How To Sell a House Sight Unseen

There are many reasons buyers might need to purchase a home sight unseen, including job transfer from another state and the inability to view a home due to challenging social times, such as in the case of the coronavirus pandemic. Although it is scary to buy a home without being able to inspect it in person, it is possible, especially …

Join the REALPride Virtual Parade

Join us LIVE on Tuesday, June 30th at 1:00 p.m. ET as we celebrate the close of Pride Month with Realogy’s first-ever REALPride Virtual Pride Parade! This celebratory event features co-hosts including President & CEO of Realogy Franchise Group John Peyton and Sherry Chris, President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, as well as a special performance …

BHGRE® Agents and Teams Recognized as 2020 REAL Trends America’s Best

The best of the best has been announced! 2020 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals ranks the most productive and successful agents. We are thrilled at how many of our BHGRE® affiliated agents ranked so highly!   Nearly 14,500 U.S. real estate sales associates from all over the country are featured in America’s Best. Those ranked are among the top ½ of 1% of 1.4 million real estate professionals in the United States.     Congratulations to …

Summer 2020 Content Insights

This summer people are spending more time at home with their families rather than traveling and entertaining. Meredith Corporation, publishers of Better Homes & Gardens magazine, put together an Insights Report which revealed that homeowners are finding solace spending time sprucing up and improving their homes. You can take advantage of these insights listed below when creating blog content or …

BHGRE® Affiliates Recognized in the 2020 REAL Trends + Tom Ferry The Thousand Awards

Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is proud to announce the affiliated agents and teams recognized in this year’s REAL Trends Top 1000! REAL Trends + Tom Ferry The Thousand, highlights the top one-tenth of one percent of more than 1.4 million licensed Realtors® nationwide. We are thrilled so many agents and teams have been recognized for their talents and successes. Congratulations and well-done!   Agent-Owned Brokerage by …

Can’t Host a Traditional Open House? Unique Ideas for an Open House

Few real estate agents imagined a time when a traditional open house would be impossible to plan. Successful agents also recognize the need to be flexible when times change. These unique ideas for an open house will help people who are buying a house make educated and confident decisions. Keep It Small Open houses can be a small gathering with …

Eight Facts Agents Should Know About the Green Housing Market

Going green has become a way of life rather than a choice. Savvy real estate agents are learning about the green housing market to corner this growing niche. Eco-friendly options help preserve natural resources and lower utility bills because of their modern efficiency. Discover eight facts agents should know about the green housing market before selling houses to eco-enthusiasts. Green …

How to Grow Your Real Estate Business in a Virtual World

As working remotely becomes the temporary norm, agents and brokers are faced with new challenges. Attracting top talent and selling houses are activities usually conducted in-person. How can you add the personal touch to online communication? Discover effective ways to grow your real estate business in a virtual world. Optimize Existing Content A simple way to expand your current virtual …

Eight Strategies to Turn Rental Clients Into Real Estate Buyers

Each interaction an agent has with a client has the potential to yield future business. Past clients come back and refer other clients to a trustworthy agent. Rental clients may have great potential to become profitable buyers in the future. Renters have many reasons why they choose not to buy a home. Discover eight savvy strategies to turn rental clients …

New Story – The Neighborhood

Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate catches up New Story CEO and co-founder, Brett Hagler, to discuss the New Story mission and their recent pivot to help families with children who have lost income as a result of COVID-19. The neighborhood offers a simple, practical solution to help our neighbors in need. 100% of donations will help pay rent for U.S. families facing homelessness.   …