Strength Training 2018: Nail the new year with effective planning

As the door closes on 2017, the importance of taking on 2018 with a comprehensive, ironclad business plan is huge. A plan like this will provide a systematic and predictable way of achieving your goals for the next …

How to create a complete business plan in 60 minutes

Every real estate professional NEEDS a business plan so they have a systematic and predictable way of achieving their goals. A solid plan also minimizes both the stress of business and your fear of failure …

How to make money off these 6 housing trends from Zillow

Zillow’s Consumer Housing Trends Report for 2017 reveals some surprising first-time buyer trends, the impact of rent increases on home sales, how sellers are finding their agents and data supporting face-to-face marketing …

How to make money off these 6 housing trends from Zillow

Zillow’s Consumer Housing Trends Report for 2017 reveals some surprising first-time buyer trends, the impact of rent increases on home sales, how sellers are finding their agents and data supporting face-to-face marketing …

Why you should think of business planning as ‘success planning’

Let’s be real: Most people don’t like to put together an annual business plan. Why is that? Does it seem too selfish? Or is the plan created just never used …

Stop complicating your business plan: 5 steps to get it done

We all know the rule in real estate: The work you do in the fourth quarter will show up in your results the first quarter. (Or: The lack of effort and focus in the fourth quarter will be reflected in your bank account the first quarter.) …

Nestigator unleashes ZIP-specific agent advertising

Last year, Los Angeles-based Nestigator launched as a tool set to change the homebuying experience and revolutionize the way people explore a community, and now its added a new feature to reach that target …

Using advanced data to improve your bottom line

CHICAGO — Discussing advanced real estate analytics over gut feelings and old-school approaches can bring about a fervor similar to religion. There are many in the middle, but believers and skeptics always seem to speak loudest. Avi Gupta, CEO of real…

The residential home flip isn’t dead — it’s changing

Flip the traditional flip approach by keeping the investment for the long-term rather than selling as soon as possible post-renovation. This portfolio-type investment strategy of “hold, accumulate, then flip” has been afforded to and utilized by large-scale investors for years in both the residential and commercial real estate markets, and it’s often seen as a less-risky investment type …

Podcast: Greg Harrelson on the true meaning of extraordinary

If we already know we can, then to me, that’s ordinary, not extraordinary. Every single one of us can assess ourselves and our capabilities. When we know that we can do things, we usually go ahead and take on a challenge — knowing full well that we are capable of overcoming that challenge. That’s ordinary …