REAL TRENDS Article Archive

  • The Housing Market, Company Valuations, & Low Interest Rates

    Summary:

    Could the decisions being made in the financial and housing markets be deja vu all over again? First, we get Zillow, Redfin, and eXp getting huge valuations on businesses that have made no discernable profit in their years of existence. For Zillow and Redfin, it's been over ten years since their founding.

  • Lessons Learned Along The Way

    Summary:

    In January, REAL Trends will be offering a video series entitled Lessons Learned Along the Way. Here's one lesson that I think is particularly important right now...

  • The State Of The iBuyer Footprint

    Summary:

    The landscape of real estate today looks increasingly diversified as new, tech-driven companies are entering the market and offering additional services to home sellers and buyers. Now, there are multiple real estate tech players—some similar, some distinct—offering something that generally hadn't been available in real estate before: a direct sale and simplified purchase.

  • It's The Season For "the One Thing" - Find Out The Secret To Finishing The Year Strong

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    How can you finish the year strong and carry momentum into next year? We have found there is One Thing that most quickly produces transactions. If every sales associate in your company is doing it, revenue, market share, and profits soar. What is the One Thing?

  • 8 Ways To Manage Yourself During Stressful, Busy Times

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    Workplace stress is a reality. But how leaders manage themselves in the middle of the storm is everything. These insights can help leaders—from CEOs to middle managers—successfully navigate the stressors of the modern work environment.

  • Building A Great Organization

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    Finding the right people to lead your company is vital to helping your firm weather any market...

  • Want New Clients? Gather and Leverage The Right Data

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    Thanks to online property searches, you can gather and use a lot of valuable information about prospective buyers — if you know where to look.

  • Latinx Homeownership Rate Is Fastest Growing In The Nation

    Summary:

    The trend is the start of a recovery for Latinx households, which were harder hit by the Great Recession because much more of those households' wealth is in their homes.

  • Surprising Strength in Buyer Demand

    Summary:

    Surprising Strength in Buyer Demand; Back-to-Back Months of Growth Within All Regions a First Since December 2017 – January 2018...

  • Real Estate Industry Faces New Telemarketing Class Actions

    Summary:

    A recent slew of class action lawsuits may impact real estate telemarketing.