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Future-facing hues: What colors are going to be big in interiors next year?
Future-facing hues: What colors are going to be big in interiors next year?

While Pantone’s color of the year gets the most attention, many of the big paint companies come out with their own predictions of what colors will be hot in commercial and residential interiors in the next year. Check out

Why ongoing agent training is necessary for success
Why ongoing agent training is necessary for success

Earning a real estate license fulfills the basic educational requirements for agents to work in the field, but to be successful requires ongoing education and the type of training that only comes from experience. At Fulton Grace Realty, agents

Survey: Agents share their thoughts on recruiting
Survey: Agents share their thoughts on recruiting
Survey: All about real estate assistants
Survey: All about real estate assistants
Need to train your real estate assistant? Check out AgentEDU
Need to train your real estate assistant? Check out AgentEDU

It can be difficult for many agents to take the leap from working alone to hiring an assistant to help. It is even more difficult to find someone who has previous experience in the real estate industry. Once an

We’re hiring! A pair of top agents tell us what they’re looking for in a new assistant
We’re hiring! A pair of top agents tell us what they’re looking for in a new assistant

Hiring the right assistant, someone who adds value by bringing innovative ideas to work, can help take your business to the next level. A 30-year veteran of the real estate industry, Millie Rosenbloom, broker associate at Baird & Warner,

To sell problem properties, focus on the positives
To sell problem properties, focus on the positives

Even in the hottest of markets, there can still be listings that simply won’t move off the market for one reason or another. An agent may sometimes need to move past the frustration of a house that won’t sell,

Strange real estate tales from local agents
Strange real estate tales from local agents

The price is wrong Several years ago, I had a client who ran a child daycare business. Despite the fact that much of her income was cash and she did not have robust tax returns, she was able to

Wire transfer fraud: What agents need to know
Wire transfer fraud: What agents need to know

In 2017, the real estate industry saw almost $1 billion in attempted or diverted funds from buyers, sellers, title companies and escrow agencies into the pockets of online hackers. Wire transfer fraud is not a new problem for the

Chicagoland brokerages step up their tech to support agents
Chicagoland brokerages step up their tech to support agents

From the back office to the front lawn on closing day, Chicagoland’s real estate brokerages are using tech to fine-tune every step of the typical transaction to the benefit of agents and clients alike. @properties This year, @properties rolled

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