Podcast: The real estate agent’s pre-listing prayer and routine

What’s the key to being a successful real estate agent? The answer is being the best listing agent you can be. There’s no crime in being a great buyer agent, but true long-term real estate success comes out of your listings …

Buyer’s agent or listing agent?

Inman readers give their short answers as to which is superior …

How failed home sales damage the real estate industry’s reputation

Meet the Malik family from the greater Orlando, Florida, area. They are a young millennial couple who recently sold a home. Selling their home meant financial freedom to pursue a dream and a new career path …

Podcast: Why the seller hired the other agent — Part 1

There’s a myth among agents that it’s OK to only land 50 percent of the listings for which you make appointments. You wouldn’t accept a 50 percent grade from your kids; why do you think it’s OK for yourself? Listing agents make more money, have more …

Podcast: What rich agents know that you might not

If success is a far-off, distant goal that you’re working toward, it’s going to be a lot more difficult to achieve than if you foster a mindset that embraces and internalizes it into the lifestyle you already have …

Podcast: Beverly Carter’s son speaks out on agent safety

The tragic abduction and murder of Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter was a wake-up call for real estate professionals nationwide. It shocked us out of complacency and reminded us that safety is a daily concern in our profession. …

Podcast: Jonathan Smoke on emerging fall 2015 market trends

In today’s episode, we’re joined by Jonathan Smoke from Move.com to discuss current trends in today’s real estate marketplace as we enter into the fall 2015 selling season. Smoke is a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry, the chief economist for…

Podcast: Jonathan Smoke on emerging fall 2015 market trends

In today’s episode, we’re joined by Jonathan Smoke from Move.com to discuss current trends in today’s real estate marketplace as we enter into the fall 2015 selling season. Smoke is a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry, the chief economist for…

Podcast: 5 steps to overcoming your fears

Is fear holding you back? We’re not necessarily talking about a major traumatic experience that leaves you trembling in your shoes — maybe it’s just a discomfort in certain social situations or a nervousness about approaching new prospects …

Podcast: Are you suffering from buyer burnout?

Are you feeling tired and burned out from working with buyers? In our free coaching calls for agents, it’s a common theme among agents — especially newer agents. They start out working exclusively as buyer’s agents and quickly realize that shepherding…