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How to Effectively Market Yourself at Your Next Open House

While an open house presents a great opportunity to attract potential buyers to your listing, it’s also the perfect time for you to attract potential clients to your business.  As part of the Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate National Open House month, we’re ...


The Many Benefits of Continuing Education

Today’s real estate market is competitive. Aside from the mechanics of finding the right homes for the right buyers, how can prospective buyers and sellers guarantee that they’ve found the right agent for the job? Setting yourself or your agents apart from the pack can make all the difference. In ...


Ask the Expert: What Is the Best Way for an Agent team to Increase Production?

In today’s Ask the Expert column, we spoke with Randall Standard, CEO of Voicepad, a leading source for lead-generating mobile and Telecom technology, and inventor of TeamPhone, who shares his insights into the best way for an agent ...


5 Ways Being More Like Peyton Manning Could Help You

Last month, I had the honor of meeting and sharing the stage with Peyton Manning, who spoke at the RE/MAX R4 Convention. His fantastic speech and Q&A session made me think about how the same traits and habits that ...


Why Would a Broker Sell Their Real Estate Company?

Lately, it seems I get a phone call every other day from someone either thinking about selling their real estate company or from someone who is trying to buy a real estate company but is having a hard time getting it done. I tell both sellers and prospective buyers that ...


Defining Your Niche

“When you define your value, it helps you give your best ‘yes’s and your clear ‘no’s.” This sound piece of philosophy comes from Debra Trappen, chief of sass, moxie and experience at d11 Consulting, who was the guest of Homes.com’s webinar, “Fire Up ...


Building a Personal Brand from Your Own Unique Strengths

Successful real estate agents sell more than houses. They sell trust, expertise, lifestyle and attention to detail. ...


How to Maximize Your Online Presence on realtor.com®

Learn how top agents are getting up to 10% or more conversions from realtor.com® Internet leads with this free Internet lead conversion download. ...


‘Get in It’ to Win It

In the following article, real estate pro Hans Wydler offers insights on time management, building a great team and more. ...


5 Reasons Why Community Pages Are a Must for Real Estate Websites

Creating your own local community pages is a great way to differentiate yourself as a real estate agent. While it can take a little work to compile something that is informative and useful, community pages that cover the areas you work in offer ...


What I Would Do If I Were Starting a Brokerage in Today’s Market

I know what I would do if I were starting a brokerage today, and there are three areas I wouldn’t ignore as a real estate broker in a consumer-focused market. ...


Ask the Expert: What Is Social Media’s Most Valuable Metric?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Adam Selig, COO and Managing Partner of Lumentus Social. Selig says forget likes and comments and focus on this social media metric instead. ...


Ask the Expert: Why Are Real Estate Training and Education So Important?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Ginni Field, Vice President of Leadership Development with Engel & Völkers. ...


How to Build the ‘Right’ Team

It doesn’t matter what line of work you’re in, what you make, sell or distribute; a successful business cannot run at peak without a great team at its foundation.  That may sound like yesterday’s news and something top entrepreneurs are fully cognizant of, ...


Four Tools to Maximize Facebook Results

By now, if you’re a real estate professional who isn’t active on social media, you might as well hang up your rotary phone, sit by your typewriter, and write a note by candlelight, because communicating with today’s tech savvy home buyers will be ...


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