Social media platforms and the internet make it easy for motivated real estate agents to use digital marketing to get their businesses in front of thousands of potential clients, but without a concrete digital marketing plan in place, they are missing out on thousands more.
Attending open houses, entering vacant properties or traveling to remote residences are among the situations that make real estate agents fear for their safety.
With the recent hurricanes slamming the U.S., property owners were caught flat footed and unprepared for rebuilding costs. Worse, many properties damaged by flood waters were not located in designated flood areas, so were never required to possess flood insurance.
The AMC model and its impact on the appraisal industry appears to be changing, as some banks announce plans to bring appraisal ordering back in-house.
The flooding resulting from the category 4 hurricane that hit South Texas last Friday has caused catastrophic damage. Real estate agents who would like to help those affected by Harvey have a number of options.