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.

5 things top agents and tech companies do to succeed

As an active agent running my own team and as a technology/marketing consultant now helping teams and brokers succeed, I’ve had the experience on both sides of the real estate business.   

5 things top agents and tech companies do to succeed

As an active agent running my own team and as a technology/marketing consultant now helping teams and brokers succeed, I’ve had the experience on both sides of the real estate business.   

5 outrageous seller expectations and how to respond

After 20 years in real estate, I still feel blessed to still be learning. I’m an advocate of not just seeking growth from obvious educational opportunities but also learning from each and every conversation I have with clients …

Why a mission statement is so much more than a quote on a wall

You’ve probably seen a mission statement in your office. It goes up on the wall, and if it’s really good, you might pause and reflect. Sadly, most mission statements are not memorable. But a good mission statement has the power to take your business fr…

Why you should build your brand around your ideal client

When you get braces, do you go to an orthodontist or a general dentist? When you need a hip replacement, do you go to an orthopedic surgeon or a general surgeon? You want someone who specializes in the service you need, right …