Real Estate Professional Blog - HMS National, Inc.
 

New methods for connecting with clients can go a long way

As technology becomes easier to use and more portable, there are plenty of practical applications for a variety of new communication methods and ways of staying organized.

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Referrals are crucial for sellers' agents

For real estate professionals at this time of year, it's all about who you know.

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Utilize new tools to find new leads

With competition for homes and clients alike heating up, agents need all the tools they can find to get ahead and generate leads for potential future clients.

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Aspire to be the best agent possible this selling season

It's a seller's market as the spring shopping season heats up once again, and real estate professionals likely have a lot on their plates.

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Agents should know about phone security

For many real estate professionals, their smartphones are the lifeblood of their day-to-day work. As such, they need to keep those devices - and the vital data they store - as safe as possible.

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New methods for connecting with clients can go a long way

As technology becomes easier to use and more portable, there are plenty of practical applications for a variety of new communication methods and ways of staying organized.

Referrals are crucial for sellers' agents

For real estate professionals at this time of year, it's all about who you know.

Utilize new tools to find new leads

With competition for homes and clients alike heating up, agents need all the tools they can find to get ahead and generate leads for potential future clients.

Aspire to be the best agent possible this selling season

It's a seller's market as the spring shopping season heats up once again, and real estate professionals likely have a lot on their plates.

Agents should know about phone security

For many real estate professionals, their smartphones are the lifeblood of their day-to-day work. As such, they need to keep those devices - and the vital data they store - as safe as possible.

Tweak what worked before for a new marketing method

Real estate professionals are always on the lookout for the hot new way to market themselves and gain an edge in their local markets.

Working with an agent can reduce stress for buyers and sellers

As the spring buying season arrives, real estate professionals often find the demands on their time and attention pulling them in a number of different directions.

Real estate agents have strong job prospects

Real estate professionals are very in-demand these days.

March DIY home design ideas

With the weather getting warmer, now is a great time for homeowners to undertake a DIY project or two to make their properties just a little better or more beautiful.

Is it time to redecorate the old office?

While many agents typically meet their clients in the field, sometimes they need to convene in the broker's office instead.

New methods for connecting with clients can go a long way

As technology becomes easier to use and more portable, there are plenty of practical applications for a variety of new communication methods and ways of staying organized.

Utilize new tools to find new leads

With competition for homes and clients alike heating up, agents need all the tools they can find to get ahead and generate leads for potential future clients.

Agents should know about phone security

For many real estate professionals, their smartphones are the lifeblood of their day-to-day work. As such, they need to keep those devices - and the vital data they store - as safe as possible.

Conceptualize visual marketing efforts before shooting

These days, many real estate professionals recognize the huge benefit that well-considered, beautifully shot photos and videos can do to help sell homes online and in print.

What's next for smart home features?

Any real estate professional knows how much "smart" home features have gone from nice-to-have to must-have in the past few years, as the Internet of Things brings more connectivity throughout the home.

How VR for real estate could work

In the past few years, more real estate professionals have turned to technology as a means of gaining an edge on the local competition and more effectively engaging connecting with both buyers and sellers.

Simple Pinterest marketing tips for agents

Real estate professionals are starting to use social media in ever-greater numbers these days, and to great effect. But one corner of this universe they may have dismissed until now is Pinterest.

Great new apps real estate agents may need

As more real estate professionals strive to keep up with the latest technological advancements in their field, one area on which they may want to focus in is the ever-growing number of smartphone and tablet apps available to them.

What do baby boomers want in real estate these days? [Infographic]

Much of the focus for people in the real estate business over the past few years has shifted to millennials with good reason.

Is VR the next step in real estate technology?

Real estate professionals are always looking for an edge in their areas when it comes to facilitating sales. 

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.

Referrals are crucial for sellers' agents

For real estate professionals at this time of year, it's all about who you know.

Tweak what worked before for a new marketing method

Real estate professionals are always on the lookout for the hot new way to market themselves and gain an edge in their local markets.

Spruce up your email marketing

There are many ways for real estate professionals to market themselves and their practices on an ongoing basis.

Spruce up listing videos with testimonials

Many real estate professionals have recently taken the time to upgrade their online marketing efforts with listing videos.

February gives one last chance to boost spring marketing plans

With the spring buying season almost upon us, life for some real estate professionals is probably starting to get a little hectic.

Never too late to give your real estate website a makeover

Many real estate professionals take a "set it and forget it" approach to their websites.

Invest time and energy in revitalizing social efforts

For many real estate professionals, putting in the effort to effectively market themselves and their services on social media isn't always easy.

Start simple with real estate marketing this year

While many real estate professionals are always on the lookout for the best new ways to market themselves and their services, it's sometimes easy to forget that old industry standbys work for a reason.

Ramping up winter marketing isn't always difficult

In the colder winter months, it can be easy for real estate professionals to thinking that the spring buying season is still a few months away and therefore preparation shouldn't necessarily be a high priority.

Agents on social media can market listings, and themselves

Occasionally, industry polls will show that while most real estate professionals are on at least one social media platform, they primarily use these sites to market either themselves and their businesses, or their listings.

 
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