The Assault On Realtors and Their Commission

Marti Hampton - CEO of Coming Soon Homes 2/4/19

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...


What Do You Do Besides MLS To Sell Your Listings?

Marti Hampton CEO of Coming Soon Homes 1/29/19

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...


The Devil's in the Details: Marketing Luxury Real Estate

Jackie Edwards 12/11/18

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 ...


How Technology is Impacting the Home Selling Process - A Knowledge Share with

Jackie Edwards 9/5/18

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...


Beyond Smart Homes: Smart House Buying

Jackie Edwards 8/16/18

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...


'Coming Soon' Pre-Marketing Approved by SmartMLS

The Coming Soon Team 5/2/18

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...


The Facebook Scandal and What it Means for Real Estate

The Coming Soon Team 5/1/18

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...


"Coming Soon": A Better Way to Sell Real Estate

The Coming Soon Team 3/16/18

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...


These Real Estate Agent Facebook Ads Just Don't Cut It

The Coming Soon Team 2/15/18

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...


Real Estate Recruiting: 5 Tips To Attract Innovative Agents

The Coming Soon Team 11/14/17

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,...


Are you promoting your listings before they hit MLS?

The Coming Soon Team 9/21/17

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...


Death of the Real Estate Agent

The Coming Soon Team 9/6/17

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% ...


Home Buyers, Why Search For Homes 'Coming Soon'?

The Coming Soon Team 7/3/17

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...


3 Steps To Promote A Listing

The Coming Soon Team 7/3/17

Most agents consider "marketing" a listing as dropping it in MLS, and putting a sign in the yard. Those small steps are the same steps every other agent is also doing to market their listings. How can you differentiate yourself against other agents, ...


What Kind Of Results Do Agents See With Coming Soon Homes?

The Coming Soon Team 7/3/17

Curious what results our agents and clients have seen once they implemented their own coming soon program with our help?