Real Estate News

  • Be on the Lookout for These Pitfalls When Choosing Comps

    The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD). Selecting comparables can pose challenges for a variety of reasons and may mean the difference between an effective property pricing strategy and an ineffective

  • Social Skills: Maintaining a Consistent Brand Across Multiple Platforms

    Posting on social media a few times per week may not be as effective as it once was without the right marketing, regardless of the industry you work in. In a cyber world that is inundated with a continuous stream of digital content, it is more im

  • Survey Results: What Keeps Brokers Up at Night?

    As we begin a new year, what are the most pressing issues on the minds of the nation’s real estate brokers? What are they most looking forward to in the year ahead? What strategies do they have in place to address inventory issues, technology a

  • Building a Reputation of Trust and Honesty

    In the following interview, Phyllis Staines, broker associate at RE/MAX Coastal Real Estate in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., discusses disruption, marketing and more. Region Served: Jacksonville, Fla. Years in Real Estate: 20 Number of Offices: 1 N

  • Things to Consider When Marketing HOA Properties

    With HOA (homeowners association) communities steadily increasing in number, chances are good that you’ll serve a client who has to deal with them, either as a buyer or seller. For some people, they’re great, while for others, they

  • The Smart Home Simplified: Recap of CRD Podcast Episode 10

    The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR® Development, with assistance from Lauren Hampton and the Podfly editorial team. As society becomes more forward-thinking, smart technology is moving into our homes. Chad Curry, man

  • 7 Habits of Highly-Productive Real Estate Agents

    A career in real estate is unique to other career choices—it’s up to you to decide how successful you want to be, or how much effort and time you want to give. If you’re determined to be a top-producing real estate agent and it̵

  • January 2018 Content for Your Social and Blogging Strategy

    January inspires the best of intentions in all of us. It’s when we decide to make all the personal and business changes we said we’d do last year, but never got around to. But that doesn’t have to happen in 2018! Start by lookin

  • 3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Every Listing

    Three years ago, a team in Italy found a four-pound white truffle worth approximately $1,000,000. The owner is pretty coy about the exact methods used to unearth the record-breaking delicacy, but traditional methods include using a truffle-sniffi

  • 3 Ways to Make Marketing Easy for Your Agents

    Agents naturally need to focus a large amount of their time on showing homes, working directly with buyers and sellers and speaking and spending time with clients. But keep in mind, marketing is essential to growing their business, increasing the