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3 Tech and Marketing Trends to Embrace in 2016

There’s no doubt that technology has changed the way we buy and sell homes. Fifty years ago, buyers would search through newspaper ads to find a home; nowadays, the majority of buyers search for homes on the Internet before consulting an agent. It’s ...


Why Being Generous Pays off: The Importance of Gift Giving in Real Estate

Successful real estate agents know the importance of gift giving better than almost anyone else. In the United States, the average house price is $188,900 and with so much money changing hands, it’s important to show respect and appreciation for ...


Four Twitter Mistakes That Are Holding You Back

Are you terrible at Twitter? Because of its ability to connect you with more influencers than any other social network, Twitter is a platform you should be focusing on. According to Chris Smith in a recent Watercooler episode, Twitter ...


10 Signs Real Estate Is the Career for You

The real estate industry is a unique and exciting field to be a part of. Whether you’re an experienced professional looking for a career change or a student deciding what path to pursue post-graduation, a career in real estate is sure to be ...


Information Central: How Brokers Can Solve Agent Content Needs Once and for All

Finally, we’re all on the same page about what matters most to today’s real estate consumers: relevant, consistent and timely information. In today’s Google-it-get-it world, it’s become paramount for agents to step up their content game to ...


Why Blogging for Your Real Estate Business Can Be a True Advantage

Most real estate agents today are realizing that having a web presence is a must if they want to be successful. The reality is, anyone looking to buy a home is going online first. This is true even for grandparents, but it is ...


Maintaining Total Transparency

In the following interview, Engel & Völkers Minneapolis Downtown's Geoffrey Bray and Lindsay Bacigalupo offer insight into top tips for motivation, technology and transparency. ...


6 Daily Success Habits to Incorporate into Your Business in 2016

Noted author and management guru Jim Rohn once said: “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” ...


Why Clicking ‘Publish’ Isn’t Enough for a Successful Real Estate Content Strategy

If you haven’t heard the buzz about online content and the dividends it can pay in real estate, you need to take note. Real estate agents who know what it takes to succeed in online content are seeing awesome results. ...


6 Ways Real Estate Agents Are Leveraging Technology

To keep up in the real estate industry these days, agents have to be well-versed in technology. In fact, in June 2014, Google’s Consumer Survey reported that mobile phones accounted for 27 percent of total searches related to buying a home, ...


Self-Directed IRAs Upping the Ante in Today’s Investment Space

When it comes to investing their hard-earned money to prepare for retirement, consumers typically gravitate toward stocks, bonds and mutual funds—asset classes that have proven time and again to not be as secure as once perceived. But for those looking for complete control ...


Capitalize on Internet Leads with a Foolproof Lead Gen System

Looking to capitalize on your online leads this year? Read on for words of wisdom with top broker Don Mowery of RE/MAX New Horizons in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ...


‘Doing a Gretzky’ on Generating Sellers Leads

The legendary hockey player Wayne Gretzky was once asked the secret of his success.  He responded with the now famous quote, “I skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.” ...


Leverage These Real Estate Business Trends in 2016

2015 has been a crazy year full of excitement, change, and opportunity for the real estate industry. 2016 promises to be provide more of the same; I want to dedicate some time to this year’s highlights (in no particular order) …and how you can leverage them in 2016. ...


Snazz Up Your Real Estate Biz with Snapchat

We are in the middle of one of the biggest cultural and technological shifts since the Industrial Revolution. We’re only a couple of decades into “the Internet” and already companies like Amazon are delivering packages with drones within an hour of placing the ...


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