REALTOR® Magazine’s 2007 Innovators Series lets you sit in on four freewheeling discussions with some of the industry’s thought leaders in brokerage, technology, marketing, and customer service. Find out where the sharpest minds in the field think the industry is going.
Ed Krafchow initiated a Hispanic outreach effort and this year launched a Spanglish-language listings magazine, Palacio. He also embarked on a personal mission to help the real estate industry understand what the surge in Hispanic households means to its future success.
Among the top risks that brokers face each year are misrepresentation, violations of RESPA and the Truth in Lending Act, and discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. Antitrust is another area you need to address. Do you have policies that cover those four major risk areas?
Times are tougher, and the Top 100 are feeling the pain. Learn how they're embracing the challenge of a slower market. Plus, find out who's adding customer convenience — and supplementing the bottom line — with ancillary services.
Learn how to use a business intelligence dashboard to view key information on the performance of your company, office, or associate. Open listings, sales to date, commissions, and expenses, with more detailed data available by drilling down with a click.
Given brokers’ rising costs and today’s moderating sales climate, you can expect going virtual to gain in attractiveness. Those who’ve jumped into the virtual arena say such an arrangement works for cost-conscious brokers who have good systems and a trusted team.