Whether you’re a seasoned real estate agent looking to up your game, or exploring a career in real estate and curious about what it takes, it’s helpful to know what the best in the business are doing, so you can learn from them. Truth be told, successful real estate agents share several characteristics, which, when leveraged together, make them virtually unstoppable. Author and real estate expert Dierdra Woollard offers these six habits of successful real estate agents.
#1 They respond quickl... read more
Considering a career in real estate? First: how savvy are you?
Whether considering a career in real estate, or simply the next chapter, assessing our skills can help us determine where we should focus, where we should grow and how we can maximize our potential.
Truth is, real estate is a complex, and at times tricky, industry. It requires a unique set of skills and aptitudes that include emotional intelligence and generational insight to finance, ecological conservation and well beyond. Think you have wha... read more
A career as a real estate agent can be incredibly rewarding…and for good reason. Agents can enjoy flexible hours and great earning potential in an exciting, fast-paced industry. But before you take the leap into the real estate business, here are four questions you should ask yourself to determine if the job is right for you.
#1 Do I have what it takes to be my own boss?
As a real estate agent, you’re likely to work on straight commission. Such a job requires a unique set of skills i... read more
Five Top Apps for Realtors
Technology is ever-evolving to meet the changing needs of consumers, and the same is true for apps and tools that support the real estate industry. Emerging tech tools promise to make both selling and buying real estate quicker and easier for all parties involved, including real estate agents.
As you strive to build your business, these top five technological tools, accessible on your smartphone, can help you on your way.
An efficient way to store information and find i... read more
When it comes to real estate marketing tools, time and again, email rises to the top. Why? Research shows most clients prefer to be reached by email, and companies that practice email marketing generate 50 percent more sales-ready leads for two-thirds the cost. Not to mention, these days consumers can access and respond to email from their smart phones, and they expect you to be similarly responsive. So, it’s essential that today’s real estate agents embrace the potential of email and leverage it to the... read more