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Offerpad proposes iBuyer-agent marriage

Housing Wire

The success of iBuyers is the failure of real estate agents. After all, iBuying companies Opendoor , Redfin and formerly Zillow are predicated on home sellers eschewing a listing agent and selling their home to the company. Offerpad did not make agents available for this story.

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How to grow your agent-to-agent network in 2023

Inman

These strategies work, whether you are establishing, growing or maintaining your real estate agent referral network. Agent New Agent Select Service Teams building a professional network networking opportunities Nicole Beauchamp professional network

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February Content Ideas For Agents

Broke Agent Media

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Broke Agent (@thebrokeagent) OR, use this holiday to celebrate the actual love of your life: February: Black History Month. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Broke Agent (@thebrokeagent) February 12th: Super Bowl.

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Compass agents eschew company stock

Housing Wire

Back in 2018, Robert Reffkin exuded that Compass agents were literally invested in the brokerage’s success. It’s purely an offering to respond to an agent’s desire to have ownership in Compass’s future success.”. million in 2021 agent equity stock, according to a public filing.

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The Complete Realtor: Tools to Successfully Manage Your Personal Life, Career, and Health

Speaker: Marki Lemons Ryhal, REALTOR, Keynote Speaker, 4X International Best Selling Author, and Podcaster at ReMarkiTable, LLC

In this webinar, Marki Lemons Ryhal will teach you how you can pivot and succeed as a real estate agent in the face of adversity!

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Top AI Tools for Real Estate Agents

Broke Agent Media

AI technology can be looked at as a disruptor—or as a way to revolutionize the way real estate agents do business. But with so many tools available, it can seem daunting to figure out the best AI for real estate agents. The post Top AI Tools for Real Estate Agents first appeared on BAM.

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For title agents, it’s still all about data

Housing Wire

Although there are a number of great technological tools available to title agents, and more coming into the market every day, it’s critical that these tools work together as seamlessly as possible. Agent data

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How LOs get into a real estate agent’s circle

Housing Wire

To get into an agent’s circle, an LO has to see problems before they manifest they need to communicate whether the news is good, bad or ugly, agents said. In turn, real estate agents are doing everything they can to ensure they get their clients into their home of choice.

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11 Prospecting Tips for Real Estate Agents

Broke Agent Media

With 2023 here, BAM reviews 11 key prospecting tips for real estate agents. Each tip is proven effective by experienced and successful agents and team leaders. In that spirit, BAM reviews 11 proven prospecting tips for committed real estate agents. BAM Key Details: .

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Agents scramble to meet demand…in Rochester?

Housing Wire

The market last year was unprecedented,” said Mark Siwiec, a Keller Williams agent in Brighton, a town just southeast of Rochester. “It in November, per Redfin, suggesting listing agents perhaps underestimated continued market demand. Rochester, New York.

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#Trending: How to Leverage Instagram’s Algorithm to Build Your Pipeline

Speaker: Eric Simon, Founder of The Broke Agent Media | Matt Lionetti, Real Estate Salesperson at The Agency

In this session, The Broke Agent and Matt Lionetti will break down the strategies they utilize to grow their Instagram accounts to over 360,000 and 40,000 followers. They will also discuss vertical video, podcasting, and the importance of producing consistent content!

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Lawsuit claims Compass defrauds agents

Housing Wire

Compass defrauded its real estate agents out of millions of dollars in sales commissions and broke pledges to give agents shares of stock, according to a new lawsuit that seeks class-action status. One program has agents buying stock at the “preferred” price of $154 a share.

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Agent To Agent Referral Exchange: The Do’s And Don’ts

Lab Coat Agents

If you’re in real estate full time and actually do a decent amount of business then you’ve probably faced challenges at some point in your career when referring your customers to agents outside of your marketplace. First – What Is An Agent-To-Agent Referral Exchange?

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The evolution of the more productive real estate agent 

Housing Wire

Bonnie Williamson never intended to be a real estate agent. million – brokerages have become less focused on attracting new agents into the industry and instead more focused on increasing the productivity of the agents they have. Real estate agents are busier than ever.

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Agent to Agent Referrals: Top Four Things To Consider When Referring Your Business

Lab Coat Agents

Throughout the years of doing business, smart agents realize how important it is to maintain a stellar reputation with their clients and preferred partners. It’s all about the consumer experience and the same applies when structuring a successful agent to agent referral business.

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Database Restoration: How to Revive Dead Leads and Generate New Ones

Speaker: Rivers Pearce, CEO of W8LESS

In this session Rivers Pierce, CEO of W8LESS, will teach you how winning agents restore and revive their database to continue to gain market share!

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Are homebuilders burning bridges with real estate agents?

Housing Wire

Real estate agent Alanna Strei’s client wanted to check out “Tesoro Vista Del Sur,” 134 newly built townhouses in the Ocean View Hills area of San Diego. Do you need an agent when you have 10 buyers for every home?” Agents don’t want to hear that.

