25 inspiring quotes for real estate agents
Need a little boost in motivation? From Michael Jordan to Confucius, here are some wise words from the world's most successful individuals to give you that dose of inspiration (or simply just entertainment)
by Jay Thompson Today 1:27 A.M.
The Address founder opens indie brokerage amid Corcoran Global Living sale
Ventura, California-based broker and founder of The Address, Troy Palmquist, is moving on to focus on the launch of Doora Properties, he announced after the sale of The Address to Corcoran Global Living last week
by Ben Verde Jan 20
EXp eyes expansion into Dominican Republic, Greece, New Zealand
The news comes on the heels of the company's expansion over the course of 2021 into 9 other largely international markets
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 20
COVID hit the US 2 years ago today. Housing hasn't been the same since
Agents remain optimistic 2 years into the pandemic as the market waits to see who breaks first: buyers or sellers. Buyers, meanwhile, continue to pay record prices. Will the surge continue?
by Taylor Anderson Jan 20
Need solid salespeople? 5 must-ask interview questions
Finding the right candidate for the job is more art than skill. Those who tend to make it in real estate are the ones who can navigate these 5 questions successfully
by Chris Pollinger Jan 20
A eulogy for the (fun) open house
Jan. 20 marks 2 years since the first COVID-19 case in the US, and open houses — along with the dreams they embodied — have never been the same since, reporter Jim Dalrymple II writes
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 20
How to build a robust referral program for your business
Exceeding expectations, working your CRM, networking and leveraging social media are critical in building a referral program that keeps on giving
by Rainy Hake Austin Jan 20
'Worst house on best block' sparks bidding war, despite nary a bedroom
The decrepit 120-year-old townhouse at 320 Day Street went for $600K over its starting bid at a conservatorship sale auction on Jan. 7 despite having no bedrooms to speak of
by Ben Verde Jan 19
Central Oregon's outdoorsy hotspot Bend is Pacaso's latest market
Pacaso has been targeting popular outdoor-minded luxury markets in the US over the past year. It has homes in Jackson Hole, Aspen, Park City and Lake Tahoe. And now, Bend, Oregon
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 19
Do charitable connections help agents sell homes?
A seasoned agent believes her office’s involvement with a well-known charity has no impact on a customer’s decision to hire her or not. Can her broker show her the value of this relationship?
by Anthony Askowitz Jan 19
9 ways to help buyers compete in an all-cash world
There isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to helping buyers compete in an all-cash world, but these tactics and strategies will help
by Cara Ameer Jan 19
Jessica LaMar was 1 of the 10,000s of Americans to launch a real estate career in 2021. Here's her story
Sacramento-based agent Jessica LaMar shares her winding journey from Lululemon manager to rockstar rookie in the midst of a pandemic — and what she's learned about herself in the process
by Marian McPherson Jan 19
Success strategies from 11 of real estate’s top female leaders (Part 2)
If you want to level up in 2022, you have to keep your finger on the pulse of important trends and tech tools cropping up in real estate. Here, top female leaders share their best success strategies
by Bernice Ross Jan 19
Be the solution, not the problem: 3 things agents should do daily
As tempting as it can be to sit back on your laurels, shrug your shoulders, and say, 'Oh, what can you do?' to the common challenges most real estate professionals face, now is the time to bring solutions to the table, not problems
by Victoria Kennedy Jan 19
JPAR names Mark Johnson as its new president
The company closed more than 26,000 total transactions in 2021, according to the news release. That's up from 19,787 in 2020 and 12,575 in 2019.
by Taylor Anderson Jan 18
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s most challenging struggle was housing
As real estate pros, it is vital that we understand the historical context and the lasting implication of "location, location, location," especially if it is wielded to exclude, devalue or separate
by Lee Davenport Jan 17