Agents: Do You Need an Assistant or
a Transaction Coordinator?

As your client base grows, so should your overall operation. It’s the nature of business, and trying to do everything alone could actually hurt you, and your business. Hiring a general assistant or outsourcing virtual transaction coordinator services are two

Guidance for Open Houses During COVID-19

We are living in an unprecedented time. To say it can be difficult to know what steps to take right now when it comes to holding open houses during COVID-19 is an understatement. It’s no secret, open houses can make

How to Know When it is Time to Hire Help

The truth of the matter is, eventually you will need to invest in help if you wish to sustain the growth and expansion of your real estate business. Your business will reach a point where you can no longer do

Agents: How to Rock Working from Home During Covid

Working full-time from home has become the norm for an unprecedented amount of people recently. People from every industry have had to adjust to this new working environment, and many have struggled. Working from home as a real estate agent

How to be the BEST Real Estate Agent

Excelling as a real estate agent is a lot of work. Absolutely no one is denying that. You essentially become a one man (or woman) business even when you are associated with a brokerage. You are often responsible for your

Agents: You’re Overworked! Fix It!

If you feel like an overworked agent, join the club! Oftentimes you end up dedicating more than 40 hours to work, then go home too stressed and exhausted to really relax and enjoy yourself. Continuing this cycle is not good

How to Recruit Real Estate Agents:
Attracting the Best Team

Real estate is an extremely competitive industry. It is crucial to have a top-notch team of agents supporting your brokerage, and keeping you in business. What is the best way to go about recruiting the talent you need? When planning

Defusing Arguments With Clients: The Best Approach

Inevitably, you will have to handle an unhappy client. It is simply unavoidable in an agent’s line of work. How you approach the situation can make all the difference though. Defusing arguments with clients is never easy, but with preparation

Stigmatized Property Listings: Removing the Bad JuJu

When a property’s reputation precedes it, your job can become difficult quickly. It’s true that stigmatized property listings can be a hassle, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be profitable. Oftentimes they just need some work and TLC before they

OpCity Realty: What You Need to Know

Opcity realty is a relatively new lead referral service a part of realtor.com. The service has proven to provide leads that convert to clients 3-5 times more often than the industry average, which is pretty impressive. While that statistic may

5 Sales Management Strategies for Brokerages

Cultivating effective sales management for real estate brokerages is a little different than other businesses. In a brokerage, your salespeople are your agents, and they do a lot more than just sales. It is important to recognize that, and adjust

Tips to Reduce Your Chances of Getting Sued as an Agent

Lawsuits are a concern for many professionals, and real estate agents are no expectation. Lawsuits quickly become very costly, and even if you are found to have not committed any fault, they can still harm your business. So, taking some