How to advertise your real estate business

As a budding real estate professional, spreading the word about your new business is incredibly important. Without the right advertising methods in place, it will be much harder for you to connect with potential clients and increase awareness about your brand.
As a budding real estate professional, spreading the word about your new business is incredibly important. Without the right advertising methods in place, it will be much harder for you to connect with potential clients and increase awareness about your brand. [More]


NAR: Pending home sales climb above year-ago levels

For the first time in months, pending home sales are above year-over-year levels, according to a recent report from the National Association Realtors. Current conditions appear favorable for homebuyers, as inventory is on the way up and home prices climb at a slow rate.
For the first time in months, pending home sales are above year-over-year levels, according to a recent report from the National Association Realtors. Current conditions appear favorable for homebuyers, as inventory is on the way up and home prices climb at a slow rate. [More]


How to turn Instagram into a valuable real estate tool

Social media sites come in all shapes and sizes, but one of the fastest growing and most popular today is Instagram. This photo-sharing network is one of the best around for connecting with other users, getting a conversation started and reaching out to new people. Here, you can snap a photo, get it online and get talking.
Social media sites come in all shapes and sizes, but one of the fastest growing and most popular today is Instagram. This photo-sharing network is one of the best around for connecting with other users, getting a conversation started and reaching out to new people. Here, you can snap a photo, get it online and get talking. [More]


Home improvements that boost property values

One of the most important considerations for homeowners in today's housing market is property value. How much their home is really worth will impact all aspects of this segment, from the sale to residential financing.
One of the most important considerations for homeowners in today's housing market is property value. How much their home is really worth will impact all aspects of this segment, from the sale to residential financing. [More]


Home sales, equity show positive signs

The fall and winter are usually when home sales start to decrease, while the other seasons are both the hottest in terms of temperature and housing market activity. However, a recent report from the National Association of Realtors has shown that existing-home sales are on the rise, a sign that there is still life in this segment before the end of 2014.
The fall and winter are usually when home sales start to decrease, while the other seasons are both the hottest in terms of temperature and housing market activity. However, a recent report from the National Association of Realtors has shown that existing-home sales are on the rise, a sign that there is still life in this segment before the end of 2014. [More]


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]