Should listing agents be present at the appraisal?

Byron Lazine and Tim Bray debate whether listing agents should be present during the appraisal …

Should listing agents be present at the appraisal?

Byron Lazine and Tim Bray debate whether listing agents should be present during the appraisal …

Should buyer’s agents attend property inspections?

Buyer’s agency creates expectations from and for both parties. Agents need clients to represent (that is how we get paid), and most buyers need guidance to complete a real estate purchase …

Alex Wang pulls the curtain on the listing agent life through video

Alex Wang has now taken his “real world” approach to Snapchat and applied it to a new series of videos that aim to give a peek into the life of a listing agent.

4 listing presentation questions you should always be prepared to answer

While you can spend hours perfecting charts and graphs and memorizing every fact about a given home, one listing presentation wild card always threatens to undermine your hard work: Client questions that seem to come straight out of left field …

7 reasons not to ‘carry’ the house in hopes of a price boost

Some homesellers once told me that if they didn’t get their house sold last summer at the sales price they wanted, they would take it off the market before Thanksgiving and wait to put it back on the market after the holidays …

7 reasons not to ‘carry’ the house in hopes of a price boost

Some homesellers once told me that if they didn’t get their house sold last summer at the sales price they wanted, they would take it off the market before Thanksgiving and wait to put it back on the market after the holidays …

How to convince your real estate clients to sell in the winter

Agents would be wise to urge their clients to list their property now instead of waiting until the traditionally busier spring market …

5 ways to deal with ‘I’d prefer a more seasoned listing agent’

Put five minutes on the clock; it’s overtime. You just tied with another real estate agent in a competition fiercer than the NBA’s ever seen: the listing presentation …

‘Coming soon’ listings are creative — but are they effective?

Agents are always looking for creative ways to market their listings. How do we balance our fiduciary duties to our clients with our competitive nature …