Simple tips to get a listing noticed

Getting the word out about a new home for sale can be one of the most challenging aspects of a real estate agent's job. Unfortunately, there is a lot of noise to cut through before the listing reaches its intended audience. Due to this problem - and others - professionals may want to find creative solutions to stand out in the crowd and become a better salesperson.
Getting the word out about a new home for sale can be one of the most challenging aspects of a real estate agent's job. Unfortunately, there is a lot of noise to cut through before the listing reaches its intended audience. Due to this problem - and others - professionals may want to find creative solutions to stand out in the crowd and become a better salesperson. [More]


How to stay up to speed with Twitter

The landscape surrounding social media is constantly changing. It seems that each day, real estate agents have a whole new world to explore and take advantage of, and with the evolving times there are plenty of great ways to connect with clients and grow as a professional.
The landscape surrounding social media is constantly changing. It seems that each day, real estate agents have a whole new world to explore and take advantage of, and with the evolving times there are plenty of great ways to connect with clients and grow as a professional. [More]


Clients care about their brands in real estate

A brand makes a difference in real estate. Most professionals put a significant effort into creating a concise, effective personal image for their business, and this is often the first thing potential clients think about when they decide who they want to work with.
A brand makes a difference in real estate. Most professionals put a significant effort into creating a concise, effective personal image for their business, and this is often the first thing potential clients think about when they decide who they want to work with. [More]


How real estate videos can help sell homes

Real estate marketing can be made much easier with the use of videos. Not only does this strategy work with selling homes, but it will also be a serious benefit to agents who want to brand themselves and connect with a wider audience. With that in mind, a video can turn the tough goal of effective marketing into a simpler proposition.
Real estate marketing can be made much easier with the use of videos. Not only does this strategy work with selling homes, but it will also be a serious benefit to agents who want to brand themselves and connect with a wider audience. With that in mind, a video can turn the tough goal of effective marketing into a simpler proposition. [More]


Pending home sales, prices start to rise in April

The housing market this year has been defined by tight conditions and limited buyer activity. However, many of those negative trends have started to reverse, and more positive signs have begun to emerge for potential homebuyers and real estate professionals.
The housing market this year has been defined by tight conditions and limited buyer activity. However, many of those negative trends have started to reverse, and more positive signs have begun to emerge for potential homebuyers and real estate professionals. [More]


Effective social media use can benefit real estate agents

Real estate agents often turn to social media to gain an advantage in the industry. Websites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can be great ways to reach out to new clients, build a following and sell homes. However, these sites can often become cluttered and confusing, and that could lead to wasted time and missed opportunities.
Real estate agents often turn to social media to gain an advantage in the industry. Websites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can be great ways to reach out to new clients, build a following and sell homes. However, these sites can often become cluttered and confusing, and that could lead to wasted time and missed opportunities. [More]


Think outside the box to improve sales

Real estate agents may want to first think outside the box in order to boost sales. There are many professionals in this industry, and that can mean it is a little bit crowded at the top. Finding new ways to appeal to clients can often be the ideal strategy to become the best possible agent around.
Real estate agents may want to first think outside the box in order to boost sales. There are many professionals in this industry, and that can mean it is a little bit crowded at the top. Finding new ways to appeal to clients can often be the ideal strategy to become the best possible agent around. [More]


Internet, smart investing can help professionals find deals

Thankfully for budding real estate investors, resources online provide many opportunities to find the great deals, whether to goal is to flip it quickly for a profit, become a landlord or sit on the home and wait for the market to improve. Regardless of strategy, understanding the housing market is the first step toward success.
Thankfully for budding real estate investors, resources online provide many opportunities to find the great deals, whether to goal is to flip it quickly for a profit, become a landlord or sit on the home and wait for the market to improve. Regardless of strategy, understanding the housing market is the first step toward success. [More]


Home sales start to tick up across country

Home sales so far in 2014 have left a fair amount to be desired. Relatively weak economic data, waning buyer interest and slow job growth have previously hampered the housing market, but new trends have emerged that have shined a more positive light on this segment.
Home sales so far in 2014 have left a fair amount to be desired. Relatively weak economic data, waning buyer interest and slow job growth have previously hampered the housing market, but new trends have emerged that have shined a more positive light on this segment. [More]


Rise of Dropbox is good for real estate industry

Thanks to new technology and growing trends, real estate agents have a wide range of tools at their disposal to make their jobs easier. One of those is cloud computing and its related software, such as Dropbox. Using these resources, professionals can share files, store data and access information from anywhere.
Thanks to new technology and growing trends, real estate agents have a wide range of tools at their disposal to make their jobs easier. One of those is cloud computing and its related software, such as Dropbox. Using these resources, professionals can share files, store data and access information from anywhere. [More]