Teresa's Stories

Opinion
With the pandemic winding down in most parts of the country, one broker-owner is looking back at some assumptions made about real estate last year. Which predictions were untrue, and which were right on the money?
May 6
Opinion
There are still enough days left in Fair Housing Month to put together a plan for how you are going to educate yourself and your clients. Here's how one broker-owner is joining the conversation about fair housing — and how you can, too
Apr 22
When it comes to the technology that powers your business, it's all about what's new and next, but it's important to remember the basics to avoid common mistakes that could be costing you big time
Apr 8
In a high-tech digital world, the basics of low-tech analog customer service still matter, especially when dealing with buyers and sellers who don't use smartphones or email
Mar 25
Opinion
Work in real estate sales long enough, and you'll cross paths with a host of different personalities, both good and bad. But there's one type of agent this broker-owner struggles with — those who let transactions revolve entirely around them
Mar 11
Opinion
Baby boomers own a lot of real estate and, therefore, a lot of potential business. A broker of the generation offers some advice for agents looking to work with this cohort
Mar 3
Opinion
For some homebuyers, down payment assistance can prove to be a game-changer. Here's why, at the very least, real estate agents should familiarize themselves with affordable financing options for purchasing a home
Feb 11
Opinion
Yes, the NAR Code of Ethics is a higher standard — but it isn’t the highest standard. Here's what one broker thinks about self-policing among Realtors and the consequences of ethics violations
Jan 28