Tech stacks can be a challenge and the cost of keeping up with new technology can be a burden, RAMUS Real Estate broker-owner Erica Ramus writes in response to our inaugural proptech poll
Jun 1
We all need to figure out a way to live online — in the cloud — but we also need a way to survive if our systems go down. Let this real-life hacking horror story inform the way you protect yourself and your business
Mar 24
Before you hire your first admin or lay the groundwork for your first buyer's agent, there are nuts and bolts items you need to handle. Here's where to start
Mar 3
These strategies provide positive reinforcement while keeping the budget front and center
Jan 26
The best thing you can do is believe in your strengths as an indie broker and get rid of the perception that you cannot compete with franchise brokers
Nov 22
When it comes to a brokerage’s branding, the buck stops with the broker. Here's how to ensure your brokerage always puts its best foot forward
Sep 17
With the market starting to cool, now's a good time to check in with your agents. Are they on track with their goals? Here's how to make the most of agent check-ins and successfully plan for the upcoming year
Aug 25
Having a real estate broker who embodies these crucial traits could make the difference between your success or failure as a new agent
Jul 12
This indie brokerage took online portal buys down to almost zero. If you’re looking to wean yourself off paying for leads, start here
Jun 5
Not knowing your numbers and brokerage key metrics is the quickest path to business failure. Pay attention to cost control to increase your chances of growing a successful brokerage
May 20
The extreme lack of inventory has agents in total panic mode. On top of their day-to-day roles, agents now more than ever also have to be friends, counselors and confidants. Here's how to manage the stress of it all
Apr 12
One broker reflects on the new realities and lessons learned after a year of adapting to life and work amid COVID-19
Mar 18
Try adjusting it to show appreciation more often, and see what a difference it makes in your office and your agents' happiness
Feb 4
Every year, new agents join the office, and others leave. Your job as broker or manager is to look for red flags and identify which issues, life events or frustrations can affect your agents and staff members right now. Here are a few to watch out for
Dec 29
Here are a few behavioral changes that indicate an agent is planning to make a switch
Dec 17
Take time to look at the big picture of your business to be better prepared for next year
Nov 23
Opening an indie brokerage allows you the freedom to set your own rules. These are the stories we tell ourselves, but here's the real truth
Nov 16
If you're thinking about opening your own independent brokerage, here are a few things you should know
Nov 5
Be selective, take your time and if you make a mistake, don’t be too proud to fix it
Oct 15
As a broker in 2020, if you want to keep your team intact — let alone grow it in numbers — you need to keep your finger on the pulse of what's going on. Here are 3 issues you need to factor in and learn from
Sep 17