Team Supervision

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Do You REALLY Know What Your Real Estate Team Members Are Doing?

Coming off the challenges of the pandemic, your real estate business may now be booming. With some real estate professionals feeling there aren’t enough hours in the day, could things fall through the cracks — or some best practices fall by the wayside —  and cause problems for your business? You’ve handpicked your team. YouRead More

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7 Things Your Real Estate Brokerage’s Coronavirus Policy Should Cover

With the introduction of COVID-19 vaccines, some normality is returning to the community and the business world. But, an internal Coronavirus Policy is still important for real estate brokers. Now is not the time to be complacent.  Here are 7 things your Coronavirus Policy should cover: 1. Cleaning and Sanitization Procedures All areas of yourRead More

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4 Reasons Why You Need a Social Media Policy for Your Real Estate Brokerage

Recent research shows 72% of Americans use some form of social media. This is a significant increase of 67% since the Pew Research Center began tracking social media adoption in 2005. The most commonly used platforms are YouTube and Facebook. Other social media platforms, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest have a smaller marketRead More

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How to Support New and Inexperienced Real Estate Agents to Minimize Risk Exposure

In 2020, 17% of all REALTORS® had less than one year of experience, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. You have to start somewhere, and recruiting and training inexperienced staff can be beneficial for real estate brokers. Inexperienced agents have a clean slate and are usually eager to learn your methods. You have theRead More

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6 Compliance Items to Review to Protect Your Real Estate Brokerage This Year

Now that 2021 is well underway, it’s a good time to review any risks and vulnerabilities within your business. Here are 6 things that every broker should review to protect your real estate business: 1. ADA Compliance for Websites A website is a valuable asset for any broker or real estate professional. But, do youRead More

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CRES Risk Management Webinar: Understanding Obligations and E&O Issues for Real Estate Brokers

In this webinar, Mark Carlson, attorney from Carlson Law Group and Dave Miller, Regional Vice-President with Fidelity National Home Warranty, discuss real estate broker obligations. They provide valuable insight into what brokers can do to help manage your business risk while supporting your team, especially your new agents. And they also cover the ramifications ofRead More

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Real Estate Brokers: Here’s What to Know About Mask-Wearing and Sanitation for Apartment and Condo Sales

Apartments and condominiums are of particular risk during this COVID-19 pandemic because there are often hundreds of people living in the same building. That means hundreds of people using the entrance foyer, using the elevator, checking the mail, putting out the garbage, and using condo/apartment facilities (if these are still open).  It’s important that brokersRead More

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Covid-19 Safety Tips All Real Estate Brokers Should Share with Agents

The Covid-19 crisis continues to impact health and the economy throughout our country, but for many real estate agents, business is booming. With favorable interest rates, there are clients looking to get out of the city, others seeking more space or outdoor amenities in case they need to shelter in place again, and those whoRead More

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Reducing the Risks Of Managing a Remote Real Estate Team

Did you know that approximately 42% of the labor force in the United States is working from home right now? There were many benefits of having your team work remotely from home before the COVID-19 pandemic. But, in today’s circumstances, reducing the number of people gathered at the office helps reduce the risk of spreadingRead More

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Protecting Yourself and Your Real Estate Team During the Pandemic

COVID-19 has had an impact on the world that none of us could have foreseen. Here we are several months into the pandemic, and the business community is grappling with how  we can pivot and survive these difficult economic times.  For the real estate industry, the coronavirus pandemic has presented some unique and challenging issues.Read More

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