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What Kind of Traffic Do You Want: Lookers, Loafers or Loyalists?

The Top 5 real estate websites combined now attract over 100 million visitors each month. That's an astounding number, considering that in any given year, there are only about 5 million home sales in the U.S. ...


5 Tools You May Not Be Using from Your Public Records Product

If you have access to a property records product, whether through an MLS member benefit or by purchasing it, chances are you might be overlooking some key tools that are right at your fingertips. It’s easy to get in the middle of churning ...


September’s Employment Situation Dimmer Than Expected

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in September, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in health care and information, while mining employment fell. ...


Spanning the Generations: Simplifying the House Hunt for One and All

Recent figures released by the National Association of REALTORS® revealed that millennials made up approximately one-third of the U.S. housing market over the last 12 months, up 28 percent from just two years ago, overtaking Generation X as the largest segment of homebuyers ...


8 Ways to Deliver a Higher Level of Service

Brokers and agents are famous for creating catchy slogans about their quality service; however, they quickly become empty statements without a specific plan. ...


Five Ways to Grow Your Real Estate Business through Instagram

In real estate, agents focus on stories. Whether it’s the seller’s memories in their old home or the buyer’s hopeful dreams in their new one, agents use these emotions to connect with their clients. What better way ...


Content Marketing for Real Estate Professionals

Having a website is a great start as a professional platform to gain contacts, but you’ll soon find that it isn't enough to bring in the volume of leads needed to realize your goals as a real estate professional. You will find, however, ...


Want to Generate More Referrals? Plan a Client Party!

When you work by referral, your relationships drive your business. In order to build lasting relationships with your clients, it’s important to maintain consistent contact with them. How can you do this? Get face-to-face and voice-to-voice with ...


Home Affordability Improves to a Two-Year Low

Buying a home was at the most affordable level in two years in the first quarter of 2015, according to a recent report jointly released by RealtyTrac® and Clear Capital, which shows that home-buying is becoming more affordable, despite the average U.S. home ...


The Student Loan Effect: How Debt Impacts Homeownership for Millennials

Freddie Mac's Insight & Outlook report for September focuses on the challenges faced by three types of student loan borrowers, and how loan down payment mortgage loans could help, or not help, make homeownership possible. ...


July Home Price Gains Concentrated in the West

Home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, with the majority of July gains concentrated in the west, according to the recently released S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. ...


Turning Data into Dollars, One Lead at a Time

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September Shifts to Buyer’s Market

With month-over-month declining prices and increased time on market, the September housing market has transitioned into a buyer’s market, according to realtor.com®’s ‘Advance Read of September Trends.’ This means that it’s now easier for buyers to purchase a home than it has been ...


Full Price Recovery Reached for More Than Half of U.S. Housing Markets

Among the nation’s top 300 markets, 166 or 55 percent have now achieved full price recovery, 24 more than the 142 markets reported in June, according to Homes.com®'s recently released July 2015 Local Market Index. ...


Power Brokers Look Past Acquisitions in the Name of Growth in Today’s Ever-Evolving Market

[caption id="attachment_101122" align="alignleft" width="265"] Panelists share their successful growth strategies during RISMedia’s 2015 CEO Exchange.[/caption] ...


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