Sales & Marketing

Real estate sales tips, strategies, and marketing information to help you succeed

Surging Mortgage Rates Spook House Hunters

Borrowing costs have climbed to their highest level since 2008, sending shock waves through the housing market.

Help Sellers Stay Organized at Home

Six steps to livable, attractive spaces.

More Sellers Dropping Asking Prices

Homeowners are resetting their price expectations as signs grow of a slowing housing market.

Buyers More Willing to Widen Their Searches

More than half of consumers say they’re willing to move to a less expensive area or purchase a fixer upper to get a home in this competitive market.

Relationship Management Advice

Working With Clients

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View Average Closing Costs By State

Mortgage closing costs for a single-family property averaged $6,905 in 2021, a 13.4% annual increase. In some states, costs are much higher.

Selling Difficult Listings

Tell Us Your Sales Story

Did you recently sell a challenging listing? Or perhaps you have a funny story to share about life in the field, or an especially important lesson you learned in your first year of real estate. We want to hear about it!

Drive With NAR Podcast

This new podcast provides insights about the sales strategies, resources, and industry tools your fellow REALTORS® are using to steer their business forward.

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Best Business Practices

Agents are relying on technology more than ever to communicate with clients and show houses.