Editor's Note

Business life, interrupted
Business life, interrupted

When life is back to some semblance of normal, agents will still have to contend with listing aggregators, antitrust challenges, discount brokerages and other disruptors. We want you to be ready for it. That’s why we’re bringing you the latest

No longer a matter of opinion
No longer a matter of opinion

"Midwesterners are practical people at heart, and though we haven’t always been the best stewards of the environment, we know the difference between stormy weather and a

Going it alone
Going it alone

"The brokers we spoke to for our feature on solo top producers have varying strategies for tackling the multitude of tasks involved in being a top-notch real estate professional, but one element ties them together in my mind: an absolute

What you see is what you get … sometimes
What you see is what you get … sometimes

"When I approach our annual Real Data issue, it’s with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. Data is just numbers until people begin to give it

Here come the policy police
Here come the policy police

The argument could be made that policies are even more important to have in place — and up to date — in real estate. The fact that most brokers are independent contractors means that they have much freer rein than

Why it’s time to tune in to GSEs
Why it’s time to tune in to GSEs

It’s important for real estate professionals to understand how unique the lending picture is in America because of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and how regulators and lawmakers are proposing to change the situation.

Independent minds think alike
Independent minds think alike

"In an effort to save workers from being exploited, lawmakers all over the country are considering rules that could dampen the gig economy. But as someone who has freelanced myself, has seen many colleagues build viable careers out of this

What we’ll accomplish in our twenties
What we’ll accomplish in our twenties

While Jan. 1, 2020, indeed marks the end of a year, it is also the end of the decade. So my question to you is: Is this the end of an

The many faces of brokerage
The many faces of brokerage

In many ways, the work of an agent and a managing broker could not be more different. Agents compete, while managers consult. Agents rustle up new clients to call their own, while managers recruit others to join their team. Agents

Matchmaker, matchmaker
Matchmaker, matchmaker

This is the broker I hope you’re striving to be: Someone who understands your clients and your area well enough to be a celebrated

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