Playing the long game in luxury sales

“When listing a luxury mountain home for sale, statistics show that it’s going to take at least a year to three years to sell,” notes Summit Sotheby’s International Realty agent Mary Ciminelli, an expert on the ins and outs of mountain property sales in Park City, Utah.

The Real Word: Is college the biggest racket in America?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss whether college itself, which can create insurmountable debt, is a racket after the news that real estate executives are among those being charged in a college fraud scheme to get kids into top schools.

3 tech tips for agents from a Keller Williams team leader

The Somers Team’s Chris Somers shares the top tools he uses to keep his 20-agent team moving.

Windermere Park City does luxury home tours right: on skis

With rich skiing pedigrees, agents Daimon Bushi and Dash Longe use their passion and skills to win the ski-in, ski-out niche in Park City, Utah.

5 things your listing video team needs to know

Real estate video has come a long way from iPhone cuts with listing descriptions dubbed over them. Some listing videos look like they could be Super Bowl commercials. If you’re looking to have professional content that showcases a property in all its glory, here are five things your video team better know.

Now accepting beta testers: YourHomeBenefit

“Do you know anybody looking to buy or sell a home?” This is the age-old question Realtors use to ask their network for referrals. After all, an agent’s sphere of influence accounts for over 60% of their business.

Opendoor CEO: Agents will become advisers as automation takes over

Eric Wu said he envisions a future where everyone uses Opendoor to buy and sell their home in a frictionless transaction that is eventually low-cost or free.

The Real Word: The mind-blowing lawsuit shaking real estate

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll talk through the antitrust lawsuit with several industry giants and the one thing millennials overlook that causes buyer’s remorse.

WATCH: Why I went indie

Indie brokers have the unique opportunity to take a stance in the community, stand by their values and attract like-minded agents. Hear the success stories behind Abio Properties and McQuaid & Company Real Estate Services from the brokers who know it best.

WATCH: Kiss real estate — as we know it — goodbye

We are on a new path of exciting innovations and opportunity, with real estate agents and brokers at the forefront. Our industry is ready for those who are eager to uncross their arms and embrace these advancements — what side of change do you want to be on?