How the industry still struggles to treat everyone's money fairly: Real (Estate) Talk
Opinion
As we approach MLK Day 2022, it's time to explore the ways the housing industry struggles with both consumers and agents being superficially and unfairly judged by their skin color and race — as well as remedies in the works
by Lee Davenport Jan 14
22 must-have real estate tech tools for agents in 2022
Opinion
Here are the top tools we use in our business, plus the top real estate tech tool of all time
by Jimmy Burgess Jan 14
Renting vs. owning: Which is cheaper in 2022?
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss renting versus owning in 2022, FSBO homes hitting a 40-year low and 10 out-of-the-box marketing ideas to try this year
by Byron Lazine Jan 11
How to launch new real estate agents the right way
This year, focus on giving back more to the business, and I believe the business will give more back to you with all my heart
by Jimmy Burgess Jan 8
22 ways to generate real estate listings in 2022
If your business is to be all that you want it to be this year, generating listings will be a big part of your growth. Implement one or many of these tried-and-true strategies — and you will have your best year ever
by Jimmy Burgess Jan 6
Will Brad Inman's 2022 predictions come true? The Real Word weighs in
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Brad Inman's real estate predictions for the new year and the top 10 most expensive celebrity home sales of 2021
by Byron Lazine Jan 4
A simple real estate sales formula to guide you in 2022
There are hundreds of formulas for stable, long-term success out there — but according to top producer Jimmy Burgess, only one has really stood the test of time. It boils down to these three key ingredients
by Jimmy Burgess Jan 2
7 big real estate myths you need to know the truth about
There are so many misconceptions agents believe about this industry. But that's exactly what's stopping them from growing. So here are the untrue things you've probably heard about real estate — and why you should ignore them
by Jimmy Burgess Dec 26
Epic fail or shifting market? The Real Word takes on Brad Inman's op-ed
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Brad Inman's op-ed on the controversy at Better Mortgage and Zillow's iBuying exit as well as Trulia's plans to ditch crime data
by Byron Lazine Dec 23
How to diffuse the f-bomb (fairness) in real estate: Real (Estate) Talk
In this week's edition of Real (Estate) Talk, Brandon Voss, president of The Black Swan Group, talks about the concept of fairness and what makes it so important in conversations and negotiations — especially in real estate
by Lee Davenport Dec 21
'Think and Grow Rich': 7 lessons for real estate agents
Opinion
2022 is the year to build the business of your dreams. Will you just go through the motions this year? Or will you take massive action and create the business you deserve to have? The choice is yours
by Jimmy Burgess Dec 17
Show 'em your value: 7 P's of real estate agent marketing
Success starts with developing a clear understanding of who you are, who your ideal client is and what you offer. Package your services, position yourself for maximum exposure, and develop a process that keeps you top-of-mind
by Jimmy Burgess Dec 17
What lenders really brawled over in Atlantic City
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss a fight that broke out in Atlantic City, Redfin's call to drop crime data and Jay Thompson's new app for agents
by Byron Lazine Dec 16