What agents can learn from Gary Keller, the most powerful person in real estate
Last week, Gary Keller was named the most powerful person in real estate, earning the No. 1 spot on the Swanepoel Power 200. Here's why that's a well-deserved win — and a few lessons agents can learn from his leadership
by Adam Hergenrother Jan 21
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 Jan 21
Two of Coldwell Banker's largest East Coast franchises merge
Coldwell Banker Premier and Coldwell Banker Resort Realty have merged to create one of the largest franchises in the company's history with more than 200 agents across 12 locations
by Marian McPherson Jan 20
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
Multimillion-dollar Vancouver team rejoins Keller Williams after 7 years
The Asivido Team serves buyers and sellers across Washington state and Oregon, and raked in more than $160M in 2021 sales volume, according to an announcement Wednesday
by Marian McPherson 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
Offerpad's market cap slips below $1B amid slide on Wall Street
Stocks slid for major iBuyers and tech companies on Wednesday, continuing a difficult start to the year on Wall Street for Offerpad
by Taylor Anderson 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
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
Salary-based, tech-forward Prevu launches in Seattle
The company believes its rebate program will be attractive to homebuyers in particularly hot markets, such as Seattle, where home prices have increased 68.4% since 2016
by Craig C. Rowe 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