5 Reasons Every Agent Needs Video Marketing

Anymore, agents are utilizing social media, newsletters, mailers, and so much more in their marketing plans in order to stay in front of past, present, and potential clients, but one of the most valuable tools that every agent needs to add to their marketing repertoire is the use of engaging videos. Don’t believe us? Here…

The Bath: Enjoy It Before You Sell It

Friends of mine decided to sell their townhouse a while back and immediately knew what they had to do to demand top dollar, if not, multiple contracts: get the house in shape. A couple of weeks, two contractors and $10,000-plus later, they had new carpet, new kitchen appliances with white flooring, new paint throughout (including…

Realty Times Remembers Long-Time Contributor, Bob Hunt

It is with great sadness and reflection that we announce the passing of Bob Hunt, a long-time Realty Times contributor, former director of the National Association of Realtors®, author of Ethics at Work and Real Estate the Ethical Way. A graduate of Princeton with a master’s degree from UCLA in philosophy, Hunt served as a…

How to Beat Sellers’ Stress

Three things are certain in life: death, taxes … and undue stress caused by moving. Whether or not you use the services of a Realtor® to help you wade through the uncertain waters of the buy-and-sell process, moving is stressful, period. And there’s not much you can do to avoid it. And we’re not just…

Room For 2: First-time Home Buying Tips For Newlyweds

Buying or selling a house is more stressful than getting divorced, going bankrupt or getting fired, according to a survey of 2,000 adults by EstatesDirect.com. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by home buying with your loved one, you’re not alone. Figuring out how to merge your lifestyles, budgets and expectations can be difficult, but doesn’t have…