Lesson Learned: Embrace the unexpected

Each week, we talk to agents across the country about what they’ve learned along the way (and what they wish they had known as new agents). This week, Denver-based Atlas Real Estate agent Jennifer Reinhardt shares how she turned lemons into lemonade.

Dear Marketing Mastermind: How do I balance privacy and social media marketing?

In this monthly advice column, the Marketing Mastermind, regular Inman columnist Christy Murdock Edgar, answers three burning questions. This month’s topic: privacy matters. Where is the line between maintaining your privacy while also keeping an authentic social media presence?

Why hustle culture is toxic (and how you can escape it)

Hustle culture is rooted in the idea that more effort, more hours and more dedication are all that is required for success. It’s less about work ethic and more about self-sacrifice on the alter of getting more. More business, more money — more, more, more.

Sellers had enough? How to keep emotions in check when fatigue sets in

A home that sits on the market for months on end becomes an emotional rollercoaster for sellers. How can you help your sellers avoid seller fatigue (and agent exhaustion)?

Lesson Learned: Make education the first pillar of your business

Each week, we talk to agents across the country about what they’ve learned along the way (and what they wish they had known as new agents). This week, third generation D.C. agent Jonathan Addison.

Dear Marketing Mastermind: How should my marketing change in slow seasons?

In this monthly advice column, the Marketing Mastermind answers three burning questions. This month’s topic: changing up your marketing as the season slows. As the action rolls into a lull in slower seasons, it’s a great opportunity to review your to-dos and marketing strategy and implement plans for the remainder of the year.

Dollars and sense: A financial timeline for rookie agents

How do you plan ahead and ensure you’re spending wisely as a brand new agent? We talked to experienced agents and financial planners to get some of their must-dos for keeping your financial life on track your first year in real estate.

Dollars and sense: A financial timeline for rookie agents

How do you plan ahead and ensure you’re spending wisely as a brand new agent? We talked to experienced agents and financial planners to get some of their must-dos for keeping your financial life on track your first year in real estate.

Lesson Learned: Don’t stop believing

Each week, we talk to agents across the country about what they’ve learned along the way (and what they wish they had known as new agents). This week, actor-turned-LA-Realtor Yawar Charlie shares his story.

What’s in a name? How street names can impact a deal

Apparently, the question of whether street names matter to buyers hit a nerve with a number of real estate professionals across the nation. Here are some of the best stories we gathered.