Key traits that lead to real estate brokerage success

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Successful brokers often share key traits, according to real estate experts. Jo Ann Stevens Real estate agents who align with professionals who exemplify the leadership characteristics necessary for real estate brokerage success often find their careers reach new levels, according to [...]

Outlook good for real estate, sources say

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For real estate agents, rising home prices mean rising commissions. More inventory on the market means more sales opportunities.

In real estate, the human touch prevails

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Despite expert predictions of their demise, real estate agents still provide a much-needed human experience.

Drones set the scene in real estate marketing

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These videos offer potential buyers a feel for not only the home, but its environment and lifestyle, which can make a bigger emotional impact.

Smart home innovations: Agents must know what clients want

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More than 40% of REALTORS® say their residential clients are asking about smart homes and smart home technology — from smart locks, lights and thermostats to full home automation with voice commands.

7 financial strategies for retirement success

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About half of all real estate brokers and sales agents were self-employed in 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, making them particularly vulnerable because they have no company-sponsored retirement plans.