25 truths every real estate agent lives

We all know this business is made up of more than just agents and brokers, but no one can deny that it’s the agents who build the closest bonds with consumers. Here are 25 realities agents have to deal with every day — the rest of the industry should try to fully grasp them.

How to spark joy in real estate

Learn how one broker was inspired after watching the Netflix series “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” and how a potential “tidying up” movement could impact the entire real estate industry.

Here’s how to keep the male leadership status quo going strong

Broker Teresa Boardman gives a satirical take on keeping women out of top real estate positions in 2019.

20 tips for staying positive during a market shift

There is no such thing as a “bad” real estate market. There are always opportunities — we just need to find them in this market shift. Here are 20 ways for getting through a market shift on a positive note.

Why you should take a break from holiday marketing

For brick-and-mortar retail and internet-based retail, the holidays are a business opportunity to depend on. But real estate doesn’t depend on the holidays. Here’s why it’s good to exclude yourself from the noise this season.

Why you should start 2019 with a bullet journal

Keep track of the past, organize the present, and plan for the future with a bullet journal. Here’s what you need to know about starting a bullet journal to help you with your business.

Why there’s no silver bullet app that’ll make your career

Real estate agents love apps, no doubt. But when it comes down to it, there’s more to a successful career than technology.

When is the right time to retire in real estate?

How do you plan for a life after working if you have no idea how long you’ll live? Will it be 10 years? 20? More? Teresa Boardman talks through retirement.

Who needs an office? Not me

You’d think brick-and-mortar brokerages are the way to go, but what good is that fancy office space if no customers walk in? Real estate agents are so mobile that sometimes working from home, a coffee shop or a library is the best option — at least that’s how this indie broker feels.

We didn’t let it break us: A personal look back at the Great Recession

The housing market plummeted in 2008, dragging down with it real estate jobs and the financial stability of so many involved in this industry. Countless real estate professionals and homeowners were affected, and memories of this event will live on for…