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Technology takes center stage at Accelerate Summit 2020
Technology takes center stage at Accelerate Summit 2020

Some of Chicago’s top real estate agents offer their insights on digital marketing done

Moxiworks and realtor.com launch new marketing programs for agents
Moxiworks and realtor.com launch new marketing programs for agents

With technology changing the landscape of both luxury sales and social media, Moxiworks and realtor.com have released new programs that seek to keep agents in the

Sean Conlon is back, and he has some advice
Sean Conlon is back, and he has some advice

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

No team required: How to succeed on your own
No team required: How to succeed on your own

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.

Busting the myths of top producer status
Busting the myths of top producer status

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

It ain’t easy being big
It ain’t easy being big

It may seem like top producers have it made, but being at the top has its challenges. Here’s what some of the people on our Real Data lists have to say about the difficulties of being on such lists, how

How to make it to the top
How to make it to the top

It’s not just luck that got the agents you see on our Real Data lists where they are today. Hear their advice for how you can up your game and increase your numbers, as well as how to maintain your

How your clients see production numbers
How your clients see production numbers

Being a top producer in Chicagoland may mean a fair amount of attention for impressive sales numbers. But whether or not that actually makes a difference in terms of attracting and keeping clients is another

Balance? What balance?
Balance? What balance?

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.

This time, it’s housing: Here’s where the Democratic candidates stand
This time, it’s housing: Here’s where the Democratic candidates stand

A number of the 2020 Democratic candidates have proposed extensive policies that seek to address the affordable housing crisis and related issues. Here’s what the leading contenders have to

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