JLL, Century 21 among top real estate firms on Forbes diversity list

A handful of well-known real estate firms have landed on Forbes’ 2020 list of best employers for diversity, with JLL and Century 21 taking the top spots among companies in the property business.

What investors are looking for in 2020

With January underway, many are wondering whether this is the year when you were turn your investment property into a thriving business.

Predictive Analytics: The Crystal Ball of Business

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Design for Days: 100 Years of Home-Building

Take a field trip to your hometown’s historic district and stroll the sidewalk. Blur the cars out of focus and it’s not hard to imagine what life looked like in decades and centuries past. It’s proof you don’t have to travel to a museum to get a glimpse of history—instead, you can live it every […]

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How to crush local content marketing with help from the local news

Getting a shout out from local news would be a huge win for your real estate business, but a lot of agents have trouble cracking the code and getting on the radar of local journalists. The fact is, local content marketing can deliver the best ROI of an…

Podcast ‘Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff’ debuts with Dick Costolo

If you are one of those real estate agents who thinks big picture and looks for inspiration in any media possible — books, podcasts, blogs, Hallmark cards, quotes — consider adding “Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff” to your playlist …

Forbes’ most overvalued housing markets

It’s easy to correlate pricey with overvalued real estate, but that’s not always the case. In fact, four out of the five most overvalued housing markets in the U.S. — Austin, San Antonio, Phoenix and Las Vegas — are not unaffordable by most standards …

Dottie Herman makes Forbes list of wealthiest women

Think you can make millions from your real estate empire? Take a cue from Forbes’ 54th richest self-made woman in America, Douglas Elliman CEO Dorothy “Dottie” Herman, whose name is synonymous with major real estate success …

Podcast: Beverly Hills’ Sally Forster Jones on agent superstardom

We’re joined today by Sally Forster Jones, president of John Aaroe International Luxury Properties in Beverly Hills. She has the 9th-ranked team in the nation by the Wall Street Journal Real Trends for total sales volume …

Community spotlight: Rolling Hills

Encompassing only three square miles of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, the affluent city of Rolling Hills is known for luxury homes, views and horseback riding.

The single, guard-gated community is comprised of 1,860 residents spread among roughly 685 si…