Posts by Joe Ward

Knowing the neighborhood: How agents learn about the communities they serve
Knowing the neighborhood: How agents learn about the communities they serve

When laypeople discuss the Chicago housing market, they mostly take a thousand-foot view...

Home prices increase in first quarter of 2018 as inventory lags
Home prices increase in first quarter of 2018 as inventory lags

Home prices are creeping up across the country as inventory continues to hover...

Rogers Park named one of most affordable neighborhoods for healthy living
Rogers Park named one of most affordable neighborhoods for healthy living

Trulia has crunched the numbers to determine the best neighborhoods for living well...

Starting a tech revolution in real estate
Starting a tech revolution in real estate

It wasn’t too long ago that the latest trends in real estate technology...

Cover story: How to succeed as a managing broker
Cover story: How to succeed as a managing broker

Top agents, association executives and company owners might be the public faces of...

Cover story: How do agents become top producers?
Cover story: How do agents become top producers?

Top producer awards are usually handed out by individual brokerages or local Realtor...

Mortgage lending: Industry forecasts for the new year
Mortgage lending: Industry forecasts for the new year

After years of historically low interest rates helped buoy the housing market across...

Can one agent represent both buyer and seller? Legally, the answer is ‘yes,’ but…
Can one agent represent both buyer and seller? Legally, the answer is ‘yes,’ but…

There’s one way for an agent to ensure that they don’t have to...

Cover story: The relationship between agents
Cover story: The relationship between agents

Much has been written about the importance of agents having a good relationship...

More and more people are bidding on homes they haven’t seen
More and more people are bidding on homes they haven’t seen

Those looking to buy homes in this market have little time to ponder...

New Subscribe