Ninety-percent of Homes.com page views are visitors who are actively searching for their next home. Homes.com Local Ads focuses on the needs of this active audience, while prominently positioning your listings and brand in the local market.
Here here are just a few of the details of why this new product is your ticket to generating more business. Continue reading
“Every lead is an internet lead” Jimmy Mackin CEO Curaytor.
EVERYONE is fact checking EVERYTHING on the internet (even my kids double check what I tell them on Google). This means those friends of that buyer you helped last year are going to check you out online before they give you a call. So ask yourself this question — when that potential client reaches your website, what are they going to think about you? If you are still using a website template from 1998, they likely won’t be very impressed. Now, you should never judge a book by its cover, but let’s be real, everyone judges a book by its cover. Continue reading
How you “click” with clients is the building block of relationships and the connections you make can affect the success of your business. In fact, word-of-mouth remains the top way that consumers find a real estate professional to work with. During the most recent Secrets of Top Selling Webinar, The Secrets of Successful Negotiation, Homes.com sat down with Jackie Leavenworth to discuss how “clicking” with clients can help you negotiate your way to better business results. Continue reading
The Millennial generation’s impact on the housing market has been a topic of conversation for quite some time. Statistics show this group of young adults now makes up the largest group of buyers in the market, but lower interest rates and an increasing job market are not the only factors driving them to homeownership.
Rental rates are skyrocketing in cities around the country and millennials, most of whom are just starting out in their career, simply cannot afford to pay them anymore. This is especially true in many of the larger metro areas that this young workforce is flocking to for the job of their dreams. In fact, rental rates have increased fifteen percent from 2009 to 2014 nationwide. At the same time, household income has had an estimated growth of only eleven percent (CNN). Continue reading
➲ Play Podcast: Periscope – Joe Schutt | Secrets Unplugged
Periscope is a new mobile app that allows you to stream live video feeds right from your smartphone and it’s making a splash in the world of social media. Joe Schutt, co-owner of Unit Realty Group in Boston, has started to develop quite a following on this social platform, so as the newest addition to the Secrets Unplugged Podcast series, Homes.com decided to sit down with him to get the low-down on his experiences with this up-and-coming social media outlet.