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Zillow testing major changes to Premier Agent program

Housing Wire

Starting May 25, “several hundred” real estate agents in the Raleigh, North Carolina and Denver metro areas will no longer have access to Premier Agent , thanks to major changes coming to Zillow ’s lead generating platform.

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Everything agents should know about fiduciary duties

Inman

Real estate agents should be familiar with these duties and make sure to adhere to them to avoid legal liability and to maintain the trust and confidence of their clients. Agent Brokerage Columns New Agent Select Service Teams fiduciary duties fiduciary duty Julia Lashay Israel

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Feeling Gucci: What Really Defines A Luxury Real Estate Agent?

Broke Agent Media

Whether you consider yourself a luxury real estate agent or not, you can still provide a luxury level of service. Being associated with a self-proclaimed ‘luxury’ brand elevated my career,” said Doora agent Katie Connelly. “I’m

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Real Estate Solutions: How to Crush Your Sales Goals and Fuel Your Pipeline

Speaker: Mary Maloney, Founder & Team Leader at Hometown Realty

In this webinar, Mary Maloney will demonstrate a methodology that will help you create a pipeline with continuous prospects.

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Agents harness the power of social media to generate leads

Housing Wire

Instead, the Michigan-based eXp agent created her Facebook business page shortly after passing her licensing exam in 2011 and named it “Gogo’s Real Estate.”. “I There is no shortage of social media options and many agents, like Lee, have turned to Instagram.

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The Real Brokerage network surpasses 9,000 agents

Real Trends

now has an agent count of over 9,000 in the U.S. The firm has ranked in the top 1% of the 29,000 agents in San Diego County for four straight years and closed more than 150 transactions and $200 million in sales in 2022. Cloud-based real estate brokerage The Real Brokerage Inc.

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6 Data Points Every Real Estate Agent Should Monitor

Broke Agent Media

As a real estate agent, you’re constantly juggling a million different tasks while trying to keep track of everything that’s happening in the market. Many agents get into the habit of trying new strategies each week, hoping that one will eventually stick and be successful.

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12 Creative Ways Real Estate Agents Can Use QR Codes

Broke Agent Media

He provides three recommendations to maximize the effectiveness of QR codes, all of which are just as relevant to marketing for real estate agents. BAM offers 12 creative ways real estate agents can use QR codes in their marketing. That includes real estate agents like you.

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Rise of The Apps: Building Your Dream Tech Stack For Real Estate Success

Speaker: Trey Willard, Realtor/Team Leader at Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

In this webinar, Keller Williams Team Leader Trey Willard will teach you how to create a winning tech stack, and how to leverage apps for real estate success.

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Where real estate agents fit into Zillow’s grand vision

Housing Wire

Zillow, for years, made money selling leads to real estate agents, a practice that agents like Herrera already felt ambivalent toward. The post Where real estate agents fit into Zillow’s grand vision appeared first on HousingWire.

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How rookie agents are faring during the pandemic

Housing Wire

When the restaurant Tom Hunt worked at as a server temporarily shut down during the spring of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he decided it was the right time to pursue his longtime desire of becoming a real estate agent. “I’ve

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Redfin’s listings to disclose agent commissions

Housing Wire

The commission gobbled up by a homebuyer’s real estate agent will now be posted on Redfin’s listings. Under that deal, the MLS operator/lobbying group for real estate agents agreed that they could no longer keep Redfin and other websites from posting an agent’s commission fee.

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Go pro! 23 reasons top agents stand out among amateurs

Inman

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Become THE Social-Savvy Agent With This Free eBook

Close more deals from social media leads in 2022! This three-chapter eBook covers the fundamentals of building a digital strategy. You’ll hear from top industry experts and get exclusive insights into how you can become the social-savvy agent. Get your copy today!

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Stellar MLS to launch new agent platform

Housing Wire

The nation’s third largest MLS, with over 70,000 agents in Florida and Puerto Rico, Stellar MLS announced Tuesday that it is partnering with Remine and MoxiWorks to launch a new platform for real estate professionals. Agent Florida MoxiWorks Multiple Listing Service Puerto Rico Stellar MLS

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A real estate agent’s guide to long-term success

Housing Wire

In today’s fast-paced market, it’s easy for real estate agents to get caught up in scoring quick wins instead of developing a long-term strategy that guarantees sustainable success. That way, real estate agents can close sales without losing any potential leads.

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Dustin Runyon Reveals the Piece Most Agents Are Missing

Broke Agent Media

This week on The Massive Agent Podcast , we talk to real estate team leader, entrepreneur, coach, and performance psychologist Dustin Runyon. I believe this is the piece most agents are missing. This week’s Massive Agent Podcast is brought to you by Follow Up Boss.

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Fashion victims? When broker and agent style choices clash

Inman

Agent Brokerage Columns Lifestyle Select Service Teams agent broker perspective Anthony Askowitz fashion professional dress professional style styleThe standard for appropriate business attire is always a moving target, especially in real estate.

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5 Data Proven Ways Agents Can Do 18% More Business

Curious as to how you could do 18% more business? How about 14 more transaction sides per year? Check out this infographic with data from a RealTrends study to learn more.