3 Questions to Ask Before You Share Your Listings Online

HDC_3_Questions_Blog_2898_1200x600As a real estate agent, you work with a variety of different people from appraisers, inspectors, and lenders to your MLS and search portals. Most of the time it’s easy to understand what each person or party wants from you and you always know what you expect from them: help completing the transaction. However, sometimes motivations can get murky. Not every party out there is equally committed to your success, after all. Continue reading

Don’t Just Sell Real Estate -To Build Real Wealth You Need to Buy

HDC_McKissack_Blog_2877_1200x600Real estate offers great opportunities for building your income potential, but as Linda McKissack, owner of McKissack Realty Group pointed out in her recent webinar, “the day you sell your last house is the day you make your last dollar.” So selling 25, 50, or even 100 more houses won’t change that. For McKissack, the solution was to not just sell real estate, but to invest in it as well. Continue reading

[Infographic] What Every GOOD Real Estate Website Needs

HDC_Sesso_Infographic_Blog_2833_1200x600Just having a website boosts your credibility, but having a good website generates leads. In a recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, Joe Sesso, author of the new success guide Secrets of Top Selling Agents; The Keys to Real Estate Success Revealed, shared the six things a real estate website needs to be effective. Listen to Sesso’s full webinar here, or check out the infographic below! Continue reading

The Importance of Print Marketing in the Digital Age

HDC_Print_Making_Blog_1200x600As a consumer, I subscribe to dozens if not hundreds of different email lists. Because of this, when I want to go out to dinner or buy some new shoes, chances are good that I’ll have a coupon or special offer in my email waiting for me. However, I have all those emails setup to automatically bypass my inbox. I never see them unless I decide to seek them out. That’s one of the many reasons why print marketing is so important and effective. Continue reading

Three Tips for Agents Who Want to Open Their Own Brokerage

“It was never my dream to work for a real estate company for the rest of my life.”—Stacie Perrault Staub

HDC_Staub_Recap_Blog_2690_1200x600.jpgWas it the idea of promoting someone else’s brand, working around someone else’s schedule, and splitting your commission that encouraged you to pursue a career in real estate? Probably not. Working for an established brokerage is a great way to get started in real estate, but it’s rarely the end goal of aspiring agents.

In a recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, Stacie Perrault Staub, founder and owner of West & Main Homes and the brain behind the popular Genuine Hustle conferences, shared her tips to start your own real estate brand. Watch the free webinar “Launching a Real Estate Brand from Scratch” for more information, or find our three tips from the webinar below! Continue reading