Consumer Tip Videos

Thad Wong: Mastering Marketing, Technology and Culture

Vitals: @properties Years in Business: 20 Size: 33 offices, 2,800 agents Regions Served: Chicagoland, second-home communities in Southwest Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin, and the Atlanta Metro area 2019 Sales Volume: $10 billion 2019 Transactions: 21,000 www.atproperties.com As co-founder of @properties, one of the United States’ 11 largest brokerage firms by sales volume, Thad Wong has […]

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Greater Productivity for All

Tim and Roxie Gross Broker/Owners RE/MAX Signature Houston, Texas Region Served: Houston/Magnolia, Texas Years in Real Estate: 7 Number of Offices: 4 Number of Agents: 170 What were the most challenging issues you had to overcome as the brokerage expanded in recent years? We’ve always tried to prepare for the next chapter by reinvesting and […]

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3 Things Luxury Real Estate Agents Can Outsource to Grow Their Business

Time is a luxury real estate agent’s most precious commodity. The more time an agent has, the more time they can spend on networking and nurturing client relationships, which is directly connected to real estate success. But too often, agents find themselves caught up in the details, like paperwork, the technical ins and outs of […]

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Keep C2EX Momentum Going

NAR PULSE—Remind your agents to stay engaged with Commitment to Excellence on their path to this valuable endorsement. Encourage them to log in to C2EX.realtor and complete all the steps, including the 10 Assessments and their assigned Learning Topics and required Tasks. Hack, Breach, Phish… …three words that can spell disaster for your business. Safeguard […]

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NAR Releases Marijuana Report: Impact on Residential Real Estate

More states are implementing regulations related to the use and sale of marijuana, whether for medical or recreational purposes. These changes are having significant impacts on other industries, including real estate. A new report from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), Marijuana and Real Estate: A Budding Issue, looked at how the marijuana industry is […]

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Eager to Sell Your House? Try Describing It as ‘Adorable’

(TNS)—Mary Beth Hurtado wields a kind of linguistic artistry to describe a house she’s trying to sell. The good words: Classic. Stunning. Backyard paradise. Turnkey. Newly renovated. Redeemed to perfection. The bad: Handyman special. Motivated seller. Tiny. Basement. “Basement sounds like a dirty old stone basement,” said the 20-year real estate agent for RE/MAX in […]

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Bringing Transparency to the Real Estate Process

RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine recently had the opportunity to chat with Doug Seabolt, CEO of Rocket Homes, about the company’s focus on helping consumers navigate the complexities associated with the home-buying and -selling experience. In this exclusive interview, Seabolt provides a closer look into how he believes technology and innovation will continue to challenge the […]

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Participate in the Power Broker Survey Today

RISMedia’s 32nd Annual Power Broker Survey is closing Tuesday, Feb. 25. To participate in the survey this year, brokers are required to have completed a minimum of $75 million in sales volume and 250 transactions in 2019.  New to the Power Broker Survey? If you participated in past years, RISMedia emailed you your firm’s link to the […]

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George Q. Morris: Reaching the Pinnacle

Vitals: CENTURY 21 Everest Years in Business: 10 Size: 14 offices, 945 agents Regions Served: Utah and California 2019 Sales Volume: $2.8 billion 2019 Transactions: 6,429 www.c21everest.com Last year, George Q. Morris, CEO of CENTURY 21 Everest, was honored for being the No. 1 CENTURY 21 office in the U.S. and the world based on […]

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2020 Real Estate Tips and Trends

The new year and new decade will bring new trends to the real estate market and see a continuation of some trends that currently affect both real estate investors and homeowners around the country. Low mortgage rates, a changing rental landscape, low inventory and other factors will shape the market in 2020 and could influence […]

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