Jan 14 2011
Week in Review: What We Liked From the Week That Was

Week in Review: What We Liked From the Week That Was

Where are young people flocking to live? With a reputation of being a hip place, Austin attracted the largest number of 25-34 year olds between 2007 and 2009. Generation Y-ers are good at predicting the next hottest neighborhoods. If you want to stay ahead of the curve next time, learn how to Continue Reading

Dec 14 2010
Tackling TED

Tackling TED

From the moment I was accepted as a registrant to the very first TED Women Conference last week in Washington DC (yes you have to apply and be chosen to attend) I knew it would be an experience I would never forget.  I know that sounds a little juvenile but there is really no other way to describe Continue Reading

Jul 15 2010
Beta Brokerage

Beta Brokerage

A new generation of real estate brokerages has been surfacing all across America. Breaking away from tradition, attracting new customers through new technologies, social media, and training. Find out what your colleagues and competitors are doing to lead the industry’s future. CLICK HERE to Continue Reading

Jul 14 2010
Robert Scoble, Tech Enthusiast, RackSpace, @Scobleizer

Robert Scoble, Tech Enthusiast, RackSpace, @Scobleizer

Exclusive interview with Robert Scoble - his thoughts on the early adopters at Real Estate Connect, the power of blogging and its link to the sales funnel. Continue Reading

May 12 2010
Attributes of Great Real Estate Firms

Attributes of Great Real Estate Firms

Last week, Steve Murray and Nicolai Kolding closed out the REAL Trends Gathering of Eagles conference in Dallas, TX with a presentation highlighting, in their opinions, the key attributes of great real estate firms. The audience, which consisted mainly of some of the largest and most productive Continue Reading

May 10 2010
There’s Something About Bags

There’s Something About Bags

Back in the fall of 2007, when the rebirth of the BHGRE brand was still a twinkle in our collective eye, I went to a new grocery store in Canada that was the first to sell reusable grocery bags made out of recycled material that happened to be green. An idea was born, and I had our marketing team Continue Reading

Feb 18 2010
One-Stop Shopping: What’s Happening?!

One-Stop Shopping: What’s Happening?!

It almost feels old fashioned to use the words “one-stop shopping”.  Heck, it was very common many years ago for real estate firms to own both insurance agencies and mortgage brokerages (even my great grandfather owned a real estate and insurance company back in the early 1900’s in Hackettstown, Continue Reading

Jan 29 2010
Week in Review: Things We Liked from the Week That Was

Week in Review: Things We Liked from the Week That Was

Although President Obama said in his State of the Union Address that the worst is over, we know—at least for the housing market—that we still have a steep hill ahead of us to climb. That’s because everyone loves a good deal, and shoppers in the housing market are no exception. People looking to buy Continue Reading

Jan 14 2010
Welcome to Real Estate Connect NYC 2010

Welcome to Real Estate Connect NYC 2010

Conference goers talk about the excitement and value of attending Real Estate Connect NYC 2010 Continue Reading

Jan 14 2010
Interview with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Broker-Owners, Greg Rand and Kevin Levent

Interview with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Broker-Owners, Greg Rand and Kevin Levent

Metro Brokers Atlanta President and CEO, Kevin Levent and Greg Rand, Managing Partner of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Reality sit down with Better Homes and Gardens CEO, Sherry Chris to talk about their affiliation with one of America's fastest growing real estate brands. Continue Reading

Jan 14 2010
Joe Rand’s Five Things Real Estate Agents Should Stop Doing Right Now

Joe Rand’s Five Things Real Estate Agents Should Stop Doing Right Now

Real estate agents are known for being innovative and aggressive in their approach to a very competitive market. But can certain tactics be more harmful than helpful? Real estate sales expert, Joe Rand thinks so AND says so. Continue Reading