Top 10 Reasons to Love Your Clients

Nearly every real estate professional we talk to tells us the same thing: they love their clients. And why not? Helping people buy or sell homes and invest in their future is one of the most rewarding careers there is. … Read more

The Right Match — How to Choose a Brokerage

As a real estate agent, one of the most important decisions you can make is choosing the brokerage where you will hang your license. It’s a decision that will play a major role in your success as an agent. And … Read more

8 Habits of Successful Real Estate Agents

Perhaps you are just getting your start in the real estate business. Or, maybe you’ve been an agent for a while but you’re not experiencing the success you envisioned. And even if you are enjoying great success, there’s always room … Read more

Fresh Start — Winter Home Staging

Listing a home for sale during the winter months comes with its own unique set of challenges, not the least of which is how to stage a home for the season once the holidays have passed. It’s easy to … Read more

Get Smart About Goal-Setting

Setting goals to reach both professional and personal milestones will help you formulate your strategy, stay motivated and achieve success. Take a look at these effective goal-setting tips:   Make Your Goals SMART

Get SMART — How many times have you set a goal (New … Read more

Strategies for Everyday Lead Generation

Generating new leads that will eventually become clients is one of the most important things real estate agents can do to succeed. But lead generation often ends up taking a back seat to the million other things agents are responsible … Read more

Top 10 Ways to Give Back for the Holidays

Giving back to the communities you serve as a REALTOR® is important throughout the year, and even more so during the holidays. Clients and potential clients take note of your charitable and service activities and like to contribute and get … Read more

Top 10 Reasons to be Thankful You’re a REALTOR®

We talk to real estate professionals from coast-to-coast — and even internationally— and while each one is unique, there are certain things we hear over and over. This month, we thought we’d share some of the many reasons to be … Read more

7 Tips to Sell Winter Listings

You’ve probably heard that the winter months are a terrible time of year to sell a home. Early in the season, people are focused on the holidays and out-of-town visitors. Later in the season the weather is dreary and properties, … Read more

Dollars & Sense — Maintaining a Budget on Commission

Most real estate agents agree, one of their favorite aspects of being a REALTOR® is not having a ceiling on their income potential. However, because real estate is not a 9-to-5 job with a predictable paycheck every two weeks, many … Read more