BoomTown buys lead qualification company Real Contact

BoomTown, a sales and marketing platform for the real estate industry, has bought a company that, it says, attacks a real pain point for real estate agents — following up with leads promptly.

The secret weapon some of the top names in real estate use

Ever been in a situation where a deal was going south and there was nothing left to do but improvise to keep it alive? Improv acting classes can go a long way in those cases. Here’s why you should consider taking up improv.

The Agency to open first Florida office in November

Beverly Hills-based brokerage, The Agency, has joined forces with respected Douglas Elliman veteran agents Chris Franciosa and Jared Ringel to open the brokerage’s first South Florida office in the wealthy enclave of Boca Raton.

Affluent buyers outnumber sellers

Nearly 40 percent of high-net-worth individuals are ready to buy in the next three years while 23 percent are looking to sell, according to a new report.

Want more business? Send these 10 thank-you notes

Well-timed, thoughtful, hand-written notes can lead directly to referrals and new business — take it from a wide range of agents who are making this strategy their own.

Want more business? Send these 10 thank-you notes

Well-timed, thoughtful, handwritten notes can lead directly to referrals and new business — take it from a wide range of agents who are making this strategy their own.

Christie’s International Real Estate heads to Aspen, eyes expansion

Following the launch of Christie’s International Real Estate’s first company-owned brokerage in NYC, the luxury real estate company is heading to Aspen.

Growing number of millionaires spurs demand for luxury agents

The number of millionaires in the U.S. skyrocketed to 32 million in 2018 while those with more than $500 million shot up to 1,770, according to a new study.

The essential guide to agent safety

Simple tips from safety experts and agents on how to minimize risk, prepare for dangers and do the job safely.

Indie brokerages face a ‘very, very difficult time’

Nick Segal, president of Pacific Union International Southern California, discusses why his company sold to Compass, how the integration is going and his new self-help book “On Your Terms.”