Can this app reduce escrow to 10 days for homebuyers?

LoanSnap is an app for iPhone and Android that can streamline mortgage applications and approvals.

5 steps for creating a zen-like transaction for your buyers

During her time navigating Denver’s bustling real estate industry, Jill Schafer has learned a few tricks to make the buying and selling process as seamless as possible. Here are her top five insights to help reduce homebuyer stress.

Struggling with online lead conversion? Try Local Logic

Montreal-based community data company is aiming to help agents in the states convert more online leads. …

NerdWallet: January, February prime months to purchase a home

New year, new home? The NerdWallet team says January and February are the prime months to purchase a home, thanks to lessened competition, lower home prices and higher mortgage rates looming ahead …

The economy is growing — what’s that mean for home sales?

An August report from the U.S. Department of Labor found the second straight month of strong employment growth, stable unemployment and higher wages. And those factors could be triggering a growth in homebuying interest among millennials …

Trulia: Rising home prices are eliminating perks of lower rates

Mortgage rates in 2016 have remained lower than anybody expected, but those near-historic low rates haven’t enticed near-historic numbers of homebuyers to take the plunge. What’s going on …

8 powerful negotiation questions to get the deal done

Powerful questions can be one of the most effective tools in your negotiation arsenal. In fact, the person asking the questions controls the negotiation. No matter how awkward the silence might be, however, always wait for your client to respond. Why? …

10 reasons you should never buy or sell without an agent

As with most important things in life, you wouldn’t try to handle a legal situation without an attorney, build your own house or take on the IRS solo to challenge a tax matter. Well, buying or selling a home is no different. Here are 10 reasons you should never buy or sell a home without an agent …

4 simple lead generating scripts to build your business now

First, what is the power question? I spent the past five years training Realtors in Austin, Texas. Anyone in my program heard me talk about the power question all the time. If you’re not asking this question all the time, then you’re being a lightweight agent and leaving money on the table …

Why luxury clients are turned off by technology

Anthropologist, psychiatrist and world-renowned marketing guru Clotaire Rapaille upends much of what we believe about technology and luxury in his new book, “The Global Code.” According to Rapaille, technology, plastic and virtual experiences are the a…