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 past. 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

Top 10 Haunted House Movies

Whether they’re actually haunted or not, there’s a good chance you’ve run into some listings that are just downright scary. In the spirt of Halloween, here’s our rundown of the Top 10 Haunted House Movies.

Poltergeist — For anyone who … Read more

Warm Up — How to Stage a Home for Fall

As the days get shorter, the air gets cooler, and the leaves start crunching underfoot, there’s no mistaking it — fall has arrived! That means it’s time to get back to creating cozy, inviting spaces when staging your listings — … Read more

How to Write Listings that Sell

As the saying goes, ‘A picture is worth a thousand words.’ But when you’re trying to sell a home, you need more than just beautiful pictures to tell the story — a well-written listing description is important, too. With most … Read more