Luke's Stories

In today’s heated seller’s market, these tactics can help you stand out from the pack and help your buyers find their dream homes
Jun 22
Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions of a person’s life. Being a good agent means offering your expertise and honest opinions. It also means understanding how to deal with tough clients while maintaining a healthy working relationship
May 3
Opinion
Despite the fact that commission rates are how you make a living, there are certain clients who will ask for a discount, while other clients might warrant a reduced rate. Here, we break down the pros and cons of offering a reduced rate
Feb 4
There are a lot of hidden costs that go into closing — and many sellers aren't aware of them. That's why it's your job as the listing agent to educate them on what's to come and keep the process running smoothly
Oct 17
Opinion
Although no one knows exactly what the future holds for real estate, things seem particularly uncertain for iBuyers. Here's a look at the advantages and disadvantages these companies are facing as they navigate the current housing market
Aug 28
A recent Clever Real Estate report looked at the national trends that were spurred this year by COVID-19. Here are a few of them — plus the top five metros with the biggest increases as well as drops in buyer demand
Aug 6
Will the pandemic accelerate urbanization or lead to a reversal of the trend? With the country taking its first tentative steps out of quarantine, experts on both sides can point to facts backing up their theory
Jun 23
From home defects to title issues, there are so many problems that can undermine a smooth closing. Here are 6 of the biggest hurdles that can stall the process — and how to prevent them
Mar 16