Real estate agents leaving a brokerage: 5 things to consider

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Considering changing brokerages? Real estate agents leaving a brokerage should stop and consider these 5 important points. Real estate agents change brokerages for plenty of reasons, but, sometimes, it’s better to fix the ship you’re on than jump ship, experts say. “Certainly, it [...]

Successful real estate agents in demand in 2018

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Real estate corporations and brokerages are realizing proven agents, armed with technology and data, drive sales and the bottom line. There was a time when real estate agents weren’t viewed so much for the value they brought to the table, but rather their [...]

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.

Driverless cars likely to steer real estate decisions

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Driverless cars could have substantial impact on real estate, affecting everything from how communities are designed and whether or not people are likely to age in place.

Real estate lessons from Harvey

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Dramatic images from Hurricane Harvey of water up to homes’ rooflines make one wonder if the real estate market in Houston will ever recover.

Appraisers on the fate of appraisal management companies

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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.

Women’s Council of REALTORS®: Worth the price of membership

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President Sherri Souza offers insight on why joining the organization is a great return on investment.

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.

Age-restricted communities: Good for clients and REALTORS®?

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Over-55 communities are a niche market to be sure, but older buyers know exactly what they want in a home and community.

How mortgage brokers can use social media marketing

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If you think social media marketing isn’t as relevant or important for mortgage brokers as it is for real estate agents and others in the industry, think again.