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7 Tips to Keep Your Agents Motivated During Slow Sales Periods

Real estate is a bustling and busy industry, but sometimes slow sales periods happen. How can you keep your team motivated during quieter times? Here are 7 tips to ensure your team doesn’t take their foot off the gas.  Run The Numbers Slower sales periods are the perfect time to review agent performance and lookRead More

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What to Do When Buyers Discover Post-Closing Issues

Everything looked great in the house. You closed. The buyers were happy. And then … they discovered a leaky pipe and a hole in the floor. The buyer did have a home inspection before closing, and the agent advised another one, which the buyer declined. But after closing, the buyers discovered the leaky pipe andRead More

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Fraud Alert – Seller Carry Back Loans

Be aware of this pattern, typically with residential homes priced from $2 million to $3 million. Here’s how the scam works . . . There’s a request from the buyer for the seller to carry back a loan on a residential property. The deal seems straightforward: Full price cash offer Quick close However, there areRead More

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Selling a Home Where There’s an Active Neighbor Dispute

Neighbor disputes are relatively common. From boundary disputes to barking dogs, relationships between neighbors aren’t always on friendly terms. While living with neighbor disputes is problematic for many homeowners, trying to sell their home when there’s an active neighbor dispute can be extremely difficult.  For the real estate agent, selling a home where there’s aRead More

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Foreclosures with Tenants — How to Comply with the Law and Minimize Your Risk of a Lawsuit

The National Multifamily Housing Council estimates that around 43 million households or 109 million people are renters in the United States. So it’s likely that  at some stage as a real estate professional, you will come across foreclosure sales with tenants.  Foreclosure sales with tenants are not as straightforward as regular listings. Real estate agentsRead More

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The Pitfalls of Failing to Disclose in Real Estate: a CRES Risk Management Video Webinar

The majority of real estate E&O lawsuits are a result of failures to disclose. In this webinar, attorney Mark Carlson from Carlson Law Group and Dave Miller, Regional Vice President with Fidelity National Home Warranty, discuss the pitfalls of failing to disclose.  Whether it’s a simple mistake or an intentional failure to disclose, you canRead More

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Property Managers: Rental Scams and How To Avoid Them

Fraudsters are unfortunately taking full advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a real estate professional, you need to keep on top of rental scams and take action to protect your listings. Failure to do so can result in serious consequences for your real estate business and your clients. Common Rental Scams When Your Listings GetRead More

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What Precautions Are Real Estate Agents Responsible For When Selling Property in a COVID Environment?

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the world, and the laws and best practices to deal with it seem to be changing almost every day. Keeping up can be a challenge, especially in an industry like real estate, where you’re used to dealing with multiple people and properties every day. From new open house and cleaningRead More

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8 Ways Your Real Estate Agents Can Improve the Customer Service Experience for Home Sales

As a real estate broker, it’s important to keep your team motivated to provide exceptional customer service to your clients. COVID-19 has brought some unexpected challenges this year, so it’s essential now more than ever to ensure your team has the support they need to do their job effectively.  Here are 8 ways your agentsRead 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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