Homes.com Local Market Expert Series Explores Virginia Beach, VA.

Homes.com’s Local Market Reports for April have arrived and all signs point to a strong continued recovery. Of the nation’s top 300 markets, 137 (46 percent) have officially reached a full pricing recovery. The Top 100 markets all saw annual increases, while the top midsize markets all reported increases on a 3-month average basis. In terms of regional recovery, the South continued to dominate with 23 markets having a complete rebound in home prices.

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[Podcast] The Secrets to Being A Super Dad and A Super Agent!

➲ Play Podcast: Fathers In Real Estate – Brian Copeland | Secrets Unplugged

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William Shakespeare once said, “It is a wise father that knows his own child.” But according to Brian Copeland, national real estate speaker and father of two, his children have made him much wiser in his approach to managing a real estate career.  Copeland is the proud owner of Nashville’s premier real estate firm, Nashville and Beyond. And in addition to being an awesome father, he has also been named one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in America.

Since Father’s Day is coming up, Homes.com couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate everyone’s favorite “man of the house” than by sitting down with Copeland for the newest addition to the Secrets Unplugged podcast series- Fathers in Real Estate.

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5 Underestimated Local Ways to Drive More Attention to Your Brand

Staying ahead of the competition in real estate is all about building top-of-mind awareness. This is especially true during the busy summer season. The more unique your approach the better, as it will set you apart from competitors who are attempting to capture the attention of the same audience.

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Good old fashion mailers, business cards and the occasional “just checking in” phone call are all a great place to start, but it’s time to step it up a notch. Here are just a few unique local ideas to drive more attention to your brand this summer season! Continue reading

Share Your Client Connection Stories for a Chance to WIN $1500!

 

NewBlogImageHave you discovered a unique local approach to promoting your business? When it comes to building a successful real estate brand, it’s all about making local connections. This is why Homes.com is on the hunt for the best kept advertising and marketing secrets real estate professionals are using to drive more sales within their local market. Continue reading

3 Tips to Keep Your Cool During the Busy Summer Season

HDC-Summer-Season-Tips-2209The weather is warming up and summer is almost here. While most people are taking time off from work to slap on sunscreen and head to the beach, real estate professionals are gearing up for the busiest season of the year. Between running around town to meet clients, staying up late to finish that last minute listing presentation and trying to mark off tasks on your personal agenda, forget sunburn, you are just burned out.

Finding a healthy balance between your personal and work schedules is a big part of living a happy life. While the busy season will offer you more opportunities to make money, it’s important that you get the chance to enjoy the sunny summer weather by setting aside some time for a little R&R. Here are three stress-relieving tips to keep your cool during the busy summer season! Continue reading