The government pays more to rich homeowners than poor renters

The federal government paid out twice as much money to wealthy homeowners via the mortgage interest deduction as it spent on section 8 rent assistance …

McMansion Hell blogger explains the sadness of living large

The humorous blogger joined a panel in New York City to discuss the “architecture of consumption,” and what our living spaces say about us …

Podcast: The 10 biggest lies in real estate (part 2)

Have you thought about why you believe what you do about real estate? Have you just heard these mantras so many times that you’ve come to accept them as truth? As we drill down on the remaining five lies being told to agents, take note of which ones yo…

3 reasons being a real estate agent is the best job ever

Ah, the glamorous life of a “Million Dollar Listing” agent: flashy cars, expensive jewelry, gourmet meals, hair and makeup, negotiating deals and making sales. Life in the fast lane. Well, sort of. No doubt, real estate is a dream career for me. I am a firm believer it’s the best job in the world. It offers freedom, flexibility and opportunities to create wealth and stability for clients, friends and loved ones. It’s also — a lot of work. And not easy …

Podcast: The 10 biggest lies in real estate: Part 1

Whether you’ve been in the real estate business for five years or five minutes, there’s no shortage of advice being given to you — from your broker, your family, your friends and every real estate widget seller out there …

Podcast: What rich people know that you don’t

When we think about being rich, it’s often only about the material things. But what character traits can we learn from the affluent? Find out here …

How to take charge of your life pillars

When I was a new agent, I wanted to succeed so badly. I devoured business and personal development books, dove into blogging and did all the activities a newbie is told to do, such as holding open houses for a plethora of agents, door-knocking, farming…

Podcast: The real reasons you aren’t rich (part 2)

Rich real estate agents make financial decisions on a daily basis that preserve and increase their wealth. They pay off their taxes and credit cards, and eliminate the hidden drains on their income …

Podcast: The real reasons you aren’t rich

What’s the definition of rich? It’s when your money is working for you and you are no longer working for your money. Simple, right …

How much is your time worth?

In part one of our series, I explained that working harder would not necessarily equate to a higher bottom line for your respective business. Although hard work and determination are certainly integral components to a successful career, we need to dist…