About Tim Coutis

A freelance writer and content creator, Tim Coutis has served as a Creative Director and Project Manager for a number of both large and small businesses in the finance space. In addition to creating content on a range of topics, his work includes traditional as well as online marketing, blog posts and social media support. Connect with him at timcoutis.com

2 Recent Stories That Could Significantly Impact the Housing Market

You know the old saying, "the more things change, the more they stay the same"? We've come across two interesting stories in the news over the last week that challenge this classic sentiment. 1. Taking on the affordable housing crisis A lack of affordable housing is pushing low and middle-class folks out of the [...]

By |2019-09-18T13:32:39-04:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

The Power of Music and Its Impact on Your Motivation

Anyone who has worked out while listening to music knows the true power of beats per minute. Among its many benefits and pleasures, music motivates! Music and motivation: How it works Music stimulates the body's sympathetic nervous system — the system responsible for our fight or flight response — and readies us for action. [...]

By |2019-09-19T11:32:02-04:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , |

5 Body Language Cues to Look for When Meeting with Borrowers

You may prefer the phone, but when you meet with a prospective borrower in person, you have an advantage. By reading a person's body language, you can tell what's on their mind, if they're truly engaged, and if they understand the information you're providing. From our eyes to our feet, our bodies offer clues [...]

By |2019-09-19T11:30:03-04:00September 14th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: |

Never Stop Learning: How to Grow and Evolve Every Day

Learning should be a lifelong pursuit. Knowledge and experience enrich our lives in unimaginable ways. Actively pursuing continuing education is a commitment to self-improvement that is both personally and professionally rewarding. Learning doesn't require a classroom, though. Instead, it's sometimes better to see the world as a classroom in and of itself. When we [...]

By |2019-09-19T11:35:21-04:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , |

What Do Millennials Expect from Real Estate Agents?

In a previous post, we examined data from the National Association of REALTORS® 2019 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report. We looked at the particular buying trends among millennials — how their income compares with current housing prices, why, where and what they choose to buy, and how they searched and ultimately found [...]

By |2019-09-11T11:14:25-04:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

The Buying Trends of Millennials

A few months ago, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) published its 2019 Home Buyers and Sellers Generational Trends Report. This year's report is chock full of data culled from 7,191 responses to a 129-question survey. For the purposes of this article, we'll home in on the largest group of current homebuyers: millennials. Having [...]

By |2019-09-04T11:10:05-04:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

7 Things to Do to Assess Your Client’s Needs

Understanding your client’s particular needs from the get-go is important. Naturally, some clients may not know what they want until they see it. But, by capturing a client’s requirements upfront, you create a shared point of reference that can be modified as you and your client move through the home buying process. Here are some [...]

By |2019-08-28T09:42:15-04:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |