Here’s a batch of articles we found this past week that piqued our interest, including what the rocky stock market means for real estate, tips for listing smart homes and real estate pros’ thoughts on creating and sustaining a strong company culture.
Should real estate fear the stock market tumble? Inman News
The week’s biggest story has been the up-and-down stock market, which included an historic one-day plunge. Analysts weigh in on what the uncertainty means for real estate professionals, as well as potential homebuyers and sellers.
Is Your Brokerage Millennial-Social or Anti-Social? RISMedia
Frank Chimento, the vice president of Brokerage Development at Elm Street Technology, explains why it’s important for brokerages to leverage social media while looking to grow and expand their business.
The One Thing No Other Agent is Saying on Listing Appointments Coldwell Banker
More and more homes are becoming “smarter” as the popularity of connected products continues to increase. Angel Piontek, an associate broker at Coldwell Banker Elite in Fredericksburg, Virginia, recommends that agents who have experience selling smart homes should promote that background during listing presentations.
Special report: the keys to a strong company culture Inman News
Inman News’ latest special report focuses on company culture, which nearly three-quarters of real estate professionals believe is “very important” to a company’s financial success. Flexible hours, networking and training events are among the things respondents believe help cultivate a strong culture.
I Bought a Home Next to a Cemetery, and You Won’t Believe What It’s Like realtor.com
Yes, the neighbors are quiet. But Jeanne Sager, a writer in upstate New York, says there’s plenty to enjoy about living near such a potentially spooky place.
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