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 [...]

Agent safety stays on the minds of many REALTORS®

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Attending open houses, entering vacant properties or traveling to remote residences are among the situations that make real estate agents fear for their safety.

Real estate agents can help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

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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.

Low real estate appraisal? Don’t panic, take action

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REALTORS® are always concerned about low real estate appraisals and sometimes lose sleep over the possibility of unfavorable results.

How to deliver a high-value message to your clients

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During an interview, well-known online marketer Joe Polish said, “You know, there’s only one difference between a dollar bill and a hundred-dollar bill.” That got my attention.

Accessibility obligations go beyond brick and mortar

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Consumers rely more than ever on websites when searching for a new home, so it only makes sense real estate companies should make their sites accessible to people with disabilities.

Social media risk management tips for real estate agents

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During a session at NAR's 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo on Nov. 5, Trista Curzydlo, principal member of C4 Consulting, addressed how to minimize risk and protect your brand while marketing on social media.

Data suggests single-family homes in short supply

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A whopping 80% of 171 metropolitan areas are on the verge of a single-family housing crisis, with shortages of homes increasing demand and pushing prices out of reach for many prospective buyers.