Why you should hire Top Real Estate Agents when Selling Your Property



Putting your property up for sale can be an overwhelming process. There are lots of factors to consider, such as the appropriate price and the legal documents you have to file. Moreover, you also have to invest time in giving potential buyers a tour around your home. Real estate agents are professionals who specialize in […]

Amy Worth Earns NAR Commitment to Excellence Endorsement



Amy Worth, a Broker-Associate with RE/MAX Platinum Realty and 2019 President of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM), has earned the Commitment to Excellence endorsement from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Launched in 2018, the Commitment to Excellence program (C2EX) sets the standard for what it means to be a professional in […]

Former Century 21 CEO Nick Bailey rejoins RE/MAX



Former president and CEO of Century 21 Real Estate Nick Bailey is rejoining RE/MAX as its chief customer officer, a position where he’ll be tasked with overseeing new business growth, brokerage support, franchise sales, professional development, international expansion and industry relations. Bailey had previously spent more than a decade at the RE/MAX World Headquarters during […]

5 Things First-time Homebuyers Should Ask a Real Estate Agent



Buying a home can be one of the most exciting–and stressful–times in your life. After all, this is probably the largest purchase you’ll ever make. It’s not surprising, then, that first-time homebuyers typically have a lot of questions, from how to make an offer to what to expect at closing. If you are represented by […]

RE/MAX Platinum Realty Agents Recognized for 2018 Performance



 ­­­­­RE/MAX Platinum Realty agents have been recognized by the RE/MAX network for outstanding performance in 2018. “We have some of the most productive agents by design,” said RE/MAX Platinum Realty Broker-Owner Bryan Guentner. “By leveraging RE/MAX global resources and our proprietary programs, we focus on helping our agents increase their productivity and be successful.” PLATINUM […]

How to Be the Kind of Real Estate Agent Clients Recommend



Word of mouth is extremely important to any business, but it is especially important for real estate agents. Although repeat clients are a possibility, most people don’t shop for new houses very often. Instead, you have to rely on your clients to refer you whenever one of their friends or family members is looking for […]

Redfin & RE/MAX cancel agent referral partnership after just 2 months



Redfin and RE/MAX are calling time on a partnership announced just two months ago that saw them agree to swap customer referrals in the U.S. and Canada. Through Redfin’s Partner Agents program, the two brokerages had agreed to refer customers to agents. However, RE/MAX is backing out of the deal following Redfin’s launch of a […]

6 Lead Nurturing Strategies for Real Estate Agents



Sales is an integral part of real estate, but it isn’t everything. Given the nature of the business though, it can be tempting to spend too much time focusing only on the numbers game, while neglecting the most crucial part of the process: relationship building and customer service. No matter the industry, the true sales […]

Top 50 Male Real Estate Agents on Twitter



Twitter is an established social media platform – also known as a micro-blogging platform. The real estate professionals are using it for years and there are great accounts with interesting content out there. We already presented you top 50 female real estate agents on Twitter and in this article we will focus on the best […]

How Real Estate Agents are Paid



By far, the most common agreement is for real estate agents to be paid 6% of the sales price when a house changes hands between a buyer and seller. This has been the norm for so long that few buyers or sellers even question it. However, on a $300,000 sales price this amounts to $18,000. […]