While it may be true that more and more buyers are searching for their homes online, 63 percent of sellers still host at least one open house as part of their sales strategy. In a 2016 survey of agents, brokers, and others, 70 percent of respondents sold a home due to a connection they made
Your garage door opener is a great convenience you probably use almost every day but likely take for granted. In fact, the average garage door in the U.S. opens and closes 1,500 times per year. But what happens when your garage door opener doesn’t work? Garage door openers have an average lifespan of 10 to
Regardless of your role in business, one thing is certain – how you set up your office affects how your clients and prospective clients perceive you and your business. The same is also true of a home office if you meet with clients there. Not only do you use your office design to market to
In today’s world, the first impression you make as a real estate professional on potential clients is likely to be your online profile. As the old adage goes: “You only get one chance to make a first impression”. So you need to make it count. While there are many marketing ideas for real estate agents
For several years now, Millennials, also known as Generation Y, have been the largest group of home buyers in the U.S. – and that percentage has been steadily growing. Older millennials currently outnumber younger millennials in this cohort by far. If you want to be successful in 2020, you must not only take notice of
Whether you are an experienced Instagram user or new to the platform, you should know that Instagram is one of the most used and fastest growing social media platforms in the world. Using Instagram for real estate is a great way to market properties, introduce promotions, engage with current and potential clients, and much more.
According to the National Association of Realtors®, millennials were the largest group (37%) of home buyers in 2019. Consequently, your reputation is more important than ever when it comes to your online presence. Why? Because practically all millennials (98%) use the internet for their home search and when choosing a real estate agent. With that
The short answer is “no.” However, you want to avoid frozen water pipes whenever possible. A burst pipe will not only cause you a lot of trouble, it can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars to repair the water damage it causes. But there are many ways to guard against this happening to you.
Preparing for a new year always brings new challenges and new ideas. Here are some ways you can prepare your business for 2020 and some coming trends. State of the Market There has been a lot of discussion that a correction, or recession, will be coming in 2020. However, unlike past recessions, the housing market
The new year is fast approaching, and you may be thinking of resolutions for a healthier, happier, and more productive new year. This month is also a good time to reflect on your business’s progress this year, and how you plan to improve moving forward. Here are some New Year’s resolutions to help you make
The big push is over, and things are slowing down for winter and the holidays as the weather turns colder and people, including real estate agents, take time off to be with family. Perhaps you’ve met your goals for the year, so you’re not sweating, but you shouldn’t be slacking either. There are a number
The garbage disposal can be one of the handiest appliances in your kitchen. So much so, that you come to rely on it to the point that a broken garbage disposal can totally upset your daily routine. But, your garbage disposal is also one of your most used and abused appliances. Since it sits between