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By Anica Oaks When you want a new home, the last thing you want is for the process to drag on for months. While you could spend hours online, you will get much better results by working with a REALTOR® who knows the local area, what type of home you are looking for and how much you're willing to spend. If you're ready to get that new home you've always wanted, here's...

Every successful real estate agent knows how to tell a story. From helping families imagine what their lives can look like in a new home to writing creative listing descriptions that sell every inch of a property, compelling storytelling is a big part of the job. So why not incorporate this into your social media posts? Stories can be relatable and help make connections...

By Meghan Belnap Figuring out what type of residential AC system you need can be tough, especially when you aren't familiar with AC system purchases. Realistically, how many air conditioners have you bought in your life? At the very most, it could be three or four. So, you likely aren't an expert. If you don't deal with AC terms, repairs or replacements on a daily...

If you were considering selling your home this month, the most recent ATTOM Data Solutions analysis may in fact sway your decision to finally pull the trigger. According to the property data solutions company, the top five days of the year to sell your home all fall in the month of May. The new analysis, which considers 40.1 million single home and condominium sales...

By Bill Gassett Are you looking  to get an apartment with bad or no credit? If you decided to rent, your first impulse might not be to think about your credit standing. However, your credit history is something that you will probably be requested to present to rent an apartment. Landlords ask for this information to ensure that you are serious and will make your...

By Jordan Grice The end of federal foreclosure and eviction moratoriums is on the horizon, leaving many wondering, “what’s next?” On one side, previous reports from Bloomberg predicted a wave of foreclosures that would hit millions of low-income homeowners after forbearance provisions and the foreclosure moratorium ended. On the other hand, many mom-and-pop...

By Brooke Chaplan The growth of cryptocurrencies (crypto) and blockchain is huge news. Whether you're on board with the idea of digital currency or not, it's one of the most significant advances in the financial world in recent years. Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC) and Ethereum (ETH) are still confusing and sound foreign to many business people. Still, these currencies...

Are you ready to take your real estate business to the next level? With the power of social media and the rising popularity of videos, your content strategy may need an update. Video content is quickly becoming the go-to for everyone, from your average user to social media influencers to businesses large and small. According to Cisco’s Annual Internet Report 2018-2023,...

By Jordan Grice Real estate professionals looking for the next wave in social media marketing may want to get on TikTok. With almost 100 million monthly U.S. users on the app—most are 39 years old or younger, based on data from Statista—agents nationwide agree that there is room to capitalize on connecting with prospective clients. “This popular platform is...

To be a successful real estate agent, gaining new leads should be a top priority. While cold calling, prospecting and other traditional methods still work today, it is important to keep up with the ever-evolving marketing techniques for REALTORS®. From refreshing your visual content to utilizing the growing power of social media, 2021 is the year to update your real...