10 ways real estate agents fail

Success in real estate requires a particular mindset, especially when life throws curve balls.

10 ways real estate agents fail

Success in real estate requires a particular mindset, especially when life throws curve balls.

25 truths every real estate agent lives

We all know this business is made up of more than just agents and brokers, but no one can deny that it’s the agents who build the closest bonds with consumers. Here are 25 realities agents have to deal with every day — the rest of the industry should try to fully grasp them.

Tony Hawk says real estate agents will go extinct in Home Bay ad

Ken Potashner, chairman and CEO, says the savings Home Bay is able to offer buyers and sellers isn’t because his company is skirting on service — he says his tech platform makes everything more efficient and faster, with an average sale time of 38 days.

Realtors rank among least trusted professions, survey finds

A new national poll, commissioned by flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks, found that real estate agents and journalists are among the least trustworthy professions in American consumers’ minds. 

A Realtor posted ads about a dead driver and a prisoner of war — and the reaction was swift

“Korean Yang Kyoungjong fought with Japan against the USSR,” reads one of the posts, which Hanlon later took down. “He then fought with the USSR against Germany. Then with Germany against the U.S.! Want an agent who fights for you, call me!”

Global Insights: Crossing the Rubicon (portals vs. agents)

I admit it: I’ve wanted to use the phrase “Crossing the Rubicon” in an update for a while now. Conveniently, real-world events have now aligned to give me that chance. In this instance, the point of no return is real estate portals directly competing with real estate agents. Moves are being made.

What I’ve learned from being part of a Realtor’s association

“Realtor” is a term and a title that involves a great deal more than merely selling homes. I’ve been a very active, dues-paying member of the real estate industry for many years, but it wasn’t until I attended a recent C.A.R. event that I became even more enamored with my field.

An Atlanta agent takes Knock, OfferPad and Opendoor for a test-drive

Some say Knock, OfferPad and Opendoor are the wave of the future — that they are “coming for real estate” — but as a Keller Williams agent, I’m not so sure that’s the case.

WATCH: Black real estate investor was inspecting home when a white neighbor called the police

Video shows Memphis real estate investor Michael Hayes on May 5, waiting by a property he was hired to inspect after a white neighbor called to complain to police.