Four Strategies To Help Real Estate Agents Overcome Common On-The-Job Challenges

Every day we all face our own set of challenges. Sometimes, it may feel like real estate agents have an extra set of obstacles on their plate. From finding and converting leads to keeping clients happy and running their own business, sometimes it feels like quite the uphill climb. Throughout my experience in launching and […]

Why Real Estate Builds Wealth More Consistently Than Other Asset Classes

If you lived through the recent real estate and economic recessions, the very headline of this article might cause you some emotional pain. Less than ten years ago, the country was swept with an economic crisis the likes of which our generation had never seen. I personally remember driving down the street in California’s Central […]

Real Estate’s Constant Conflict

Do I rent or do I buy? It’s an eternal question, one that can’t be solved with economics alone. This is particularly fraught time to make such a seemingly monumental decision. Interest rates are rising, which means mortgage payments are going up as well. Lock in those rates now or face the prospect of their […]

Five Reasons Why Your Real Estate Investments Aren’t Earning You Money

I recently spoke with an investor who told me that he has $500,000 in cash and is looking for the right investment property to acquire. As usual, I asked my standard set of questions: What are your goals, time horizon, risk tolerance and experience level? His responses were stable cash flow with some potential for […]

How To Capture The Millennial Market As A Real Estate Agent

Millennials are changing the housing market. When we look at the 2018 buyer and seller trends report published by the National Association of Realtors, we find the 18-to-35-year-old demographic was the largest group of homebuyers, making up 36% of the market over the last few years. For 65% of this group, it was their first […]

Virtual Reality Real-Estate Could Become A Billion Dollar Business

Earlier this week, someone reportedly paid $215,000 for a 126-parcel estate. It sounds like a steal, except in terms of “location, location, location”, which in this case is … virtual, and gives new meaning to the idea of cryptocurrency’s use in real estate. Welcome to Decentraland, an Ethereum-based VR platform that now allows users to […]

More Americans are using real estate agents than ever before

More Americans are using real estate agents to buy and sell their home than ever before, even among the younger generations. A new Harris Insights housing consumer study, which was underwritten by the California Association of Realtors, The CE Shop and REAL Trends, shows a full 90% of consumers use real estate agents to buy […]