Don't Let This Type of Thinking Cost Your Business

In their book, Mind Tools for Managers, James Manktelow and Julian Birkinshaw detail the key skills...

What They Learned Before They Were REALTORS®

What lessons from previous jobs or other parts of your life do you bring to real estate? REALTORS® ...

Build a Memorable Brand

Think of branding as how you introduce yourself and your business to clients. A strong brand helps y...

Stop Inefficient Workarounds by Improving Your Systems

Do you frequently write down notes on scrap paper only to recopy them into your records later? Are y...

Negotiating Commissions

As a sales agent, you must have your broker’s knowledge and consent to negotiate commissions with ...

What FIRPTA Is and Why You Need to Know

Real estate transactions with some level of foreign involvement are quite common in Texas—so commo...

Maintain Your Work-Life Balance

Real estate isn’t a 9-to-5 job. Between evening and weekend showings, 24/7 client communications, ...

How to Strengthen Your Skills

You’re a professional. But even world-class athletes still practice the fundamentals, and for you ...

REALTORS®, Racism, and Social Media

A fellow REALTOR® has posted racist content on social media. Is there a process in place for me to ...

39 Tips to Improve Your Business

You should never stop learning in the real estate industry. From exciting technology to better netwo...

11 Ways to Generate Ancillary Income From Rental Properties

Aside from rent, most tenants are accustomed to paying fees for some services. Late fees, applicatio...

Do People Know This About You?

You know how qualified you are to help clients realize their real estate dreams. But don’t assume ...

What Can You Afford to Outsource?

Outsourcing certain tasks can free up time that would be better spent on revenue-generating activiti...

Find the Tech Tools That Pay Off

Real estate professionals used to grab at any shiny technology object without giving much thought to...

Get Answers to Common Tax-Related Questions

Wondering if you can deduct your home office? Or if you can toss business receipts if you have photo...

How to Sell Your Brokerage

Whether you want to retire or generate capital for your next business venture, there's a lot to cons...

3 steps to better staff meetings

An effective agenda is one of the best ways to keep your staff meetings on track and beneficial. Use...

Embrace that mistake

Most people don't want to talk about their mistakes, but you'll become more resilient and clean up t...