Making Ethics Important
In last week's column we emphasized the distinction between ethics as a body of rules and principles and being ethical as a disposition to conform to those rules and principles. We noted that it is certainly possible to teach someone ethics, but it is a different task to lead someone to be ethical -- to internalize those principles and to be guided by them.
Smart Homes: Backed-Up Your Fridge Lately?
Soon it will be hard to buy an appliance that doesn't incorporate smart technology, but integrating appliances and systems may remain a challenge for a while. PJ Wade explores what you need to know about smart home technology.
Why real estate tech investment won’t stop anytime soon
A massive amount of money is flowing into the real estate technology space and Jeffrey Berman, general partner at real estate tech investment firm Camber Creek thinks it’s only going to grow.
How to stop ‘he said, she said’ client disputes
As real estate agents, we often deal with volatile situations where emotions run high and disputes are common. These four steps will protect you in the case of arbitration, litigation and mixed-up memories.
Lesson Learned: It ain’t over till it’s over
In this Monday column, Christy Murdock Edgar asks agents across the nation to share the lessons they've learned during their time in the industry. This week, Central Florida's Penny Craig.
Where Jay Thompson’s right about iBuyers plus my 2 cents
This post was written by Rob Hahn first as a hearty “Welcome Back, Kotter” moment to Jay Thompson and second as a warning against misreading Thompson’s last article as a too-comfortable, nothing-will-change lullaby of pretty lies.
6 questions to attract more perfect clients
Let me tell you a quick story. On July 17, 1991, I went to a seminar by one of my mentors, Brian Tracy. Why do I remember the exact date? Because when I stood up to ask a question, it turned into a very memorable experience.
Staying mega-successful in uncertain times
In August, top-performing agents from all over the world and Keller Williams leadership gathered in Austin, Texas, for our annual training event, known as Mega Camp. It is an invigorating opportunity for education and inspiration, especially in these turbulent times.
What’s hot and what’s not in 2019 kitchen trends
Moving into 2019, homeowners are making the kitchen the focal point of meeting health and wellness goals. Find out what buyers are looking for here.
Opendoor will hand out pumpkins to people who download its app
The well-funded homebuying startup is hosting an extravagant Halloween bash tomorrow, Sunday, October 14, in one of its Phoenix-area homes-for-sale featuring the "world's first-ever in-home pumpkin patch," complete with 750 pumpkins representing the 750 homes Opendoor purchased in the area over the summer.
Constellation acquires Baynet World
CREG sought Baynet as a natural evolution in its effort to consolidate technology solutions for real estate professionals under a single brand.
Student loan marketplace Credible.com jumps into mortgage industry
Credible.com CEO Stephen Dash explains how he plans to revolutionize the mortgage refinance industry by putting the consumer experience first.