What to look for in a results-driven real estate team

Teamwork, like any relationship, requires negotiation and compromise. But for many luxury real estate agents, it pays dividends. A productive partnership can help reduce workloads for everyone while driving more business with a wider network of clients.

Break through your career plateau and reach the next level

I think I speak for most real estate professionals when I say my passion is helping people. But while most of us focus on our clients, I also work with my fellow real estate agents to help further their personal and professional development.

What’s your niche? How to find it — and use it.

Delivering a luxury real estate experience necessarily entails providing your clients with specialized insights and knowledge. So the question is: what’s unique about you? What do you understand better than everyone else?

Engel & Völkers rolls out in 4 new markets amidst rapid expansion

The German-founded luxury real estate franchisor is opening franchise offices in Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and North Carolina.

Engel & Völkers rolls out in 4 new markets amidst rapid expansion

The German-founded luxury real estate franchisor is opening franchise offices in Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and North Carolina.

A luxury real estate agent’s summer checklist

Summer is peak season for just about everything in the Northern Hemisphere, and luxury real estate is no exception. Real estate deals don’t close overnight, and the relaxed pace of summer can create breathing room for today’s busy homebuyer. Clients are finally free to begin the search for their next property, letting the brighter days inspire their search for the perfect home.

Why discount brokerages do a disservice to sellers

How are discount or flat-fee services a good option for sellers? They aren’t. Here’s why these “savings” are depleting sellers of proper exposure and the best pool of buyers at every angle.

Sotheby’s International Realty heads to Qatar

Sotheby’s International Realty is expanding its Middle East footprint with a new brokerage in Qatar, owned by Alfardan Group, a lifestyle conglomerate with jewelry, hospitality and automotive divisions. 

Open houses lacking impact? How 4 agents got creative.

First impressions are also lasting impressions. That’s why it’s so important for agents to think outside the box when it comes to open houses. From promotion to presentation, you need to make an impact on prospective buyers that resonates long after they leave.

Your client is getting nervous. Now what?

Anyone working in real estate knows that clients experience hesitation — and who can blame them? Whether they’re putting a property on the market or looking to buy their next home, they’re preparing to make a potentially momentous transaction.