Monthly Archive:: May 2012

8 Marketing Mistakes REALTORS® Should Avoid

REALTORS® spend a lot of time working on their craft, but no one is perfect. It’s hard to be the master of every discipline and sometimes REALTORS® make real estate marketing mistakes that could be avoided with a little...

Top Six Home Improvements for Selling a House

With increased competition for home sales, it’s more important than ever for sellers to consider cost-effective home improvements to help maximize their return on investment. There are two kinds of home improvements – giant kidney-shaped pools, state of the...

REALTORS® Midyear Meetings Recap

Another REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is in the books and this year’s six-day event in Washington, D.C., brought together thousands of REALTORS® from across the country to take part in educational and networking opportunities as well...

10 New Apps for REALTORS®

REALTORS® have hundreds of choices to make when determining which mobile apps will help them be more productive and better connected. The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® offers a number of great apps but technology is moving at lightning pace...

Keep Up With Real Estate Designations and Certifications

Today’s REALTORS® potentially work with four generations of real estate buyers: Millenials, Generation X, Baby Boomers and Matures, not to mention unique and diverse groups within these demographics, including minorities, international, Green and commercial buyers. All buyers and sellers...

REALTOR® Guide to Managing Stress

In recent years the rise in technology and the competitive housing market has forced REALTORS® to work harder and longer hours. Driving from showing to showing, answering emails and phone calls at all hours of the night—it all takes...

Buying a Home Trumps Renting | What Every REALTOR® Should Know

The decision to purchase a home requires a buyer to weigh a lot of options. Leaving the seemingly comfortable confines of renting and becoming a homeowner is, after all, a big leap. As your clients grapple with the decision...

Get the Most Out of the Midyear Meetings

The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is just a week away (May 14-19) and we’re looking forward to an informative and entertaining gathering in Washington, D.C. Whether you’re able to join us in the...

10 Tips for Selling to First-Time Homebuyers

Doesn’t it always feel like the first time every time you sell to a first-time homebuyer? In many respects your job is to shepherd them through the purchasing process and hold the door open to their new home. To...