niche Archive

Tips for Buyer’s Agents on Condo Deals

By Scott Newman With the market picking up steam, buyers are out there scooping up homes and they’re counting on you as their agent to help them navigate the treacherous waters of their transaction.  When they are buying a...

Finding Your Inner Princess

By Anand Patel Now that I have your attention, let me explain! Last month my wife and I took our three-year-old daughter to the Disney On-Ice show that came to our town (Tampa, Fla.). It wasn’t until the day...

What is Your Real Estate Expertise?

By Trisha Ocona Francis Being a real estate professional is more than just helping people sell, buy, or rent property, but rather assisting them in achieving their real estate goals. One of the best ways in doing so is...

YPN Exclusive: Take 2 NAR Green Designation Courses for Free at Annual

By Amanda Stinton, NAR’s Green Designation Specialist Check this out: Two days of NAR-approved courses covering two-thirds of a designation for $0, zero, zip, nada, zilch. Really! If you haven’t already heard, NAR’s Green REsource Council is hosting two...
September 13, 2011

How to Find Your Real Estate Area of Expertise

By David Krichmar As I talk to newer REALTORS®, about 50 percent of them do not want to commit to a  “niche” or area of expertise.  “I sell anywhere so I do not want to commit to one area,”...
August 22, 2011

I Quit Real Estate

By Drew Burks Breaking News … OK, this is hardly breaking news, but after 10 years in the real estate game this may come as a shock to a few people.  To be honest, it kind of shocked me...
February 22, 2011

Five Must-Have Real Estate Tools

By Dawn Miller If you’re a new REALTOR® or if you’ve been in business awhile and re-evaluate your budget every year, I am here to reassure you there are only five tools you need to start or maintain your...