Real estate agents should know about apps for themselves and clients

Apps are increasingly important for any real estate professional's business efforts, and they might want to recommend options for clients, as well.

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How can new agents make a name for themselves in their markets?

With so many people coming into the real estate business these days, it's important for new agents to make sure they're ready to make a name for themselves.

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How can agents improve their SEO?

Agents would be wise to view efforts to getting a higher ranking in local real estate searches as vital to their business.

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How can owners prep their homes for a sale?

Despite the shortage of homes for sale in most markets nationwide, it's still vital for owners to prep their properties ahead of a sale.

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Don't rest on your laurels as spring arrives

It's still vital for agents to position themselves as local real estate experts with great marketing so they can stand out from the crowd.

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Real estate agents should know about apps for themselves and clients

Apps are increasingly important for any real estate professional's business efforts, and they might want to recommend options for clients, as well.

How can new agents make a name for themselves in their markets?

With so many people coming into the real estate business these days, it's important for new agents to make sure they're ready to make a name for themselves.

How can agents improve their SEO?

Agents would be wise to view efforts to getting a higher ranking in local real estate searches as vital to their business.

How can owners prep their homes for a sale?

Despite the shortage of homes for sale in most markets nationwide, it's still vital for owners to prep their properties ahead of a sale.

Don't rest on your laurels as spring arrives

It's still vital for agents to position themselves as local real estate experts with great marketing so they can stand out from the crowd.

Understanding the value of a beautiful agent website

It's important for real estate professionals to have the right design to catch and keep visitors' attention.

Agents can boost their social status

Many real estate professionals may be considering how they can connect with new clients, and doubling down on social media might be a good jumping-off point.

Reaching sellers ahead of the buying season

The question for many real estate professionals is all too common these days: How can I connect with current owners?

Focus on the fundamentals before spring

The shopping season is right around the corner, and even the most experienced real estate professionals can brush up on their skills before the big rush.

Travel safety remains vital for agents as March arrives

While it's almost spring, hazardous winter weather is still a possibility for many parts of the country.

What is the Claim-No-Claim Warranty? [VIDEO]

When was the last time you received a benefit for not using a product or service?

How does an HMS Home Warranty benefit real estate agents? [VIDEO]

Real estate agents often ask us how a home warranty benefits them.

Premier Home Warranty Upgrade Benefit for Real Estate Clients [VIDEO]

How can agents provide additional Home Warranty protection for their buyer clients?

3 reasons to choose home warranty coverage? [VIDEO]

Are you interested in a home warranty, but not sure whether or not it's right for you?

Seller and buyer Home Warranty Benefits? [VIDEO]

Is a home warranty worth the investment? For buyers and sellers, the answer is yes.

What is covered under a home warranty? [VIDEO]

Say you are running the dishwasher and it suddenly breaks. What do you do? Are you on the hook for costly repairs?

Home warranty or homeowner's insurance: Which is which? [VIDEO]

What is the difference is between a home warranty and a homeowner's insurance policy?

Real estate agents should know about apps for themselves and clients

Apps are increasingly important for any real estate professional's business efforts, and they might want to recommend options for clients, as well.

The year ahead in real estate technology

While 2018 is already here, a lot of the work in the real estate industry is still a few months away, when the traditional buying and selling season begins.

Augmented reality becoming a bigger part of real estate

To the uninitiated, augmented reality still sounds like a science fiction concept.

Where real estate tech is evolving

More investors are pouring money into developing the behind-the-scenes tech that powers the real estate industry, and it's important for brokers and agents alike to understand where that money is going, and why.

Get a jump on next year's real estate tech, trends

The new year is almost upon us, and real estate professionals may want to take some time to examine what industry insiders think will be the "next big thing."

The do's and don'ts of real estate SEO

Every real estate professional wants to make sure potential clients can find them online, but experts caution that there are right and wrong methods for real estate professionals to connect with buyers and sellers in this way.

Can AI help agents boost lead conversion?

Artificial intelligence has many practical applications for real estate professionals, including helping them connect with prospective clients in a number of unexpected ways.

As fall arrives, agents can revisit their tech needs

Now that real estate professionals aren't necessarily required to run from one client to the next - as they almost certainly were all summer - they likely have more downtime to review other issues.

With tech adoption booming, where should agents focus?

Today's real estate professionals have plenty of options for buying the latest and greatest tech, but every dollar counts, so they need to make the right choices to ensure a solid return on investment.

Young agents driving industry technology adoption

Many real estate professionals have probably heard about all the latest and greatest technology that has become available to help them boost sales in recent years.

Understanding the value of a beautiful agent website

It's important for real estate professionals to have the right design to catch and keep visitors' attention.

Reaching sellers ahead of the buying season

The question for many real estate professionals is all too common these days: How can I connect with current owners?

Real estate agents can start their own newsletters now

Newsletter email marketing is routinely cited as a great way for real estate professionals to connect with potential and past clients. For any who haven't yet adopted this tool, now is the time, before spring begins.

Does paying for social media advertising pay off?

Many agents may be considering investing some money into their social marketing ahead of the sales season, but is it worth the money?

February is the time for agents to amp up social marketing

With the spring sales season just a month or two away in most markets, agents need to make sure their social media marketing is up to snuff, and ready to gain momentum.

How can real estate professionals keep generating leads in the winter?

While winter obviously isn't the peak transaction season, real estate professionals still need to make a living, and buyers and sellers need someone to help facilitate their real estate sales. Here's how agents can make those connections.

How to make a real estate blog stand out

Some real estate professionals have recently begun to steer away from blogging, but it's still important to making their websites eye-catching for would-be clients.

Take the time to revisit direct mailers this winter

The reason so many old-fashioned marketing efforts were so popular among real estate professionals for so long is, simply, that they work.

Effective real estate marketing in winter

Marketing real estate at this time of year might seem like a tall task, but a few simple tips can get agents plenty of leads.

How new agents can talk to clients and colleagues

What new real estate professionals may not know is just how important it is to have open lines of communications with all their clients on an ongoing basis.

Brokers can strategize their spring marketing now

With spring only a few months away, many brokers are already putting together strategies for helping agents succeed.

Brokers have a role in keeping agents safe this winter

While safety is always important in any job, real estate professionals spend more time on the road than most other workers.

Brokers should look internally to drive future performance

Many real estate brokers take the late fall and winter months to assess what their businesses will need for the following spring and summer.

What skills bring agents the most success?

Brokers can use the slower autumn and winter months to consistently improve their team of agents' various skills, and that's true whether they're seasoned real estate professionals or just getting their start in the industry.

Brokers: Want to boost agent skills? Now is the time

The busy summer buying and selling season is finally over, and for agents and brokers alike, that presents a unique opportunity.

Activate new agents' talents quickly

The amount of demand that now exists in the market is stretching many brokerages thin, and it calls for a new, energetic talent pool above and beyond what may have existed for years.

What can brokers do to maximize their hiring efforts?

Given the strength of the market these days, many brokers may be in a position to expand their teams and take advantage of the incredible demand they now face.

Brokers should always look for ways to improve their websites

A great website is a brokerage's way of properly introducing itself to the world, and any real estate professionals who have had success know such a site is a good way to generate leads.

Market Update: June 20, 2014

Applications for new mortgages recently dropped 9.2 percent from the week prior, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Application Survey for the week ending June 13.

 
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