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]


How to be a better public speaker

How you present yourself is incredibly important in the real estate industry. From meeting with clients to giving a speech in front of a group of colleagues, you'll need to come across as experienced, professional and confident. And that means knowing what you are doing.
How you present yourself is incredibly important in the real estate industry. From meeting with clients to giving a speech in front of a group of colleagues, you'll need to come across as experienced, professional and confident. And that means knowing what you are doing. [More]


3 tips to get started as a real estate investor

Real estate investing is an interesting career choice. On the surface, it is straightforward enough that nearly anyone can jump in. However, there are plenty of nuances and tricks of the trade that make it difficult to become one of the best around.
Real estate investing is an interesting career choice. On the surface, it is straightforward enough that nearly anyone can jump in. However, there are plenty of nuances and tricks of the trade that make it difficult to become one of the best around. [More]


How to prevent stress from dominating your life in real estate

Stress is a very real problem that we all face. As a real estate professional, letting stress take over your career can have serious effects, from getting in the way of your growth to hampering your client interactions. On the other hand, taking charge of your stress levels will provide a positive boost to your career.
Stress is a very real problem that we all face. As a real estate professional, letting stress take over your career can have serious effects, from getting in the way of your growth to hampering your client interactions. On the other hand, taking charge of your stress levels will provide a positive boost to your career. [More]


RealtyTrac: Foreclosure sales continue to decline

A high number of foreclosed houses can be indicative of a struggling housing market. Thankfully for all those involved, this doesn't appear to be the case any more. While foreclosure sales were prominent only a few years ago, this key metric has continued to decline in recent memory.
A high number of foreclosed houses can be indicative of a struggling housing market. Thankfully for all those involved, this doesn't appear to be the case any more. While foreclosure sales were prominent only a few years ago, this key metric has continued to decline in recent memory. [More]


How to effectively combine SEO with the real estate industry

SEO, or search engine optimization, is a trendy buzzword today. It has affected the marketing strategies of many businesses across plenty of industries, including real estate. For the average real estate professional on the ground, however, turning to SEO for personal marketing needs might sound a bit overwhelming.
SEO, or search engine optimization, is a trendy buzzword today. It has affected the marketing strategies of many businesses across plenty of industries, including real estate. For the average real estate professional on the ground, however, turning to SEO for personal marketing needs might sound a bit overwhelming. [More]


Why you should be cautious about buyer letters

Today's housing market hasn't exactly been kind to homebuyers. Competition is tough, there are fewer homes on the market and residential financing rates and home prices have been moving up and down.
Today's housing market hasn't exactly been kind to homebuyers. Competition is tough, there are fewer homes on the market and residential financing rates and home prices have been moving up and down. [More]