Celebrating Black History Month

Moderator, Janet Whitehead, BHGRE Manager, Broker Services, is joined by various BHGRE brokers and agents for a discussion on “Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion in the Real Estate Industry.” Panelists: Janel Randall, Broker/Manager, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paramount Mallorie Denmon, REALTOR®, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City Homes Irene Armstrong, REALTOR®, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Elliott Coastal …

10 Questions with Janel Randall

Janel is a broker/manager with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paramount in Edmond, Oklahoma. 1.    Which of our BHGRE® P.A.I.G.E. (Passion, Authenticity, Inclusion, Growth, Excellence) core values do you identify with most, and why? I love them all, but Authenticity stands out most.  What is the rest without you being your authentic self? 2.    What are your favorite qualities in a customer?  …

Homebuyers and Unemployment: What Real Estate Agents Need to Know

Unemployment can affect your client’s ability to purchase a home now and for a few years into the future, so it pays to know how to guide potential buyers who have recently experienced job loss. With the coronavirus pandemic, you may have several clients who have had to put their dreams of being a homeowner on hold, at least for …

Marketing Right Now: Seven Ways to Improve Real Estate Videos

High-quality videos are an essential marketing component for today’s real estate professional. Yet, many agents don’t understand what makes a real estate video great. Sure, it’s a bit of technical know-how, putting out videos that load quickly and stream flawlessly. But, creating a real estate video that sells is more than that. Agents must know how to come up with …

Ten Ways to Prep Homes for Sale During Coronavirus

While we are social distancing during this time of coronavirus, it may be difficult to discern how to show a house with limited contact. Typically, before Covid-19, a buyer would feel comfortable opening cabinets and getting up-close-and-personal in other ways with their potential new home. Today’s tough times, however, mean that buyers are making purchase decisions from afar – either …

Ten Facts Every Agent Should Know About eClosings

The pandemic has changed the way people buy and sell houses. From virtual tours and open houses to eclosings, social distancing transformed real estate operations. Agents scrambled to find ways to connect with clients and remain profitable during quarantine and the cautious days that follow. As a new normal takes over, discover ten facts every agent should know about eclosings. …

How Agents Can Help Clients Enter the Housing Market After Coronavirus

The pandemic changed how people work and live. Real estate agents needed to get creative to remain productive during the quarantine. The new normal means different protocols to make clients feel safe and comfortable. Now agents must help clients combat their fears to enter the housing market to buy and sell homes again after coronavirus. Be Prepared Showing homes has …

Tips for Success for New Real Estate Agents in 2021

As the world faces a new normal in 2021, beginner real estate agents have different opportunities and challenges. While some things remain the same, others changed to accommodate quarantining and social distancing. Learn nine smart tips for success for new real estate agents as they embark on careers during changing times. Focus on Digital Marketing With many people still working …

Real Estate Marketing Ideas for the Holidays

Often perceived as a slow season in the real estate industry, the holidays create opportunities to reach new and old clients. Real estate marketing with a holiday flair is an effective way to boost sales at the end of the year and make connections for the new one. Discover a few festive marketing ideas for the holidays to keep the …

How to Stage a Home for Sale for the Holidays

Despite the ongoing debate, the holiday season is an excellent time to list and sell homes. Amidst the hectic festivities, are buyers still looking to start the new year with a dream house. Plus, highly-motivated buyers and agents mean the best possible deals for sellers. Discover how to stage a home for sale for the holidays to maximize the potential …