How this real estate brokerage is brewing up culture, retention and fun

Best practices suggest agents leave notes in a client relationship manager (CRM) about leads and clients. For example, “Wants a view of the mountains,” or “Has not been pre-approved,” might be common notations. But if you’re an agent with Crown Point, …

5 housewarming gift ideas for all types of clients

If you want your housewarming presents to have a strong marketing impact that causes your clients to remember you and recommend you to their friends and family — and you should want that — then you need to give them something they’ll use for a long time.

5 housewarming gift ideas for all types of clients

If you want your housewarming presents to have a strong marketing impact that causes your clients to remember you and recommend you to their friends and family — and you should want that — then you need to give them something they’ll use for a long time.

Keyzz lets you easily send gifts to clients for any life event or occasion

Keyzz is an app with an integrated storefront for buying and sending client gifts, and it helps agents stay in touch with clients and manage day-to-day activities.

These new devices are helping Amazon’s Alexa control your home

Resembling a suburbanite-friendly version of HAL 9000 from “2001: A Space Odyssey” (but lacking the homicidal tendencies), the new Switch+ is marketed as a lighting control appliance, but also plays music and helps with general lifestyle needs and task…

Labor Day deals: 20 real estate closing gifts you won’t want to miss

What’s more stressful than buying the perfect gift for your mom on Mother’s Day? Buying a closing gift for a client! …

KardZee promises personalization and professionalism in its postcard creation app

Users of KardZee can create a completely personalized handwriting font by tracing over each letter of the alphabet to create an “analysis.” The process turns your finger strokes into a totally unique script font to be used in mailings …

Saving time for hobbies can boost your career

Investing in your creativity is a great way to boost your mood and your productivity. The American Institute of Stress recommends making time for hobbies to reduce stress and fatigue; hobbies like painting, gardening and cooking can help busy professio…

What gifts should you give your clients at closing (and beyond)?

As real estate agents, we should be looking ahead constantly. What can we do to make sure this client is happy at the end of the transaction …

11 modern closing gift ideas for every type of buyer

An experienced agent knows the impact of referrals and the importance of following through after the sale with an appropriate closing gift. In fact, it’s too important to put on autopilot. The right closing gift will fulfill two purposes: to show your appreciation to clients and celebrate their success — and also to keep your name top-of-mind whenever the topic of real estate arises …