How to navigate multiple offers: It comes down to money
From thoroughly vetting buyer finances to learning all about 'option money,' speakers at Connect Now shared how agents can help their sellers accept the best offer
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 20
4 tips for getting the most out of Clubhouse
The audio-only discussion app remains popular among real estate professionals. But those who want the most out of it should follow a few key practices
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 20
This is how you kill it in a sellers' market
Top agents Glennda Baker and Erica Solomon shared tips on thriving when inventory is at historic lows at Tuesday's Connect Now event
'Self-care isn’t selfish': How to create a holistic regimen
During Connect Now, team leader Stephanie Lanier shares her tips for building a culture centered around self-care, resiliency and community support
by Marian McPherson Apr 20
Top brokers reveal how they're coping with tight inventory
At Connect Now, brokers from around the country shared advice on keeping buyers motivated and sellers focused, surfacing new listings and accomplishing your goals without compromising your values
by Matt Carter Apr 20
The 3 biggest alternative financing methods disrupting real estate
In a Connect Now session Tuesday, Clelia Peters shared what agents need to know about the major players in transaction facilitation, mortgage alternatives and home equity access
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 20
How to build a brand that elevates your business
Building a brand is often synonymous with building a business. Your brand communicates what do and what you stand for, and it helps build trust with potential clients. Here are a few tips for building a brand that'll ultimately boost your business
by Mauricio Umansky Apr 20
Increase your rental's property value! 7 home improvement ideas
Increasing your rental's value takes lots of time, effort and even monetary investments — but it's well worth it in the end. Here are a few inexpensive and easy home improvement ideas that will help you see the best return on your rental property
by Nichole Shahverdi Apr 20
Agent/broker perspective: Should top agents be consulted on office changes?
Each month Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This time: A top-producing agent is frustrated with her broker's decision to switch to an open-office floor plan. How should her broker react?
by Anthony Askowitz Apr 20
4 fundamental skills agents need to brush up on right now
Are you practicing clear communication? Mastering the art of negotiation? No matter how many years you spend in the business, there are a few essential skills every agent should revisit and polish from time to time
by Santiago Arana Apr 20
Close the deal! How to forget leads, and adopt a growth mindset
To break down the barriers in your mind that are holding you back, you need guts, dedication and grit. Find out from military elite-turned-consultant Kate Monroe how maintain the energy and drive it takes to grow
by Victoria Kennedy Apr 20
How to nurture clients who can’t afford to buy right now
How do you help even when there is no immediate sale? Here are a few tips for helping clients overcome the laws of expansion. You’ll be their agent for life
by Carl Medford Apr 20
Pulse: The client objections you are hearing most this spring
With a red-hot market grappling with housing shortage and bidding wars, what are clients worried about the most today? Our readers weigh in with the most pressing concerns their clients are expressing this spring
by Inman Apr 20
WATCH: Back To Basics 101 — 3 tips for brand new agents
Rebecca Nazareth, Realtor with eHomes, shares her top tips for brand new agents in this competitive market
by Inman Apr 19
Staging works! How to have that conversation with sellers
Some sellers may think their home is perfect the way it is, but as a lot of agents know, staging is what will help set their home apart from similar listings online. Here's how to explain the value of staging to clients — plus a few tips that can bring them a considerable return on investment
by Jenny Usaj Apr 19
Trust is everything! 6 effective ways to earn it from prospects
In this fast-paced market, ethics and transparency can take a backseat to speed — but that only makes trust that much more crucial today. If you want to earn prospects' trust and solidify your reputation, here are a few ways to do so
by Stephanie Lanier Apr 19