Home purchases by millennials ticked up in 2018, but tight inventories and rising prices put the brakes on their buying activity. According to NAR’s Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends 2018 study, 36 percent of all home purchases in 2018 were by millennials, up from 34 percent in 2017. Other notable generational trends from the report include:…To read more — login/sign up
For decades, traditional brokers have lamented — and adapted to — downward pressure on commissions. The 1 percent that Redfin charges sellers in high-priced cities seemed to mark a nadir, but now discounted fees are falling even lower: Two startups aim to further tighten the squeeze by charging sellers nothing. In California and Texas, Top…To read more — login/sign up
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Like many brokers, Exit Realty franchisee Victor DeFrisco grew frustrated by the high turnover rate for new agents at his company. Even with company-offered training and mentoring, his 120-agent brokerage in Lake Worth, FL, saw new agents washing out of the business at a frustratingly high rate. To address that common problem, DeFrisco decided to…To read more — login/sign up
As a sales manager at Long & Foster, Weichert Realtors, and Coldwell Banker, Dean Cottrill learned the value of imposing minimum standards on agents. Cottrill, now president of brokerage consulting at T3 Sixty, says savvy brokers aren’t afraid to set performance standards for agents. The benefits are obvious: Running a team of only productive agents…To read more — login/sign up
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