6 Outsourcing Tips For Effective Hiring

By Anita Clark Outsourcing in business is one of the most creative means of achieving your aims at a lower expense. In business or in any venture, great outsourcing tips helps in saving money and lessening the frustration of...

3 Tips to Get Leads From Your Website

By Alexis Craig We all want them. We all dream about them. I’m talking about leads coming from our own websites. It’s the Holy Grail of real estate marketing—coveted by many but acquired by few. Internet leads can be...
July 26, 2017

Tech Companies You Need to Know

Meet the real estate tech companies providing promising tools to brokers, agents, and their clients. NAR and Second Century Ventures recently announced the new REach® Class of 2017, featuring a roster of startups focused on security, process digitization, information...
July 19, 2017

Building Wealth Through Homeownership

By John Blom I’m often asked why I spend as much time as I do volunteering with the state (Washington REALTORS®) and National Association REALTORS®. There are many reasons, but perhaps the greatest is that I truly believe in...

4 Ways to Find Off-Market Deals for Buyers

By James Vasquez If you’re like most real estate agents, you probably source deals for your clients who are looking for fixer uppers or rental property using only one tool, your local multiple listing service (MLS); ours is San...
July 5, 2017

Educating Clients on HUD

By Ryan Fitzgerald Given the large financial requirement of buying a home, it’s often out of reach for a large portion of the U.S. population. The economic recession, which was triggered by the collapse of real estate and mortgage...
June 22, 2017

3 Reasons Cold Calling Isn’t Dead

By Alexis Craig For a long time, I couldn’t make a cold call. I have a stutter and it’s noticeable when I’m nervous or talking to strangers. But I wanted to see if I could use cold calling as a...
June 16, 2017

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

YPN Awarded Funds to Extend Reach

Newly-formed or relaunched state and local YPN groups are about to get a little help from their NAR friends. The National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors gave final approval on a proposal put forth by the YPN Advisory...
May 31, 2017

4 Tips to Specialize Your Work With Seniors

By Brandon Doyle Census data shows that seniors, or adults age 65 and older, amount to a whopping 46.2 million U.S. citizens—and that was back in 2014. In the next two decades, research predicts that number will more than...
May 30, 2017