Recent Articles by Casey Wright

6 common-sense cyber-security tips for real estate agents

6 common-sense cyber-security tips for real estate agents

Although Ashley Madison and Target might get all the headlines, more than half of all attacks are against small business owners. We recently sat down with cyber security expert Scott Krawitz to discuss his common sense approach to securing technical ...
By Casey Wright | Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Use short-term rentals to get millennial buyers off the sidelines

Use short-term rentals to get millennial buyers off the sidelines

Last year, I was talking to a millennial friend about homeownership. Like so many people in my generation, he did not see the value in owning a home, even though he could easily afford the down payment and mortgage ......
By Casey Wright | Monday, September 21, 2015
Why Facebook isn’t over — no matter what your kids say

Why Facebook isn’t over — no matter what your kids say

I've spent a lot of time over the past couple years speaking to real estate audiences about the evolving expectations of millennial clients. Much of this conversation centers around the way millennials digitally vet agents online by using tools such ...
By Casey Wright | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
4 common myths about millennial buyers

4 common myths about millennial buyers

I've noticed that much of what is written about this generation has less to do with hard facts and more to do with subjective assumptions about how this generation should act. Here are four myths that pop up over and over again, along with the fact-b...
By Casey Wright | Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Top-producing agents come from dorm rooms, not boardrooms

Top-producing agents come from dorm rooms, not boardrooms

As a company engaged in the business of helping brokers recruit agents, we at Wright Brothers Inc. are most interested in understanding where top agents come from. So, we had an idea: Let's call each of the top 100 agents by gross commission income a...
By Casey Wright | Thursday, May 7, 2015
What agents coming into real estate today can tell us about where the industry is headed

What agents coming into real estate today can tell us about where the industry is headed

If recent reports are any indication, there are unsustainable trends — from rising age to low tech savvy — that have been defining the real estate agent base over the past several years. As the market has picked up, the ......
By Casey Wright | Tuesday, November 12, 2013