Perspective From A Real Estate Team On Attending NAR Conference

“Together, we get so much more accomplished,” says Dana Benjamin, a licensed REALTOR® for almost 20 years, when she talks about her real estate team. This year, Dana made the bold decision to invest in her people and took them all to the NAR … [Read more...]

Digital Marketing: How To Budget And Gauge | REAL Trends

Artificial intelligence can give brokers insight into operational relationships and patterns. By Paul Salley, director of business acquisition Budgeting your marketing spend is a critical part of building a successful business plan. With so … [Read more...]

2017 Ending With A Whimper | REAL Trends

Housing sales are slowing. By Steve Murray, president It had to happen—with median home prices outpacing median household incomes for nearly five years in a row, near record low inventories of single-family homes and vacancy rates near or … [Read more...]

5 Tech Tools for Savvy Brokers

The new iPhone X is building quite a buzz in real estate circles, in particular because of its Augmented Reality Kit. Some reviews have been so bold to call it “the future of the smartphone.” It’s not surprising because future technology always draws … [Read more...]

REALTORS® Learn Valuable Lessons from Michael Phelps at NAR Conference

National Association of REALTORS® President-Elect Elizabeth Mendenhall welcomed retired Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps to the stage. REALTORS® had a face to face experience with Michael Phelps, who shared three take-aways that apply to anyone … [Read more...]

Kansas Housing Market Stats – September 2017

"Sales activity continues to be constrained by the lack of available inventory," said KAR president, Cindy White with Bill White Real Estate in Independence. "Homes that are on the market are generally selling very quickly and sale prices are … [Read more...]

Top Questions from the Legal Hotline – October 2017

Legal Hotline Attorney, Vern Jarboe, answers this quarter’s most asked legal questions. Access live legal help and get answers to your transaction questions through the Legal Hotline. Visit and subscribe today! Contract – Casualty Loss … [Read more...]

Will Hurricanes Harvey And Irma Break Logjam? | REAL Trends

The flood insurance program must be reformed. Will the recent hurricanes force the issue? By Sue Johnson, strategic alliance consultant On September 8, President Trump signed a three-month extension of the National Flood Insurance Program … [Read more...]

5 Things To Know About The Next-Generation Of Homebuyers | REAL Trends

New study offers insight into the younger generation of homebuyers. By Joe Melendez, CEO of ValueInsured Historically, family-ready adults have always been the driving force of housing growth. People in their 20s and 30s get their first jobs, … [Read more...]

Cheapest, Fastest Way to Caption Your Videos

Captioning your videos is one of the untapped marketing treasures for real estate agents today, as it delivers two huge, immediate benefits. First, it puts you in compliance with the intent of the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and the … [Read more...]

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