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 …

How to Sell a Home Quickly During Coronavirus

The number of homeowners putting their houses on the market during coronavirus is low, but the shortage in demand is not always leading to a quick sale. Even though new listings are down roughly 29% in comparison to this same time last year, home sellers who want to snag the steady stream of buyers we’re currently seeing and sell their …

10 Questions with Greg Fox

Greg is the owner/broker of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Alliance in Witchita, Kansas. He is also a former medic for the United States Army. 1.    Which of our BHGRE® P.A.I.G.E. (Passion, Authenticity, Inclusion, Growth, Excellence) core values do you identify with most, and why? Passion.  It’s appropriate that passion is first in PAIGE – everything else flows from our passion …

What Do Homebuyers Want After the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Whether we welcome the term ‘new normal’ or wish we had never heard it, it is obvious that coronavirus and much that goes along with it are here to stay, at least for the foreseeable future. So, what have homebuyers become accustomed during the age of Covid-19 that they will likely want in their new house? The pandemic has changed …

Ways to give back to your community

Successful real estate professionals cultivate relationships with those around them and prioritize building strong communities that in turn, support homeowners. Read below for ideas on ways you can give back to your community and strengthen relationships. Organize a Blood Drive in your community. Donate gifts and toys to those who might not be able to afford their own or organize a toy drive.   Collect …

Housing Values During Coronavirus: Why to Keep Selling and Buying

Many home buyers and sellers are wondering about housing values during this time of the coronavirus. It is a good time to buy or sell? As a real estate professional, you want to advise your clients as best as possible. So, what do you tell them? Will they find that deeply discounted property that is a deal due to a …