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When Do Real Estate Agents Offer a Selling Bonus?

Blog, Real Estate

More and more, Realtors are seeing listing agents offering bonuses to buying agents if homes are placed under contract by a certain date. Bonus opportunities are not permitted to be… Read more

Real Estate Agents Need to Mind Their Auto-Correct

Blog, Real Estate

Real estate is a fast-paced, always changing career – agents use a variety of ways to communicate with their clients and others involved in the buying or selling process. The… Read more

Are Agents Properly Disclosing The Broker Transaction Fee?


Almost every brokerage has a set transaction fee they contractually charge to both their sellers and buyers. The brokerage fee is designed to offset the cost of the overhead such… Read more

When to Sign The Consumer Guide to Agency Relationships

Blog, Real Estate

The Consumer Guide To Agency Relationships is one of two state-mandated forms that Realtors should be experts on before they even sit for the state licensing exam. So, when interacting… Read more

Texting Your Real Estate License Into a Suspension


Text messaging has become ingrained in our daily lives. Not a day goes by that a person does not send or receive at least one text message from coworkers, friends,… Read more

When Agents Manipulate the Multiple Listing Service


There is a growing trend in real estate where listing agents are taking their fledgling listings off of the market as “Withdrawn With Release”. They then immediately put them back… Read more

When to Recommend Upgrades to Clients


A listing agent is often asked by the seller, “What improvements should I make to the house to get the best price?” This puts the Realtor directly in the limelight… Read more

Realtors, Clients, and Nanny Cams at Open Houses


On August 10, 1948, Allen Funt brought the funny, popular, and long-running show “Candid Camera” to television. It turns out Mr. Funt was good at predicting the future because cameras… Read more

The Word NO Is In TechNOlogy For A Reason


This is an age of sophisticated technology in which almost everyone has the capability of conducting most of their business from their smartphone. Popular applications, such as DotLoop and DocuSign,… Read more

Do You Have Supra Powers?


In today’s market, integrity and accountability are two attributes that clients look for in a Realtor. Are you aware of how “Supra Powers” can assist with and possibly increase your… Read more

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