The past six years or so comprised one of the hottest real estate markets on record in which the industry enjoyed tremendous growth. During this period the country experienced a buying frenzy. According to some, the frenzy will have a hangover affect for the next few years as several variables adjust and correct themselves.
Competition in the residential real estate brokerage industry is immense and intense. Brokers and agents are increasingly assailed by a large
selection of business models, products, commission structures and Internet options. In reflection, one can see that previous business models and trends significantly influenced the industry. For example, the growth of multiple listing systems in the 60’s, the franchising of the 70’s, the 100% concept in the 80’s, and technology in the 90’s. There can be little doubt that something different will again cause a major shift in the industry.
Enacting strong regulation like the DoddFrank Act had far reaching implications for the cost and availability of debt for commercial real estate. In this report, T3 Sixty highlights …
Tax increases and government spending cuts scheduled for implementation in 2013 could slip the economy back into recession. In this report, T3 Sixty considers the implication for real estate.
In this Report, T3 Sixty analyzes the American real estate consumer, a freestanding, selfprotecting, relationship seeking, megaforce in the marketplace.
After more than a 100 years of existence, the NAR is increasingly drawing criticism for its approach to leadership and decisionmaking processes. According to Dale Stinton, CEO of NAR, the organization has come to a critical juncture in its existence and if it is to survive as a viable and relevant player in the future of real estate it will have to start evolving and implementing drastic changes.
Its not a question of should you or shouldnt you but rather how to produce a real estate video. Its the perfect tool to take prospective clients into the home and neighborhood theyre considering purchasing and showing them the lifestyle that goes with it. A wellmade video can mean the difference between losing or closing a deal.
Podcasting is an inexpensive, fun way of getting your message across, promoting your brand and business and connecting with prospective buyers and sellers. It puts you in the driver seat as you have control over what kind of content you want to convey and in which way you want to do it.
If used correctly, twitter can be an effective business tool for savvy real estate professionals to help them engage and build relationships with their existing clients as well as reach a new audience. It can also be a great way to build your brand, communicate and stay abreast of whats happening in your industry.
Internet presence is a crucial part of any agents success. And blogging is a good, inexpensive way of getting information across to prospective buyers while building relationships and generating leads.