The Biggest Real Estate Reads Of The Summer

It was a busy Summer of mergers, acquisitions, and movement within the industry, but we’ve got you covered with our Labor Day holiday recap.

5 simple tips for growing your real estate business when it’s slow

For some, summer is a time to slow down, take a vacation and relax, especially if your market slows down like it does in Miami. But rather than take a break, strengthen your business with these five tips.

5 simple tips for growing your real estate business when it’s slow

For some, summer is a time to slow down, take a vacation and relax, especially if your market slows down like it does in Miami. But rather than take a break, strengthen your business with these five tips.

Analysis: The Price of a Property Ripe for Summer

With more activities, daylight, outdoor parties and vacations, summer is a precious time of year. Do you have amenities at home that make the most of the season? According to new realtor.com® research, features that scream “summer” can earn homeowners more profit. An outdoor shower, for example, is at a 97 percent price-per-square foot (PPSF) […]

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Which season is prime time for homeselling?

The art of choosing a particular season to sell doesn’t require a meteorology degree. Before clients decide the time is right, they need to delve in and do thorough homework about market conditions with a real estate agent …

4 urgent to-dos that will set you up for future success

Summer’s almost over. As you plan your last summer trip or barbecue to send the season off right, don’t forget to take the time to plan your business through the end of the year and plan for success …

3 opportunities to swim in referrals this summer

American entrepreneur, P.T. Barnum famously said, “Without promotion, something terrible happens — nothing.” Many small business professionals, including real estate professionals, are shy about promoting their businesses. They might think, “Of course my clients will refer me; I don’t want to pester them by asking or reminding them to do it.” …

Illinois real estate summer forecast shows steady growth

Although inventory has tightened year-over-year, the Illinois real estate market continues to topple last year’s numbers, according to a report from the Illinois Realtors. With lower availability than last year, the demand for homes continues to grow, …

Were it not for the rest of the world’s self-entanglement, the US would be rocking

This week was an exercise in perspective, stocks versus bonds and mortgages, and here versus over there. In a week with little new U.S. data (apartments hot, single-family not), bonds and mortgages stayed the same — which is remarkable, given the perf…

3 ways to engage past clients this fall

Autumn is a season of change. Summer fades fast, temperatures fall, and homeowners are faced with new challenges and opportunities. Many agents send annual clean-up reminders, but there are other opportunities for meaningful engagement …