6 Ways New Real Estate Agents Can Master Communication

6 Ways New Real Estate Agents Can Master Communication

6 Ways New Real Estate Agents Can Master Communication

Once you’ve earned your real estate license, there are many skills that will help you launch a successful career. Communication is one of the most important skills for new real estate agents to master. Communication leads everything that you do as a real estate agent, whether you’re explaining the buying process to a first-time home buyer, negotiating an offer for a seller, or marketing to prospects via social media, your website, or your blog. Here are six ways new real estate agents can  master communication.

1. Consider your body language

Picture this: You’re in […] Read more

The True Cost of Adding a Curling Rink to Your Backyard

The True Cost of Adding a Curling Rink to Your Backyard

The True Cost of Adding a Curling Rink to Your Backyard

Let’s talk about curling. No, not the thing you sometimes do to your hair, but rather the Olympic sport involving ice, brooms, and stones. It’s a much bigger, much colder version of shuffleboard, and some of the Olympians wear clothes like this, so you know it’s great.

The sport itself is played by two teams of four who take turns sliding a giant granite stone in the hopes of landing it within a circular target marked on the ice. Much like shuffleboard, it’s harder than it looks, and […] Read more

Real Estate in 2016

Real Estate in 2016

In a few short days, Halloween will come and go, and with only a few major holidays left in 2015, it’s about time to start collecting 2016 real estate predictions and see where we stand for the next year.

 

The US economy continues to recover from the brutal Great Recession, and while job gains might potentially bring more home buyers into the market, many Millennials will be kept out due to an unprecedented amount of student debt. $1 trillion, to be exact. That’s a lot of dough – enough to buy all of the major league US sports teams. ALL of them.

 

Expect housing prices to […] Read more