DropOffer wants real estate agents to go off-market

Housing Wire

Housing market inventory is low right now. Low inventory means fewer choices for homebuyers, but for years enterprising real estate agents have worked around tight market conditions by searching for off-market homes that fit their clients’ specifications.

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How is the housing market impacting real estate agents?

Housing Wire

A real estate agent at Compass Florida in Coconut Grove, Schechter has 12 years of experience in the real estate industry, so he’s familiar with its cyclical ups and downs. But today’s housing market has forced him to pivot to remain successful. But what about real estate agents?

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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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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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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!

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 Until about mid-May of this past year the market was unlike anything we’d ever experienced. Currently, it is less than 10 days on the market.

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In today’s hot housing market, how are real estate agents staying competitive?

Housing Wire

Or is being a real estate agent just a side hustle for you – something you do in your spare time? So, if you’re planning to be a real estate agent long-term, it’s probably a good idea to run your business like, well, a business, especially in today’s highly competitive housing market.

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Summer Marketing Ideas For New Agents

Easy Agent Pro

Is this the year you’ll fine-tune your SEO and social strategy, maybe experiment with new marketing methods or buckle down and focus on conventional lead gen tactics? With that in mind, here are some summer marketing ideas for real estate you cant afford to miss.

The evolution of the more productive real estate agent 

Housing Wire

Bonnie Williamson never intended to be a real estate agent. In their place are slick videos, glossy Instagram marketing photos and digital business cards. “I For brokerages – and agents themselves – transaction sides and sales volume are easy ways to measure productivity.

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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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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!

Real estate agents cashed in on 2021’s record market

Real Trends

The average real estate agent is a 56-year-old white female who made $34,800 last year after taxes. The study is not the last word on the American real estate agent. million members (the study was mailed out to 176,494 agents).

How agents are winning bidding wars in America’s most competitive markets

Housing Wire

In the ultra-competitive Westchester market, the odds were stacked against Heather Harrison and her client. With record-low interest rates, paltry inventory and a surge in buyers, agents are advising clients to be extraordinarily aggressive to win.

“Oh no, look at this:” Agents react to a housing market slowdown

Real Trends

It wasn’t so long ago that the housing market was characterized by YOLO, FOMO and 200-person deep lines at open houses. But a gradual slowdown that culminated in seismic shocks to the economy over the past week has changed the game for real estate agents and their clients.

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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 Hot markets can be challenging for newbies.

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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!

Opinion: This market is filled with opportunities for agents

Real Trends

I am hearing more agents across the country suggest we are now in a buyer’s market. While I agree that we are moving in that direction, we are far from a true buyer’s market. Getting back to a healthy market. The good news about agent productivity.

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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Difference Between a Listing Agent and Selling Agent

Maximum Exposure Real Estate

Listing Agent vs. Selling Agent In real estate sales, there are many terms that can confuse consumers. Unfortunately, many real estate agents forget that buyers and sellers don’t always know our terminology. Featured Articles Greater Metrowest MA Real Estate Marketing

Real Estate Marketing Tips for Agents 2022

Realty Biz

Real estate agents have to be on their toes when it comes to marketing. That’s why we’ve rounded up some of the best real estate marketing tips for agents in 2022! Real estate agents need to stay connected with audiences, and social media is the easiest way to do so.

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.

4 ways listing agents can navigate change in the housing market

Real Trends

If you’re a real estate professional — in sales, mortgage, title, marketing or even insurance —you’ve likely felt the drastic impact that hasn’t even hit the consumer yet. First, let me preface this piece by saying — I love market shifts.

Ask a coach: Agent strategies for a changing market

Real Trends

For her doctoral dissertation, she studied some of the nation’s top 1,000 agents using RealTrends as her data source and unearthed several key qualities of top producers no matter their personality. Her findings have helped agents in the U.S. But the market is changing.

61 Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Agents

Point2Homes

You could be the world’s best real estate agent, but if people don’t know about you, your business will never reach its full potential. That’s why marketing for real estate agents is so vital! Email marketing ideas. Listing marketing ideas.

Redfin allows buyers to tour homes without an agent

Housing Wire

markets are now able to tour vacant homes listed on Redfin with or without a real estate licensee through the brokerage’s “ Direct Access ” home tour feature. Direct Access allows homebuyers to self-tour vacant properties without an agent by using the Redfin app to unlock the home.

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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.

How to use Linkedin Marketing for Real Estate Agents

Realty Biz

Considering how many homes are being sold and how many real estate agents and brokerage firms are managing these sales, you might be stressed about how to make your real estate agency stand out. Fortunately, with LinkedIn marketing, you can market your real estate business and get more leads.

[PULSE] Are potential new agents holding off on entering the market?

Housing Wire

An analysis of recent real estate licensing trends released by Agent Advice this week reveals that licensing rates are beginning to recover from a precipitous drop caused by COVID-19 in March and April. The post [PULSE] Are potential new agents holding off on entering the market?

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Community marketing strategies from a The Thousand agent

Real Trends

Meghan Clarkson says she’s always had a passion for advertising and marketing and if life had turned out differently, she very may well have entered into that field, but life does not always work that way you anticipate. My customer told me that a friend needed some more agents.

The 5 Must-Have Real Estate Agent Marketing Tools

Realty Biz

The best real estate agent marketing tools are the ones that will help you generate the most leads and convert the most leads into clients. Why real estate agent marketing is important. Without marketing, you will not attract any prospective clients.

How real estate agents can alleviate consumer pain points in a tight market

Housing Wire

The severe lack of inventory in today’s housing market has been a source of stress for home buyers and real estate agents alike. For buyers in today’s market, the severe lack of inventory adds another layer of frustration, FOMO (fear of missing out) and a sense of urgency.

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

Housing Wire

Staying productive and focused in the real estate market requires a combination of intelligent business decisions, technology and having a long-term approach to your strategy. That way, real estate agents can close sales without losing any potential leads.

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Feds seek to enlist real estate agents in anti-corruption push

Housing Wire

FinCEN also solicits comments on whether and how to assign a reporting requirement to any or all of the following entities: Title insurance companies, title or escrow companies, real estate agents or brokers, real estate attorneys or law firms, settlement or closing agents.”.

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In defense of the individual real estate agent

Housing Wire

I saw a social media post recently by our local ‘mega-agent’ entitled: “Breaking News: Individual Real Estate agents added to Endangered Professions List!”. The individual agent is on life support, it exclaims. The individual agent. The mega-agent.

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A RealtyBiz Top Agent Roundup for Louisville

Realty Biz

As we’ve gone forward, it’s become increasingly difficult to establish universal criteria for rating our agents. This week we’re focused on mid-size markets again. Let’s hope Louisville agents are more digitally imbued than their colleagues in other mid-size towns. .

Email Marketing for Real Estate Agents: How to Build an Email List

Realty Biz

If you want to be a successful real estate professional, there are no two ways to say it: you need a solid email marketing client base that goes the distance. In this case, it’s no secret: email marketing for real estate agents is the most effective way to do just that.