Real Estate Roundup: Becoming a Referral Magnet in 5 Steps

It’s no surprise that referrals are an important element for growing a successful real estate brand. In a 2018 real estate survey, 61-percent of real estate professionals said that increasing referrals was the number one marketing technique they wanted to know more about. Lead generation was the second most requested marketing technique at 42-percent. With […]

Tools of Real Estate Titans – Section 2: Tools of the Trade

Learn the tools, books, and strategies used by top real estate professionals from across the country We asked hundreds of real estate professionals about their habits, marketing strategies, and tools they use to be successful both professionally and personally. This content is a summary of those responses. Tools of the Trade It shouldn’t come as a […]

Tools of Real Estate Titans – Section 1: Marketing Tools

Learn the tools, books, and strategies used by top real estate professionals from across the country We asked hundreds of real estate professionals about their habits, marketing strategies, and tools they use to be successful both professionally and personally. This content is a summary of those responses. Marketing Tools   There’s no question that professional […]

Tips for preparing your lawn for winter

By: Tony Steine | Contribution from LawnStarter The natural look of your lawn during the dormant season of winter can make selling your home tricky Weather can also play a big part in either adding to or taking from the overall look of the exterior of a property. However, there are different ways that you […]

These are the trends that will dominate real estate in 2019

By Jim Dalrymple II | Source Inman Tremendous opportunities lie ahead for real estate professionals — but also risks, slowdowns, and potentially difficult transitions. That’s according to the 2019 Emerging Trends in Real Estate report released this month by the Urban Land Institute. The report, a joint effort with PwC, is based on interviews and survey responses […]

Will a shifting market kill off pocket listings?

While ‘Coming Soon’ pre-market listings will likely remain useful for luxury properties and as a tool to test price points, there will be fewer of them all-around, Realtors tell Inman By Jim Dalrymple | Source Inman In the heady days of the seller’s market, pocket listings were everywhere and agents were like oracles, showing buyers homes that […]

Should Home Buyers and Sellers Google Each Other?

By Cathie Ericson | Source Realtor.com We Google that new restaurant down the block, that handyman we’re thinking of hiring, and certainly our prospective dates. These days, we don’t think twice about Googling virtually everyone we meet. So it stands to reason that if you’re hoping to buy a home, you’d Google the seller—or, if […]

Buying in a seller’s market? Here’s 5 tips.

Source: Open Listings Blog Looking to get in on that perfect home in your dream neighborhood? So is everyone else. Whether it’s the killer school district, walkability, or central location that makes your target neighborhood a top pick, odds are homes for sale in hot markets are hard to come by. If you want to call your […]

How to grow your real estate brand on social media [+ free templates]

Learn how to establish your brand and create a stronger presence on social media It would be difficult to find someone that doesn’t have a social media account these days. Utilizing social media platforms to grow your business is valuable and, often times, a free resource. A social media strategy is not for every brand, […]