Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

Study: 90% of consumers used an agent in 2018

That’s the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report’s inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).

Compass acquires D.C. indie Wydler Brothers Real Estate

Compass is acquiring the Washington D.C.-based Wydler Brothers Real Estate, the New York City-founded real estate brokerage confirmed to Inman.

1 Realtor lost 2 homes in California as deadly wildfires continue

A Beverly Hills-born Realtor with a portfolio of multimillion dollar luxury listings is struggling after not one, but two of his homes were destroyed.

Lesson Learned: Cross your t’s and dot your i’s

In this Monday column, Christy Murdock Edgar asks agents across the nation to share the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, proud Florida native and former healthcare provider, broker-owner Ophelia “Opey” Angelone.

5 tips for moving with small children

What can you do to make the big move easier for your sellers with kids? Here are five tips to offer your clients when moving with small children.  

The cost of buying a home today vs. a year from now

Consumers are aware that interest rates are increasing, but very few understand how costly these seemingly small increases can be over the life of a 30-year mortgage. It’s your job, as an agent, to explain to buyers why they need to buy right now.

What service means after the sale

It’s an eternal question in real estate: is it more important to attract new clients or hold on to the ones you have? While the correct answer might be “both!”, successful luxury agents know that service after the sale is key to client retention — and retention breeds referrals.

What’s your 2019 digital business plan?

When was the last time you switched companies? Have you been through a recent merger or acquisition? Are you thinking about moving companies or growing a team?

From rock bottom to rocking my market

A little over two years ago, I nearly hit rock bottom. My life was in a downward spiral. I was going through home foreclosure; I was incapacitated from a car accident, where I lost my car and then I lost my job.