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  • Keep up! 3 tips to navigate the post-pandemic sales boom

    Oct 19, 2020
    Is the COVID-induced hubbub of activity keeping you on your toes? These three tips will help you keep your post-pandemic momentum going and stay on track with your clients’ evolving needs.
  • How this megateam is maximizing its sellers’ proceeds

    Oct 19, 2020
    Here's an inside look at how one real estate team is transforming homes, increasing clients' wealth and boosting the level of equity in local neighborhoods.
  • Inman Handbook on building a luxury brand

    Oct 19, 2020
    Whether you’re starting from scratch or differentiating your current brand, here are the keys to speaking the language of luxe.
  • Navigating the long-term decentralizing of work (part 2 of 2)

    Oct 19, 2020
    As interest in urban condos fluctuates and suburban mansions see multiple offers, the shift to decentralized work is disrupting both buying and selling trends across luxury markets. Buyers are adjusting how — and where — they’re opting to live. It’s up to luxury agents to help clients list and acquire properties amid all the uncertainty of remote work.
  • What should real estate and software companies have in common?

    Oct 19, 2020
    Successful brokerages want to work with successful companies. Think about that for a second. It’s such a simple concept, but it means so much when it comes to finding the right companies to partner with. Many real estate professionals only scratch the surface before deciding what brokerage they would like to work for.
  • Agents who don’t embrace change will ‘go the way of the dodo!’

    Oct 19, 2020
    With Zillow and Opendoor building a totally tech-driven transaction at the expense of real estate agents, agents must figure out how they can come out on top. Those agents who find this scary and those that find it exciting will likely predict who survives and thrives, and who become extinct.
  • The 2021 Agent of the Year Awards: How to enter and win

    Oct 19, 2020
    Between today’s rapid-paced market, uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and a perpetually alarming media cycle, a few things are certain: We’re all tired. We’re all frustrated. And we’re all focused on how little control we have, rather than how we can use our own individual power to get through this. (Gesturing broadly: YES, ALL OF THIS.)
  • Does your brokerage encourage your entrepreneurial spirit?

    Oct 19, 2020
    Being an entrepreneur means you have a deep passion for building something from nothing. It also means you are willing to push yourself to the limit to achieve your goals. The entrepreneurial spirit isn’t something you are taught, it’s something you must develop within yourself.
  • 3 tech-enabled strategies driving broker independence from portals

    Oct 19, 2020
    Big-name listing portals continue to bring controversy. In light of recent announcements, the debate over their role in the industry isn’t going away. One of the most contentious topics over the years has been the portals’ use and resale of brokers’ listing data.
  • 15 easy-as-pie seller projects that’ll help buyers fall in love

    Oct 18, 2020
    Providing a buyer's-eye view is something you, as their agent, need to do whenever they decide to sell. The place to start is, of course, at the curb. Here’s a checklist of curb appeal items to review with your sellers.
  • Here are the hidden costs of homeselling you should disclose to clients

    Oct 17, 2020
    There are a lot of hidden costs that go into closing — and many sellers aren't aware of them. That's why it's your job as the listing agent to educate them on what's to come and keep the process running smoothly.
  • John L. Scott Real Estate launches zavvie-powered iBuyer in Portland

    Oct 16, 2020
    John L. Scott Real Estate, a brokerage with over 110 offices and 3,000 brokers across four states, has teamed up with end-to-end iBuyer platform zavvie to create its new iBuyer platform, Instant Purchase Plus+.
  • Beware of scammers offering health insurance to NAR members

    Oct 16, 2020
    Although the National Association of Realtors offers insurance options, an NAR spokesperson warned that the association would not make calls to enroll members.
  • These 10 cities are tailor-made for first-time homebuyers

    Oct 16, 2020
    By looking at factors such as payment-to-income ratios, a new report from SmartAsset finds that smaller cities within driving distance of a major urban center fare the best overall.
  • 32M missed mortgage, rent or student loan payments in September

    Oct 16, 2020
    The number of renters and homeowners able to make payments during the third quarter of 2020 improved slightly from the second quarter.
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