The Myths and Mystery of the 100% Commission Business Model

Let’s take a look at the myths and the realities of the 100% commission-transaction fee brokerage business model. This business deserves respect and here’s why.

Why Agent Teams Make Sense

Many brokerage company leaders and owners are not particular fans of agent teams. In some cases, even forbidding the formation of teams or not inviting existing teams to join their company. They express concern about loss of control, loss of revenue and diminished company brand. I have a different viewpoint. Agent Teams Make Sense forContinue reading “Why Agent Teams Make Sense”

How Much Online Influence Do You Have?

Klout is a score between 1-100 that is determined by aggregating your activity and engagement across several social media sites. The higher your Klout score the more influential you are online. Does Online Influence Matter?  Twenty years ago advertising agency types used a word like “brand” only when referring to very large companies like CocaContinue reading “How Much Online Influence Do You Have?”

This Week on Twitter

If you follow a lot of real estate people your Twitter stream was likely full of Tweets from New York and the annual Inman Connect Conference this week. To get a full recap of the event just do a Twitter search on the #ICNY hashtag. Scrolling through the results tells me that popular topics includedContinue reading “This Week on Twitter”

Shortening The Path To Short Sale Success

Here’s an article on short sales that was published in February this year. We were optimistic that procedural changes would shorten timelines and make short sales easier for all parties involved. What’s your experience been since these changes came into practice? One of the biggest real estate stories last year was the explosive growth inContinue reading “Shortening The Path To Short Sale Success”