Jay's Stories

Technology is an integral part of real estate. There have been countless presentations on new technologies, but there is one that we haven’t seen much talk about: 3-D printing.

Dec 14

I didn’t intend to get into real estate full time. I was a curious high school kid, prepped to go to college without a clue as to what I wanted to do with my life. I knew that I liked interacting with people. I liked being out and about every day (not stuck in a stuffy office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and I loved “Million Dollar Listing” and shows on HGTV.

Dec 12

Video is a hot topic in the industry today. It’s clearly becoming more and more important to feature video, be it to promote your brand or to promote your listings. There are tons of ways that you can take advantage of this platform, and I wanted to highlight a few of the ways that we use video in our business.

May 18

On a recent podcast with Brad Inman, he posed a question to me that got me thinking. The question was: “What advice would you give to a younger agent, and on the reverse end, what advice would you give to an older agent?” My answer to the first half of the question was simple: find a mentor who you can learn from.

Feb 25

As one of the cornerstones of our business, listings are our lifeline. They are one of the most vital pieces of having a successful career in the real estate industry. If this is the case, then why do listing agents continue to slack off when it comes to getting a listing ready to market?

Oct 7

But real estate is so much more. It’s problem-solving, troubleshooting, trial and error, constant learning — and the list goes on. I believe that it takes a certain type of person and a certain personality to be an agent.

Aug 21

Focusing on client prospecting is one of the things we have been focusing on in recent weeks on our team. The decisions and actions we are taking now are the ones that will affect us in the following months.

Aug 13

Situated on 1.2 acres of pristine land in the heart of downtown Summerville, South Carolina, the Red Door Estate is a piece of history. Built in 1891 by A.J. Baird, the Victorian-style Southern home was originally commissioned as a private residence for Mr. Samuel Lord, a prominent Charleston attorney.

Jul 8