Property managers weed out problem tenants (3/9/2015)
Some tenants can cause big problems. Global real estate network Lamudi offers five tips to help find the right ones.
Success tips for new agents
Newcomers can take several steps to get off to a good start in their real estate careers, such as finding a brokerage to call home and developing a market niche.
4 subjects all real estate agents should master (1/29/2015)
Education helps Realtors do a good job, but it’s also a marketing tool. Clients tend to trust agents who understand the economy, technology and the local market.
Deal making: Do the different thing (12/18/2014)
A counterintuitive act can move transactions along, says one trainer. Too many choices can bog down the process, so suggest only a handful of acceptable options.
How to guard against real estate identity theft (12/16/2014)
Brokers hold sensitive client info, and recent big-company hacks show the danger posed by Internet thieves. Keep info secure and always track where it’s shared.
Are free email services a good idea? (12/12/2014)
Gmail, AOL, Hotmail and other services offer Realtors a free email address with no upkeep worries. But they’re not viewed as professional and could turn away clients.
How do you deal with toxic real estate clients? (10/15/2014)
It’s tough to create healthy professional boundaries in a business without set hours, especially when some clients’ needs seem insatiable.
Multitasking does more harm than good (10/13/2014)
Is multitasking a must-do to attain success or a speed bump on the road to productivity? Recent studies suggest you accomplish more focusing on one job at a time.
Successful agents tend to be ‘lifelong learners’ (10/7/2014)
Texas brokers say the root cause of new-agent failure is shortcut training and cutting corners. The agents who survive study and learn throughout their career.
Even top real estate agents hire a coach (10/7/2014)
It’s hard to do everything well, so some Realtors hire a coach to boost skills on a specific type of task, such as information technology or broker management.
Should you team up with other agents? (10/6/2014)
Success is great – to a point. If you struggle to get everything done but still work 60 hours per week, a team method may boost productivity and job satisfaction.
Real estate firms optimistic about future (10/3/2014)
According to NAR’s 2014 Profile of Real Estate Firms, 66% of agencies expect to see next year’s overall profit to be higher than this year’s overall profit.