Is your hot seller’s market over? How to recognize a slowdown and pivot

Do you have a strategy to thrive in a market slowdown? Agents who survive down markets do so by having a balance between aggressively priced listings and motivated buyers. Here’s how to make sure you always strike that balance, regardless of market.

Guilt-free parenting? 3 moms share how they found their stride

Can women with young children really have it all — a successful real estate career, kids and a great marriage? Even if the answer is “yes,” at what cost? I spoke to three thriving real estate moms for the inside scoop on finding balance.

‘Red is the new black’: The top zingers from Inman Connect Las Vegas

Fierce competition for top agents, capturing consumer eyeballs and market share can often lead to some memorable zingers both on and off the Inman Connect Las Vegas stage. Here are some of the best from ICLV 2019. 

How to get more bang for your marketing buck

Effective marketing has one goal: putting you face-to-face with a buyer or seller who is ready to transact. Here are the top tips for creating online relationships without breaking your marketing budget straight from the experts at Inman Connect Las Ve…

Against the grain: 2 female leaders shaking up the industry

Kenya Burrell-VanWormer won the 2018 Inman Person of the Year award for leading HAR’s opposition to NAR’s proposed dues increase. Nikki Beauchamp, the president-elect for FIABCI USA, was one of the lone voices advocating for change when it came to restructuring, streamlining and cutting costs at the organization. Both women share their stories and what leadership means to them.

Looking for listings? Here’s how to find, sign and turn unlisted properties

When listings are scarce, one-party listings can be a powerful tool to locate properties that are not currently listed but whose owners might be willing to sell if they receive the right offer. Here’s a solid strategy to turn unlisted properties into done deals.

A 10-step plan for having a life outside real estate

If you’re spending too much time working on your business, rather than creating memories with those you care about, try this 10-step process. It makes no difference which step you take first. The point is to begin the process and build from there. 

How to cope with iBuyers in your market

If you have iBuyers in your market, consider leveraging all your options. Byron Short, the broker-owner of Success Property Brokers in Phoenix, has created a very effective approach to coping with all the iBuyer models in his market. Find out how it wo…

Hope, dream and fix it: What agents can learn from 2020 candidates

President Donald Trump rode to success with a campaign slogan that appealed to our reptilian instincts, according to marketing experts, just as President Barack Obama’s “hope” campaign did. Debates will show us whether the current crop of candidates ha…

What professionals make the best recruits (and how to find them)

While most people vacation during the summertime, right now is the best time of year to recruit some of the most dependable and profitable agents you can hire. Who are those people? Find out here.