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7 Ways to Land a Million Dollar Client

7 Ways to Land a Million Dollar Client

One of the great things about the real estate business is the possibility of landing a “big fish” client looking to buy a million-dollar-plus home. It happens all the time,...

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Posted: September 19, 2014, 3:55 pm

Illinois to Publish Ethics Violations Anonymously

Illinois to Publish Ethics Violations Anonymously

The Illinois Association of Realtors is going to begin posting violations of the Realtor Code of Ethics. Reports will be posted to its members-only website, with violators remaining anonymous. By...

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Posted: September 18, 2014, 3:55 pm

Writing Tips from Famous Authors

Writing Tips from Famous Authors

Being a writer is hard. Especially when you’re supposed to be a real estate agent. There are so many things to worry about all day long, and writing can be...

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Posted: September 17, 2014, 6:56 pm

Must-have Apps For Real Estate Agents

Must-have Apps For Real Estate Agents

Working in real estate is hard. Harder than most businesses. There are so many things to think about all the time. Advertising and lead generation, client relationships, market analysis, photography,...

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Posted: September 16, 2014, 6:55 pm

Make the Most of Internet-based Leads

Make the Most of Internet-based Leads

Used to be, if you just threw a website up and added an IDX property search, you could get a few people to sign up and maybe buy a house...

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Posted: September 15, 2014, 6:54 pm

A Crash Course in Analytics For Real Estate Agents

A Crash Course in Analytics For Real Estate Agents

When it comes to understanding the intricacies of website traffic and tracking, many real estate agents are in the dark, at best. Mention a word like “analytics,” and most agents...

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Posted: September 12, 2014, 6:53 pm

These Start-ups Are Changing the Real Estate Game

These Start-ups Are Changing the Real Estate Game

One of the best things about working in real estate is that the game is constantly updating. Almost daily, some new tech tool or app appears that, when properly utilized,...

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Posted: September 11, 2014, 6:50 pm

CFPB Launching Pilot Program for Electronic Mortgage Closings

CFPB Launching Pilot Program for Electronic Mortgage Closings

In an effort to improve the consumer mortgage experience, the CFPB has announced a pilot program to test the feasibility of electronic closing procedures which could save both time and...

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Posted: September 10, 2014, 6:49 pm

Real Estate Offices Should Run as Assembly Lines

Real Estate Offices Should Run as Assembly Lines

The real estate business, on the whole, is wildly inefficient, especially as pertains to the roles of agents. Most companies, outside of real estate, have marketing departments, sales departments, and...

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Posted: September 9, 2014, 6:47 pm

New Orleans to Host 2014 Realtors Conference

New Orleans to Host 2014 Realtors Conference

The city of New Orleans will be the site of the 2014 Realtors Conference and Expo, November 7-10. The annual event is expected to draw several thousand agents from across...

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Posted: September 8, 2014, 6:47 pm

Create Dynamic Tours and Neighborhood Guides with Jauntful

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It’s not always easy to come up with new topics to blog about. Writing detailed neighborhood pages and interviewing local business owners can be an effective way to engage your...

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Posted: September 2, 2014, 4:32 pm

Matterport 3D: It’s like Google street view for INSIDE your listings

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Matterport allows viewers the ability to tour a property in an immersive 3-D environment… which can be really helpful during the home search process in deciding if they want to actually tour...

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Posted: August 28, 2014, 8:52 pm

Closing Costs Are Rising Faster Than Ever

Closing Costs Are Rising Faster Than Ever

With housing prices on the rebound across the country, buyers are spending as much as ever on their new homes, and they’re also spending record amounts on the closing costs...

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Posted: August 28, 2014, 4:04 pm

FICO is Changing its Scoring Methods. What That Means For You.

FICO is Changing its Scoring Methods. What That Means For You

Your credit score can have a huge impact on your life. For most people, the most critical role it plays is in the securing of financing for the purchase of...

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Posted: August 27, 2014, 4:03 pm


Your Bio is the Center of Your Digital Universe

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“All roads point to Rome,” they say… Well in the world of real estate marketing, all roads should point to you. The whole purpose of blogging, social media, business cards,...

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Posted: August 27, 2014, 11:39 am

3 Ways to Establish Yourself as a Resource for Future Clients

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This post should be prefaced with yesterday’s post: 5 Great Ways to Use Your Blog to Engage Your Community Your blog is your primary venue to demonstrate your knowledge of...

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Posted: August 27, 2014, 9:17 am

Streamlining the closing process for buyers and sellers

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Insights from Inman News‘ Real Estate Connect SF 2014: Hear what title insurers and settlement services providers are doing to streamline the closing process for homebuyers and sellers from Patrick...

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Posted: August 26, 2014, 6:07 pm

5 Great Ways to Use Your Blog to Engage Your Community

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Blogs are powerful tools for building, engaging and maintaining an audience and demonstrating your market expertise. A blog is much more than a place to share your latest listings. In...

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Posted: August 26, 2014, 5:50 pm

Instagram Hyperlapse: Create smooth time-lapse videos with ease

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Over the last year or so, I’ve seen some really cool things done with time-lapse video in the real estate marketing space.  Having been part of building a full scale...

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Posted: August 26, 2014, 5:01 pm

10 Ways to Maintain Your Client Relationship After Closing

10 Ways to Maintain Your Client Relationship After Closing

It’s no secret that many agents drop the ball when it comes to maintaining relationships with their clients, once a deal has closed. That’s counterintuitive though, given that there really...

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Posted: August 26, 2014, 4:02 pm