Ask Brian: Should an Investor Get an Agent’s License?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question. John from Asheville, NC writes: Hi Brian. As an investor for 6 years, I’ve done most if not all of the […]

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 […]

5 Tips For Becoming a Top Real Estate Agent



Anyone can get a license to become a real estate agent.But becoming a top real estate agent who clients flock to? That’s not a cakewalk. Especially when you are operating in a crowded field of real estate agents littered across your region of operation. Here are five killer tips for ensuring you stay ahead of […]

6 Things Your Real Estate Agent Won’t Tell You



With the real estate market entering the spring buying season, it’s good to be both a buyer and a seller. Mortgage rates are still low and property values are rising. While competition abounds, there is plenty of opportunity on both sides of the real estate transaction. Real estate can be complicated. It’s the reason most […]

Austin Realtor Cody Hobza Becomes Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist



Cody Hobza, with Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty in Austin, recently earned the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist™

Zillow introduced changes to its Premier Agent leads program



Zillow is introducing changes to its Premier Agent program that it first announced in April which it said should be beneficial to consumers. However, agents themselves are still uncertain if that’s the case.

Real estate agent Ben Caballero sets world record, selling 3,556 homes in a single year



Ben Caballero, a real estate agent based in Addison, Texas, has entered the Guinness World Records after selling an astonishing 3,556 homes in a single year, a new world record.

Online real estate firm eMoov lands $11.59M funding round



U.K.-based online real estate firm eMoov has just landed £9 million ($11.59 million) in a new funding round led by JXC Ventures

Need A New Home? 4 Ways To De-Stress Your Home Search



If you want to de-stress your home search and make for an easy process, there are a few important tips to follow.

Tips to Make the Home Buying Process a Breeze



Whether you are a young couple looking for their starter home or a recent retiree ready to downsize and find something more appropriate, you should approach the home buying process with the seriousness it deserves.