Podcast: 12 killer qualities of a true entrepreneur (part 3)

Being an entrepreneur isn’t for the faint of heart. But, as a real estate agent, that’s exactly what you are. The next four qualities of a true entrepreneur, we know, will resonate with you — whether they are a challenge for you or you’re a seasoned p…

Letters from: real estate broker Jim Roy

Welcome to “Letters from,” a column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry …

5 reasons training is essential to your agents’ success

Olympic sprinter, Leroy Burrell once said, “The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me.” An agent’s education isn’t complete once they pass their real estate exam. In fact, once they have their license, it’s only the beginning …

How eClosings improve consumer experience

Embracing the benefits of technology can potentially provide a smoother, more efficient closing process for borrowers as well as less delays and costs for lenders.
Let’s review in detail a recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) study, where…

Letters from: real estate broker Greg Cooper

Welcome to “Letters from,” my new column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry. We will explore why they got into the business, what they wish they would have known when they started, their challenges, who their men…

Letters from: real estate broker Cheryl Spangler

Welcome to “Letters from,” my new column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry. We will explore why they got into the business, what they wish they would have known when they started, their challenges and more …

Sound off on challenges and opportunities in the real estate industry

It’s an exciting time for the real estate industry. There are multiple initiatives underway by giant industry players, from the Broker Public Portal, to Upstream, to the National Association of Realtors’ Advanced Multilist Platform (AMP), association c…

Jodi Tussing on how lead capture and predictive analytics help agents close sales

The director of field learning at Century 21 talks about how technology helps agents connect with clients and what keeps her up at night now that her daughters are grown with families of their own …

Chauncey Archer: ‘My identity changes with every lead’

The Re/Max real estate agent talks about how he introduces himself to new leads and whether he prefers to meditate or drink a cocktail …

Dale Ross: ‘Who will determine the next evolution of the industry?’

Dale Ross, CEO of Realtors Property Resource, discusses what he thinks is the biggest challenge in the industry today, what he’s worried about and why he’s nonetheless optimistic that 2015 will be a great year for real estate …