Nov 16 2013
real estate news

Real Estate Resource Roundup: Top Stories of the Week

Welcome to latest edition of the Real Estate Resource Roundup.  These are the industry articles that caught our eye this week. Secrets to Rocking Online Reviews Better Homes and Gardens President and CEO Sherry Chris discusses how brokers are attracting the next generation of clients and agents Continue Reading

Nov 15 2013
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6 Best Practices of Successful Next Generation Brokerages

At this year’s NAR Conference, I had the opportunity to moderate a panel of dynamic residential real estate leaders who have built what we like to call next generation brokerages. Each of these panelists represent a firm that Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate has recognized as a Beta Brokerage – Continue Reading

Nov 08 2013
real estate news

Real Estate Resource Roundup: 5 Top Stories of the Week

Welcome to latest edition of the Real Estate Resource Roundup.  These are the industry articles that caught our eye this week. Does it matter that interest rates are up a little? Chris Masiello, CEO and President of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate - The Masiello Group, discusses the current Continue Reading

Nov 07 2013
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Three Strategies to Growing and Sustaining Your Business

Even when affiliated with a nationwide brand, real estate professionals are entrepreneurs. They prospect clients, cultivate relationships and secure commissions. Periodically, it is prudent to step back and consider strategies for growth. While market fluctuations and trends come and go, certain Continue Reading

Nov 01 2013
real estate news

Real Estate Resource Roundup: 7 Top Stories of the Week

Welcome back to the weekly roundup of All Things Real Estate!  Every week we share our favorite real estate content found across the web. Each of these articles is what we deem the cream of the crop and offers valuable insight into various aspects of the industry. From the latest real estate news Continue Reading

Oct 21 2013
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4 Tips to Use Mobile Technology to Market to Sellers

The September housing market inventory was up roughly 20% in comparison to numbers from last year at the time. With that being said, we are now into the time of year when inventory numbers begin to creep downwards until they begin to level out in the spring. So how can real estate agents Continue Reading

Oct 14 2013
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4 Ways To Instantly Improve Your Real Estate Blog

Are you a current blogger looking to improve your results or a newbie ready to start building a successful real estate blog? No matter what stage you are in, these tips will help boost blog awareness, visibility and its overall success. Whether you are blogging for recruiting purposes or to Continue Reading

Oct 11 2013
real estate news

Real Estate Resource Roundup: 10 Best Articles of the Week

Welcome back to the weekly roundup of All Things Real Estate!  Every week we share our favorite real estate content found across the web. Each of these articles is what we deem the cream of the crop and offers valuable insight into various aspects of the industry. From the latest real estate news Continue Reading

Sep 16 2013
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4 Key Talent Attributes of a Ninja Real Estate Professional

Ninja sales trainer Terri Johnson is a dynamic and enthusiastic speaker. As I listened in on an exclusive training class for the Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate network, I felt her passion for the topic shine through. As she discussed the top four key attributes all exceptional (ninja) Continue Reading

Sep 11 2013
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5 Ways Luxury Homebuyers Are Forging Fresh Trends

Today’s luxury homebuyer is smart, savvy and keenly aware of what makes their house a home. From tech-friendly amenities to outdoor living spaces, luxury buyers are investing time and money into a home that fits their needs and lifestyle. Gone are the days of sinking each hard-earned dollar Continue Reading

Sep 09 2013
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The Power of Optimism in the Workplace: Who’s Your Bert and Ernie?

Who doesn't remember Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street? It was one of my favorite shows growing up and one I studied as an adult. Bert and Ernie were complete opposites. Bert was the negative one, always putting Ernie down for his enthusiastic and optimistic approach while Ernie persevered, Continue Reading