Building permits reach 6-year high in October

Building permits and single-family housing starts moved up in October, with permits rising to their highest in six years, and these developments helped support the idea that the housing market is improving.
Building permits and single-family housing starts moved up in October, with permits rising to their highest in six years, and these developments helped support the idea that the housing market is improving. [More]


Protecting information through email caution

Want to succeed as a Realtor? If so, pay close attention to detail and safeguard your important information, as letting sensitive data slip can damage your reputation and threaten your career prospects.
Want to succeed as a Realtor? If so, pay close attention to detail and safeguard your important information, as letting sensitive data slip can damage your reputation and threaten your career prospects. [More]


Innovative ways to land more clients

The expectations held by clients looking to buy or sell homes are changing, and Realtors can benefit significantly from altering their approach to reflect the new normal, real estate expert Will Caldwell recently wrote on Inman News.
The expectations held by clients looking to buy or sell homes are changing, and Realtors can benefit significantly from altering their approach to reflect the new normal, real estate expert Will Caldwell recently wrote on Inman News. [More]


Tips for flipping homes

Looking to sell a flipped home to a client? Doing so may be lucrative, but be sure to cover yourself by following some simple points of advice.
Looking to sell a flipped home to a client? Doing so may be lucrative, but be sure to cover yourself by following some simple points of advice. [More]


How to handle tough clients

There are many ways to successfully manage relationships with tough real estate clients, and there are a wide range of tools available, including simple common sense and more sophisticated approaches.
There are many ways to successfully manage relationships with tough real estate clients, and there are a wide range of tools available, including simple common sense and more sophisticated approaches. [More]


Realtor forum: Shifting demographics affecting housing market

At a recent industry forum, Realtors from all over the U.S. talked about how the shifting demographics of homebuyers are influencing the housing market.
At a recent industry forum, Realtors from all over the U.S. talked about how the shifting demographics of homebuyers are influencing the housing market. [More]


4 ways you can create the perfect career goals

We've all set some goals for ourselves during our lives, be it the infamous New Year's resolution or a basic to-do list at the office. On the surface, goals are an admirable and useful tool for any professional, especially those in real estate. However, goals have to be approached in the right way in order to be effective.
We've all set some goals for ourselves during our lives, be it the infamous New Year's resolution or a basic to-do list at the office. On the surface, goals are an admirable and useful tool for any professional, especially those in real estate. However, goals have to be approached in the right way in order to be effective. [More]


4 tips for a successful career in real estate

How can you find success in the real estate industry? For budding professionals and veterans alike, it can be challenging to navigate the current housing market, but thankfully, there are plenty of effective ways one can get ahead.
How can you find success in the real estate industry? For budding professionals and veterans alike, it can be challenging to navigate the current housing market, but thankfully, there are plenty of effective ways one can get ahead. [More]


Simple ways to get your website noticed

As a real estate professional, you may have created a website for your business. This is a good first step on the path to more clients, but what you need now is a strong marketing strategy.
As a real estate professional, you may have created a website for your business. This is a good first step on the path to more clients, but what you need now is a strong marketing strategy. [More]


How to help sellers in today's market

Over the past few months, conditions weren't too bad for home sellers - inventory was still on the way up - so any homes listed had a fair number of potential buyers - Americans had more confidence in the economy and home prices were climbing. However, many of those seller-friendly trends are starting to wane.
Over the past few months, conditions weren't too bad for home sellers - inventory was still on the way up - so any homes listed had a fair number of potential buyers - Americans had more confidence in the economy and home prices were climbing. However, many of those seller-friendly trends are starting to wane. [More]