4 real estate lessons from an agent who auditioned for reality TV

We’ve all heard the greasy car salesman jokes, read aggressively sale-sy bench ads, and at some point, questioned whether one salesperson or another was truly looking out for our best interests.

4 real estate lessons from an agent who auditioned for reality TV

We’ve all heard the greasy car salesman jokes, read aggressively sale-sy bench ads, and at some point, questioned whether one salesperson or another was truly looking out for our best interests.

Adam Ruins the Suburbs, and raises real estate industry demons

“Adam Ruins Everything” takes on the bleak history of the American suburb …

Dear Bravo, where are the women on ‘Million Dollar Listing’?

When Bravo announced that it would be filling the role left vacant by former ‘Million Dollar Listing New York’ star Luis Ortiz, my brain was set aflutter with possibilities. Unfortunately, there is no female in the future for this real estate reality show — and it’s really bumming me out …

The benefits – and dangers – of real estate reality TV

NEW YORK – Being on a real estate reality TV show can be a great way to gin up business, but it can have its downsides, too …

What does reality TV get wrong about real estate? Let’s start with everything

The real estate industry is no cold prospect to reality television.First, the general public absorbs shows of the HGTV variety that vastly oversimplify the homebuying transaction (looking at you, House Hunters). And then you’ve got those show character…

Is web series ‘Thousand Dollar Listing’ a million dollar idea?

Noah Kaplan doesn’t regret turning down the opportunity to be an assistant for Fredrik Eklund, star of Million Dollar Listing. Instead, he affixed his gaze on a bigger goal and is using his blossoming real estate career as the vehicle. Kaplan created Thousand Dollar Listing, a web series about the everyday struggles of the New York real estate agent who isn’t dealing in the luxury market …

Special report: How to fix new-agent onboarding

New agents are still a long way from receiving the support and training they need to thrive in real estate. That’s what we learned from 482 agents, brokers and other industry professionals who took our survey. Two pieces of advice stand out in our research …

How to shine as a real estate reality TV star

You are sitting there watching a real estate reality TV show, thinking: “What does this person have that I don’t?” In some cases, you may not like what you see — but on the inside, maybe the envy is eating away at you, and you would like some pointers on how to do it if you are ever asked …