Consumer Tips


    Improvising Effective Selling Conversations for Luxury Listings

    When it comes to winning new luxury listings to sell, conversations are the key. Think about it. With so many tools and so much technology available to today’s prospects, luxury real estate clients who choose to work with luxury real estate professionals are looking for a more human approach to selling their home—and that all […]

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    Housing Starts Held Firm in May

    Housing starts held steady in May, increasing 3.6% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.57 million units, according to the latest data from the Commerce Department. The May reading of 1.57 million starts is the number of housing unit builders would begin if development kept this pace for the next 12 months. Single-family starts […]

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    June Is National Homeownership Month

    NAR PULSE—There’s no place like Right Tools, Right Now to find the free and discounted tools your brokerage and agents need to help clients navigate their way through the home-buying experience. Check June’s limited-time offers right now, and take advantage of these resources to stay on track in every business climate. How the RPR® Learning Center Helps REALTORS® […]

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    REALTORS® Are Part of the Problem With This Inventory Crisis

    The extremely slow start to the year is not just a fault of the pandemic; nor is it just sellers who were too scared to list their homes. It pains me to say this, but it is also because REALTORS® aren’t doing enough to make their clients feel comfortable. It is our job as REALTORS® […]

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    Connecting With Viable Leads

    Ventura County Real Estate Couple Sees Continued Success With Homes.com  In 2001, Jack Stevenson moved to St. George, Utah, to develop houses and spent nine years doing mortgages with his brother-in-law before moving back to California, settling down in the Camarillo area in 2009. It was then that he switched over to the real estate […]

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    Your 401(k) Plan: 5 Smart Moves to Make in 2021

    (TNS)—More than half of Americans feel they just aren’t saving enough for retirement, according to a 2019 Bankrate survey. But for those who have fallen behind, it’s always a great time to take stock of your 401(k) plan and get moving on ways to set up for greater wealth and financial security in your golden […]

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    LeadingRE Names Michael Pappas Chairman of the Board

    Michael Pappas, president and CEO of The Keyes Family of Companies, was recently elected to a two-year term as chairman of the board of directors for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE). “LeadingRE is comprised of premiere independent brokerages from across the world who lead in their local markets and are further strengthened through the […]

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    Six Months In: The New Administration’s Impact on Real Estate

    This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable explores how the Biden Administration is impacting the real estate industry. Cindy Ariosa, senior vice president, regional manager, Long & Foster Real Estate, Chantilly, Virginia; liaison for large firms and industry relations, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR): For a variety of reasons, the coronavirus […]

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    Leveraging Social Media to Build Your Real Estate Business

    This month, Real Estate magazine got to sit down with Rocket Mortgage® Media Manager Kollin Currie to discuss the ins and outs of social media in today’s competitive environment—and what real estate professionals can do to leverage social media to build their business. Paige Tepping: You’re a media manager at Rocket Mortgage. Describe your career […]

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    How Real Estate Brokerages Can Empower Their Agents

    Chris Sears Managing Partner JPAR – The Sears Group Houston, Texas www.jparhouston.com Region served: Houston, Texas Years in real estate: 25 Number of offices: 2 Number of agents: 300 Favorite part of your job: Making a difference by serving. I also love empowering my agents. Best piece of advice for new agents: Be consistent with […]

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