7 easy ways to stay in touch with your clients this Halloween

Any holiday is a great excuse to engage with clients. With Halloween right around the corner, here are seven clever real estate agent “tricks” that’ll “treat” your clients to something fun! …

The empowered agent: 10 things you need to know

“When an entire industry changes — when it sets up a new set of rules to play by, a new set of values — it’s not usually the majority of players that ask for that change. Usually it’s one person.” This one person is who CEO of Coldwell Banker Charlie…

The Real Word: Two agents discuss dress code and Stop Zillow

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they discuss how agents should dress, continue their take on Greg Hague’s Stop Zillow campaign and close it up with new agent tips …

How to sell or merge your real estate company

Emotions, lawyers and agent objections can make a rollercoaster out of mergers and acquisitions, but there are ways to execute a flawless transaction …

10 tips for fearless door-knocking

Rachel Adams started her career knocking on 200 doors and holding three open houses a week. In three years, she went from a brand new real estate agent to one of Wall Street Journal’s top 1,000 U.S. agents. Below you’ll find 10 tips for door-knocking that can make it a pleasant experience for all involved …

10 tips for fearless door-knocking

Rachel Adams started her career knocking on 200 doors and holding three open houses a week. In three years, she went from a brand new real estate agent to one of Wall Street Journal’s top 1,000 U.S. agents. Below you’ll find 10 tips for door-knocking that can make it a pleasant experience for all involved …

Ditching dorms for homes in big college towns

Student loan debt can be attributed to more than just courses and books: The cost of dorm room living can run as high as $8,887 to $21,804 per year, and it’s only going up in some campuses …

How one agent’s vanishing act became an entrepreneur’s fuel

Alex Doubet is CEO and founder of Door, a Dallas-based brokerage that charges consumers a flat rate of $5,000 per side. The idea for his startup, which launched in 2015, sparked from a conversation with his mom, who in his mid-20s told him a story that…

Show, don’t tell: 5 steps for making a video bio

Having a client contact you to do business because she already feels like she knows, likes and trusts you after seeing you online is the dream, right? One of the best ways to establish that rapport is to create video …

How to stay relevant in an ever-changing market

“You don’t need to advertise a good party; a good party advertises itself,” said Bill Svoboda at Inman Connect. “That’s what it looks like to be relevant.” …