Real Estate Training Archive
I was excited to gain access to a new feature that Facebook is rolling out, the Graph Search. For me, getting access to this new feature is like letting a kid loose in a candy store!
2013 is going to be the year of the first time homebuyer. With home prices rebounding, the job market stabilizing, and mortgages more affordable than ever, the next wave of home buyers are ready to act. This will be the first time that generation Y will make up the majority of the first time home buying market.
Some changes are about to occur. Today’s buyers are not going to make the same mistakes their parents made a few years ago.
First, agents have to know who this prospective client is. The millennial client is coming to the transaction with a critical eye,
Have you ever felt that one part of you is "gung-ho" about success and creates all these action steps for you to do each day, while another part of you is resisting, procrastinating and sometimes even rebelling at what you set out to do?
That part is called your "inner rebel” or "inner resistance". In fact, that part is your subconscious mind. It’s the part of you that is below the surface and you don't see it. You're like the Titanic, floating along, thinking that all is well when suddenly you hit a iceberg (your subconscious mind) and you start to feel stuck.
Have you ever felt that before?
Being able to understand and serve your area demographics is a critical component to mastering your market. Below, Juan Martinez of CENTURY 21 Martinez & Associates talks to RISMedia’s Paige Tepping
Staying on top of your industry game is crucial when it comes to succeeding in a fluctuating market. So what is next for real estate? We turn to Mike Parker of Huff Realty to find out.
What is the key to happiness in the real estate business? According to Brandon Brittingham of Long & Foster Real Estate, it’s hard work. Read on for Brittingham’s tips for maximizing your online presence,
It’s a new year, and that’s reason enough to celebrate. But now it’s time to get down to business and look at your plans for 2013. Have you set goals for the year?
Q: What piece of marketing collateral can you send just about anyone – grad student, retiree, working mother etc… – and be almost 100 percent sure they’ll open it?
Her office is in Lexington Park, Md. His is 70 miles away in Alexandria, Va. But for company president Mary Lynn Stone and CEO Todd Hetherington, the partners and dynamic visionaries behind CENTURY 21 New Millennium,
Have you ever been to a racetrack and made a modest wager on a horse? Selecting the right short sale listing to buy can be just like picking the right horse to win a race. The more knowledgeable you are, the better your odds of success.
Studies on racetrack betting suggest that most small bets are for fun, so bets are placed based on the horse’s name, color, etc.
It’s a new year, and that’s reason enough to celebrate. But now it’s time to get down to business and look at your plans for 2013. Have you set goals for the year? If not, don’t worry; it’s never too late to come up with a plan that helps you ...
For real estate professional Elizabeth Monarch of RE/MAX Associates, Louisville, Ky., staying in touch with clients is more than just about maintaining a competitive edge. With 62 percent of her business coming from repeat customers and referrals, staying top-of-mind is a vital part of her continued success. With The Personal ...
Many people who want to create success for the New Year don’t realize that in order to do that, they need to have a blueprint for success. What does that mean specifically? It takes two things to create a blueprint for success. The first thing you have to have is a clear vision of what it is you want to create. The more powerful your vision and the more you can feel your vision, the stronger it is.
So for example, if you want to make $500,000.00 in real estate in the year 2013, and you’d like to work maybe 30 hours a week or less
Are you looking for a new strategy to master a slow market? According to Doug Collins, President of Prudential Collins-Maury, Inc., the key is to maintain a steady source of well-priced listings in good condition. “Be honest with your agents and address issues head-on,” says Collins. “You must also force ...
Since the advent of YouTube, video has exploded on both a global and hyperlocal scale. Businesses and industries everywhere have been employing video to promote their services and appeal to their consumers, and rightfully so. The real estate industry is no different; for brokers or agents not using video as ...