Real Estate News


Five Have-To-Have-It Summer Home Decor Trends

When summer rolls around, it's not usual to walk into your favorite home goods store and be bombarded by beachy items. It's shells, and sand, and coral galore. But, this year, summer décor trends have veered in a few fun, new directions. If you haven't yet started feeling like you HAVE TO HAVE PALM PRINT EVERYTHING RIGHT NOW!!!, you will soon. It's just one of the hot trends that will turn your home into a summer showplace.


The End Of The All-White Kitchen? The Case For Natural Wood

For many, natural wood evokes a country feel. Or perhaps something ultra-traditional. But today's natural wood kitchens are modern showplaces that mimic the newest trends we've been seeing in wood floors.


HomeFlik app creates listing videos in minutes

HomeFlik is an iPhone app for producing professional listing videos without editing. ...


Avoiding the price reduction conversation? 5 tips to nail it

Agents are making more concessions than ever to obtain listings during the inventory shortage, even if it means seriously overpricing them. While this may be an acceptable strategy when inventory is tightening, it often spells doom if the market has already crested or has begun to decline ...


5 snags that can derail a ‘done deal’ in real estate

A lot can happen from contract to closing, and until all is funded and keys are exchanged, getting to the finish line isn't a sure thing ...


How to create a stellar Facebook group and stimulate a thriving community

It's not enough to simply create a Facebook group. You have to put in the work to cultivate a social media audience that is 100 percent engaged with your content ...


How agents can make more money with pre-listing inspections

It’s no secret that certain markets suffer from a persistent lack of inventory. In these areas facing tight supply, what is the best way for agents to provide value to homebuyers and sellers ...


How to draw in more qualified, motivated buyers and boost conversion rates

It’s easy for real estate agents to develop a love-hate relationship with online buyer leads. On the one hand, they can be a quick way to jump-start a business or enter a new market. On the other hand, they’re expensive and require thorough, consistent work to get results ...


What type of video content does Facebook reward?

What kind of video content do you need to create to be more appealing to Facebook’s algorithm ...


Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate Episode 34: How to deal with a sneaky listing agent

In this episode, Leigh interviews Dawn Roy, an experienced broker based in Virginia. Listen as Dawn shares her crazy experience with almost losing a client because of a sneaky listing agent ...


NAR tackles lockbox tech in MLS policy changes

WASHINGTON -- The board of directors of the National Association of Realtors today approved three changes to MLS policies that are meant to position agents and brokers to leverage technology in their businesses ...


NAR bets on Upstream with additional $9M in funding

WASHINGTON -- The board of directors of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) today approved an additional $9 million in funding for broker data management platform Upstream ...