Consumer Tips


    Seasonality: Does It Matter Anymore?

    In this month’s National Association of REALTORS® Power Broker Roundtable, industry leaders discuss market seasonality. Moderator: Cindy Ariosa, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, Long & Foster Real Estate, Chantilly, Virginia, Liaison for Large Firms and Industry Relations, National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Panelists: Linnette Edwards, Partner/Associate Broker, Abio Properties, Oakland, California   Mike Brodie, Broker/Owner, […]

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    Moving in the Same Direction

    Andrew Linn Broker/Owner ERA Davis & Linn Jacksonville, Florida www.joineradavislinn.com Region served: Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia Years in real estate: 16.5 Number of offices: 3 Number of agents: 100 Talk about what it means to be part of the ERA brand.  We have been with ERA since the ’80s. It is a brand that […]

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    Mayo Clinic Minute: How to Get Spring Allergy Relief

    (TNS)—Springtime brings warmer temperatures and blooming trees. But, for close to one in three Americans, it also brings annoying seasonal allergies. Dr. Alexei Gonzalez Estrada, a Mayo Clinic allergy specialist, says there are steps you can take to protect yourself. The telltale signs of allergies are easy to spot. “This includes itchy, watery eyes; itchy, […]

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    Success Follows Training, Support and the Right Business Model

    John and Jeff Finn Broker/Owners United Real Estate Richmond Richmond, Virginia www.UnitedRealEstateRichmond.com  Region served: Greater Richmond and Virginia Beach, Virginia Years in real estate: John, 44; Jeff, 17 Number of offices: 2, with a third opening in September Number of agents: 240 When did you join United Real Estate?  Jan. 20, 2015 was the day […]

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    Commemorate Fair Housing Month

    NAR PULSE—Get the vetted tools your agents need to boost business from Right Tools, Right Now. In observance of Fair Housing Month, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) prepared special resources to reinvigorate your brokerage’s commitment to fair housing and become a strong advocate. Check out this month’s free and discounted offers here. Save Time and […]

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    Revolutionizing Home Improvement for REALTORS®

    Curbio Brings Speed, Quality and Transparency to the Traditional Home Improvement Experience Built specifically for real estate professionals and their buyers and sellers, Curbio has created a modern home improvement experience that’s taking the country by storm. More than just a concierge service, Curbio is an all-in-one home improvement company founded on the premise of […]

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    Keeping the Focus on Clients

    Tyler Coon Founder Haven Homes at Fathom Realty Asheville, North Carolina www.discoverashevillehomesforsale.com Region served: Asheville and the surrounding Western North Carolina market Years in real estate: 2 Number of offices: 1 Number of agents: 4 and 2 team leads Top tip for staying in touch with clients: We’ve transitioned to Zoom and FaceTime calls to […]

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    Elite Customer Care Is Key for NorCal’s Team LaHaye

    If outstanding customer care is important in any market, it’s critical in today’s fast-paced and demanding environment, notes Mary Anne LaHaye, the force behind the successful, five-person LaHaye Team, an Abio Properties unit serving upscale Contra Costa and Alameda counties in Northern California. It’s the high-touch experience, LaHaye maintains, that makes clients feel valued, reflects […]

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    Industry Spotlight: eXp Realty Just Surpassed 50,000 Real Estate Agents, Representing 63% YoY Growth

    Get this: In 1908, there were only 1,646 real estate agents in the United States, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Of course, the population in the United States was only 88 million at that time, so things were somewhat relative. Today, there are 1,458,661 NAR members and the U.S. population is 328 […]

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    Elevate Your Business: Competing Against iBuyers

    The growing footprint of iBuyers in real estate has presented challenges that real estate professionals are still trying to address in the marketplace. Rather than shy away from competition, several brokers agreed that real estate professionals should embrace the evolving industry as they look to elevate their firms’ heading and remain competitive. Four dynamic brokerage […]

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