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6 financial strategies for a more prosperous 2020

6 financial strategies for a more prosperous 2020


Whether you’re looking to build up your business to weather a changing market or get ready to retire, here are some simple ways to structure your career and tax situation future for success.

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Hiring an assistant? Be careful when doling out tasks

Hiring an assistant? Be careful when doling out tasks


There are specific rules for what unlicensed assistants can do in Florida. Check out our quick guide on what tasks they are precluded from performing.

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Ready to ramp up? 7 key action items from the Accelerate Summit

Ready to ramp up? 7 key action items from the Accelerate Summit


At Houston Agent’s Accelerate Conference, Jack Markham, of Constellation Real Estate Group, asks the question: “How are you going to compete, not just with the other people in this room, but with large companies and their technology?”

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The dos and don’ts of virtual staging

The dos and don’ts of virtual staging


Virtual staging has become a popular tool for sellers and agents to drive buyer traffic, especially for vacant listings. But there are some very important best practices, ethics guidelines and technological caveats that will make this process smoother.

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This twist on 1031 exchanges opens opportunities

This twist on 1031 exchanges opens opportunities


How many times have you had a client who would love to list their…

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Agents support the rise of Hispanic homeowners

Agents support the rise of Hispanic homeowners


Hispanic and Latino-Americans comprise about 18 percent of the U.S. population, but have accounted…

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4 things agents can do to sell more investment properties

4 things agents can do to sell more investment properties


Most first-time homeowners follow the traditional home-buying cycle—they purchase a condo or house, and…

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Most consumers would wait 3 months before cutting the price on their home

Most consumers would wait 3 months before cutting the price on their home


Home prices across the U.S. have been rising faster than inflation and average wages…

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How to avoid disasters after closing

How to avoid disasters after closing


There is a recipe for disaster involving agents, buyers and sellers that every agent…

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Balancing business wealth and mental health

Balancing business wealth and mental health


While so much of being a successful agent relies on doing whatever it takes…

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