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2 April 2015

Real Estate Resource Roundup – 4/2/15

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Happy Easter to all those who celebrate! We hope everyone had a good first week of Q2 2015, and hope you all are ready to dive into the busy spring housing market! Here’s your Real Estate Resource Roundup for this week.

3 Reasons You Need to Upgrade for Your Client’s Sake
Being able to quickly adapt to new technology is becoming a huge part of working in real estate. As more and more clients are using text, email and apps to find homes, real estate is increasingly becoming a more technical field.

Vacation Home Sales Soar Above 2006 Peak
Second home sales have officially surpassed their 2006 peak mainly thanks to two groups: affluent homeowners and Baby Boomers.

How to Get Your Home Ready for an Open House: Security Edition
As National Open House Month heats up, Realtor.com offers some quality advice to real estate agents about taking security precautions when hosting an open house.

The Ultimate Roundup of 2015’s Biggest April Fools’ Day Pranks
If you’re like us, yesterday, you watched as brands tried to outdo each other with their April Fools’ Day shenanigans. Whether it was playing Pac-Man on Google maps or wishing for a real Twelfie stick, it was certainly a busy day! So busy, in fact, that even Inman got in the game.

4 Ways to Demonstrate Your Home Pricing Expertise
When it comes to doing home valuations, it can often be difficult for homeowners to hear what they’re house is actually worth. Inman offers a few tips for agents to help them establish their authority in the situation while still providing the highest level of service.

How Does the Color of Your Home Affect Buyers?
There are many things than can affect the way potential buyers view a property, but one thing many agents may not be aware of is the how exterior paint color can sway whether or not a buyer bites.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty Partners with HGTV’s ‘Property Brothers’
The hit HGTV show, “Property Brothers,” is working with New York-based Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Rand Realty as they look for properties in Connecticut and  Rockland and Westchester Counties for their upcoming season.

That’s all for this week, but if you haven’t gotten the chance yet, check out our National Open House Month kick-off blogpost! Don’t forget to share our roundup on social media, and as always, use the #BHGRE hashtag!

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