10 Tips For The Ideal Open House

Whether you are holding your own open house or hosting for another realtor, you want to present yourself in a memorable way to homebuyers resulting in new clients and referrals. We’ve put together a list of simple and affordable ways … Read More

Top Real Estate Automation Tools

Realtors may be concerned that the real estate industry is moving towards automation that will make tasks performed by agents obsolete and possibly even replace agents altogether. Such fear is largely unfounded and any real threat of agent replacement is … Read More

Why do real estate agents leave their brokers?

If you’re a broker who’s ever had a productive agent leave, you’re aware the wound can go much deeper than just that agent’s production alone. An agent leaving can be indicative of negative culture and shortcomings within the brokerage, and … Read More

What Gifts Should Real Estate Agents Give to Clients?

It’s that time of the year again. Lights, turkey, stuffing, family, songs, and business opportunity. If you’re a real estate agent, you know your gift obligations go beyond friends and family. Christmas is the perfect time to remind your clients … Read More

How Political Elections Influence Real Estate

The recent midterm elections brought out historically large voting numbers, likely induced by one of the most politically charged climates in our nation’s history. Hot button issues have become hotter, the media is more outspoken, and politicians are more direct, … Read More

States on the Rise: What data influences home prices?

Article Highlights: If current household income and educational attainment rate trends continue in Washington, Ohio, and Colorado, the rate of change of median home prices in those states will greatly exceed the national average. US News state rankings give insight … Read More

What does gentrification mean to real estate agents?

Article Highlights: Gentrification is an accelerating trend throughout the country. You can identify areas likely to be gentrified by studying home value data changes and tracking its trajectory. These changes are often predicated by an infiltration of young urban professionals … Read More

What they didn’t tell you about being a real estate agent! (and how Real Estate Back Ops can help)

Article Highlights: New Realtors can be overwhelmed by the amount of paperwork involved in a real estate transaction. Technology often allows people to bypass working with professionals and do what would be otherwise skilled labor by themselves. However, this hasn’t happened … Read More