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7 of the most frustrating real estate deal-breakers ever

The tendency for humans to make dumb or unknowable decisions has torpedoed countless real estate transactions. But while some silly, frustrating or nefarious behavior can't be helped, real estate agents who know how human fallibility tends to manifest in their business can head off many snafus. Show More Summary

Should real estate agents cultivate their own brands?

There is seldom a one-size-fits all response when it comes to marketing, so the answer to my question requires some elaboration. The key lies in understanding the pros and cons, so that a real estate agent may make the best decision. However, before discussing the pros and cons, I feel that it is necessary to analyze the broker’s perspective...

Buddy Agent: So you can actually have a life in real estate

I know one of those agents. Well, I know her through friends and a meeting experience. No one is more important than whoever is calling, texting or emailing at that moment. In that meeting we had, she answered voicemails at the table while we were talking, blurting responses into the speaker phone in the middle of my sentences...

Should you advise clients to lease out their homes as short-term rentals?

Many years ago, I was a residential real estate agent in Southern California. When I had clients who were buying second homes, I was always afraid to recommend they put their property up as a vacation rental due to the fact the property might get damaged and the client might take it out on me for recommending this idea...

New construction spending not keeping pace with inventory demand

When real estate agents across the country gather to complain about the things making their lives difficult, one of the top gripes in 2016 has to be “inventory.” Where is the supply to meet buyer demand? This month, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that new residential construction spending in May was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $451.9 billion....

Special Report: Which real estate transaction tools work best?

Agents and brokers have no doubt that transaction tools have made their lives more efficient and that technology has enabled them to do more deals. However, they still have a long wish list of how the transaction process could be improved, and they would like to see their chosen software interact better with the software preferences of others...

How to solve the ‘aging agent’ problem in real estate

At 63, Mel Wilson could be forgiven for simply minding his own business, making the most of the final decade of his real estate career, running his brokerage, sitting on industry committees and then signing off. But the L.A.-based broker...Show More Summary

HouseLens Adds Lead Generation Functionality to Video

Houselens real estate agent and brokerage customers this month gained the option to add lead-generation capability to their full-motion walk-through videos. The post HouseLens Adds Lead Generation Functionality to Video appeared first on Property Portal Watch.

Agent to Agent: dealing with inexperienced or untrained agents

In this monthly column, a member of Miami’s Master Brokers Forum will examine and resolve potential differences that may arise between real estate professionals in the field. This month’s edition is written by Master Broker Ralph De Martino, broker-president of Ocean International Realty and former president of the Miami Association of Realtors...

Inman Demo Day Webinar: From Spitballing to Strategy — Get Real Value from Your Real Estate Ads

In this webinar, you learn the three key audience objectives for real estate agents and the right Adwerx digital tool to help you achieve them...

Dennis Quaid's Wife Kimberly Files For Divorce... Again

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Dennis Quaid and real estate agent Kimberly Buffington-Quaid are calling it quits again. According to TMZ, Buffington-Quaid filed for divorce Tuesday. The pair has filed divorce docs twice before in 2012 -- once in March and once inShow More Summary

Want to see the brokerage of the future? Think soap

The real estate industry finds itself at a branding crossroads. The traditional franchise template has turned sour. Many agents find the usual “personality-branded” approach of independent brokerages not that helpful to their businesses. Show More Summary

My Second Home: A Watersound Origins beach house

Real estate agent Molly McGrory ventured a couple of miles inland to Watersound Origins, a brand-new neighborhood on Lake Powell that is being developed by the St. Joe Company. For McGrory, the number one attraction was its ban on short-term rentals.

Why Facebook groups are the worst place for agents to get advice

There are hundreds of real estate-related groups for networking, tech advice, mastermind discussions and just for fun or venting. Wherever real estate professionals gather -- online or in person -- you’re sure to hear similar requests for help... Debuts Free Access to MLSs for Users, an online DIY service for people selling their homes has launched free nationwide access to the private Multiple Listing Service (MLS) databases real estate agents use to market their clients' homes. The post Debuts Free Access to MLSs for Users appeared first on Property Portal Watch.

CRM Impact on Recruiting and Retaining Agents

WAV Group has deep experience supporting real estate brokers on the selection and adoption of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) for their agents. Sometimes the best business strategy is a simple one. All research points out that...Show More Summary

4 easy DIY fixes all real estate agents should know

As a Realtor and broker with over a decade of experience, I have been through hundreds of home inspections. Whether representing the buyer or the seller, I take each home inspection as a learning opportunity to teach my clients about major versus minor repairs...

What to Bring With You When You Meet With a Tax Attorney

DARRIN T. MISH: Well that would be me I am Darrin T. Mish THE IRS Solution Attorney.  I’m joined again today by Tampa Real Estate agent extraordinaire. KATRINA MADEWELL:  Katrina Madewell that’s me. DARRIN T. MISH: Katrina Madewell, she’s the host of her own show Tampa home talk that’s here on 1010 am on Friday... Show More Summary

3 elements your listings can’t survive without

Online property listings are the first step in almost every real estate sale these days, so it is crucial that yours be in great shape. Attracting buyers with listings can be a challenge for many real estate agents, but if you keep these three things in mind, it's easy to use them effectively...

The REAL Trends/WSJ Thousand list for 2016 has been unveiled

You can't have a conversation about the best real estate agents in the United States without mentioning The Thousand. What's The Thousand? It's the REAL Trends/Wall Street Journal's list of America's top 1,000 real estate sales agents and sales teams. The Thousand is sliced into four categories, each with 250 designees...

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