Improving Your Business
Stories, articles and advice aimed at improving your business
A new study reveals the areas of the home buyers are most interested in when looking at a property.
A new report by the Consumer Federation of America reveals that referral fees paid by real estate agents result in higher commission rates and reduced customer service.
Under the new Real Estate License Act, new licensees have a post-license education requirement of 45 hours dedicated to professionalism.
Professionalism is more important than ever these days. See what Chicago-area brokers have to say about professionalism in the industry.
When it comes to professionalism in residential real estate, Frances Simons, designated managing broker at Baird & Warner’s Lake Zurich office, doesn’t pull her punches.
Mario Treto, director Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Division of Real Estate, shares the highlights of the changes to the Real Estate License Act.
With a new app popping up seemingly daily, how do agents know which tech companies to trust to make their lives easier while also staying true to their own brand? We spoke to some of today’s most revolutionary tech companies to find out how they’re helping agents both build and strengthen their businesses.
We asked Chicagoland brokers everything they know about lead generation technology in this issue’s survey.
“From the perspective of agents, brokerages and venture capitalist firms alike, our cover story discusses which tools agents should use on a day-to-day basis, as well as how tech companies decide to leverage investments.”
Sustainable practices in real estate can increase sales and boost the community, according to a new study.