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Get the Right Coverage for 2016

NAR PULSE—Do you currently have qualified major medical coverage? Think you’re paying too much? Then check out the private Members Health Insurance Exchange to make sure your plan is still the best one for you. It’s just for NAR members, ...


The Power of a Network

When it comes to real estate, the strength of your network can be a strong contributor to your ability to innovate. As a growing brand, we at Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate talk to many prospective companies over the course of a given year. Beyond the brand story, tools, ...


Getting to the Next Level

Stop making resolutions and take control of your day, your business, your income, and your life. ...


Staying on the Leading Edge of Technology

For Jeff Detwiler, president & COO of The Long & Foster Companies, staying on the leading edge of real estate technology is not something to be taken lightly. In fact, the nation’s No. 1 family-owned company is so dedicated to investing in the ...


How Can You Prepare for a Pre-Listing Home Inspection?

A couple of the first questions you may ask once you decide to list your home for sale are: what will a home inspector be looking at and how can I possibly prepare for a home inspection? ...


Home Staging: Pro Tips for Appealing to the Senses

Staging a home for sale is all about inspiring your buyer, and their senses are the avenue by which you connect with them. French novelist Honoré de Balzac once wrote “love is the poetry of the senses,” and specifically touching on each sense when staging ...


The .REALTOR Web Address: A Key Component of Your 2016 Branding Strategy

Whether triggered by market changes, competition, mergers, or an outdated image, every branding strategy needs periodic updates to keep pace with the latest and greatest in the industry. ...


Spotlight: Taking the Unexpected Expense Out of Home Repairs

Steve Douglas, an associate broker with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Oro Valley, Ariz., has been a REALTOR® for close to 15 years. ...


Systems, Programs and Processes Secure Success

“Ultimately, everyone should want to create value when they are building their real estate business,” says Cleve Gaddis of Gaddis Partners, RE/MAX Center. Read on for insight on creating stable systems and a successful business you can be proud of. ...


Ask the Experts: How to Collect More Accurate Contact Information from Open House Visitors

In today’s Ask the Expert column, we ask Mark Tepper, SeniorVice President of Sales for Open Home Pro® how agents can collect more accurate contact information from open house visitors. ...


A Model of Certainty in an Uncertain Environment

Keeping current with today’s technology is key for any real estate brokerage to be successful in today’s market. In the following interview, Joseph Pluscht, Jr., president and CEO of Patterston-Schwartz Real Estate in Delaware talks about his company’s approach to technology and the best practices that set his company apart. ...


How My Diversity Made Me a Better Leader

I am a first generation Mexican American. My parents came to the U.S. in the 50s and technology (or lack thereof) kept them from staying in close contact with their loved ones back home. Without Internet, cable, cell phones, or FaceTime, they had ...


Intelligent Ads: Adding Value to the Broker Value Proposition

As we continue to explore the digital advertising space within the real estate industry, we’ll be shifting our focus to one of our larger reading demographics: brokers. Over the past few months in part one and two of this four-part series, we’ve looked ...


Streamlining Workflow through Personal Service and Online Tools

Are you still playing phone tag with agents and sellers when you want to schedule a showing? ...


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