Pulse: What early career lessons are helping you now?
Opinion
This week, we're asking you, our readers, to share a key career principle you learned when you were starting out and how it's helpful in today's world
by Inman | May 20
Here's a simple approach to making listing videos
Opinion
Getting started with video can be daunting. Your next listing can shine on camera, all you need is a smartphone, a few apps and a couple hours, from start to finish
by Craig C. Rowe | May 19
5 critical steps to maximize your listing's sales potential
Opinion
This year brought significant changes in the way homes are bought and sold. To accommodate this new reality, sellers need to be prepared — and agents need to provide the necessary coaching. Here are five important steps
by Carl Medford | May 18
How to get your house-hunting clients to sign a buyer-broker agreement
A signed buyer representation agreement solidifies the partnership between you and your client, while protecting them during the buying process
by John Giffen | May 17
How to lead your team through recovery
As the embers of the fires of crisis continue to glow, the best leaders are already in the process of rebuilding to be bigger and better to weather the storms of tomorrow
by Chris Pollinger | May 14
Keeping It Real: Preparing for a post-COVID-19 market
Opinion
Fear might be trying to grab the wheel, but if you let service and optimism drive, you’ll get there
by Peter Lorimer | May 14
Pulse: What positive things will you remember post-pandemic?
Today, we're opting to see the glass half-full. What positivity can you draw from this that you'll likely remember long after the worst is behind us?
by Inman | May 13
Dear Marketing Mastermind: What can I do right now to boost my business?
Opinion
Forget long-term solutions and wait-and-see options. Here's what agents and brokers can do right now to feel better about their businesses
by Christy Murdock Edgar | May 12
Pulse: The most beneficial training readers received in the past month
Last week, we asked you to share an educational tool that you’ve benefited from over the past few months — whether it's an online training course, certification or a webinar. Here's what you had to say
by Inman | May 12
How active listening can make you a great leader
Opinion
Great leadership isn't just about knowing what to do and how to do it. There's also another important factor in the mix — practicing active listening
by George Mantor | May 11
5 ways to grow a close-knit community today
Opinion
How can you thrive in today's world? By building community. This means showing up time and time again to help, educate and offer value to the connections you cultivate and the people you bring together
by Mike McGowan | May 11
3 showing ideas for today (open houses need not apply)
LA-based The Agency is using these three initiatives to show homes in today's environment — and they're all a major departure from ordinary showing
by James Harris AND David Parnes | May 7
Are your business cards bad? 8 design mistakes to avoid
Opinion
Sticking to the basics and communicating a simple, straightforward message can never be wrong
by Alison Wisnom | May 7
How to lead your team with confidence through change
Opinion
Whenever there's a bump in the road, teams members look up to their leaders for assurance. Provide support by being the calm voice of reason, taking initiative and aligning your plans with your desired outcome
by Kathleen Black | May 7
5 steps to organizing your database
Shelter-in-place orders are slowly beginning to lift across the country, which means more in-person business with clients in the near future. That’s why it’s a good idea to organize your database now. Here's how
by Leslie DeLuca | May 6
Pulse: What’s the most beneficial training you’ve received in the past month?
This week, we want to know: What are you glad you learned in the past month or so? Whether it's in-house team training, a skill honed or a new certification, what's helping you move your business along?
by Inman | May 6