Back in August, Jay Thompson spent three weeks in the middle of the Pacific, confined to a 72-foot boat plowing through waves in an impossibly large ocean. Here's what he learned on the epic adventure — about people, real estate and life
by Jay Thompson Dec 31
Opinion
Redfin proclaiming that no real estate site should show neighborhood crime data is a pretty bold call to action. Here's why I agree with it — and why you should give strong consideration to not displaying those statistics on your websites
by Jay Thompson Dec 15
Available now on iOS and Google Play, AgentLoop enables agents to share listings and get real-time feedback on those listings all in one place
by Marian McPherson Dec 14
Jay Thompson has attended 16 Inman Connect events and counting, and over the years, he's learned a few tips for making the absolute most of the networking event. Follow his lead and you will, too
by Jay Thompson Dec 9
Opinion
They say if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. Well, real estate is certainly work, but there is a way to make sure you're successful and happy
by Jay Thompson Nov 30
EXp founder Glenn Sanford said his company should have half a million agents in 5 years. We asked some experts if that was realistic
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 17
Opinion
If proclaiming your services as free is the best way for you to get business, you might be in the wrong business
by Jay Thompson Nov 16
Opinion
Read the arbitration manual. Review the questions on the arbitration worksheet. And please, stop proclaiming that simply showing a home entitles you to compensation. It doesn't work that way
by Jay Thompson Nov 9
Opinion
Here's why that’s a terrible question and agents need to stop asking for (and giving) advice on Facebook
by Jay Thompson Nov 2
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
How does one go about learning their market? Whether you are brand new to the business or have been around since time immemorial, here are a few tips to help you stay ahead of a rapidly changing market — and your clients
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