Opinion
With COVID-19 cases soaring, Teresa Boardman can't help but think of what's to come. Here's how the holiday season is going to be different this year
by Teresa Boardman Nov 19
Opinion
Realtors have a unique opportunity to become fair housing ambassadors who take the lead and promote fair housing in their communities and the industry at large
by Teresa Boardman Nov 5
Opinion
There's a need for poll workers in many states. Here's why broker-owner Teresa Boardman volunteered, what it was like and why she'll do it again on Nov. 3 for the national election
by Teresa Boardman Oct 8
Opinion
Although sensational headline stories are the ones that fuel discussions on agent safety, other more everyday occupational hazards are worthy of attention, too. Here's why
by Teresa Boardman Sep 24
Opinion
Historically, cities have been the center for commerce and the arts. They used to be vibrant places that attracted young people. But what about now? And is marketing real estate in the city tough?
by Teresa Boardman Sep 10
Opinion
The seat of a bike is a great way to really see the harsh realities of a city. Here's what one broker observed as she biked her way along homeless encampments
by Teresa Boardman Aug 27
Although some agents sing the praises of being in a team environment, Teresa Boardman isn't impressed. Here's why she would rather work with an experienced solo agent versus a team
by Teresa Boardman Aug 13
Opinion
While volunteering to collect data for the Mapping Prejudice Project, one broker did a deep dive into the history of structural racism and the racially restrictive property deeds that affected generations in her hometown
by Teresa Boardman Jul 30
Opinion
As a small business owner, having unique content and a blog that doesn’t look like everyone else’s is an advantage. It's important to stand out in a crowded field. It's affordable, too
by Teresa Boardman Jul 17
Opinion
Agents need to find the discrimination and exclusive institutions in the industry and start dismantling them one at a time. It's time to rebuild them to be inclusive and anti-racist. If not now — when?
by Teresa Boardman Jul 3
Opinion
People's homes are more than just pieces of real estate — they're sanctuaries, especially now. That's why agents need to ease up on sleazy and pushy marketing tactics during this difficult time and be more thoughtful instead
by Teresa Boardman Jun 18
Opinion
Doing nothing isn’t an option
by Teresa Boardman Jun 1
Opinion
In today's COVID-19 reality, videoconferencing has become the best alternative to in-person communication. And although virtual meetings are inherently a different experience, there are a few things you can do to look your best and appear as professional as possible
by Teresa Boardman May 21
Opinion
In today's world, what is the best strategy for moving forward? The answer might be less about adopting new tech, and more about focusing on individualized service and a stellar client experience
by Teresa Boardman May 7
Opinion
Being quarantined at home equals more time to accomplish long-delayed tasks. So, the pressure to plan the future is on. Here, one indie broker shares why she is refraining from doing that
by Teresa Boardman Apr 23