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Customer-Centric Designs Today, Ensuring Client Affinity for CENTURY 21® Tomorrow

Century 21 Real Estate LLC turns 45 in 2016. In an era fond of retro products and services, the venerable real estate franchisor, reported to be the largest global network in the residential real estate industry with approximately 6,900 independent offices worldwide in ...


6 Key Benefits of Upstream

While this year has been a big one for Upstream, unveiled to the public last May, 2016 will be even bigger. ...


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. ...


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. ...


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 ...


The Importance Coaching Has on Your Culture

As I’ve mentioned in previous articles in this series, we focus on coaching and culture more than everything else combined. This month, I want to discuss the importance of coaching your agents and the impact it will have on your culture and ...


Texting Tuesdays in the Brokerage Office

For many real estate brokerage owners and managers it can be difficult to engage and communicate with agents on a regular basis. An agent might go weeks without stepping foot into the brick and mortar real estate branch office in today’s increasingly mobile ...


Building a Legacy

You can build a house. ...


Standing Out in a Competitive Market: First American Home Buyers Protection Corporation’s Products Add Value for Colorado Firm’s Customers

Real estate professional Scott Nordby takes great pride in being at the helm of a full-service company with full-time REALTORS® who go above and beyond to ensure their clients’ needs are being met at each step of ...


It’s Open Enrollment Season, and We’re Here to Help!

Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to tackle a high-priority decision—your health insurance coverage. Open Enrollment for 2016 qualified health plans (major medical) began on November 1, 2015 and ends on January 31, 2016. ...


Unlocking the Door to New Business: Self-Directed IRAs Can Turn Anyone into a Real Estate Investor

Post-Great Recession, many investors are looking at real estate as the smart place to put their hard-earned retirement money. Real estate investing, however, is often relegated to the cash-rich or investment groups, boxing out the average Joe. But that doesn’t have to be the case. ...


Making Connections: Inside Xome’s Vision and Tools for Helping Agents

In a traditional off-line real estate transaction, an agent usually acts as a communication hub among the multiple parties involved. XomeSM, which launched in June 2015, was created to make agents’ daily lives easier by facilitating communication and building smart workflows and apps ...


The Buyer Representation Agreement: Tips for Getting It Signed

Over the last 20 years, the real estate industry has changed drastically when it comes to buyer representation. We’ve gone from an environment where buyer agency wasn’t even legal to one where 59 percent of buyers are represented, according to NAR’s most recent ...


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