Real Estate Agents

The 11 Best Podcasts for Real Estate Agents

Looking for a way to improve your skill set, expand your industry knowledge, or just stay better abreast of market news and headlines? Then head to that podcast app on your phone. Surprisingly, there are dozens of real estate-related podcasts that can help agents stay up-to-date on news, trends, and more, as well as just [...]

By |2019-02-19T09:16:28+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate Agents|

Beyond Success Story #10: Medical Practice Owner Gets Mortgage After Other Lenders Said “No”

During our 35 years in business, we’ve learned that it’s impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you’ve undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn’t make your job any easier sometimes. Especially [...]

By |2019-02-18T10:13:51+00:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

Seniors Holding on to Homes Could Have Lasting Impact on Housing Market

Several news feeds are reporting that a well-intentioned mom has been working her way through Towson University speaking with female students, hoping to find a date for her son. She is apparently approaching young ladies that she approves of and showing them a picture of her son. University police are trying to identify the lady. [...]

By |2019-02-14T14:52:58+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

How Refined Are Your Negotiating Skills?

One of the most important skills every real estate agent needs to have is the ability to negotiate a successful sale. Keeping a sale on track and negotiating a final price, though, only looks easy after the fact. Whether you represent the buyer or the seller, those final weeks prior to closing can be contentious. [...]

By |2019-02-12T14:34:06+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

Agents: Impress Your Buyers with These 9 Perfect Gifts

As an agent, you’re not just helping your clients buy and sell homes. You’re helping them make life changes. You’re helping them reach their goals. You’re helping them achieve their dreams. And all those milestones? They deserve celebrating. The Right Gifts for the Right Occasion The right gift can help you ring in those big [...]

By |2019-02-13T14:27:25+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , |

Beyond Success Story #9: Borrowers with Past Delinquencies Approved for 2 Cash-Out Refinances

During our 35 years in business, we’ve learned that it’s impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you’ve undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn’t make your job any easier sometimes. Especially [...]

By |2019-02-12T15:27:14+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

What Is Engagement Marketing?

Engagement marketing goes by many different names. You may have heard it called "experiential marketing," "event marketing," "on-ground marketing," "live marketing," "participation marketing," "loyalty marketing," or "special events." All of these names boil down to the same concept, though, which can best be described by Marketo: Engagement marketing is the use of strategic, resourceful content [...]

By |2019-02-06T13:23:52+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

7 Tips for Texting Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Texting can be a great way to build rapport with clients and partners, as well as speed up the entire real estate funnel from start to finish. Need feedback on an offer? Send a text. Want to tell your buyer about a brand new listing that just went out? Shoot over an SMS. Want to [...]

By |2019-02-04T09:39:38+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Marketing, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , , |

Beyond Success Story #8: Facebook Live Introduces Business Owner to Beyond

During our 35 years in business, we’ve learned that it’s impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you’ve undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn’t make your job any easier sometimes. Especially [...]

By |2019-02-07T09:25:41+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |