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People first, then tech
People first, then tech

Though @properties is one of very few independent shops that develops technology in-house, co-founder Thad Wong said they didn’t initially set out with any particular focus on technology.

If you build it, they will come
If you build it, they will come

Learn how one Dream Town agent rolled up his sleeves and got to work employing his limited programming skills to create a site for his business that uses a custom-built search function.

The path to painless tech integration
The path to painless tech integration

Keeping up with the latest tools requires not just deciding to use technology, but ensuring everyone on the team is able to take full advantage of it.

3 tech trends that can make home sales easier
3 tech trends that can make home sales easier

There are a few technologies that are poised to make significant leaps in the next year or so. How will they affect how you do business?

Beyond splits: How managing brokers recruit and retain for the long haul
Beyond splits: How managing brokers recruit and retain for the long haul

Many of the challenges a managing broker faces can be met head-on by recruiting the best talent available. But recruiting agents isn’t always about finding those with the best sales numbers or those who bring in the most money.

Taking the reins after tragedy
Taking the reins after tragedy

After her husband and business partner died suddenly, Emily Jeffries had to become the new managing broker of the office, taking over daily operations while preparing for and taking the test to earn her managing broker license.

The ‘secret sauce’ of allocating  a marketing budget
The ‘secret sauce’ of allocating a marketing budget

There’s more than one way to look at marketing, and three managing brokers shared their favored approaches with us.

Wise counsel from managing brokers
Wise counsel from managing brokers

Agents share the best advice they've received from leaders at their companies.

Building a luxury business in a shifting market
Building a luxury business in a shifting market

Jumping over hurdles to get to the closing table is nothing new for real estate professionals selling luxury properties; it’s practically in the job description. They don’t let obstacles undermine their determination to complete a transaction, whether it’s the federal...

What high-end buyers want
What high-end buyers want

New trends emerge every year, and the start of the spring selling season is a great time to take stock of what will be in demand this year. Here are a few things that today’s high-end buyers are looking for.

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