How to End the Year with a Boom

Blog-Image-HDC-Bob-Corcoran-Article-2299I come bearing good news: It looks like the remainder of 2015 will be a good one for Realtors looking to end the year on a positive note.

I’m sure you’ve noticed the recent stock market wavering – a roller coaster ride with deep dips one day and soaring gains the next. It turns out, that volatility could bring benefits to prospective buyers. Why? The drop in demand by those hurt by stock market might just give would-be buyers an advantage in a market that’s favored sellers for much of this year. Inventory grew during the end of summer and demand has kept pace, so buyers will have better options through the end of 2015. Continue reading

Not a fan of cheese sandwiches? It’s okay. You have options!

B2B-Blog-Image-You-don_t-have-to-settle-for-cheese-sandwichesThe story goes like this: a man was in the office lunch room, opened his lunch bag and sighed, “No, not a cheese sandwich again!” Next day, same thing: “No, I can’t believe it, another cheese sandwich!” Then a coworker chimed in, “Why don’t you tell your wife to make you something different.” The man looks up from his sandwich and says, “I make my own lunch.”

Let me ask you a question: How do you like your own “lunch” these days – in other words, your life? Continue reading

How to Become the Local Expert in Real Estate

2177-HDC-Corcoran-Article-Image-BLOGBelieve it or not, summer is almost here, and that means summer vacations. I got an early start on mine in February by leaving winter behind and heading to where it was summer – down under in Australia to teach real estate workshops.

While I was gone, I found myself thinking a lot about home. Absence does make the heart grow fonder. That’s true because what’s close to us matters most to us. Then, I started thinking about what the lesson is for Realtors. Continue reading