul or you could become a landlord.
As a budding real estate investor, you've no doubt looked over all your options: You could buy foreclosed houses and flip them, you could buy properties and settle in for the long haul or you could become a landlord. [More]


How you can ditch those bad habits

While we never set out to develop bad habits, unfortunately, things can happen over the course of our professional lives. It may be a rushed day here or a disorganized sale there, but eventually, those less-than-ideal traits end up hanging around for way too long.
While we never set out to develop bad habits, unfortunately, things can happen over the course of our professional lives. It may be a rushed day here or a disorganized sale there, but eventually, those less-than-ideal traits end up hanging around for way too long. [More]


Smartphones, mobile devices provide value for real estate

Nearly everyone has a smartphone in their pocket these days. Given the rise of this technology, these devices make it easy to share information, surf the web, check email - and yes, even make phone calls.
Nearly everyone has a smartphone in their pocket these days. Given the rise of this technology, these devices make it easy to share information, surf the web, check email - and yes, even make phone calls. [More]


How to hold the perfect open house

Over the years, the importance and popularity of the open house has slipped. Now, more sellers are interested in other ways to get their properties noticed - but forgetting about this once-critical option could be a mistake.
Over the years, the importance and popularity of the open house has slipped. Now, more sellers are interested in other ways to get their properties noticed - but forgetting about this once-critical option could be a mistake. [More]


How lists can be beneficial for your business

As a real estate professional, some days your schedule can get a bit overwhelming. You have homes to look at, clients to meet with and paperwork that needs to get done. In many cases, these tasks are only the beginning, but either way, your day can be simplified with the use of lists.
As a real estate professional, some days your schedule can get a bit overwhelming. You have homes to look at, clients to meet with and paperwork that needs to get done. In many cases, these tasks are only the beginning, but either way, your day can be simplified with the use of lists. [More]