Mark your calendars for this year’s Risk Management event on Friday, November 9, in the Charles Fillmore Chapel at the Unity Temple on the Country Club Plaza.

This year’s topics include Cyber Fraud and Security Cameras. We will also hear from guest speaker Max Wilker about 2019 Design Trends.

Doors open at 9:30 for coffee and socializing, with the program running from 10:00 to Noon.

Real estate agents read listings regularly to learn about new real estate for sale. Often they all start to sound alike, other than a few variable details. A dynamic listing uses original language to create an enticing mental picture of the property. Learn how to leave tired cliches behind and resonate with potential buyers. Use these savvy tips to develop local real estate listings that get noticed and encourage people to take action. Read complete article

Source: BHGRE Blog, Thursday, October 18, 2018

Nothing has changed…really. Prospecting in the real estate business has always been about reaching tomorrow’s customer today.

Even though it is precisely the approach taken by successful licensees since I entered the real estate business in 1975, it is not usually expressed in this way. So important is this thought, this phrase that you should write it down and make it something that you hang on your wall as a reminder. Look at it every day. Read complete article

Source: Saul Klein, Realty Times, Monday, October 22, 2018

Buyers may be reluctant to sign a representation agreement because they think it will limit their options and impose undue obligations. Although most buyers stick with the first agent they talk to, no one wants to feel pressured to make a commitment before they know if the arrangement will work out and if you can work together. How can you allay concerns but still make progress in establishing a buyer-client relationship? Read complete article

Source: RISMedia, October 2018

Many homeowners may assume that if they retrofit their home with energy-efficient upgrades that they’ll be able to charge a premium at resale. But that’s not always the case nowadays, and the sales price boost may depend on how well the client chose their selling agent, according to recent studies analyzed in a new article by Kenneth Harney, a syndicated real estate columnist.Read complete article

Source: REALTORMag, Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The KCRAR 2019 President, President-Elect and Treasurer were recently elected during the most recent meeting of the KCRAR Board of Directors. 2018’s President-Elect Steve Moyer will move into the role of President in 2019, Bobbi Howe was elected 2019 President-Elect and Ken Rosberg was elected 2019 Treasurer. Read complete article.

Source: KCRAR, Friday, September 21, 2018

Real estate agents need to develop a robust content marketing strategy to be successful. Compelling content is consistent, informative, and persuasive. Top agents have mastered the potential of technology and strong promotional material. Discover ten content tips used by the best real estate sites to link with potential clients and generate more leads and new listings. Read complete article.

Source: BHGRE Blog, Wednesday, October 10, 2018