Better Homes and Gardens perks extended to BHGRE clients

For a $10 yearly fee, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate agents can provide clients with access to Better Homes and Gardens magazine’s Insider program.

What to look for in a results-driven real estate team

Teamwork, like any relationship, requires negotiation and compromise. But for many luxury real estate agents, it pays dividends. A productive partnership can help reduce workloads for everyone while driving more business with a wider network of clients.

Break through your career plateau and reach the next level

I think I speak for most real estate professionals when I say my passion is helping people. But while most of us focus on our clients, I also work with my fellow real estate agents to help further their personal and professional development.

Sotheby’s International Realty expands to Arkansas

Sotheby’s International Realty is opening a new franchise in Rogers, Arkansas. It’s state No. 41 for the global luxury franchisor, which has a presence in 70 countries and territories. 

Why this indie broker is shuttering and joining a franchise

David Ogilvy is shuttering his 34-year eponymously named brokerage David Ogilvy and Associates and bringing his team to Sotheby’s International Realty’s Greenwich, Connecticut, office. 

What’s your niche? How to find it — and use it.

Delivering a luxury real estate experience necessarily entails providing your clients with specialized insights and knowledge. So the question is: what’s unique about you? What do you understand better than everyone else?

Violinist Isaac Stern’s swanky New York penthouse sells

A duplex New York penthouse that once belonged to the renowned violinist Isaac Stern has found its buyer after listing in November 2018 for $15.9M.

A luxury real estate agent’s summer checklist

Summer is peak season for just about everything in the Northern Hemisphere, and luxury real estate is no exception. Real estate deals don’t close overnight, and the relaxed pace of summer can create breathing room for today’s busy homebuyer. Clients are finally free to begin the search for their next property, letting the brighter days inspire their search for the perfect home.

NAR’s tech accelerator REACH goes global

REACH — which first launched in 2013 and is part of NAR’s Second Century Ventures investment fund — has worked with dozens of companies over the years including House Canary, BoxBrownie and BombBomb. The goal is to provide promising new companies with training, networking and other resources to further their growth.

The essential guide to investment properties

It’s a huge industry, and one that represents an opportunity for agents. But it’s also a field with quirks, culture, sub-categories and methodologies.