Why Work With A REALTOR?



All REALTORS are real estate agents, but not all real estate agents are REALTORS. What are the benefits of using one to buy or sell?

Florida agent is brutally honest about one “decrepit” listing



A Zephyrhills, Fla., real estate agent has opted to take a brutally honest approach in order to try and sell a $69,000 decrepit, three-bedroom home, and the no-holds-barred method has met with some success. “‘Here it is, literally the worst house on the street!,” Philippa Main wrote in her listing description. “The seller has done […]

From Real Estate Agent to Real Estate Broker: What You Need to Know



If you’re a real estate agent, there’s a good chance you remember the moment you passed your real estate agent’s exam and received your real estate license. The satisfaction, the joy and the fulfillment you felt is something that few things in your life will ever rival. However, if you’re seeking to advance your career, […]

Chicago brokerage fires agent over U.S. Capitol protest



A Chicago-based real estate brokerage has severed ties with one of its agents after she took part in Wednesday riot at the U.S. Capitol The brokerage, @properties, said it took action against Libby Andrews (pictured) after she posted on social media about her presence at the riot on Wednesday. Andrews later said she did not […]

Five Ways To Find An Excellent Real Estate Agent



Buying a home or selling your home is one of the biggest financial decisions a person makes in their lifetime. Most of us are not buying yachts or private jets, so a house or investment property is the most common large purchase or sale the everyday working family will make at some point in their […]

New York can now revoke licenses from real estate pros that discriminate



New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed into law new legislation that makes it possible for the state to revoke real estate licenses from agents and brokers who violate anti-discrimination laws. Cuomo said New York has “zero tolerance” for discrimination of any kind and that the “sheer scope and breadth of the unscrupulous and […]

Study: New York real estate agents earn the most



Real estate professionals are making more money, according to a recent study by the National Association of Realtors. The study shows that the median gross income of affiliated realtors in 2019 was $49,000, up from just $41,800 the year before. Meanwhile, those with 16 years or more experience tend to make a lot more than […]

COVID-19 could make buyers more reliant on real estate agents



People have changed the way they do business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that could lead to a permanent change in the way real estate transactions are processed too, experts say. Consumers will most likely depend on real estate agents more than they’ve done in the past, wrote Jennifer Anderson, a San Diego […]

Real estate pros expect rapid turnaround after COVID-19 pandemic



While no one is expecting miracles from the spring selling season in the housing market this year, real estate pros say they’re confident the slowdown will be temporary, and that a turnaround will commence as soon as social distancing measures are relaxed. That’s according to the National Association of Realtor’s latest Economic Pulse Flash Survey, […]

Five Ways Real Estate Agents Can Stay in the Game During the Pandemic



If you’ve been in real estate for any length of time, you probably know the importance of having a written plan and defined goals for your business. A business plan can help you prepare for the inevitable downturn in the market. Challenges can arise from time to time that may impact how much business you […]