Subhi Gharbieh Archive

NAR in Orlando: My Trip in a Nutshell

By Subhi Gharbieh On Thursday, Nov. 8, my fellow Dallas REALTOR® Joe Atkins and I booked the 6 a.m. flight from Dallas-Fort Worth to Orlando so that we could make it to the YPN Advisory Subcommittee meeting that started...
November 21, 2012

Going Paperless: 3 Tips to Get Started

By Subhi Gharbieh Now that I have sort of become known as the “Real Estate Technology Geek,” I receive calls and e-mails daily about how REALTORS® can become paperless. I highly doubt that it is possible to be 100...
October 29, 2012

8 Incredibly Powerful Real Estate Apps

By Subhi Gharbieh No Matter how hard we try to keep up with all the latest trends and technology, it is virtually impossible to use every single real estate-related mobile application in our business today. There is just too...

Juicing Up Your Listing Presentation

By Subhi Gharbieh Have you ever thought about some things you can incorporate into your listing presentation that will really juice it up? Here are a few tips to help you get your listing presentation looking like Barry Bonds....

5 Tips to Help You Shoot a Successful Video Tour

By Subhi J. Gharbieh It is very obvious that the Internet has drastically changed the way we do business as REALTORS®. According to the 2010 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 99 percent of buyers started their home...

To Cut, or Not to Cut Your Commission: That is the Question.

By Subhi J. Gharbieh A week or so ago, I was approached by a long time friend who I have known since elementary school. We grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same high school, and even...

Is the Real Estate Business Today Making Us More Social?

By Subhi J. Gharbieh Being a REALTOR® for a little more than four years now, I have a good understanding of how to approach my business today. I think it is safe to say that when I got into...
March 3, 2011

The American Dream

By Subhi J. Gharbieh With everything that is currently going on in many parts of the Middle East, specifically Egypt, it really made me think about how blessed we are to live in this country. Being a first generation...
February 11, 2011

How Well Do You Know Your ‘Client?’

By Subhi J. Gharbieh Many times agents are quick to use the “client” title for someone they are working with or representing in a real estate transaction.  There are so many people out there nowadays trying to scam others,...