How women brokers are reinventing leadership in the 21st century

Even though the real estate industry is predominantly female, women are underrepresented in leadership positions at the brokerage and senior management levels …

Your real commission split may not be what you think it is

If you’re working at a full-service brokerage where you are on a 70-30 split, you may be tempted to jump ship to one of the 95-5 or 100-percent brokerage firms. Before you make that decision, take a hard look at the numbers — you may be making more exactly where you are …

How real estate agents and brokers can capture more market share

Whether you’re with a major franchise, a small indie brokerage or an agent who would like to increase your business in 2018, there’s only one question you need to ask about the strategy you choose: “Does it increase my  market share?” …

8 ways to crush your real estate sales goals in 2018

Did you hit your income and production goals in 2017? What it will take for you to go the distance and hit your goals in 2018 is more than persistence and self-discipline.  …

Do you have what it takes to be a top performer in 2018?

Would you like for 2018 to be the year that you enter the ranks of top performers? The difference between top performance versus mediocre performance is often quite small …

Millennials, taxes, disasters: 10 predictions for 2018

Home prices are up, the stock market keeps hitting all-time highs and consumer confidence has soared. On the other hand, we’ve been rattled a year of unprecedented natural disasters, growing divisiveness and an on-going inventory shortage …

What to do when digital advertising no longer works

How would the real estate industry change if its online paid advertising models no longer worked? There’s a tremendous transformation taking place that will fundamentally alter how you will do business in the very near future. What can you do to be prepared …

How to reduce your internet clutter problems

How much time have you wasted in this year on slow download speeds and annoying internet ads that follow you no matter where you surf online? In fact, have you ever looked at the number of tracking cookies on your browser? Chances are it’s in the thousands. Would you like to put an end to it all …

A simple path to happiness this Thanksgiving

Several days ago, I had an “aha!” moment that completely reframed my thinking about happiness. It struck me that the route to happiness could be explained in a simple four-step model. This approach can completely transform your life if you choose to implement it …

Is NAR giving the mortgage tax break too much attention?

Last week, NAR’s Chief Economist, Laurence Yun and Ken Rosen, of the Rosen Consulting Group, made the case against the Trump tax plan that would max out the MID at $500,000. The underlying issues are affordability, consumers struggling to come up with down payments and a lack of inventory …