7 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Get More Professional Referrals

By |2019-07-16T09:38:53-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

Referrals hold serious value for real estate agents. In fact, for some agents, referrals might even be their bread and butter — the main way they attract, find, and close business. A new report proves as much, showing that 17 percent of agents earn anywhere from $20,000 to $50,000 annually thanks to other agents’ [...]

Permanent Renters: Another Trend Agents Should Be Watching

By |2019-07-11T13:15:32-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

One of the most frustrating things potential first-time homebuyers and real estate agents face is a shortage of affordable single family homes. There are a number of reasons for this shortage. The most common reason is that people are remaining in their homes longer. Prior to the “Great Recession,” families usually moved an average [...]

Time to Replace Your Windows? Here’s What You Need to Know

By |2019-06-21T08:35:01-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Home, Maintenance|Tags: |

Excess noise. Condensation. A draft when closed. Water-damaged wood frames. These are all signs that your windows may need to be replaced. Windows generally last from 15 to 20 years — even longer if regularly and properly maintained. Today's homeowners have a wide range of materials and price points to choose from when it comes [...]

Real Estate Investing Basics: How to Start Building Your Portfolio

By |2019-06-21T08:32:08-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Education, Purchase|Tags: , , |

There’s money to be made in real estate — and many of our country’s most successful leaders and influencers are the proof. If you’re hoping to join their ranks, then you’re not alone. As billionaire Andrew Carnegie once put it, “Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been [...]

8 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Real Estate Niche

By |2019-06-21T08:30:32-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |

Focusing on a specific niche of real estate can be a great career-booster. It can make it easier to find clients, help maximize your earnings, and make your entire job easier on the whole (you only need to know one part of the market!) But determining your niche? That’s not always easy. There are dozens [...]

10 of the Best Personal Finance Podcasts

By |2019-06-20T13:51:58-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Budget, Education, Financial, Mortgage|Tags: , , , , |

Podcasts are the perfect mix of media. It’s like listening to music and reading a book all at the same time — and the best part? You can enjoy them anytime, anywhere. Blare one on your commute into work, plug one in on your morning run, or listen as you’re cooking dinner, showering, or just [...]

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