Agents should start crafting their 2018 business plans

With 2018 almost here, it's wise for real estate professionals to set aside some time to craft their business plans for the year ahead.

How can agents boost their efficiency?

Even in the autumn, when activity slows down a bit, a real estate professional's time is a precious commodity, so they have to strive for efficiency any way they can find it.

Personal motivation is crucial for new agents

It can't always be up to brokers and veteran agents to help new real estate professionals build momentum early in their careers.

Agents can improve their dealings with today's clients

Because there are so many buyers now entering the market, it's vital for real estate professionals to be prepared for dealing with people who may not always know how to proceed.

How can new agents get stay motivated when things slow down?

The conditions in the housing market over the past few years has been atypical to say the least.

Time management is vital for successful agents

There are only so many work hours in the day, and real estate professionals often need to get a better handle on how they manage their time to get the most out of their business.

New agents should ask: 'What traits do successful agents have?'

Every real estate professional is different, but there are certain traits and abilities inherent to most successful agents.

Active agents are successful agents

The spring and summer buying seasons have been underway for some time now, and many real estate professionals have been inundated with interest among buyers in particular for months.

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.

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.