Listing agents should employ these risk management tips for more sales and better client reviews
by Nicholas Oliver | May 4

Landing on the right price point, while simple in theory, is a complex endeavor. It is not enough to simply throw a number out there and hope buyers will like what they see. If for nothing else, neglecting your due diligence is a sure-fire way to hurt your home’s chances of selling in a timely and profitable manner.

by Than Merrill | Oct 11

Giving is good, right? Well, it can be. But giving can only achieve great things for your business and the people you serve if you have a plan in place. Caroline Pinal of GiveBack Homes outlined 10 tips for giving back in your business in the “Making Service Part of Your Business” presentation at ICSF.

by Dani Vanderboegh | Aug 2

Many buyers believe that the path buying a great home is purchasing a foreclosure. For a buyer who has done his or her homework, a foreclosed home can be a great buy. Often, buyers are misinformed about the realities of the foreclosure process.

by Kellie Tinnin | Jul 29

Investing in real estate properties can provide excellent returns as well as stable earnings for those who prefer that. But, it’s important to remember that successful investing is much easier said than done. Here are some things that you should consider if you are serious about this endeavor.

by Inman | May 20

Have you ever watched HGTV’s “Fixer-Upper” with Chip and JoAnna Gaines? What about “Property Brothers” with Jonathan and Drew Scott or “Flip or Flop” with Christina and Tarek El Moussa? Don’t you love what they do to the properties they find? A lot of times, these shows take a foreclosed home and transform it into an amazing renovation project — and the result is something that we draw inspiration from.

by Anthony West | Apr 25

Marketing is essentially the engine that drives your business forward. It’s an effective means of both acquiring new clientele and maintaining old relationships. Without a proper marketing strategy, most aspects of a business would fail to produce. To that end, a well-devised marketing strategy is perfectly capable of delivering unparalleled results. Nothing else you do is likely to coincide with a better return on investment.

by Than Merrill | Dec 3

The biggest consumer item on any shopping list is the place where we live. Homes are not only huge investments, but they also reflect our preferences, finances and status.

by Peter Miller | Nov 25

Whether it’s better to buy new or pre-owned property is a frequently asked question. Accordingly, there are some commonly accepted guidelines: new property includes newly-built, off-plan and homes acquired within five years of commissioning while pre-owned homes and apartments are older than five years or have already changed hands once. They are also referred to as the primary and secondary market property.

by Yulia Kozhevnikova | Nov 2

Are you frequently on the lookout for the latest and greatest lead generation system, CRM (customer relationship manager) or website solution? Are you paying a monthly fee for services that you might not be using?

by Aaron Lacey | Oct 26

As one of the cornerstones of our business, listings are our lifeline. They are one of the most vital pieces of having a successful career in the real estate industry. If this is the case, then why do listing agents continue to slack off when it comes to getting a listing ready to market?

by Jay Luebke | Oct 7

As Tranio has seen first-hand, buyers are choosing off-plan property in Spain. Consumer protection is stronger, and strict obligations on quality, delivery and materials coupled with heightened liability for developers has brought Spain’s off-plan market into a new era of quality and buyer satisfaction. Here are six reasons why buyers are choosing off-plan and why you should too.

by Yulia Kozhevnikova | Oct 5

For the past few years, international millionaires and billionaires around the world have figured out that the U.S. real estate market was increasingly becoming a hotbed for financial alchemy. With Swiss banks under increased scrutiny from U.S. regulators, the back door was open for global money launderers to plunder American residential real estate.

by Octavio Nuiry | Sep 29

Here are the real estate market terms that every first-time homebuyer should get acquainted with and the explanations that will help them understand them.

by Boom Rizal | Jul 6