Improving Your Business

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Balancing business wealth with mental health
Balancing business wealth with mental health

Every real estate professional can benefit from a regular re-evaluation of their business goals to understand how they align with their personal sense of worth. The balance of maintaining business health and personal happiness require an extraordinary amount of diligence.

How to make the most out of networking events
How to make the most out of networking events

In real estate, networking can be the catalyst to getting more involved in the community, building lasting relationships and hopefully increasing your referrals. Learn how to capitalize on events to move your business forward.

Predictive analytics may reveal what’s next for your business
Predictive analytics may reveal what’s next for your business

Many agents and brokers are already using predictive analytics to determine homebuyer patterns and behaviors, and the trend lines point to more adoption of this technology as it matures.

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.

Who’s better at forecasting real estate trends: agents or robots?
Who’s better at forecasting real estate trends: agents or robots?

Our tech survey reveals many readers believe real estate pros are best at predicting who is going to move in a given neighborhood. Also: what agents want in a tech partner, the big data companies they're using and more.

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.

Wise counsel from managing brokers
Wise counsel from managing brokers

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

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