Get Your Admin What They Really Want This Year – More Work to Do.

HDC_Admin_Pro_Day_Blog_2742_1200x600Administrative Professionals Day is observed each year on Wednesday during the last full week of April. This year, that’s April 26th. There are a lot of ways to show the admins in your life how much you appreciate them: buying them flowers, bringing them their favorite coffee, or taking them out to lunch are great options. Another option is a heartfelt card letting them know how much you rely on their help.

Once you have all the “thank yous” out of the way, it is time to get back to work. One of the many things your administrative professional can help you with is keeping your Homes.com profile up-to-date. Continue reading

Be the Green Real Estate Agent This Earth Needs

HDC_Earth_Day_Blog_2739_1200x600Managing a business with an eco-friendly mindset isn’t just good for the environment, but good for your business’s bottom line. Your business saves money by reducing the amount of resources used and waste accumulated. Whether you have a home-based real estate business or a brokerage, switching to a more environmentally friendly business is simple.

When someone brings up being environmentally conscience, many just think of recycling their products and waste. Even though recycling plays a major role on how the world maintains its waste products (and should be done whenever possible), it’s only the start to being more eco-friendly. By implementing these simple ideas into your business, you will start to see the benefits of operating an environmentally friendly business and feel better about the carbon footprint you leave behind. Continue reading

[Infographic] Stop Working for a Real Estate Company and Start Your Own

HDC-Staub-Inforgraphic-Blog-2735One of the primary reasons people become real estate agents is for the independence that comes with being their own boss. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, check out these four tips from Stacie Perrault Staub, owner and founder of West & Main Homes, on how to stop working for a real estate company and start your own instead. Continue reading