Turn your time into money

I’m sure it’s happened to you. You show up at the office with the best intentions to make the most of your day. Yet hours later, you head home feeling like you didn’t accomplish one thing that will bring in the bucks.

The Real Word: Do you trust NAR?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll look at Brad Inman’s “NAR, take the high road in Washington, D.C.” and ask the heavy-hitting questions: Do you trust NAR, and what is NAR doing?

How embracing boredom can make you insanely successful

Would you be willing to embrace boredom to achieve your goals? It depends — what exactly does “embrace boredom” mean, Tom? It means doing mundane tasks day after day after day. Not too exciting, huh? But here’s the promise: When you do them, you’ll become wildly successful.

The Real Word: Which brokerages and neighborhoods are on top?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll take on what the heck white boxing is, the best neighborhoods in the U.S. and the top 20 brokerages after they recap on the realtor.com lawsuit. 

The Real Word: What does the realtor.com lawsuit mean for real estate agents?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll tackle realtor.com’s recent lawsuit issues and what this means for the image of agents everywhere as well as kitchens overtaking bathrooms as the top remodeling project, surging Facebook posts and Taylor Swift’s open house. 

The 12 leading listing sources of top producers

Where’s your next listing coming from? The certainty with which you can answer this question says a lot about the state of your business. If you can name several likely sources, that’s great. If you have absolutely no idea — Uh oh! It means you’re operating without a strategy.

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Parkbench is an online marketing and coaching service for real estate agents that builds neighborhood websites to market real estate services to local business owners.

VIDEO: Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly video series from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to inform and educate members about important aspects of being a real estate professional. Watch for this series each month in RISMedia’s Daily e-News. Join NAR’s year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. Watch […]

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The Real Word: A fake Trulia rental and shutting down the neighborhood Airbnb

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll take on a fake Trulia rental listing in Denver that caused a family to lose $3,900, whether you can stop your neighbor from running an Airbnb and why smoke-infested listings are the worst.