Are Realtors Overpaid?
Marti Hampton:Hi this is Marti Hampton for the Restless Realtors on Coming Soon Homes radio and this is a podcast for Real Estate insiders by a Real Estate insider and that is “moi” and it's all about real estate all the time. You know I've had s...READ MORE
What Qualities Agents Need To Be Successful
Marti Hampton:Hey this is Marti Hampton for the Restless realtor podcast on Coming Soon Homes radio.I've been answering questions submitted by listeners and today somebody asked me, what qualities do agents need to become a successful realtor? And fi...READ MORE
The Assault On Realtors and Their Commission
Marti Hampton:Hi, this is Marti Hampton for The Restless Realtor for Coming Soon Homes Radio. And today, we’re going to talk about my favorite subject again, and that is your career in residential real estate.As you know, I’m a real estate inside...READ MORE
What Do You Do Besides MLS To Sell Your Listings?
Hey this is Marti Hampton for the Restless Realtor Podcast on Coming Soon Homes radio! And today's topic and question is to agents. And my question is: what do you, as an agent, do besides MLS to sell your home listings? And this is such...READ MORE
The Devil's in the Details: Marketing Luxury Real Estate
While it’s hard to define exactly where ordinary properties stop and luxury takes over, it’s generally accepted that luxury properties start around the $1 million mark in metro areas. In cities like New York, however, the starting point could go ...READ MORE
How Technology is Impacting the Home Selling Process - A Knowledge Share with ComingSoonHomes.com
The Opendoor Process Revealed Imagine being able to sell your home in a matter of minutes, without having to enlist the help of a real estate agent. Set up in 2015, Opendoor promises to give an “offer on your home with the press of a button” and...READ MORE
Beyond Smart Homes: Smart House Buying
With the smart home market expected to receive a 250% boost between 2017 and 2019, the long awaited arrival of home automation is finally here. Products such as the Amazon Echo and the Apple Homepod are integrating houses with tech to make everyday l...READ MORE
'Coming Soon' Pre-Marketing Approved by SmartMLS
With many MLS's across the country stuck in the 19th century, SmartMLS just passed new regulations throughout the entire state of Connecticut making Coming Soon a valid listing status! According to SmartMLS, a Coming Soon status means that the listi...READ MORE
The Facebook Scandal and What it Means for Real Estate
This month in Europe and in the United States, all eyes have been on Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook. Those eyes haven’t been filled with admiration, but scrutiny. Here’s why:The Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal: What is it?Aleksander Kogan, a r...READ MORE
"Coming Soon": A Better Way to Sell Real Estate
Written in rebuttal to this article, in which Richard Montgomery asserts that marketing a home before it hits MLS is a poor sales strategy.---Dear Richard:As we say in the South, “Bless your heart!”I couldn’t agree less with your article on pro...READ MORE
These Real Estate Agent Facebook Ads Just Don't Cut It
NOT EVERY AGENT CAN BE #1 So you're using Facebook to promote your listings -- that's great! You're already ahead of the competition that's NOT leveraging social media channels. But guess what? Slowly but surely, other agents are realizing that Face...READ MORE
Real Estate Recruiting: 5 Tips To Attract Innovative Agents
No matter what Indeed, Zip Recruiter, or LinkedIn promise, finding good talent is never easy. The rule of thumb should always be quality over quantity when searching for top talent to join your real estate team or brokerage. American author,...READ MORE
Are you promoting your listings before they hit MLS?
Are you promoting your listings before they hit MLS?If the answer is no, keep reading.If the answer is yes, I guarantee you are not maximizing it fully, so for you as well keep reading.Many agents across the county put a sign rider out front tha...READ MORE
Death of the Real Estate Agent
Similar to the way Netflix contributed to the decline of movie theaters and sales, tech companies are driving the demise of the real estate agent. Back in 2013, a study conducted by Oxford University revealed that "artificial intelligence has a 98% ...READ MORE
Home Buyers, Why Search For Homes 'Coming Soon'?
By the time you find a home online and drive by, typically you are used to seeing a sold sign already up! In such a fast moving market, how can you start winning negotiations on the home that meets all of your wants and needs? ComingSoon...READ MORE