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Impressing Real Estate Buyers while On-the-Go

Imagine you interviewed a new buyer. You’ve asked all the right questions: What is your price range? How many bedrooms do you want? Are you looking for a particular neighborhood? Do you want a pool? You know - that list of questions ...


Customer Service: What Works for any Business

No matter what your job title is, in real estate, customers are the reason your company thrives. Whether you’re a real estate agent, an administrator or in sales, customers and clients breathe life into your business. Because they’re so important, customer service ...


How to Find Your Niche to Build Business

“Without a niche, you become a pebble on the beach of real estate agents. With it, both your name and company rise to the top of your audience's mind.” ...


For Property Managers: 5 Tips for Screening Your Tenant

For busy landlords and property management companies alike, screening prospective tenants can feel like a full-time job. That's where online tenant screening programs can provide assistance, making your job easier, and allowing you to feel more confident with your tenant selections. ...


Weighing in on the Value of ABR® Training

Real estate brokers want their agents to succeed. But how can you best support their success? Education is one of the most valuable investments you can make, impacting performance more than you might realize. ...


Social Media Training: 5 Legal Topics to Cover With Your Staff

Social media training is essential for any employer who wants his or her staff to help a business' online presence to thrive. ...


Working with a Workaholic

(MCT)—QUESTION: I have a co-worker who is a self-described workaholic. He works on weekends and seems to expect me to, as well. I work hard but very much value my work-life balance. How can I manage this situation so that our close working relationship remains positive? ...


Intero Real Estate Services Inc., Announces New Leadership within the San Francisco Peninsula Region

Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., announced a number of leadership changes that will further advance the company’s growth strategies.  Effective immediately, Dave Hobson, former VP/sales manager of McGuire Real Estate’s Peninsula Office, assume the role as VP ...


7 Painless Tips for Great Property Videos

In today’s tech-savvy real estate market, where Millennials continue to be the group that real estate professionals want to reach out to most, video plays a vital role in generating leads and connecting with prospective clients. But, to some, producing the videos ...


Agent Makeover Series: Top Five Ways to Grow Your Digital Brand

When you Google real estate in your local market, is your business at the top of the search results? With 92 percent of potential buyers house hunting online, boosting your online marketing efforts is crucial for building a successful business. ...


Ask the Expert: What Are the Top Defects Found in New-Construction Homes?

Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors. ...


7 Fun Tenets of Business that You Can Apply to Life

Within the first five years of a small-business venture, about half do not survive, according to the government’s Small Business Administration. And after 10 years, only a third are still around. ...


The Power to Admit Your Workplace Goofs

(MCT)—Hillary Clinton recently told Diane Sawyer of ABC News that when she and her husband left the White House in 2001, they were “dead broke.” ...


Building Rental Relationships Online with Millennials

In real estate, the tides are perpetually shifting and we are constantly adjusting our marketing strategies to suit consumer and economic trends. At this time, we should accept that Millennials (Gen Y) are now key to the housing market in the years ...


Selling Real Estate in a “Sharing Economy”

It is popular today to talk about the “sharing economy.” ...


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