Letters From: real estate broker Marian Keriakos

Welcome to “Letters from,” a column that examines the intimate thoughts of members of the real estate industry …

5 areas of real estate that technology will revolutionize

Technology has already changed or automated many of the individual real estate sale process segments; at this point, all an outside competitor has to do is to tie them together into one advanced system — initiating a whole new model of selling real es…

3-D home of the day: Manhattan Beach development

This exceptional home features a dynamic floor plan providing homeowners with an indoor-outdoor living experience. Enjoy the best views Manhattan Beach has to offer from the comfort of your own home. …

7 questions you should ask a broker before signing on

Real estate agents have many financial aspects to consider when structuring their business. The experience of an established brokerage can guide you toward the best results. As you consider making the move to a new broker, go over these seven questions with your potential employer to ensure you’re getting the most out of your transition …

How to embed productivity coaching at every level of your office

Whether you’re recruiting to build a team or a brokerage, you have two duties: to increase your agents’ production and to increase the size of your office by recruiting agents. Either way, your office must be set up in a way that helps your agents sell more real estate. You have to be able to produce results, then get that message into the community. In our latest mastermind, Brian Icenhower shares how embedding productivity coaching at every level helped explode his recruiting efforts …

A look at brokers’ technology through Zillow’s eyes

Technology is about to hit real estate brokers like a nuclear bomb. Zillow and every other tech innovator in the real estate industry are so far ahead of brokers at every level that you have no chance of holding your current status and business model m…

Growing a brokerage: ‘What got you here won’t get you there’

Too many brokerages and teams get stuck. They plateau. They lose momentum. They stop feeling the excitement of the early days. Why does this happen …

4 steps to ease the MLS regionalization process

In part one of this article, Clareity outlined the criteria for determining the future end game for MLS consolidation. This article will describe Clareity’s process for MLS regionalization and how we overcome some of the common objections to regionalization during that process …

How to create a growth-minded workplace

Are you struggling with the best way to develop your agents or employees when you see continued mistakes in their work? You’ve given them feedback and are bewildered when you do not see it implemented. This article’s focus is on the difference between feedback and coaching, an effective method to deliver both and the benefits of creating a growth-minded workplace …

6 creative web design ideas to jumpstart your real estate business

Real estate is a booming business today that employs millions of agents. As more investors and brokers are using online resources to find their favorite real estates, many online agents are moving toward making a strong online presence to cement their …