Please wait as we prepare your PDF file ....

ARCHIVED POSTS

Search Blog

our goal is to help you stay informed by providing timely and interesting articles.

Daily market update: May 31, 2016

We’ll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index for March 2016: The national index was at 176.91. This is up 0.72 percent month-over-month. In March 2015, the index was 168.24. Black Knight Home Price Index for March 2016: The home price index in the […]

Podcast: A step-by-step guide to becoming a mega agent (part 2)

If you’re wondering where your pot of real estate gold is, look no further. Today we’re talking about the real estate treasure map and how it can lead you to consistent success as a mega agent. In case you missed part 1, we continue today by talking about the necessity of a schedule. But not […]

‘The Global Code’: Reshaping luxury real estate as we know it

In his new book “The Global Code,” anthropologist, psychiatrist and world-renowned marketing guru Clotaire Rapaille argues that technology is giving birth to a set of new global codes. These global codes differ radically from the individual country culture codes that have dominated our past approaches to marketing. Members of the “satellite tribe” are setting the […]

Here’s what $10k a month in rent will land you in California

Reposted with permission from Housely.com; read the full article there. California has some of the highest real estate prices in the country, and it also has more than its fair share of expensive rentals. Financial experts routinely tell the masses that it’s best not to spend more than a third of your take-home pay on […]

4 ways to make an impact with Google advertising

CHICAGO — Small independent brokerages can struggle daily to compete with their larger franchise counterparts, which will often have more robust websites, more money to spend and a larger reach on the internet, where most real estate searches begin. John Thornton, partner lead of real estate at Google, spoke about paid advertising with Google, why […]

Why you should expect a rate hike when the Fed meets in June

Long-term rates improved slightly this week, if anything, but the Fed calculus is changing fast toward rate hikes — more and sooner than markets are priced for, and perhaps closer to the Fed’s “damned dots” than any of us have thought. A hike in June has decent odds, now. Here is the list of game-changers. […]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices goes global with 10 different languages

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is laying the groundwork for its 2017 expansion into international markets. The company just announced its updated home-search platform optimized for international buyers and a listing-syndication program that displays properties on 70 real estate websites. “Until now, global shoppers of U.S. real estate see only a portion of homes for sale in […]

Luxury listing: roomy condo in Upper West Side

This spacious condo in Upper West Side is just steps from the Lincoln Center and features wide-ranging city views and an expansive living room, which pair excellently with the open kitchen. PreviousNext The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom condo is listed at $3.65 million by Kathy Murray with Douglas Elliman. Have a luxury listing that you’d like to see […]

3 ways to think like an agent and post like a friend on Instagram

Originally shared at Inman Connect on the Road Chicago as 3 Deal-Killers to Growing Your Business on Instagram Remember the days when you had to pay per line or character to most effectively market your listings and business? In the heyday of print advertising, we real estate agents learned how to succinctly create ads that just […]

Where are your ethics?

Let’s talk about ethics for a moment. It’s time for some confessions. I’m going to be honest. Hold on to your seats. OK, are you ready? This is it: I swear. I mean to say, I have a potty mouth, and sometimes I swear like a sailor. But that’s not all. I know, what else […]

May 2016
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
« Jan   Jun »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

  • Polls

    What information you are looking for?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Last month Results

    How Is My Site?

    • Good (100%, 3 Votes)
    • Excellent (0%, 0 Votes)
    • Bad (0%, 0 Votes)
    • Can Be Improved (0%, 0 Votes)
    • No Comments (0%, 0 Votes)

    Total Voters: 3

    Vote

    Loading ... Loading ...