Recent Articles by Adam Conrad

Why aspiring real estate agents should just skip college

Why aspiring real estate agents should just skip college

Skip college. That's right! If you know someone who is thinking about starting or running a business after college, they should just skip the university and start a real estate career. This is not advice I would have given 20 years ago ......
By Adam Conrad | Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Real estate as seen on TV

Real estate as seen on TV

I once read an article that talked about an agent who had his own real estate radio show. That sounded interesting to me. But it also raised a lot of questions such as format, length, time of day, listenership and expense -- just to name a few ......
By Adam Conrad | Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Why ‘Shark Tank’ phone system is vital for my real estate office

Why ‘Shark Tank’ phone system is vital for my real estate office

The popular television show "Shark Tank" features entrepreneurs vying for the investment and support of a panel of investors. We have borrowed the term "Shark Tank" for our internal phone system at our brokerage ......
By Adam Conrad | Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Agent training can give independent brokers competitive edge

Agent training can give independent brokers competitive edge

Here's a thought: "In five years, 50 percent of the transactions will be completed by an agent who is not currently licensed" ... It makes you stop and think about where these new agents are going to come from ... and who is going to train them ......
By Adam Conrad | Tuesday, February 17, 2015