Lesson Learned: You do you, regardless of what people say

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, co-founder of RETV and Small Town Agents and Hanover, Pennsylvania, agent Colin Cameron.

What do you wish your broker had told you?

We asked this question, and, boy, did industry pros respond! Everyone has secrets, tips and wisdom that they wish had been communicated to them from Day 1. Here are just a few of the responses we gathered from the real estate community at large. 

Dear marketing mastermind: who are you talking to?

In this monthly advice column, the Marketing Mastermind answers three burning questions. This month’s topic: how to effectively reach your audience.

What this YouTube feud can teach you about mentor relationships

Millions watched as the feud between beauty influencers Tati Westbrook and James Charles unfolded on YouTube. Love them or hate them, this debacle illustrates a powerful principle in mentoring relationships: Always treat your mentor well.

Lesson Learned: Work your game plan

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, Houston real estate broker Doris Snipp.

5 quick Memorial Day marketing ideas for agents

Looking for a marketing plan to tie to Memorial Day? It’s not too late! Here are a handful of things you can do — all under three hours — to promote your business.

4 ways to make rejection a good thing

Whether you’re a newbie agent or an experienced veteran, rejection can still hurt. If you want to get better at dealing with it, reframe and repurpose it to take the sting out. Here’s how.

Lesson Learned: Trust your gut

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, Greenwich, Connecticut, agent Julianne C. Ward.

Dear Marketing Mastermind: How do I make my open house more effective?

In this monthly advice column, the Marketing Mastermind answers three burning questions. This month’s topic: all things open house.

Lesson Learned: Find your tribe

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, Washington, D.C., broker Keri Shull shares why surrounding yourself with the right colleagues is everything.