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In the fast-paced real estate environment with so many moving pieces, it's critical for agents to manage their time wisely. Be the Marie Kondo of time management: Declutter your schedule, and keep only the activities that bring you closer to your goals Original link Original author: Marilyn Blume
Welcome to one of the most confusing parts of the real estate transaction. There is no handbook for post-inspection negotiation, and no amount of training can tell you exactly what to do because, quite frankly, it depends on the specifics of the deal. Here are seven tips to help you navigate the murky waters with your clients. Original link Origina
When it comes to asking for more responsibility or for more business, I often believe that we get what we want in life by simply asking for it. And not enough people are actually asking for the business. There are 3 rewards that I should get from every one transformational experience in my life and in my business. #1 is I should get some kind of re
It's not just massive college debt and current market conditions keeping millennials out of buying new homes, according to a new study. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
While the census doesn't name individual billionaires or their ventures, these trends toward tech-centric business creation certainly include the founders of high-profile Bay Area companies such as Facebook and Google. It's also unsurprising, then, that given the concentration of tech billionaires real estate prices in cities such as San Francisco
Nextdoor, a hyperlocal social network for neighbors and local businesses, has raised an additional $123 million in funding, led by Riverwood Capital. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
This brokerage software solution helps real estate offices manage and market their businesses. Original link Original author: Craig C. Rowe
The median existing single-family home price in the country's metro areas rose 3.9 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2019, according to NAR. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
A new collaboration is giving more than 600 agents at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty a new way to provide feedback for their peers. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Six months after crowdfunding platform RealtyShares went bust, another real estate firm has swooped in and acquired what remains of the once-buzzy company. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
If you can't find the perfect house, have one sent to you. A build-it-yourself tiny home recently posted on Amazon has gone viral and sold out instantly. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Delinquency rates have once again hit record lows, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, released Tuesday. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
In this monthly advice column, the Marketing Mastermind answers three burning questions. This month’s topic: all things open house. Original link Original author: Christy Murdock Edgar
Living in a fully staged house that must be ready on command for a showing is perhaps the least attractive part of the selling process. If you find your sellers are struggling to cope with living in a home that’s staged and actively being shown, heed these survival tips. Original link Original author: Nicole Solari
Successful real estate agents foster a relationship dynamic in which clients and potential clients start thinking of them like their other service providers, such as their accountants, their dentists and their hair stylists. Original link Original author: Joseph Rand
The deal is off: RE/MAX and Redfin are ending their nascent exclusive referral partnership after Redfin introduced a new platform last week that would allow consumers without buyer's agents to place offers over the internet on Redfin-listed homes in Boston. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Greater Syracuse Association of Realtors partners with VoiceterPro to provide home shoppers with voice search in central New York. Original link Original author: Craig C. Rowe
Formerly known as ProsperWorks, the software's latest iteration as Copper not only represents a savvy business turn, but an effective commitment to improving the CRM experience. Original link Original author: Craig C. Rowe
Zillow's direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, Zillow Offers, launched Monday in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, it was announced. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
President Donald Trump will speak at the National Association of Realtors annual legislative meetings and expo on Friday, the association confirmed. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
As California employment law changes in response to the emergence of the gig economy, real estate brokers and agents need to stay updated and start thinking about what role they want to play in a legal landscape that's still in turmoil. Original link Original author: Bernice Ross
In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, Washington, D.C., broker Keri Shull shares why surrounding yourself with the right colleagues is everything. Original link Original author: Christy Murdock Edgar
As attractive as having your own brokerage firm might be, the sad fact is that many fail. To ensure that your business isn't doomed from the start, avoid these mistakes when opening your own brokerage. Original link Original author: Jim Weix
EXIT Realty is a company built on human potential and at its very core is the EXIT Formula. EXIT Realty’s Founder and Chairman, Steve Morris, looked at the problems in the real estate industry, including recruiting, retention, and the gaps agents face between closings, and asked, “What if it doesn’t have to be this way?" Original link Original auth
No transaction in luxury real estate stands alone; every home purchase happens in the middle of a network that yields new opportunities. High-net-worth clients are likely to purchase and sell multiple properties, and their wealth is typically shared among immediate and extended family. Original link Original author: Sotheby's International Realty