Best Business Practices
In this time of social distancing, there’s a fair amount of scrolling through social media happening. But it’s not all doom and gloom. Check out these posts highlighting acts of goodwill, charity and positivity from the local real estate community.
With season two of “The Deed: Chicago” set to premiere on CNBC, real estate mogul Sean Colon talked to Chicago Agent about the market and the secrets behind his success.
How do solo practitioners compete without a team? We talked to successful top producers to find out what they do to stand out, and why starting a team isn’t on their to-do lists.
It may seem like there’s no path to top production without hiring a full-time assistant or focusing exclusively on the most expensive properties in Chicagoland. But Nicholas Colagiovanni flies in the face of that point of view.
It can be tough — some say impossible — to achieve harmony between work and family when you’re in real estate. Here, Chicagoland top producers offer some techniques that can help.
A new Century 21 study found that most consumers are satisfied with their experience during the transaction, but there are a few fixes that real estate professionals could implement to improve the situation.
Because most brokers are independent contractors, they often have to be their own accountants, marketers, office managers and schedulers. Here are some concrete steps for real estate professionals who are ready to get serious about the shift from “agent” to business owner.
What with their specialized knowledge in the product, one would think every real estate professional would have some real property as part of their investment plan. But that’s not the case.
Any real estate agent who’s spent time in the field can tell you that licensing classes and continuing education courses don’t prepare brokers for the challenges of running a business.
Just because something is repeated over and over again doesn’t make it true. Here’s are a few ideas that Chicagoland real estate experts wish they could finally put to rest in 2020.