Realtyzam might be the best accountant you’ve ever hired
For most real estate agents, keeping track of your numbers is the most tedious part of the business. If I were licensed again, I would hire an assistant to manage all of this for me before I closed one sale. Actually, I'd call someone on the way from the exam. And, I'd have that person use a system like Realtyzam ...How real estate agents keep their cars looking sharp
Real estate agents spend a lot of time moving from one place to another -- and in many locations, that means hours behind the wheel every week. The line between a couple snacks on-the-go and disaster area of a vehicle is very fine. So is the difference between used-but-clean and junker brimming with hazardous yard signs. So how do agents keep their whips looking sharp ...Gary Gold: What can you do today that’s great?
Real estate is a tedious business filled with lots of tasks. However, not all tasks are income-generating ones. The fact is there are days that we don’t feel like doing certain things, but we have to avoid getting in the habit of only focusing on busy work ...What does a real estate agent do all day anyway?
From a consumer’s first thought about making a real estate move to actually taking the leap (whether that means right now, next month or three years from now), the agent is incubator, initiator, action-taker, coordinator, scheduler, personal concierge, resource person, problem-solver, mediator, miracle worker, red-tape cutter, transaction manager and chief make-it-happen officer of everything else that doesn’t fall into the prior categories ...How real estate agents can overcome a low-inventory market
As a real estate agent in today’s low-inventory market, searching for a home can prove incredibly frustrating for both us and our buyers. You may want to throw up your hands and try to ride out this difficult time. However, the key to getting past this issue is to discover new ways to find inventory -- in the form of listings ...How to build a network as a real estate agent in a brand new area
It’s hard being the new real estate agent in town. Especially when the success of your business is contingent upon a solid network. Today, we’re going to breakdown three essential tips you can use to build your network and become the top real estate agent in your new area ...10 universal sales truths: Learn them and succeed in any service industry
Real estate agents who know and heed the 10 universal sales truths will excel in any service industry. Those who don’t, on the other hand, will have a hard time making even the easiest of sales ...The art of written communication: E-Male vs. Fe-Mail
Men and women have very distinct differences in how they communicate, especially via email. Understanding these differences and being intentional about how you choose to communicate minimizes misunderstandings while also increasing your effectiveness ...Win and close more buyers with an exclusive mortgage product
Real estate agents far and wide know financing challenges can make or break a deal, even if they have a preapproved buyer ready and willing to make a purchase ...Keys to building your real estate reputation
In the pre-digital age, marketing was straightforward: You placed an ad in the newspaper and sent out postcards. All marketing was physical ...Top 10 posts from last week
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ...The week in real estate industry deals: July 17-21, 2017
While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We'll be recapping every week's noteworthy deals that didn't make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. Here are this week's ...The week in industry hires and promotions: July 17-21, 2017
Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ...Real estate market recap, July 17-21, 2017
Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ...Feast your eyes on the 7 most beautiful luxury listings in the world
In June, HGTV teamed up with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio International for its 2017 Ultimate House Hunt. The month-long showcase and contest featured the world's most beautiful homes across eight categories, such as "Modern Masterpieces" and "International Homes." ...Don’t turn down this gift: Register for Tuesday’s ICSF programming for free
When someone offers you a full day of educational programming -- geared toward agents, brokers and tech experts in the real estate industry -- with no obligation except to show up, learn and connect, wouldn’t you say that’s a deal of a lifetime ...Inman Hacker Connect for technophiles heads to the West Coast
Following on the success of Inman’s Hacker Connect New York, a day-long event created by and for the real estate technology community, Hacker Connect will make its West Coast debut in San Francisco on Monday, August ...Agent Connect will tackle objections, marketing and more
The very best real estate agents make success look easy -- but anybody who's tried to do the job knows that it's anything but ...