Home prices still haven’t reached the peak of the last housing boom, but some experts predict the next real estate crash is on its way. While there’s no guarantee the market will crash anytime soon, real estate agents and other professionals in the industry should be wary and watchful for the signs of an impending crash. Here are 3 of these signs that already have experts on edge.
Tags: millennial home buyers, mortgage rate predictions, real estate market predictions, signs of a housing bubble, the next real estate crash,
People often ask leadership expert and author Hans Finzel what the most important real estate leadership principle is. His answer might surprise you. According to Hans, great leaders must be willing to listen to and learn from their followers. During a recent podcast interview on Real Estate Rockstars, Hans shared how to become a better listener and additional practices that will help you become a better leader. To learn more about Hans’ top leadership principles and practices, listen to the complete interview below.
Tags: effective real estate management practices, expert leadership advice, how to be a great leader, real estate leadership principles, Real Estate Rockstars,
Most real estate mistakes aren’t going to cost you much, certainly not your career. However, there are some mistakes agents make that negatively impact their business heavily. In fact, some fairly common mistakes have been known to get agents fired. In this post, we cover a few of the mistakes that have the potential to cost you listings, clients, and even your career. Here are some common and potentially costly mistakes you should avoid as a real estate agent.
Tags: building your real estate business, communicating better with clients, how to avoid losing clients, learning from other agents’ mistakes, real estate mistakes to avoid,
Quite a few first-time home buyers are anxious about the home buying process, and the vast majority of them are confused by it. As an agent, you might not have all the answers, but you certainly have access to the people and resources that do. To truly help your clients, and to ensure they make it to closing, you really do need to educate them along the way. Here are a few things you need to do with first-time home buyers.
Tags: educating real estate clients, ethical real estate work, home loan options, top customer service practices, working with first-time home buyers,
As a new real estate agent, finding prospective clients can be a lot of work. One of the best ways to hit the ground running as a new agent is to create a Facebook page (not a profile) for your real estate business. By doing this, you’ll be able to utilize Facebook’s powerful advertising platform, gain access to its detailed page analytics, and pull in additional traffic from search engines. Complete the following steps and you’ll be well on your way to generating warm leads via social media for your new real estate business.
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The latest home buyer survey dropped earlier this month, and its findings indicate that this year’s top-selling properties are likely to be single-family homes with features that deliver more privacy and better support the needs of immediate family. Other survey highlights, including the top goal of today’s home buyers and the motivations of millennial home buyers, offer additional insight on what’s driving the average person’s desire to buy. Get more details on this survey’s key takeaways and learn which features topped home shoppers’ wish lists below.
Tags: coveted real estate features, home buyer survey, marketing to millennials, real estate market research, real estate trends, What home buyers want,
What if you were told you could hire a real estate virtual assistant to handle a large portion of your day-to-day tasks? For someone who has never worked with a virtual assistant for real estate before, the idea of working with someone remotely may seem a little unusual. However, for many professionals these days, including real estate agents, working with a virtual assistant has become the norm.
Tags: hiring a virtual assistant, real estate time management, Real estate virtual assistants, work-life balance, working with freelancers,
If you’ve seen Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran in action, you know that she doesn’t hold back. Pat Hiban recently had Barbara on his real estate podcast where she tackled topics ranging from tips for new agents to getting through real estate slumps. To hear all of Barbara’s answers and pick up some additional real estate tips from one of the world’s most accomplished real estate entrepreneurs, listen to the complete podcast with Barbara Corcoran right here.
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Are you current with the latest 2017 real estate trends with Generation X and Millennials? Are you confident that you know everything you need to know about your local real estate market and these buyers and sellers to plan for a successful 2017? If not, now is definitely the time to catch up so you can make this year a success while taking steps to ensure that the following few years will be successful as well. To get up to speed on what 2017 may have in store for you as an agent, have a look at the following real estate trends with Generation X and millennial buyers and sellers.
Tags: 2017 real estate trends, Generation X, housing market, Millennials, National Association of Realtors,