The Advantage of Working Out of the Office

The Advantage of Working Out of the Office

There are a lot of people out there whose careers benefit from spending time working outside of the office. The title of “REALTOR” is one of these positions that gives you a great reason to work outside of the office – at least a few times a week. Besides the obvious open house scenario or […]

Entertaining Real Estate Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

I know I typically blog about real estate tips and trends, but I thought it would be fun to share some little-known real estate facts in this one. Read on to learn some interesting real estate facts that you may not have heard about before:  1 – Chinese builders are capable of constructing a 30-story […]

Imperative Questions to Ask Your Lender

If you don’t want a real estate transaction to dissolve into nothing in the last few days before closing, then there are some important questions that you should be asking the lender. 1 – “The pre-qualification letter is cute, but has their income been confirmed?” Often buyers are given pre-qual letters based on their stated […]

Reach Younger Homebuyers With These 3 Tips

As Millennials (born late 80’s to early 2000’s) become the dominant group of homebuyers, it has become abundantly clear that old-fashioned marketing and communication tactics are not going to garner their attention. Mortgage lenders will have to focus on three main facets in order to gain footing with this younger crowd. 1 – Technology Each […]

Community Information on Your Website – A No-Brainer

A lot of real estate agents aren’t willing to go the extra mile to stand out from the crowd, but if you are that individual who wants to succeed then listen up. If you haven’t already, you should start adding community-specific information on your professional website. Be The Local Expert When people are looking to […]

7 Things Every New Real Estate Agent Should Do

So you just found out that you passed your state licensing exam and you want to get the ball rolling in your new career. Where do you start? What steps should you take? Read on to see what new agents should do. P.S. numbers 4, 5, and 6 are for ALL AGENTS! 1 – Pick […]

Stop Making Excuses for Not Having a YouTube Presence

If you aren’t using video and using it to market, then you are doing yourself a disservice. Some of the main cop-outs that I hear for people not using video to reach an audience online are the following: 1.“No one will want to watch my videos.” 2. “I’m embarrassed by the thought of having my […]

Good Communication + Marketing = Happy Clients & More Business

As a Real Estate Agent, you might be surprised to know that nearly 40% of homebuyers experience buyers’ remorse. In my opinion, this means that many agents are not doing all that they can to inform and empower their clients. According to the California Association of REALTORS, 39% of people would have bought a differently […]

Listings: Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

With the market improving and more and more homes being put on the market, home sales are picking up. It’s general consensus now that the housing recovery is reaching more and more people, but what can you do to hone your Pokémon skills and get more listings than your competing, local real estate agents? It’s […]