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Ask the Expert: How Can You Update Your Open House Strategy?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Doug Breaker, President and CEO of HomeFinder.com. ...


Broker Best Practices: Preparing for the Future

In an industry that is consistently fluctuating, real estate agents must harness the ability to live in the now while also planning for the future. In the following interview, Steven Domber of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hudson Valley Properties talks about how he keeps his team on their toes. ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: Back-to-Basics Marketing: Adding Print Back into the Mix

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of Realtors® and Steve A. Brown, NAR’s Liaison for Large Residential Firms. ...


Keeping Pace with Today’s Mobile-Driven World

As technology continues to change the way real estate professionals conduct business on a day-to-day basis, having a website is no longer enough when it comes to setting yourself apart from the competition. Today, maintaining a competitive edge is all about building ...


The Team Advantage

Creating a successful real estate team is no easy feat. “You have to stay in really close touch with team members so that they all feel like they are working together,” says Vickie Howard with Nothnagle REALTORS® in Rochester, N.Y. “You never want agents to feel as though they are ...


Earn FREE Webinar/Newsletter Bundle with MVP Action

NAR PULSE—Purchase any one of 6 Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS®) Course Bundles at REALTOR® University by June 30 and earn a FREE Global Perspective Webinar/Newsletter bundle ($19.99 value) of your choice. The Global Perspectives newsletter serves as a how-to guide ...


‘Coming Soon’ Properties Can Create Consumer Confusion

The National Association of REALTORS® recently published information for NAR members regarding advertising properties as “coming soon.” ...


You Say You Want a Revolution? It’s Time You Got More from Your Broker

There are a lot of big name real estate brokerages out there touting their long history in the business and offering that as the reason agents should work with them. It’s an age-old tactic that has historically been effective. But, in today’s ...


Webinar Alert: Learn to Gain More Listings on June 26

There is an old adage in real estate that you have to "list to last." If you are looking for listing inventory and want to ramp up your business development support, check out the upcoming Carrington Business Building System webinar, where you can earn more about how to build your ...


NAR Power Broker Roundtable: ‘First-Time Homebuyers: Where Do They Stand in Today’s Market?’

The Power Broker Roundtable is brought to you by the National Association of Realtors® and Steve A. Brown, NAR’s Liaison for Large Residential Firms. ...


Why Blogging Is Important for Real Estate Professionals

You may be questioning whether you should be blogging as a part of your overall marketing plan. You may have heard that blogging will improve your overall SEO results, as well as drive increased visitor numbers to your website. However, you may ...


Moving Forward with a Collaborative, Client-Centric Approach

We’ve come a long way since the ‘Mad Men’ days of real estate. Where are we now? Where are we headed? Here to answer these questions—and more—is Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. ...


Darwin on Mobility

For mobility professionals, Evolution is long past theoretical and is a part of our everyday work experience. “Adapt or die” is a grim but essential mantra in our time of volatile markets, global expansion and new customer demographics. In every specialization, relocation ...


What Social Media Platforms Are Best for Your Real Estate Business? Part One

You probably have a Facebook account. You may also watch videos on YouTube and upload pictures to Instagram. Maybe you tweet a few times per week. Chances are you’re adept at social media on an individual level—where you post about events happening ...


A Startup Mentor’s 4 Keys to Branding

(MCT)—This week’s “Ask the Mompreneur” features an interview with Juan Garzon, a messaging strategist who helps creative entrepreneurs clarify their brand, communicate their value, and accelerate the growth of their business. He’s also a startup mentor for both the Impact3 and RevTech ...


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