Small brokerages, which constitute a significant segment of the real estate industry, can benefit greatly from leveraging the MLS to provide meaningful tech support to their agents.
While cutting costs is crucial for immediate survival, strategically pursuing growth can position companies to emerge stronger in the post-recession landscape.
Should you build your first brokerage or consider buying a business that’s already launched? These four questions can help a top-producing agent decide what’s next.
Every broker may require it of their buyer’s agents today. The real question revolves around when it's required.
After a career that spans several decades, I am saddened to see that allegations of sexual harassment are still alive and well in our industry. I would have thought that we could have eliminated these challenges by now. After having completed my Sexual Harassment Prevention training myself just a couple of weeks ago, a program which is mandated by the state of California, it piqued my interest to find out how many states require sexual harassment prevention training. I was shocked to find out that only seven states (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, New York, Washington) and the District of Columbia mandate sexual harassment training for some or all private sector employers and employees today.
Renwick Congdon, founder of Imprev, which he sold to MoxiWorks and Vector Capital in November 2019, shockingly passed away a few days ago at just 60 years old. He was my mentor and forever changed my life. As I posted in a comment on Greg Robertson’s Vendor Alley, Renwick was a gentle giant of the business world, a proud leader in EO, and a serial entrepreneur. He was my mentor, and I was blessed to be a loyal Imprevian, having worked for and with Renwick at Imprev for several years. He was a true thought leader of our industry and [...]
There is no doubt that entrepreneurs with a successful track record and celebrities with plenty of name recognition have a fast track to successful launches. When companies tie great products with influencer marketing to drive product launches, this is an achievement that normally takes years to accomplish. If you have a product launch in your future, WAV Group would love to discuss the right strategy that will power up your success.
In our efforts to stay connected, we connect to everything and often connect to many things at once. Our efforts to stay connected are notably separating us from the strong bonded connections that we need to succeed. Do you command attention with the people that are important to your success?
The Broker Resource Network’s Leadership Roundtable had their summit yesterday to discuss key business themes impacting our industry. The Leadership Roundtable is a volunteer leadership group of the BRN that meets bi-monthly to guide the direction of the BRN in its 'Broker First' mission. They set the tone of advocacy and research which benefits brokers.
Money may or may not buy happiness, but you for sure need it to buy a house. For most people that means getting a mortgage. Thirty-five percent of frustrated homebuyers in the WAV Group Homebuyer Frustration report pointed to the mortgage process being a source of their frustration. One respondent in the study suggested, “There needs to be more workers in the mortgage field to make it run faster.”
Revive Real Estate is hosting a free webinar on Thursday, July 28 at 1 pm PST / 4 pm EST. “Rush or Renovate: What’s Right for Today’s Market?” will be led by Jessica Morrow, Revive Head of Operations. The discussion will help guide real estate agents toward building their business. Win more listings with the support of Revive’s services and their expertise on pre-sale home renovation
It is often said that for most people buying a home is the single largest purchase of their lives. A decision of that magnitude should be made with time and careful consideration, but recent buyers have been rushing from one house to the next, making offers as quickly as they can. It should be no surprise then that the chief complaint revealed in the WAV Group Homebuyer Frustration Report was feeling rushed to make an offer on the house, with 49% of frustrated buyers pointing to this issue.