By Seth Tilton For many potential homebuyers, it's hard not to fantasize about owning a dreamy summer home this time of year. With that in mind, let's look at five tips for agents selling vacation homes: Leverage technology, but be realistic. For many potential buyers, the ideal summer getaway is at least a plane or half-day car ride away. And while technology...

This month, we're showcasing some of the country's most lavish lakeside listings, from Lake Carnegie to Lake Washington. Lakeside in Mission Viejo This lakeside property in Mission Viejo, Calif., rests on a cul-de-sac between two popular beaches. With sweeping views of the lake from many rooms and the home's pool and waterfront patio, the five-bedroom, six-bathroom...

By John Graff Ethics. You don't hear too many people talking about this subject in today's competitive real estate—or any business—environment. Doing the right thing, being honest and upfront with clients, avoiding conflicts of interests...these character traits should never be considered weaknesses or flaws. Maintaining an ethical business reputation will help...

ActivePipe Helps Real Estate Professionals Engage Their Sphere by Automating Consumer’s Journey No matter where you are in your real estate career, communicating with your database is a simple way to bring in more business; however, for busy real estate professionals, the opportunity to connect with active buyers and sellers often goes unnoticed. But all that is...

Chances are your real estate team isn't posting on social media enough. A recent RISMedia survey found that 38 percent of agent teams typically post three to six times per week, while another 37 percent of respondents admit that they post less than two posts per week. However, how often your real estate team should actually be posting on social media depends largely...

By Meghan Belnap Living in a luxury home is a lifelong dream for many people, but purchasing a beautiful piece of property could end up putting you in debt for 40 years or longer if you aren't careful. Luckily, with a little bit of planning and some patience, you should be able to buy the house of your dreams with a reasonable mortgage. Here's how: Improve Your Credit...

By Kevin George This year is set to be a defining moment for the U.S. real estate market as millennials will continue investing in properties. According to Forbes, 45 percent of homebuyers will be millennials in 2019. Despite the growth real estate has showcased in the past few years, one of the biggest challenges agents and brokers still face is marketing. One...

In the following interview, Debbie Phipps, team leader and REALTOR® with The Debbie Phipps Team at Keller Williams Realty in Christiana, Del., discusses promoting her team—with a partner she can trust. Region Served: Tri-State area of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania
Years in Real Estate: Over 30
Number of Offices: 1
Number of Agents: 5 You’ve...

The world can get a little overwhelming these days with news headlines giving us bad news at every turn. That's why safety is high on the priority list for homebuyers. And with help from WalletHub's newly released report—2019's Safest States in America—consumers can help narrow down their choices for a place to call home. The report considers 52 key safety indicators...

Image: Visit Valldemossa Looking for a unique way to market a real estate listing? Hire an A-lister to narrate it! This is much easier, of course, when you're the A-lister who's listed the home for sale. Actor Michael Douglas recently narrated the listing video for his $32.4 million property on the island of Mallorca, Spain. Douglas spent the past 30 years modernizing...