Breakthrough Consumer Experiences
Nationally syndicated columnist, author, trainer, and speaker, Bernice Ross couples her expertise as a Master Certified Coach with 30 years of real estate sales experience. From 1993 to 1997, she served as Executive Director of Training for the 4,000 agent Prudential Jon Douglas Company. With over 400 published articles to her credit, Inman News called Bernice “America’s top real estate coach.” She is the author of “Waging War on Real Estate’s Discounters” plus her latest new book, “Real Estate Dough: Your Recipe for Real Estate Success.” Bernice is also the creator of an exciting new real estate negotiation game called “Real Estate Dough Negotiation.” Visit Bernice’s Luxury Real Estate Blog at www.LuxuryClues.com.
Special assessments and defect disclosures spark real estate lawsuits: Newbie agent caught in the crossfire
Have you ever been caught in the crossfire of litigation? When I first started in the business I had a run of bad luck that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. If you have ever wondered why being paranoid about doing things right matters is a smart move, read on …
Build a referral-based real estate business across borders
Real estate professionals who have set their sights set on building a referral-based business should look beyond their own hometown — way beyond.
That’s according to Tina Mak, the founding president of the Vancouver chapter of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). whose clients hail from around the world.
All-cash offer sends Bernice packing
My husband and I are in the midst of building a new house. We recently listed our current home for sale. While I normally write about the business from the agent or brokerage perspective, today I’m going to put my seller’s hat on and share some important lessons learned.
Hire the most competent agent (hint: it’s definitely not you!)
2015 to be a watershed year for millennial homeownership
Realtor.com Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke shared some surprising new research about Gen Y at the recent National Association of Realtors conference: 2015 will probably be a watershed year — in fact, in may be the year when “Gen Rent” becomes “Gen Own.” Given the abysmal drop in first-time buyer sales from 50 percent in 2010 (when the First Time Buyer Tax Credit was still in effect) to only 33 percent in 2014, it may seem unlikely that 2015 will see a major increase in first-time buyer activity …