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By Grace Carter A great business book is a rare thing and one worth having on your bookshelf—one packed with insider tips, industry knowledge and the low down on everything you need to succeed in your industry. As a real estate expert, it’s time for you to take your turn and share your professional knowledge with a market crying out for your business acumen. Real...

This article originally appeared on the Apartment Guide Blog. By Brian Carberry With a growing number of Americans renting, Apartment Guide conducted research to help uncover what renters really think is important and what they learned while going through the process of finding a home to rent. These findings provide insights to renters who are just getting started...

By Christina Clark Do you have a client looking to relocate? An office move can be an exciting and challenging time for a company—change is never easy for leadership. Transparent communication, fact-driven analysis and including the employees in the decision-making process will lead to the most positive outcome for the company overall. As managing principal of...

By Jesse Wood, CEO of eFileCabinet The real estate industry currently faces many unique challenges, according to a recent National Association of REALTORS® report. However, many of these concerns can be addressed with document management software (DMS) and improved business process management. According to NAR, one challenge is the lack of streamlined education...

From decor and design to dollars spent, homebuyers in the high-end market are unique, driven by a firm link between their portfolio of property and wealth. What characteristics define high-net worth individuals today? According to Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and WealthEngine, a luxury market researcher, the delineation between demi-billionaires, or those with a...

By Frederick Peters, Warburg Realty Today's New York City real estate market requires caution and care on the part of sellers. This is no time for ambitious, "it only takes one buyer" pricing. Many buyers who retreated to the sidelines in the past couple of years have returned to the market, knowing that their dollar will go further. And they're right—with inventory...

By Daniel Defendi Business security systems cover a range of options for business owners to protect and secure their properties from burglary and theft. Every business—brokerages included—can improve its security, whether it’s upgrading locks or installing a modern business security system. Here are some tips on what brokers can do to help protect their premises: Locks Proper...

By Alex Lehr The recent death of legendary singer Aretha Franklin initially posed a quandary for her four surviving sons. Because she didn’t leave a will, her $80 million fortune—including Franklin’s numerous real estate holdings—likely will take longer to divide, and the process could become very complicated. Although Franklin’s sons appointed her niece...

By Eric Mendelsohn Welcome to my 2018 preview of the fall season for buying and selling real estate in NYC! Market reports and the media tend to be reactive, so I want to express some thoughts that are more predictive. Although apartments are bought and sold year round, the main buying and selling seasons in NYC are the fall and spring months. These two time periods...

In the following interview, Matt Delhougne, broker/owner of RE/MAX Vision in Chesterfield, Mo., discusses generating leads, operating a team, and more. Region Served: St. Louis Metro area
Years in Real Estate: 19
No. of Team Members: 41 agents, 14 support staff
2017 Closed Transactions: 671
Goal for 2018 Closed Transactions: 1,000 You grew...