Being a REALTOR® Archive

The Rookie Agent’s Guide to Selling New Construction: Part 2

By David Hakimi This article is part two in a two-part series on how to sell newly-constructed homes. Read part one here. In my last post, I discussed the buyer’s agent’s duties in a new construction transaction and the...

Go for Unbroke in 2018

By Lee Davenport I love a good challenge that helps me work smarter in my business. How about you? Well, as the New Year approaches, I’m challenging you to go beyond “going for broke” and “go for unbroke.” No...
December 8, 2017

How Volunteer Work Benefits Our Business

By Christina Pappas Growing up in a Miami real estate family, I always envisioned working with my father and grandfather. But before I jumped into the industry, I wanted to give my other interest a try: hotels. After graduating...
December 4, 2017

The Rookie Agent’s Guide to Selling New Construction: Part 1

By David Hakimi This article is part one in a two-part series on how to sell newly-constructed homes. Read part two here. It’s no secret that the housing market has fully rebounded over the past eight years and is...

How to Promote Your Real Estate Blog

By Anita Clark Finding it difficult to make an impact with your real estate blog? In this industry, half the battle is making sure that your traffic is actually relevant. Use these guidelines below to do exactly that, then...

Apply for the 2018 Class of 30 Under 30

Have you always dreamed of one day being named a REALTOR® Magazine 30 Under 30 honoree? This could be your year. Tell us how you’re killing it in sales, taking on leadership roles, or making a difference in your...
October 27, 2017

Mess-Free Social Media: Don’t Get Blocked

By Lee Davenport I’ve seen it before: accounts are blocked, business drys up, and worse yet, a job is lost, fines are imposed, or licenses are revoked—all from a social media post. That’s a mess…a hot mess. It’s no...
October 12, 2017

The Pros and Cons of a Real Estate Office

By Ryan Fitzgerald Last month, Lee Nelson wrote a great article for REALTOR® Magazine on how to build office culture in a virtual world, and it made me wonder…is a physical real estate office still necessary in 2017? So,...

How to Win Your Buyers’ Dream Home

By Drew Heasley If you’re a buyer’s agents in competitive markets like ours here in the suburbs of Philadelphia, then there are a lot of reasons you will need to be extra sharp to win your clients the home...
October 2, 2017

How House Flipping Can Catapult Your Real Estate Business

By James Vasquez I successfully flip houses full-time; but I didn’t become a real estate professional seven years ago to start flipping houses. One of the main reasons I became a flipper early on in my career is because...