Brokers Best

Brokers Best provides the same high-quality information available in Real Estate Broker’s Insider in a brief email format. You may read past issues in chronological order and search for key topics. Free sign up is required.

Landing Listings in a Sellers Market

February 24, 2015
Inventory is tight in much of the nation, creating what real estate coach Bruce Gardner calls “a raging seller's market.” That means listings are at a premium — and if your agents learn how to land listings, they’ll do well. In the February issue of Real Estate Broker's Insider, Gardner offers seven strategies for landing listings…To read more — login/sign up


Time to Reinvest in Bricks and Mortar?

February 10, 2015
After the real estate bust, brokers everywhere scrambled to slash their bricks-and-mortar costs. Now, though, some brokers are reversing course and investing in office space. Consider Andrew Duncan, broker-owner of RE/MAX Dynamic in Tampa, FL. He recently expanded his main office by buying an 8,000-square-foot building on a busy street. “We just feel it’s a…To read more — login/sign up


Success Strategy for 2015: Focus on Management

January 14, 2015
The next big thing in real estate success isn’t new at all, says real estate coach Matthew Ferrara. In fact, it’s older than the industry itself. Management, says Ferrara, is an unappreciated but crucial ingredient for success. “Salespeople are not self-managing,” Ferrara says. “Management isn’t just an afterthought. It’s the only thought that high-performing organizations…To read more — login/sign up


Broker/Owners Identify Challenges, Promising Trends

November 20, 2014
The most recent National Association of Realtors industry profile provides a unique view of today’s real estate firms and insights into concerns and promising trends. The industry remains a fiercely independent business dominated by mom-and-pop firms. Eighty-one percent of all brokerages have one office and two full-time real estate licensees. Only seven percent of companies…To read more — login/sign up