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Opinion: Navigating buyer agent compensation

Housing Wire

This article suggests a way this could be done while increasing the chances buyer agent compensation would be negotiated. When the buyer found a property, they would like to make an offer on, the buyer would submit to the seller (through their agent) an offer that included both the home price and the buyer broker commission.

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VA to roll out temporary fix to buyer agent commission problem

Housing Wire

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs will soon release a circular that “bridges the gap” on an agency law that prohibits a VA buyer from paying their real estate agent compensation, a VA official announced on Tuesday. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the MBA said that it welcomes this move from the VA.

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Redfin’s agent payment plan expands to 25 new markets

Housing Wire

Redfin is expanding its Redfin Next agent payment plan into 25 new markets starting in August 2024. Agents on the Redfin Next payment plan are W-2 employees who receive benefits, including health care, 401(k) matches, mileage, dues, technology tools and team support. Louis; and Virginia.

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As agent and client demand rises, Real launches dedicated luxury division

Housing Wire

Real Luxury , as the division will be known, will focus on helping luxury agents and teams, as well as their exclusive clients. The firm said that the launch of Real Luxury is in response to the growing number of luxury real estate agents and teams joining Real. “We

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Become THE Social-Savvy Agent With This Free eBook

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

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Actually Agents joins The Broke Agent within BAM

Housing Wire

Real estate media just got funnier as Actually Agents will join The Broke Agent within BAM , a real estate media company. Simon , creator of The Broke Agent and co-founder of BAM, stated, “This is a huge day for BAM. I have watched Luca grow Actually Agents and always envisioned working together at some point.

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Many homebuyers lack knowledge about agent compensation: Redfin 

Housing Wire

As the real estate industry undergoes a significant shift in its commission structure, a recent Redfin survey reveals a lack of knowledge among homebuyers regarding their agents’ compensation. According to the findings, a significant portion of recent homebuyers remain in the dark about crucial aspects of agent payments.

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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.

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The 4 Most Impactful Actions to Take in Real Estate in 2024

We've been actively engaging with industry experts, analyzing data, and listening intently to the experiences of our agents on the ground. Most agents understand market dynamics, but it's the ability to effectively communicate and interpret these insights that will set you apart. We’re diving into the reality, not the hype.

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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

Given the changes that the pandemic has forced real estate agents to make, agents are now under pressure to find a way to keep their health, personal life, and career on track. Flexibility is the key to future-proofing your role as a real estate agent; you must be able to pivot and adapt to succeed in all markets.

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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

During this time, real estate agents frequently lose contact with clients and miss out on opportunities because they fail to follow up and provide value to the client. Top real estate agents are distinguished from developing agents by their ability to convert organic connections into sales opportunities.

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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.

How can real estate agents use technology to improve their marketing and business success? Using technology to manage your prospects and tap into their needs through websites, social media, and other channels is critical for real estate success in 2022 and beyond. Follow this webinar to find out!

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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. However, keeping your contacts in a spreadsheet, or worse, sitting in your iPhone, simply won’t cut it in today’s world. Why there’s no such thing as a dead lead.

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What Agents Should Be Doing Every Day to Succeed With Leads

Top agents do this every day to succeed.do Top agents shared their perfected processes, and we compiled it into a super easy visual to-do list for Real Estate lead follow up that wins. It’s all about the follow up. Get the list now!

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Maximizing Your Online Presence: Tips for Real Estate Agents on Social Media

Speaker: Sarah Santa Ana, Real Estate Coach, Move4Free Realty

Both agents and real estate companies need to maintain robust networking links. Networking is one of the crucial elements in every real estate organization's success. This is why social media is essential for any real estate professional!