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9 Things You’ll Never Catch Your Real Estate Agent Saying

A good real estate agent is always focused on delivering value to his or her clients. While different markets sometimes demand different things, …

A Mystery Bidder Offers $3 Million for 6,000 of Detroit's Worst Homes

Three million dollars can barely buy a new townhouse in Brooklyn these days, but it could be enough to purchase a bundle of more than 6,000 …

Who Said Social Media Can’t Work for Real Estate Brands?

A real estate purchase (or sale) is usually a big investment for any individual. Something that entails extensive research, multiple site visits, …

20 Tools for Creating and Delivering Amazing Presentations

Got a presentation coming up? Here are 20 tools you can use to make sure it goes off without a hitch.

Houzz's Founders Have Become Tech's Newest Power Couple

“We’re not typical founders,” says Adi Tatarko, poking at a paper-plate lunch of diced tomatoes and cucumbers. “We’re simple people. We don’t come from privileged backgrounds.” The chief executive officer of Houzz is doing her best to dodge any discussion of the economic gains that she and her …

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How To Get More Listings | Creative Real Estate Marketing

Shares 201<p>If you are a real estate agent and believe in common wisdom, learning how to get more listings is a vital piece of the puzzle as each …

Can you speak my language please? 5 real estate terms your clients just don't understand

By <b>JOVAN HACKLEY</b><p><b>When a transaction tanks, there’s usually one common culprit to blame: miscommunication.</b> Too often clients and customers trade in …

Top Marketing Tips From 20 Real Estate and Social Media Professionals

Top Real Estate Marketing Ideas<p>The process of selling Real Estate at times can be a daunting task. Selling a home can be an emotional roller coaster …

Anatomy of a Tweet: A Guide for Real Estate Agents

New social media sites seem to pop up daily. There’s always a new platform business pundits say could be the “next big thing” for brands and …

A not-so-sexy home-improvement project with real benefits

<b>Replacing windows with more efficient ones doesn’t provide an immediate payoff for homeowners, from an energy-cost standpoint. Yet, come resale time,</b> …

Using Technology for Real Estate Agent Safety

<i>NOTE: In the wake of the tragic death of REALTOR® Beverly Carter, real estate technology training director and writer, Tara Christianson, wrote the</i> …

10 Things Real Estate Pros Need to Stop Telling Themselves

For any of you who either follow me on Facebook or Twitter or have seen me speak at an event, you know that there is one common theme that I often …

2014 Listing Presentation Guide: Putting Tools Into Action

From high-tech to no-tech, brokers and salespeople should meet their clients where they feel comfortable. For some, that might mean interactive …

11 Hidden iPhone Features That Can Help Your Real Estate Marketing

It’s been more than seven years since the first iPhone hit the market. In that time the smartphone has become an indispensable tool for real estate …

Is the government making it harder for the middle class to buy homes?

For more than 20 years, Mark Vinciguerra’s small bank specialized in making home loans to first-time buyers in the northwest Ohio suburbs. Then the recession hit, and auditors at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac came knocking.<p>The mortgage finance giants demanded that Vinciguerra buy back more than 200 …

Why did millions of Americans just not bother to refinance their mortgages?

If you got this offer in the mail promising to save you money on your mortgage, would you believe it?<p>Elliott Torres and his wife received a letter like this last May, while they were struggling with the payments for their home on the West Side of Chicago. Torres, a night-shift foreman at a printing …

5 Ways to Avoid Real Estate Road Rage When Closing on a Home

Ever since underwater mortgages became a post-crisis epidemic, we've heard plenty of stories about homeowners choosing to walk away from their mortgage debt -- and, consequently, their homes. However, in a modern lending environment full of tightened standards and high competition, more buyers are …

How to decide which property tour technology is right for you

Every so often, new technology comes along that improves the way we do things, and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably noticed …

4 Tips to ‘Get Out of Your Way’

There are many reasons why real estate professionals — or anyone, for that matter — doesn’t reach their full potential or get what they want. But one …

Recharge your open houses! Webinar recording AND free PDF playbook download

<b>How about adding a branded “welcome mat” at the front doorstep of every open house you sit?</b> How about three balloons per sign, with an eight-sign …

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How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for Social Selling

Get Over Your Fear of Sales

When you graduate from college with a degree in communication studies and rhetoric, the business world can look very confusing. Unsure of where I fit in, I explored options. Many friends suggested sales. I was doubtful. I worried that being in sales would not carry the prestige and credibility I so …

5 Ways To Rebuild Relationships With Former Clients

Prev.<p>[Title for Previous Page]<p>Next<p>[Title for Next Page]<p>September 18, 2014<p>Look through your contact list and see who you haven't spoken to in a long …

The Science Behind Getting Your Ads Placed in Facebook News Feeds

A peek under the hood of one of Facebook’s most important algorithms.<p>In this interesting interview with Fidji Simo and Hong Ge, product managers on …

7 steps to build a Google Plus real estate following

By <b>BILL GASSETT</b><p>By now you are surely signed up with Google Plus. You know it’s an important platform to help grow your real estate business, but it …

Listing specialists and buyer's agents are not created equal

Mike Ferry, the father of real estate coaching and one of the industry’s most iconic educators and trainers, set my head spinning with his August …