5 ways to keep your buyers happy long after the sale

If you want buyer clients to remember you for years to come and refer you to the people in their lives, show them how much you appreciate their business by making their lives easier. Here’s how.

Which old-school interior design trends are making a comeback?

Many homebuyers are embracing retro looks that were thought to be gone for good. Find out which interior design trends are coming back by reading this room-by-room overview.

4 Facebook contests that’ll grow your social media following

Most agents aren’t social media gurus, but luckily for you, it doesn’t take a social media guru to run a successful Facebook contest. All it takes is a good giveaway idea, and here are four that are sure to grow your Facebook exposure.

Trying to win over FSBOs? Here’s what works (and what doesn’t)

Here are the best (and worst) ways to respond to the three most common FSBO objections. Find out what works and what hurts when it comes time to close.

What is PMI? 3 things your buyers need to know

It’s important to ensure your buyer clients are aware of the pros and cons of low-down-payment financing. PMI, in particular, is an important topic to cover as it increases mortgage costs with little benefit to the buyer.

3 FSBO scripts that are sure to land you an appointment

Most real estate agents find that the biggest hurdle to getting for-sale-by-owner (FSBO) listings is setting appointments. FSBOs don’t want to work with an agent, and they certainly aren’t interested in getting a sales pitch.

A simple 3-step system to get more clients as a newbie

Want to get more clients but aren’t sure what to do? Real estate agent Jennifer Myers was in the same boat, but through a little trial-and-error, she’s perfected a three-step system that allowed her to sell 40 homes last year. 

5 tips for negotiating without letting emotions win

When Tim Burrell teaches agents how to negotiate, he focuses on the five core concerns that control emotion. Mastering these concerns is vital because negative emotions break down effective communication rapidly and can easily ruin the chances of a suc…

3 pros (and cons) of joining a real estate team

Many in the industry love to talk about the benefits of joining a real estate team right now. It’s true that there are pros to being a team agent. But some agents will find that the pros to working on a team are outweighed by the cons.

3 tips for a direct mail strategy that’ll land you more referrals

All real estate agents know that they should be texting, calling and emailing their database regularly to get the best real estate referrals, but most don’t do it because they aren’t sure what to say.