9 tips for filing insurance claims after a catastrophe

Whether it’s a hurricane like Florence, a tropical storm like Lane or a flood, tornado, earthquake or fire, it can take years to resolve a major insurance claim and restore a property. Don’t miss these nine tips for filing a claim from a public insurance adjuster who has seen it all.

What to do when a natural disaster strikes your listing

Agents and homeowners who have property on the market (or under contract) that has been caught in Florence’s destructive path will be facing major challenges while trying to close their deals. Here’s what to expect.

Who is your luxury client? Understanding varying wealth levels

Do you know how an ultra-wealthy resident of “Richistan” differs from a “Millionaire Next Door”? Understanding the psychology of each group is the key to attracting and keeping ultra-high-net-worth clients.

Understanding what international luxury homebuyers want

Knowing the cultural buying codes for various countries is an absolute must for every agent who serves the ultra-luxury market. Here are the buying codes for five different cultures.

How to truly tap into what luxury homebuyers want

What does it take to market a $20 million property? How would you market a $135 million listing? Find out the answer to these questions and more in this two-part luxury series.

5 ways to take advantage of fall and make your yearly goals

With Labor Day and fall selling season almost upon us, this is your last chance to make the production goals that you set at the beginning of the year. If you’re ready to end 2018 on a high note, here’s how to do it.

7 real estate scripts that stand the test of time

Learn the secret to using scripts and some of coach Bernice Ross’s time-tested real estate scripts that work — even 30 years later.

Sick of defending your commission? Here’s what you need to make your case

Are you tired of clients hammering on you about your commission? If so, here’s an entirely new twist on how to defend your commission.

Why real estate must face independent contractor complaints head-on

Michael Lissack has filed a complaint against Owners.com, alleging that it misclassifies agents as independent contractors rather than employees who should have been paid minimum wage. Here’s what it could mean for the industry.

5 business pitfalls that’ll have you bleeding money

If you want more money in your bank account, there’s no better time than the present to eliminate costly business traps that hinder your success. Here are five common ones that drain your time, money and energy.