[Infographic] Common American House Types
HDC_House_Type_Blog_2855_1200x600From the Taj Mahal to the Empire State Building, the world is full of interesting and unique architecture. Climate, culture, and resources have historically shaped the buildings found in specific areas, and that is still largely the case. However, with trains, planes, trucks, and boats shipping materials around the world, the lines have started to blur. Now you can find a Mediterranean style home in Maine or a Tudor manor in Texas, which is great news for your buyers. They have options. Lots of them. However, many people don’t know how to tell the different house types apart. That bungalow they saw on the market a few weeks ago may just be “the house with the big front porch” to them, making it hard for you to know to look for a new bungalow. Download your copy of the infographic to help your buyers understand the different house types and narrow down your search to help them find the perfect home. Continue reading
[Infographic] Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media
HDC_Lance_Infographic_Blog_2836_1200x600There’s a lot of tough competition for attention in real estate, especially in social media. Luckily, there are experts like Katie Lance who are willing to share their expertise. Lance is the CEO and owner of Katie Lance Consulting and author of #GetSocialSmart. She is also a recent guest on the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program, where she shared her advice for being a success in real estate. Watch the recorded webinar here and check out her Do’s and Don’t of Social Media below! Continue reading
[Infographic] Millennials’ Journey to Homeownership
HDC_Millennial_Infographic_Blog_27911200x600_v2Millennials are a force to be reckoned with, and considering the vast buying power they bring to the table, you may be wondering how you can capitalize on this tech-savvy generation. The good news is that 92 percent of millennials purchased their home with the help of a real estate agent—a greater proportion than the overall 88 percent of buyers who used a real estate agent—making it safe to say that real estate agents will retain an indispensable position in the industry. That said, knowing who the largest group of buyers for the last three years running are will help you shape your business to better meet the needs and expectations of this very important pool of buyers. Continue reading
[Infographic] Who’s On Your Real Estate Team?
HDC_Remley_Colburn_Infographic_Blog_1200x600If you envision a bigger business than you alone can achieve, it may be time to start thinking about creating a team. Before you start recruiting people, you need to decide what roles you want them to fill and what aspects of the business they’ll be responsible for. If you’re ready to take that step, check out these tips from Jim Remley and James Colburn’s recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar. Continue reading
10 Reasons Why You Need a .Homes Domain
HDC_DotHomes_Infographic_Blog_2750_1200x600Open new doors for your business and reach clients like never before with a personalized .Homes domain name. Choose whether you want to relaunch your website with a new domain name that shows buyers and sellers that you mean business or drive traffic to a great new marketing campaign or sales event’s landing page to capture more leads. Only verified members of the real estate community can register a .Homes domain name, so however you use your domain name, site visitors can rest assured that they are going to a safe and relevant real estate website. Take a look at how others have enhanced their business with a new domain extension and then head over to Register.Homes to claim your domain name! Continue reading
[Infographic] Hot Tips for Creating the Best Real Estate Facebook Ad
HDC_Brown_Infographic_Blog_2747_1200x600If you’re among the billions of people on Facebook, you may be aware of how effective Facebook ads can be. In a recent webinar, Leigh Brown, international motivational speaker and author of Outrageous Authenticity discussed how to use Facebook’s ad system to stand out, target actual buyers and sellers, and create listing opportunities. Watch the full webinar online at SecretsofTopSellingAgents.com and download your free Facebook-ad-tips infographic below! Continue reading
[Infographic] Stop Working for a Real Estate Company and Start Your Own
HDC-Staub-Inforgraphic-Blog-2735One of the primary reasons people become real estate agents is for the independence that comes with being their own boss. If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, check out these four tips from Stacie Perrault Staub, owner and founder of West & Main Homes, on how to stop working for a real estate company and start your own instead. Continue reading
[Infographic] Planning Your Best Year Ever
HDC_Miller_Inforgraphic_Blog_1200x600.jpgWas your first year in real estate everything you hoped it would be? What about your fifth, tenth, or fifteenth? When you launched your career in real estate, you likely set some goals for yourself: ones that you’ve tweaked and refined with experience and a better understanding of your market. Now you can probably make a decent estimate of the transaction volume you’ll achieve each year. However, that’s about to change. In a recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, Tom Ferry explained how with the right planning you can double, triple, or even quadruple your business! Continue reading
[Infographic] Do You Know Where You’re Showing Up in Search Results?
HDC_Colton_Miller_Infographic_Blog_2650_1200x600.jpgIs your website showing up in search results when a new buyer or seller goes online? If you’re not getting the results you want, do you know what it takes to move your website’s placement in search results? Check out this infographic to discover the who, what, where, why, and how questions you should be asking to improve your search results. For more advice on improving your SEO, check out the recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar discussing “SEO Spotlight: 5 Tactics You Need to Get Found.” Continue reading
[Infographic] 6 Steps to Winning Listings You Can Count On
HDC_Hiban_Secrets_infograpic_Blog_2614_1200_x_600.jpgThe moment a new lead hits “call” or “submit” to ask about selling their home, the game is on. You’re up against agents from all over your area, competing to win that listing. Rig the game in your favor with these 6 steps to winning listings from Pat Hiban, author of “6 Steps to 7 Figures.” For even more great advice, check out his recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, “Lost a Listing? Never Again with These Best Secrets.Continue reading