Being a Broker Archive

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. Part two will be published Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. It’s no secret that the housing market has fully rebounded over the...

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...

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 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...

How to Use Failure to Grow Your Business

By Alexis Craig Why do you think we don’t make our failures public? This is easy to see on social media. Pictures of couples on the beach in Punta Cana, our friend getting promoted to a management position, and...

Finding Your Real Estate Niche

By Anita Clark It can be difficult for both new agents and seasoned professionals to maintain a year-round stream of prospects from our online marketing efforts. This is especially true if we do not focus on a specific niche...
June 5, 2017

The Best Way to Build a Real Estate Business

By Ryan Fitzgerald There are many great ways to build a real estate business. One way, is to start small and focus your efforts on hyperlocal neighborhoods or smaller cities. Here’s what I mean: Whether you’re just starting out...
May 5, 2017

How to Compete With Top Agents, Even When You’re New

By Alexis Craig My family hates playing board games with me. I’m really competitive. They like to say, “It’s just for fun,” but I’m not buying any of it. I play to win. That mindset is present in every...
April 4, 2017

4 Methods to Earn & Keep Investor Clients

By Brandon Doyle Tapping into the investor real estate business is a common goal among agents and brokers. While buying and selling residential property on behalf of individuals and families in search of their next home is typically an...

How to Throw a Memorable Client Appreciation Event

By Brandon Doyle Clients are the cornerstone of any successful enterprise, and this is particularly true in real estate, a business where relationships are central. Demonstrating your gratitude to past and present clientele has the potential to up your...
February 28, 2017