Real Estate Best Practices

Coaches, books, classes and seminars aim to capture real estate agents dollars with promises to teach them any number of ways to improve their business. From sales skills to how to close more deals to how to win with expireds (expired listings) and more, everyone has something to teach you.


There's nothing wrong with continuing education, whether it's keeping on top of new laws and regulations or learning how to be more productive. But before you spend an arm and a leg on any of those things, pull up a chair, put on your glasses and peruse the pages in this section of ActiveRain.


It is only here that you can tap into the world's largest online real estate community and actively engage with your peers. Find out what works and what doesn't from those that actually put into practice what others merely teach. Read how-to articles, advice on designations, certifications and continuing education classes. You never know where you will find the inspiration to take your business to the next level. So, pull up a chair and dig in!

Trending blogs on Real Estate Best Practices

 

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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After an unprecedentedly successful 2018, Dependable Homebuyers has announced that it is buying flooded houses in Washington D.C. The company has already recorded its fastest growth for a quarter in 2019. It continues to buy all kinds of houses in every possible condition, even purchasing homes l...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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Dependable Homebuyers have helped homeowners from all walks of life. Their reputation at this point is easy to research and understand. It emphasizes in no uncertain terms that they are a company known for offering fair market prices on virtually any home in any condition imaginable. An approach ...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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Dependable Homebuyers has announced that it is buying flooded houses in Baltimore. The real estate investment firm has already been purchasing all types of houses in the city. It has been growing its presence across the state and buying houses directly from owners. The company has now started buy...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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Ask anyone who has gone through the experience in the past. They will tell you that when it comes to selling a home through traditional Columbia MD real estate channels, there are a number of potential issues that one must look out for. This can include the presence of tenants who are renting spa...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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Evan Roberts of Dependable Homebuyers wants to make one thing clear to those interested in investing in Ocean City real estate: This is an excellent time for anyone who is willing to do the research, learn from inevitable mistakes, and create a plan that ensures the investor will not be financial...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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The We Buy Houses company in Newport News, Virginia, has announced that it is buying flooded houses. Dependable Homebuyers has been buying all kinds of houses across the city and beyond. It has purchased houses that are not in the ideal saleable condition. Now it is interested in buying flooded h...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 23 Where are you now? Constantly reassessing where you are right now in comparison to where you wanted to be or where you can be. This isn't to dissuade you, make you feel pressure for not doing what you said you would do, but to re-align yourself.  The metaphor that ...

By Marguerite Crespillo
(Marguerite Crespillo)
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What a blast having Mike Bjorkman on the show! He’s my first guest as I make my comeback into the podcast realm and I think he was the perfect choice. You are definitely in for a treat because we packed this episode full of great insights into the direction our industry is headed.Where do you see...

By Jay Mecray - Chandler AZ (480) 868-3814, #JayMecray #RealEstate #Arizona #Phoenix #Chandler
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Reasons To Work With A REALTOR® In Phoenix JAY MECRAY – REALTOR® (480) 868-3814Reasons To Work With JAY, a LICENSED REALTOR® In Phoenix: REALTORS® aren’t just agents, they are professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and are mandated by its strict “Code of Ethics” policy. Th...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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My phone rang this morning, and to my delight it was a prospective buyer who had asked for Realtor suggestions and was given my name. As we chatted, I learned what her needs were. I prepared an MLS search to see what was available. Homes are selling quickly in the Brandon MS market, especially in...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
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"Never underestimate your strength. Never overestimate your weakness." Recently I wrote a post about a round of golf I played at the Palm Valley Golf Club in Goodyear, Arizona.  In replying to a comment made by Brian England , I got to thinking about how I was able to post a score equivalent to m...

By Bryan Haarlander, IRS Tax Strategies & IRS Tax Debts
(KEYSTONE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS)
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As an affiliate member of the Suburban West Realtors® Association, I spoke at its January 30, 2019 educational seminar “2018 Tax Changes and Tax Issues Effecting REALTORS” held at the SWRA’s office in Malvern, PA. As an Enrolled Agent and Certified Tax Resolution Specialist with the Exton, PA acc...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Dependable Homebuyers, located in Baton Rouge, LA made the huge announcement that this past year has been the best by far in the history of the company. They have worked hard and as a result built a reputation as the company people want to deal with when selling their hom...

By Evan Roberts, We Buy Houses
(Dependable Homebuyers)
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The real estate industry in Washington D.C. presents several challenges and opportunities for both sellers and buyers. Anyone who is seriously enthusiastic about investing in real estate is bound to face hurdles but there is great promise and one can succeed with a vision and unwavering determina...

By Velva Dunn, residential sales,new homes and relocation
(Velva Dunn)
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Accounting is a vital part of business, especially when it comes to real estate. However, it's unfortunate that most real estate investors usually forget to incorporate accounting into their business, and eventually incur unforeseen losses. Most real estate investors get too caught up in the intr...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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While many brokerages "claim" culture of various types...the prevalent attitude at each office/franchised location can vary widely. How would you describe the culture of your team, your office, or your company?  What does your culture say about your team?  Culture is something that can be observe...

By Stephen Fells, Marketing, Technology, Fun and News!
(AgencyLogic)
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Are you creating relevant, valuable and compelling content? If you can’t definitively say “Yes” to all three of those, you need to listen to this interview with Iris Chen. She’s a content creator and entrepreneur whose passion is helping other entrepreneurs find their purpose and build their bran...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 22 Bootstrapping is the way many agents start their careers.  Often it is said that it takes 6 months of reserve money to begin a career where you don't get paid until you have completed a transaction with clients. I have witnessed lots of people start up without the...

By Morgan Taylor, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
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A short sale is when a property is sold at a price that is lower than the mortgage that is owed on it and the lender accepts the loss. While not the preferred option for the homeowner or the lender, a short sale can provide an alternative to costly and lengthy foreclosure proceedings.Economic con...

By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Put Passion Into Your Business“Have a passion into your business . . . .  have a passion for what you do . . .  and your business will be positioned to reach great heights.” Lou Ludwig Sales and Management Consultants,Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author  As I see it . . . . . . . .Put pass...