Selling Archive

How Real Estate Has Changed (and How It Hasn’t)

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine At the RE BarCamp hosted at NAR’s Chicago headquarters this morning, participants discussed how the real estate business has changed in the past few years, and how it would continue to transform...

Are You Talking to Strangers?

By Katherine Tarbox, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Have you ever stood in line at Starbucks and thought about striking up a conversation with the person standing next to you, but then decided against it? Approaching strangers is weird, you...
May 17, 2011

Is Your E-Mail Address in Your E-Mail Signature? Stop It

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine Nobu Hata, sales associate with Edina Realty in Minneapolis, has a message for everyone who has their e-mail address in their e-mail signature: You’re not giving anyone added value. Your correspondents...

Asian Wealth Adds Up to U.S. Home Sale Boom

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine REALTOR® Magazine Managing Editor Kelly Quigley and Features Editor Katie Tarbox joined me in creating an information-packed video on working with Asian buyers, one of the fastest growing—and wealthiest—populations of non-U.S. home buying households...

Wacky Real Estate News: A Lawn-Mowing Neighbor Out of Control, a Playground Penthouse, and Lingerie Models?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, Contributing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Need a laugh or a little amusement to add to your day? Check out this month’s wackiest real estate news at REALTOR® Magazine online. Among this month’s headlines: Police Tase Lawn-Mowing...

Will Leather Seats Smell as Sweet in Electric Cars?

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine If you sell real estate you spend a lot of time in your car, and then at night you go home and plug your car into a socket in your garage and...

The ‘Big Idea’ and Stray Observations From Inman’s Real Estate Connect

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I’m back in Chicago after a weather-filled week spent in New York for Inman’s Real Estate Connect event, and I’ve had the long weekend to digest the tips, trends, and techniques discussed...

8 Tips for Powering Up Your Web Presence

By Erica Christoffer, Multimedia Web Producer, REALTOR® Magazine When considering your Web presence, ask yourself this: Am I interacting with my client base? If the answer is no, or not quite sure, here are eight tips from the International Builders’...
January 13, 2011

Media Convergence and You

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine David Carr, media and culture columnist at The New York Times, said Thursday morning in a presentation at Inman’s Real Estate Connect conference that the line between consumers and producers of content...

The Vanishing FSBO

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Sales might be down for many of you but so is the competition from FSBOs.  An analysis of buyer and seller data that NAR collects annually shows a fairly dramatic drop in...
January 6, 2011