21 contract terms every agent should be able to explain with ease

As we go about our business, we sometimes forget that clients might not be familiar with common terms agents throw around without thinking (aka Realtor speak). Here are the 21 terms we consider most crucial for agents to explain to buyers and sellers w…

10 tips for snagging a buyer (and tons of leads) at your next open house

Open houses have long been seen by sellers as an activity crucial to selling their homes, and agents believe just as fervently that open houses are tools for developing buyer leads. Here’s how to host these events the right way so that they serve both functions equally well.

Where should agents draw the authenticity line?

How much of your authentic self do you show? To clients? Colleagues? On social media? Regular Inman contributor and top-producing broker Nicole Solari talks through authenticity in real estate.

9 ways to revive a stale listing without another price reduction

As a listing agent, you’ve probably had that listing that seemed great but then just wouldn’t sell. Here are nine things you can do in that situation — other than lower the price — to bring that listing back to life.

2019’s top diets made to fit your real estate schedule

With each new year, many real estate agents add health and weight goals to their list of resolutions — but by Valentine’s Day, those goals are usually abandoned. What’s a hungry agent to do? Here are four effective diets you can follow while keeping a busy real estate schedule.

10 steps for creating a smooth ‘sale’ for your sellers

Many sellers have not sold a home in a while, if ever, and the process is a bit different today than it was a decade ago. We use these 10 steps to put our sellers at ease in what could be a very stressful transaction.

The winter open house checklist every agent needs

Once you’ve got all the basic details and planning taken care of, take time to start prepping for your winter open house a day or so in advance by doing these 10 things.

10 things real estate agents can be thankful for this year

At my brokerage, we asked our agents to list 100 things they’re grateful for. Here are 10 of the universal themes from those agent- and staff-created lists, compiled together to remind us all what we can be thankful for this holiday season. 

5 tricks that’ll get your listings sold faster this fall

Here are five ways to sell your listing quicker by maximizing the best aspects of the season in your real estate staging and listing photos.

Ethics, injuries, disclosures and more: 8 ways not to get sued

Agents should train for these eight common missteps that can get them in trouble and even land them in court.