Opinion
Real estate agents do things that only a human mind, human touch, understanding and empathy can achieve
by Jay Thompson Oct 12
Opinion
It’s a bad move for your clients, the buyer’s agent and your career. Here's why
by Jay Thompson Oct 6
Opinion
Agents flock to Facebook groups to find answers to commission objections only to find a lot of useless chatter. Here's a breakdown of the most common handlers and what works
by Jay Thompson Sep 28
To become the local expert, you have to earn it by building your market knowledge and reputation. Here's how to get there faster
by Jay Thompson Sep 21
Opinion
What can you do to protect your real estate business? Here are 10 tips for protecting your online reputation on social media
by Jay Thompson Sep 15
Here are 99 ideas for blog topics that can reach real estate sellers. These content ideas are useful for all online mediums — don't limit yourself to blog posts
by Jay Thompson Sep 8
Opinion
From online profiles to laser-sharp listing pages, Agent Engine is dedicated to refined visuals and empowering the digital age of real estate
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 6
Opinion
The DOJ's most recent action seems to be a giant step backward toward any resolution. Here's what you should know
by Jay Thompson Jul 6
The US Department of Justice just backed out of an antitrust settlement with the National Association of Realtors, suggesting more legal wrangling is on its way
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 6
Opinion
Here are a few helpful tips for those times when you need to cross over to the extrovert side as you get back out there
by Jay Thompson Jun 23
Opinion
Prevention and avoidance are always better options than dealing directly with any safety-related issue. Don't be afraid, be aware
by Jay Thompson Jun 9
Opinion
Letting a client go is never fun or easy. Unfortunately, it’s part of being an entrepreneur and running a business. Here are a few useful tips on ending the client-agent relationship — and preventing challenges from cropping up in the first place
by Jay Thompson May 19
Opinion
The real estate business is insane right now. You’ve got frustrated buyers. You’re (rightfully) frustrated — and humor is a great escape. However, it's also rife with danger. Here's why you should think before you post
by Jay Thompson May 12
Opinion
Losing a listing is tough, but it’s not the end of the world. Keep your professionalism front and center, learn from this experience, and incorporate that learning so it’s less likely to happen in the future
by Jay Thompson May 5
Getting your name out there consistently (and frequently) is the key to building name recognition and retaining clients. Make sure your past clients don't forget you and choose to use you again next time they need an agent
by Jay Thompson Apr 21