Ask Brian: How Do I Interview a Selling Agent?



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.Riley from Murray, KY writes: Hi Brian, My wife and I are in our early 40s. We are still living in the […]

Homesnap Introduces Homesnap Pro+ Tool To Help Agents With Google My Business Profiles



Homesnap, the market-leading national home search platform that provides real-time MLS data to consumers and a mobile productivity tool for agents, today announced the release of Homesnap Pro+, a tool that helps real estate agents set up and manage their Google My Business Profile, a task that has often been challenging for agents. Homesnap Pro+ […]

When it comes to making money, experience is everything



Rookie real estate agents often have a tough time getting their businesses going, but a new study says it’s worth hanging in there. According to the 2018 Real Estate Agent Income Guide, a study conducted by pre-licensing firm Real Estate Express, most new agents double their income in the second year of doing business. Those […]

Opendoor to team up with real estate agents to better market its homes



Opendoor, one of the leaders in the iBuyer space, is testing a new program that involves co-listing properties with real estate agents outside of its organization. The company has already identified a number of real estate firm it intends to partner with in the program, as it bids to expand its business model that offers […]

Green homes command a premium, but it’s the agent that matters



Most homeowners believe that if they make energy-efficient upgrades to their home they’ll be able to sell the property at a premium.

What to do if You Aren’t Happy with Your Real Estate Agent



What happens if you aren’t happy with your real estate agent or broker? The answer might be in the listing agreement you signed. Other times, you may have to negotiate a change to or cancellation of the agreement. Know the Types of Real Estate Professionals First, some background. There are two types of licensed real […]

NAR membership grows 6% despite poor market conditions



The National Association of Realtors’ membership continues to grow, with the trade association adding more than 80,000 new realtors in the last 12 months.

Mobile devices are a key tool for real estate pros, survey reveals



The importance of mobile devices to real estate professionals was underlined in a new survey from the Realtors Property Resource, which says around one third of agents spend at least seven hours a day

Here’s why most agents fail to secure repeat business



The ability of a brand to create a “positive” and “emotional” experience that “drives customer loyalty” is directly correlated to repeat business, concludes a recent report from NewVoiceMedia.

Deal killers: When home sales get sabotaged



If you’re struggling to sell a particular client’s home despite there being nothing wrong with the property on the face of it, it could well be that someone is sabotaging your efforts.

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