How are agents (and their clients) coping with stock market jitters?

The stock market’s slump this week likely has many in the real estate industry wondering what the downswing means for their bottom line.

Windermere acquires 50% of West Coast Commercial Realty

Windermere Real Estate acquired 50 percent of West Coast Commercial Realty (WCCR) to further expand its commercial real estate presence in the Pacific Northwest, the company announced Friday.

Luxury Connect: Sally Forster Jones on Negotiating in a High-End Market

“The client typically has been very successful, is typically more sophisticated and is used to being right and winning”

Has the ‘Tinder effect’ taken the romance out of homebuying?

The “Tinder effect” — the advent of “swiping right” to find a match or “swiping left” to reject it on a split-second first impression — has created an environment that can lead buyers to overlook important intangibles that only come with visiting a home in the flesh.

Why the real estate industry is everything I love about Pride Month

As June is National Pride Month, I want to take a moment to say how proud and grateful I am to be a real estate professional. I’m not saying this purely because I am a lesbian, a woman and the head of a NYC-based real estate brokerage — although these things do give me a unique perspective.

Eli Manning sets new record with $3.55M Hoboken condo sale

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is moving on … from his New Jersey condo that is. And while his days of breaking records on the field may be nearing an end, he’s got a new record to boast about.

6 tips for letting natural light sell buyers on your listing

There are tons of benefits to bringing some natural light into a home. As real estate agents, we know that not much resonates better than a home where sunshine streams into the windows. This likely has to do with the fact that natural light benefits us in a variety of different ways, including giving us needed Vitamin D and making us calmer, more productive and happier.

7 tips for handling seller pricing objections

As a real estate agent, you’ve probably met all kinds of objections from sellers about the listing price of their home. Sellers, after all, want to sell for the highest amount possible …

Low Inventory, Rising Rates and a Bustling Spring Market

Spring is here, and, with it, a busy home-buying and -selling season. While real estate markets can vary widely by region, housing is currently seeing similar developments across the country. The Kiplinger Letter, an online source for personal finance advice and business forecasts, recently shared spring market trends. According to Kiplinger’s David Payne, staff economist, […]

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5 outrageous seller expectations and how to respond

After 20 years in real estate, I still feel blessed to still be learning. I’m an advocate of not just seeking growth from obvious educational opportunities but also learning from each and every conversation I have with clients …