Teresa's Stories

Opinion
NAR is the face of real estate — a nice big target to blame when something needs to be fixed. But here's why it's really up to real estate brokerages to raise their standards
Sep 10
Opinion
It doesn’t matter how easy it is to provide feedback through technology now — some buyer’s agents are just not going to do it. There isn’t any point in making a big deal out of it. Here's why
Aug 30
Opinion
If home prices are at an all-time high, how can we say that commissions are going down? Here's what agents might not be noticing when it comes to their commission
Aug 12
People have all sorts of reasons for choosing another agent, and rejection is just part of the job. New agents need to understand and learn how to move past this fast. Here's why
Jul 29
Opinion
Know where the line is between excellent customer service and getting into areas that are beyond the scope of a real estate agent. Here's why
Jul 15
Opinion
Working on a commission-only basis isn’t without risk. The biggest part of the job is looking for work each day. Here are the lessons this broker wishes she'd known before jumping in
Jul 1
Opinion
In real estate, transparency should matter. However, there's a lot of self-promotional marketing in the industry that falls firmly in the gray areas between truth and fiction
Jun 17
Opinion
Here's why the concepts of office exclusives, designated agency and double-dipping are a big no-no to this broker
Jun 3