Industry Tips to Supercharge Your Summer

Here’s a collection of some of our favorite pieces on how to sharpen your skills during the summer months and use the season to your advantage.

6 ways homeowners can conserve energy in hot climates

Between rising global temperatures, rising fuel costs and rising demand for indoor space, home energy efficiency is more important than ever before.

Do wind turbines lower property values? The experts weigh in

The impact of wind turbines on nearby property values is difficult to nail down, but some hard numbers are beginning to emerge.

Cool down your summer with a new take on energy efficiency

The benefits of making energy efficiency improvements include lowering your monthly bills and building client relationships by sharing what you’ve learned.

Agent/broker perspective: How to keep sales steady during a summer slowdown

A Miami real estate agent is having a tough time selling during the blazing hot — but dreadfully slow — Miami summer months. What can her broker do to inspire better production?

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.

Summer volunteering can spark relationships and vitalize business

Each summer, real estate agents give themselves permission to change gear and engage in volunteering, all while reconnecting with community.

Summer volunteering can spark relationships and vitalize business

Each summer, real estate agents give themselves permission to change gear and engage in volunteering, all while reconnecting with community.

5 tips for selling vacation and second homes

Vacation homebuyers may be on a decline nationally (down from 16 percent to 12 percent according to the latest figures from the National Association of Realtors), but experts who work in this segment of the real estate industry are confident about the continued and growing appeal of their product — even during a possible downturn. Here are five tips for selling second homes.