Tips, trends and best practices designed to help your business grow
5 Tips for Working Directly With Builders
Learn how to work with builders selling new construction inventory and avoid potential pitfalls.
How to Create an MLS Listing That Gets Clicks
Create MLS listings that help you get the word out about homes for sale.
Owning the Close: 4 Ways to Maintain Rewarding Client Relationships
Here are four proven methods for staying top-of-mind with clients for years to come.
What To Do When the Appraisal Comes Back Low
If a home appraisal comes back low, it doesn’t have to mean the deal is dead.
Inspection Woes: How to Help Your Client Understand What Really Matters
The home inspection report can be an issue for prospective home buyers, but it doesn’t have to be.
7 Tips for Working With the Listing Agent
Representing two parties with separate goals and expectations can make the relationship between Realtor and listing agent tricky at times.
Market Ebb and Flow: How to Adjust Your Tactics Throughout the Seasons
When the market changes, there are ways to ensure your business doesn’t waver.
5 Email Best Practices for Realtors
Modern-day real estate pros rely heavily on email—and for good reasons.
5 Tips for Taking Great Listing Photos
First impressions are everything, especially when it comes to selling a home.
7 Social Media Best Practices for Realtors
Learn to engage homebuying prospects with these social media tips for real estate agents.
I've Got Someone for That: 5 Contacts Every Real Estate Agent Needs
Good agents connect their clients to other professionals.
6 Tips for Gaining More Clients Through Referrals
Here are several ways to ramp up your referral game and grow your client base.
Why BB&T Home Mortgage Is My Go-To Mortgage Partner
Work with a lender who is as dedicated to creating a positive experience as you are.
Top 3 Trends in the Real Estate Industry
Today’s real estate industry is vibrant and changing quickly.
3 Common Client Pain Points—and How to Handle Them
Here are some tips for managing some of the most common hurdles with homebuyers.
Not Using Social Media? Here's Why Real Estate Agents Should Be
A social media presence can provide countless benefits you won’t get otherwise.
New to the Real Estate Game? 5 Tips From Seasoned Pros
Shorten the ramp-up time of your "newbie" phase.
Indecisive: How to Help Your Clients Pinpoint Their Dream Home
Having a home-buying wish list early on helps your chances for a finding the perfect home.
4 Best Ways to Network as a Real Estate Agent
Discover how to meet new people—and watch your business grow.
5 Tips for Working With First-time Homebuyers
Help first-time homebuyers step into a new world full of promise.
5 Real Estate Influencers Worth Following
Discover inspiration for generating leads, developing marketing plans and more by taking notes from those who do it best.
Does Your Mortgage Partner Have These 5 Traits?
Find a lender who works well with you and your clients based on these five traits.
Coaching Tips That Turn Homebuyers Into Homeowners in a Seller's Market
Real estate experts share their tips for coaching home-buying clients to be successful in the most competitive markets.
5 Hot Markets for Real Estate Pros
Here are some of the best housing markets—and what distinguishes them
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