What do you wish your broker had told you?

We asked this question, and, boy, did industry pros respond! Everyone has secrets, tips and wisdom that they wish had been communicated to them from Day 1. Here are just a few of the responses we gathered from the real estate community at large. 

How to Make Your Luxury Listing Stand Out

The process of selling a luxury home is simply different. There are fewer buyers, so naturally, agents need to not only create the “wow” factor, but also implement marketing strategies that capture the attention of other agents and potential buyers. Here are some suggestions when building a strategy to enthrall your potential audience. Keep Up-to-Date […]

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How American Home Shield® Is Changing What It Means to Be the Industry Leader

Editor’s Note: The following is an advertising supplement that was published with the May issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Measuring Up: Elevating the American Home Shield Customer Experience Through People, Tools and Technology American Home Shield (AHS®) is always looking for ways to innovate and drive efficiency to deliver the best customer experience possible. […]

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A simple 3-step system to get more clients as a newbie

Want to get more clients but aren’t sure what to do? Real estate agent Jennifer Myers was in the same boat, but through a little trial-and-error, she’s perfected a three-step system that allowed her to sell 40 homes last year. 

Infographic: Home-Buying for Members of the Military and Veterans

Compared to the average buyer who has not served, homebuyers in the military are positioned to purchase in unique ways, according to the 2018 Veterans & Active Military Home Buyers Profile, recently released by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR): For more information, please visit www.nar.realtor. For the latest real estate news and trends, bookmark RISMedia.com.

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Buyer Demand for Green Homes Trends Up

If you ask the REALTORS® who work with them, buyer demand for green homes is trending up. Homebuyers are interested in sustainability, according to 61 percent of REALTORS® in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) REALTORS® and Sustainability 2018 Report—and, in many markets, they have options. Eighty percent of REALTORS® report their market has solar […]

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4 business growth lessons from the owner of a moving company

How do you grow a moving business from two trucks to 60, create the top-ranked moving company in the New York metro area and do it all in less than a decade and before your 40th birthday? If you’re Ross Sapir, you do it with a focus on service for your clients, appreciation for your employees and an emphasis on style in everything you do.

How to carve out a real estate niche for yourself

Real estate is an extremely competitive field. In fact, there are about two million active real estate licenses in the U.S., according to the Association of Real Estate Law Officials …

Exactly How Big Is the Military Market?

The following information is provided by the Center for REALTOR® Development (CRD). Current and former military are a huge demographic segment in the U.S. According to the most recent Demographics Report (2015) from Military OneSource, prepared for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) across active duty and reserve populations, there are 2.1 million military personnel. […]

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6 secrets to getting a real estate listing every day

We all know that listings are essential to success. Increasing the number of listings you collect each month allows for more possibilities for your business, and it’s the most direct way to improve your real estate productivity …