Apr 18 2014
Knowledge Is Power

5 Things Real Estate Agents Know

As I was reading a book by developer Jorge Perez about how to be successful in real estate, (Powerhouse Principles, The Billionaire Blueprint for Real Estate Success; Celebra, 2008) it struck me that most, if not all, of the principles he outlined in his blueprint to riches are principles that many Continue Reading

Apr 10 2014
BHGRE Generations MORE

Leveraging GENLIFE to achieve what we all want most… More.

What’s the # 1 thing every agent, broker or owner wants? The answer is simple.  “More.” We want more sales. We want more agents. We want more momentum. We want more time with our families. We want more income to relieve financial pressure. We all want more of the things we Continue Reading

Feb 15 2014
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Real Estate Resource Roundup: Top Stories of the Week

Happy post-Valentine's Day! These are just a few stories that caught our attention this week in our Real Estate Resource Roundup. Sneak a piece of  leftover chocolate with your morning coffee, we won't tell. These brokers are independent and innovating like crazy Spend some time this morning Continue Reading

Feb 05 2014
Millennial Homebuyer

Working with Millennial Homebuyers, Part 1

In a recent piece in RISMedia's Real Estate, Generation Next, Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, explores the Millennial generation, and our findings on who they are, what they want, and what they’re looking for in a real estate agent. In the first Continue Reading

Feb 01 2014
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Real Estate Resource Roundup: Top Stories of the Week

Before you get started with all the prep for the big game weekend, check out our Real Estate Resource Roundup, industry articles that caught our eye this week. 7 Tech Tools Everyone is Talking About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, LLC, CEO Sherry Chris offers insight on the latest Continue Reading

Jan 25 2014
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Real Estate Resource Roundup: Top Stories of the Week

Happy Saturday! Welcome to latest edition of the Real Estate Resource Roundup, where we share just some of the industry articles that caught our eye this week. Profiles in Customer Service Craig McClelland, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers, is included in this Real Continue Reading

Jan 18 2014
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Real Estate Resource Roundup: Top Stories of the Week

Welcome to latest edition of the Real Estate Resource Roundup, where we share just some of the industry articles that caught our eye this week. Meet the new buyers: Turn-key properties, select neighborhoods are high on the must-have list Matt Rand from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Continue Reading

Jan 14 2014
Trading Up

Trading Up: What to Keep in Mind when Dealing with Home Sellers Looking to Trade Up

One of the biggest segments of the today’s expanding real estate market requires a special touch. We’re talking about clients trading up. Unlike first-time buyers, clients trading up don’t need an agent to hold their hands when it comes to closing and working with banks, home inspectors and Continue Reading

Jan 10 2014
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Real Estate Resource Roundup: Top Stories of the Week

Happy New Year and welcome to the latest Friday edition of the industry articles that caught our eye this week. Better Homes and Garden Real Estate opens office in Cape Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Market America Group has opened its first Cape Coral office. The company currently has two Continue Reading

Jan 07 2014
Staying ahead of the Appraisals Game

Staying Ahead of the Appraisals Game

Appraisal. Just the mere mention of the word makes some of us cringe. You can spend countless hours working on a deal, putting it together, getting through inspection issues, only to have the home under appraise. Here are a few things you can do to be one step ahead on appraisals. 1) Continue Reading

Jan 04 2014
Happy New Year!

Real Estate Resource Roundup: Top Stories of the Week

Happy New Year! Welcome to first edition of the Real Estate Resource Roundup of 2014! These are some of the industry articles that caught our eye this week. Where to buy your next home Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, appeared during on FOX Business hosted Continue Reading