Real Estate Training Archive
Why is it that website redesigns with the best intentions always seem to find a way to go awry?
Although every company is different, we tend to see the same types of redesign challenges casting common frustrations to those stuck in the mud of developer contracts, .psd files, and web assets. To spare as many headaches as possible, here are a few critical questions to answer before beginning your next major overhaul or new micro-site.
1. Is now the right time?
It seems trivial to even include this question, but it is arguably the most important. It’s easy to underestimate the types of ongoing necessary resources that can push a project into a delay spiral.
We’ve touched on a number of lighting subjects before; ND filters, color temperature, three point lighting. But today we’re going to dive into an advanced lighting idea that allows you to change the quality of the light you’re shooting with.
Dave Liniger, co-founder and chairman of RE/MAX, will be featured on the live webinar series, Secrets of Top Selling Agents, on Wednesday, May 22. Sponsored by Homes.com, this edition of the live series
Sometimes, in order to move forward, we must look at what was successful in the past. In the following interview, Dan Elsea of Real Estate One in Michigan tells us what retired home-selling tricks his company has been
Picture this: You’re relaxing on your couch and watching your favorite crime drama after a long day at work. You’ve halfway tuned out during a commercial break when something catches your attention.
I believe that the earning potential for a salesperson is directly linked to the quality of his or her active listening skills. To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of selling. An ancient Chinese proverb reminds us; "To listen ...
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The No. 1, most important asset we have in our real estate arsenal is our relationships. Perhaps it will feel a bit redundant for me to remind you how important it is to work on your sphere of influence, but what exactly does that mean? For some, it means connecting with them on Facebook or sending out an annual calendar or birthday card. While those touches are valuable, and will sometimes even generate some business, that is not how the elite agents manage, build or nurture their relationships.
What is a true sphere of influence? A sphere of influence is just that: Your circle of friends and acquaintances that influence you or that you have the ability to influence
With more than 25 years in the business, David Schoner is recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in new-home sales and marketing. As the previous owner of Schoner Research and the New Jersey New Homes Guide, he’s worked for the past 17 years as vice president, Coldwell Banker NRT, responsible for all New Homes Division operations. In this interview, Schoner shares his insights on the rebound in new-home sales and how brokers can best build this important revenue stream.
Is it finally here? Can we trust that the official break has happened and we are not going to have to…
Break out the winter clothes again?
Everything you want to accomplish in life requires an investment of your time, so when you want to improve your results, you must consider the fact that your supply of time is limited.
Central to any type of ownership change and/or restructuring is determining the value of your business. You need to understand the market value of your business when exchanging ownership shares,
If you had to hire a real estate professional to sell your home, or to help you buy a new one, would you hire “you” to do the job? If the answer is yes, then list all the reasons why. If the answer is no, list all of the reasons why not.
As you consider the above, do not get complacent. I have often heard the following refrain from real estate professionals.
Buying and selling a home is an infrequent, emotional event in one’s life. Because of the emotional aspects of this event, a real estate professional will always be needed, to help fulfill the emotional need and provide support for buyers and sellers.
Since the dawn of the iPhone and its acclaimed App Store, the debate amongst marketers, IT professionals, providers and decision makers rages on; does your brand need a Mobile Website or App. The jury is still out,
As a boy growing up in a construction family, I never really understood the reason why. “That’s just the way things are,” my father explained one day. “It’s like oil and water, builders and real estate brokers just don’t mix.”