Business Management and Development for Real Estate Agents

 

 

4 Top Real Estate Blogs

Keeping up to date on industry best practices and news in the information age has never been easier. With hundreds of blogs and other options at your fingertips, the biggest problem is: Where to begin?

This list below will narrow your search and provide you with solid resources to make 2018 a banner year…(Read More)

Pin It To Win It: Using Pinterest to Promote Your Real Estate Business:

Using Pinterest can be one of the most enjoyable and valuable ways to market your real estate expertise. But capturing an active audience requires more than just posting your listings.

Here are five ideas for boards that will help your Pinterest account drive more traffic to you: …(Read More)

Beware of These IRS Audit Triggers:

Now that tax season has come to a close, there’s no better time to get organized for next year while everything is fresh in your mind. As a real estate agent, there are many deductions that can make filing your tax returns more complex. Ensure your return doesn’t trigger an audit by keeping clear records of all your business-related costs for the year ahead. Here are some common IRS audit triggers to look out for: …(Read More) 

 

ALERT: Wire Fraud At Closing:

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the National Association of REALTORS® have announced concerns over closing cost scams. Here’s how the scam works: Hackers break into a consumer’s or real estate professional’s email account to search for upcoming real estate transactions and closing dates. Then, hackers pose as the agent or title officer and email the homebuyer with a last-minute change to the wiring instructions. Should buyers wire money to the account, they will lose the money and likely lose the home they’ve been waiting for due to a lack of funds. Here are a few things you can do to make sure your clients don’t fall victim to this scam:…(Read More)