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10 Tips for Handling a Hoarder’s Home

If you find yourself handling the buying or selling of a hoarder’s home, you might feel like you’ve landed in an episode of the reality TV show “Hoarders: Family Secrets.” Chances are, you’ll encounter many of the same issues that pop up on ...


Real Success Lies in Real Execution

Companies who experience extensive growth first experience extensive growth preparation. In the following interview, Chris Smith, co-founder of Curaytor, gives us insight into the tools he utilizes to succeed. ...


Are You Reconsidering Developer/New Construction Marketing?

Resales have seen a great comeback, and new construction is particularly hot of late. A lot of brokers are re-considering developer/new construction marketing as a way to expand their offerings and increase revenue. However, as I talk to many brokers who were very ...


Periscope: Are You Ready to Redefine Your Marketing Strategy?

If you’re a real estate agent wanting to target millennials, you need to be active on social media and you need to be tech savvy. Even if you aren’t specifically targeting millennials, an advanced knowledge of technology will help leaps and bounds as ...


Want Success? Do What Elite Producers Do

In late April, a group of nearly 200 RE/MAX top producers came together in Arizona for two days of learning, networking and exchanging great ideas. Although they brought unique perspectives to the table, they shared a common thread: being wildly successful (each topping ...


Using Technology to Streamline the Real Estate Transaction

It’s no secret that technology has profoundly changed the way we do business. ...


How to Win Back Google’s Love

Admit it, you’ve Googled yourself or your company to see where you rank and haven’t been too happy with the results. Maybe you found yourself hovering near the bottom of the first page, or worse yet, had to click the “next” button because ...


MLS, Industry Executives Discuss State of the MLS and Data Sharing

The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) recently convened a roundtable of industry experts on the topic of the Multiple Listing Service and data management issues. The highlights of the roundtable are outlined in a new whitepaper issued by the Center for California Real ...


Three Must-Haves to Recruit Millennial Agents

As a generation expected to surpass the number of baby boomers in the U.S., millennials are a target audience for businesses and advertisers. Known for being career-driven, educated, and progressive individuals, millennials are clearly making their dent in the workforce. ...


Upping the Ante with Mobile Marketing

When transportation industry vet Maury Westerdale retired from Ford in the early ’90s, he invested in a storage facility and discovered the benefit of having a rental truck program as part of his business. ...


How to Get Inside the Seller’s Mindset

A woman who lived in her home for over 25 years, who raised four kids there, is now ready to live a simpler life. She contacted a home staging company to help downsize to a two-bedroom condo. Over the phone, she mentioned removing ...


Maintaining Ongoing Communication

Keeping lines of communication open with past and present clients is a job in and of itself. In the following interview, Regal Realty International Broker/Owner Ericka Thomas de No offers insight on achieving and maintaining customer loyalty, and more. ...


Over 50 Percent of All Digital Time Now Spent on Mobile

In 2011, just 35 percent of American adults owned a smartphone. Today, nearly 64 percent of American adults own one. Smartphones are so prevalent, they even have their own physical condition attributed to them: text neck. But in all ...


Cementing Your Place in the Market

Finding success in real estate means constantly looking to the future. In the following interview, Timothy J. Greene, President & CEO of John Greene REALTOR® offers insights into everything from running productive meetings, to simplifying your workloads. ...


Home Warranties a Valuable Tool in Today’s High-Demand Market

Mike Koperna, a successful REALTOR® with Keller Williams Realty in West Chester, Penn., is a huge proponent of home warranties. An absolute believer in the home warranty packages offered through American Home Shield (AHS®), not only does Koperna tout them as a valuable tool among buyers and sellers, he mentors ...


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