[Infographic] Common American House Types

HDC_House_Type_Blog_2855_1200x600From the Taj Mahal to the Empire State Building, the world is full of interesting and unique architecture. Climate, culture, and resources have historically shaped the buildings found in specific areas, and that is still largely the case. However, with trains, planes, trucks, and boats shipping materials around the world, the lines have started to blur. Now you can find a Mediterranean style home in Maine or a Tudor manor in Texas, which is great news for your buyers. They have options. Lots of them. However, many people don’t know how to tell the different house types apart. That bungalow they saw on the market a few weeks ago may just be “the house with the big front porch” to them, making it hard for you to know to look for a new bungalow. Download your copy of the infographic to help your buyers understand the different house types and narrow down your search to help them find the perfect home. Continue reading

[Infographic] Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

HDC_Lance_Infographic_Blog_2836_1200x600There’s a lot of tough competition for attention in real estate, especially in social media. Luckily, there are experts like Katie Lance who are willing to share their expertise. Lance is the CEO and owner of Katie Lance Consulting and author of #GetSocialSmart. She is also a recent guest on the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program, where she shared her advice for being a success in real estate. Watch the recorded webinar here and check out her Do’s and Don’t of Social Media below! Continue reading

[Infographic] Millennials’ Journey to Homeownership

HDC_Millennial_Infographic_Blog_27911200x600_v2Millennials are a force to be reckoned with, and considering the vast buying power they bring to the table, you may be wondering how you can capitalize on this tech-savvy generation. The good news is that 92 percent of millennials purchased their home with the help of a real estate agent—a greater proportion than the overall 88 percent of buyers who used a real estate agent—making it safe to say that real estate agents will retain an indispensable position in the industry. That said, knowing who the largest group of buyers for the last three years running are will help you shape your business to better meet the needs and expectations of this very important pool of buyers. Continue reading

[Infographic] Who’s On Your Real Estate Team?

HDC_Remley_Colburn_Infographic_Blog_1200x600If you envision a bigger business than you alone can achieve, it may be time to start thinking about creating a team. Before you start recruiting people, you need to decide what roles you want them to fill and what aspects of the business they’ll be responsible for. If you’re ready to take that step, check out these tips from Jim Remley and James Colburn’s recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar. Continue reading

10 Reasons Why You Need a .Homes Domain

HDC_DotHomes_Infographic_Blog_2750_1200x600Open new doors for your business and reach clients like never before with a personalized .Homes domain name. Choose whether you want to relaunch your website with a new domain name that shows buyers and sellers that you mean business or drive traffic to a great new marketing campaign or sales event’s landing page to capture more leads.

Only verified members of the real estate community can register a .Homes domain name, so however you use your domain name, site visitors can rest assured that they are going to a safe and relevant real estate website. Take a look at how others have enhanced their business with a new domain extension and then head over to Register.Homes to claim your domain name! Continue reading