Building a Referral Business Through Innovative Means

ReferralExchange agents take an out-of-the-box approach to generating referrals Referrals have long been a key for success in the real estate business, but simply waiting for friends and family members to tell you they know someone moving out of the area isn’t enough to cut it for real estate professionals looking to keep pace with […]

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Facebook Shops Around for Its Next Business Endeavor: Rental Listings

Once touted as the most popular and innovative internet community of its time, Facebook is now pushing to compete with trendy social media platforms like Instagram and Snapchat. As part of its rebranding efforts to become an all-in-one service, Facebook recently added payment capabilities to its messaging service, along with various filters to its camera […]

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Creating Profitable Relationships

In the following interview, Mike Bjorkman, broker/owner of HomeSmart NCG in Valencia, Calif., discusses the advantages of the HomeSmart model, the local market, social media and more. Region Served: Northern Los Angeles County Years in Real Estate: 26 Number of Offices: 3, with another set to open prior to 2018 Number of Agents: 250 Please […]

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All Eyes on Real Estate Mastery

In the following interview, Nancy Fennell, president of Dickson Realty, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, in Reno, Nev., discusses the local market, marketing, social media and more. Regions Served: Northern Nevada and Northern California Years in Business: 32 Number of Offices: 9 Number of Agents: 275 Best Tip for Dealing With Difficult Clients: Keep your calm, […]

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14 Best Apps for Real Estate Agents in 2017 Includes RPR®

NAR PULSE—Here are 14 top trending real estate apps that we believe will support your core business activities. The list might even include apps for tasks or practices that you have yet to consider or pushed to the side, or are concerned are too expensive or too difficult to adopt. Fear not—almost all of these […]

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Expand Your Client Base With Advice From Industry Experts

Get access to industry leaders and expert advice that can help you stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends and best practices. These complimentary webinars provide agents with new valuable skills and are available all year long, right at your fingertips! Catch a replay of a webinar you may have missed and keep an eye […]

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Real Estate Firms Expect Profit, but Struggle With Disruptors, Supply

Ninety percent of real estate firms expect to boost or maintain profitability in the next year, but not without struggles from advancements in technology, “competition from non-traditional participants,” and low inventory, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR) 2017 Profile of Real Estate Firms. Sixty-two percent of residential firms and 60 percent of commercial […]

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Realtor.com Results Summit Zeroes In on Agent Productivity

Realtor.com®’s upcoming annual Results Summit, “Break / Through,” will zero in on agent and team productivity, with more than 50 top sales professionals revealing insights for success. The two-day event takes places Sept. 18-19 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Register. Breakout sessions at the event cover topics including lead generation and conversion, developing engaging […]

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A Support System for Success

In the following interview, Bob Witt, broker/owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Heritage Real Estate in Livingston County, Mich., discusses his local market and the social media solution supporting his marketing efforts. Regions Served: Livingston County and surrounding areas, Southeast Mich. Years in Real Estate: 39 Key to Success: Success always involves hard work. Facebook: @BHHSHeritageRealEstate, […]

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