The career outlook for real estate agents in 2020

The world of real estate is rewarding, challenging and ever-changing. To help you know what’s ahead for strategic planning purposes, here’s an outlook on the industry through 2020.

7 homebuying trends that’ll impact your market in 2019

Knowing what your buyers value most will save you and your clients alike the frustration of viewing unsuitable properties. Keep these buying and moving trends in mind when helping prospective buyers earn the keys to their dream home.

How to explain home equity lines of credit to buyers

Agents have to be prepared to answer complicated questions about home equity lines of credit. In this post, we’ll simplify the subject so you can provide a clear, concise explanation that buyers will understand.

Not loving the agent life? Try one of these real estate careers instead

You worked hard for your real estate license. If you aren’t enjoying the day-in and day-out of being an agent, consider one of these industry-related careers rather than quitting altogether.

6 ways to build trust and boost sales with real estate data

By arming clients with facts upfront, you not only establish trust, but facilitate and expedite the decision-making process for your clients, which leads to increased sales. Here are six ways agents can employ real estate data and studies to build trus…

8 smart-home features buyers will want in 2019

Research shows that buyers want — and are willing to pay more for — smart-home features. Here are the top eight you should know inside and out.

Pros and cons: 9 bathtub materials to consider

Agents who understand the advantages and disadvantages of different bathtub materials can serve as a resource to buyers, reflecting credibility and a high standard of professionalism. Let’s take a look at nine bathtub materials and detail what every pr…

Can’t convince sellers to leave for a showing? Try these 6 approaches

If you have stubborn sellers who want to “help” with showings, make sure you’ll do it right or just feel uncomfortable leaving when buyers come to check out your listing, try these strategies.

Selling apartments? Here’s what you should know

Although there is some overlap between selling strategies for apartments and houses, there are a few unique selling opportunities in marketing apartments or condos, too.

11 things real estate agents could get in legal trouble for

To protect against legal risks, agents need to be meticulous in their work and up to date on all relevant laws. Here are 11 things real estate agents commonly get sued (or otherwise land in legal trouble) for.