What does a home warranty cover?

A home warranty company’s primary goal is to make your clients feel secure and protected in their new purchase. It’s scary to buy a home and not know the state of the systems and appliances inside. A home warranty can provide that peace of mind and pro…

What mortgage brokers need to know before getting bonded

Many states require mortgage brokers to get bonded before they start brokering. Brokers may not always be aware of why posting a surety bond is necessary — after all it requires additional time and paperwork …

What a millennial needs to become a first-time homebuyer

I’m a 32-year-old future homebuyer. I’m finally ready to put down roots and buy a house in my hometown just outside of St. Louis with my boyfriend — but not for another year as to get our financial house in order. I’m moving back to Missouri from Nort…

Podcast: Real estate superstar Danii Sedillo proves everything’s bigger in Texas

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including real estate superstar Danii Sedillo’s success. Learn her approach to talking with sellers about pricing, market adjustments and even her internet marketing tactics. With over 100 deals under her belt in 2015 tota…

3-D home of the day: Manhattan Beach development

This exceptional home features a dynamic floor plan providing homeowners with an indoor-outdoor living experience. Enjoy the best views Manhattan Beach has to offer from the comfort of your own home. …

5 superhero actions to sweep your real estate clients off their feet

Agents spend millions of dollars on lead generation companies, sending out postcards, cold-calling, holding open houses and a host of other activities. But what if there was a way to generate a customer for life with just one single action? Every agent…

4 personal gestures to leave a bigger impact on your clients

Back in 2012, Zillow launched its first TV ad campaign that became recognized for the line, “You’re not just looking for a house. You’re looking for a place for your life to happen.” It’s one of the initial times that a modern real estate brand appealed to the obvious — but under-discussed — emotional aspect of purchasing a home …

Video listing of the day: European-inspired estate

The estates dotting the hilltops in Europe provided the stimulus for this custom-built residence nestled into the hillside of this Southern California guard-gated community known as The Country in Diamond Bar. 3015 Steeplechase Lane is a thoughtful com…

3-D home of the day: A one-of-a-kind private family sanctuary

Imagine being surrounded by lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls, saltwater lagoon swimming pool and only minutes to white sandy beaches, shopping, award-winning schools and …

3-D home of the day: Los Angeles modern masterpiece

Completely custom from inception, this home is positioned to take advantage of the extensive panoramic views of the canyon from every point in the house. Constructed with industrial materials to form an unparalleled modern masterpiece, this home’s open…