Opes Advisors offers buyers and agents ‘twice the advice’

Mortgage lenders are increasingly deployed electronic technology to empower consumers to shop for and compare mortgage loans and obtain loan preapprovals — but are these companies using the technology to its fullest potential …

Podcast: 3 ways to step into a mindset of abundance

Almost every form of media, in some way, revolves around cultivating desire for things you don’t have, which is a key element of the scarcity mindset. Media highlights loss, fear and anxiety. Why would you voluntarily sign up for that …

Podcast: Broke in real estate? 10 reasons your ego is to blame (Part 2)

We continue our series on identifying the ways your unchecked ego is making you broke. If you’ve always thought that ego was just a word to describe a person with a “big head,” then you’ll be surprised at what you’ll learn on today’s podcast. Here are …

Podcast: Broke in real estate? 10 reasons your ego is to blame (Part 1)

Talking about ego can feel obtuse. When we think of ego, we immediately get images in our minds of the diva rock star, recent political figures or even that agent in our market with his or her face splashed all over bus benches and moving trucks. But e…

Podcast: 15 crazy obvious real estate truths we quickly forget: Part 2

We all know that hard work, focus and dedication are key traits to achieving career success in real estate, but as we go through our daily routines, it’s easy to forget the important truths that got us here in the first place …

What to do with credit-challenged homebuyers

Many real estate agents often do not know where to send potential homebuyers who have negative credit histories or have defaulted on their previous mortgages. Although they can offer several options, these options might not adequately meet their clients’ needs. Let me explain …

Size does matter: Why technology has to fit the business

Have you ever used a software solution or other technology and thought: this is a great product, but I just need a few of these tools? Think about Microsoft Word. How many of those tabs have you legitimately used? It’s hard to imagine needing a tool for citations and footnotes when all you’re doing is writing a basic document …

How to better the quality of your leads

Depending on who you talk to, Internet leads are either the best or worst things in the world. Some will say that they are all terrible, and others build their business off the back of Internet leads …

First-ever Home Purchase Sentiment Index shows waning housing market optimism

Expectations of rising mortgage rates and unstable economic conditions are making consumers slightly pessimistic about buying homes, according to a new consumer sentiment survey about the housing market launched by Fannie Mae …

What’s your business and motivation plan for the rest of 2015?

We’ve got a little more than four months left. If you’re feeling unsure of how you’re going to finish this year up, then today’s topic is for you. Today’s topic is a true business plan to help you get it together and stay on top of your production for …