Jay's Stories

The iPhone-based app's invite-only and celebrity-endorsed status gives it an air of mystique, which is why people are begging for a way in. Here's what you need to know before giving it a whirl
Jan 6
Opinion
This trying year is almost over, and 2021 is around the corner. As tragic and horrific as the year has been, some good can come out of it. Let’s take a look back at 2020 and how we can still give thanks
Dec 30
Being asked to cut your commission is no fun. There are good ways to handle it, and there are bad ways. Here are the ways agents typically defend themselves — and the arguments that are best left unsaid
Dec 23
Opinion
If you are an aspiring agent, or know someone who wants to join the ranks, here is a little food for thought on the highs, lows and everything in between
Dec 16
Opinion
In many ways, prospecting is a lot like fishing, and there's so much agents can glean from the sport. Here's a little insight into what it takes to catch fish — and clients
Dec 9
Opinion
When it comes to the few out there who are always angry, bitter and divisive — flush the toilet, and block them. No one has time or energy for toxic people
Dec 2
Opinion
These changes don't spell the end of anything. They provide consumers with information. Transparency, protecting your clients' interests and codifying best practices are all good things
Nov 20
Opinion
Talking about schools can lead to steering — both intentional and unintentional. You must provide the same information on schools to every client, and NAR agrees
Nov 18