Lesson Learned: Don’t let ego get in the way of learning

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, coach, trainer and Florida Realtors faculty member Angela Territo.

WATCH: What’s the one thing that changed Ryan Serhant’s life?

Watch as Ryan Serhant, of “Million Dollar Listing New York” fame, gives the Inman Connect New York audience the low-down on how to survive — and thrive — by going back to some of the basics he used as an actor-turned-agent at the beginning of his career. 

KW associates react to ‘ghost agent’ purge

In the wake of an exclusive report by Inman on Tuesday, agents have begun to speak out about Keller Williams’ long-time practice of keeping so-called “ghost agents” on the rosters, with some speculating the number of inactive agents could be far higher than official estimates.

How to build your ultimate real estate to-do list

The first step in killing it at real estate is handling what needs to get done effectively. Here are three tips to help you build your perfect to-do list. 

5 time management tips to get more done in your day

Find ways to get more done in a day, while also penciling in a break or two, with these five tips for better time management.

7 instances when not following up could cost you thousands

The most common complaint clients have about real estate agents is that they don’t follow up. Failure to follow up is like tossing your money into a trash can. How much are you throwing away in your business?

5 ways to maximize focus on income-producing activities

Real estate is an incredibly demanding, always-on career. There is a need and an expectation to immediately respond to every email, text, phone call and social media post. And while it’s great to be dedicated and hardworking, it can be easy to fall into the trap of what I call “reactive mode.”

Turn your time into money

I’m sure it’s happened to you. You show up at the office with the best intentions to make the most of your day. Yet hours later, you head home feeling like you didn’t accomplish one thing that will bring in the bucks.

17 time-sucking tasks real estate agents love to do and how to avoid them

When speaking to a friend who works for a CRM company, she asked about the processes and tasks that real estate agents do. In her mind, it was just a few things, but to her surprise, I rattled off 50 different things that the average agent does. As a result of that conversation, she had an a-ha moment about why it’s so hard to disrupt real estate.

6 secrets to getting a real estate listing every day

We all know that listings are essential to success. Increasing the number of listings you collect each month allows for more possibilities for your business, and it’s the most direct way to improve your real estate productivity …