Don’t Call It Quits! 3 Ways to Beat the Great Resignation

What makes a successful agent leave a team? This question was one of many topics covered at our semiannual coach training event this month. And with good reason — in August, Bankrate released a survey indicating that 55 percent of American workers expected to be voluntarily looking for a new job in the next 12…

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Supercharge Your 2022 Business Plan in 22 Minutes

The next couple of months are crucial if you want to set yourself up for success next year. If you haven’t already begun conceptualizing and writing your 2022 business plan, it’s definitely the time to start. But let’s be real — the thought of setting aside time to hash out a business plan keeps many…

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3 Ways to Hit the Ground Running in 2022

3 Ways to Hit the Ground Running in 2022

Whether you’re ready or not, 2021 is winding down —which means it’s time to start getting ready for 2022. The Workman Success Systems October webinar, hosted by top real estate coaches Cleve Gaddis and Yamel Maynard, provided timely, relevant insight on creating a business plan that will prepare your real estate business for the new…

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Recruiting Real Estate Agents: Attracting Team Players

Before you can choose the best candidate out of all your applicants, you have to attract the applicants, and you don’t want to attract just anybody. You want to attract high-quality applicants to find someone who really might be your perfect new team member. You’ll save yourself tons of time and energy in the hiring…

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5 Things You Need for an Effective Team-building Activity

Team-building activities are an excellent way to form a high-performing real estate team and a strong culture. Over the years, some team-building activities have gained a bad reputation because companies don’t always plan effectively. To avoid hosting an activity that doesn’t improve your team dynamic, it’s important to craft your team-building activity carefully. Ensure your…

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Will New Construction in 2021 Create More Affordable Housing?

According to a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, new construction was on the rise in August 2021. U.S. homebuilders started construction on 1.615 million homes — that’s up 3.9 percent from July 2021 and 17.4 percent higher than a year ago. Impressively, new construction…

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Commission Splits to Attract the Right Real Estate Agents

As a broker/owner, you can choose to split commissions with your agents in any number of ways. But each option for commission splits will attract different types of agents. You want to be sure that your commission split is attracting the kind of people you want to be a part of your team while you…

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Freddie Mac Creates Opportunity for Homeowners with Low Income to Stay in Their Homes

The U.S. Congress created Freddie Mac in 1970 to help increase stability and affordability in the housing market. Their role is to expand the secondary loans market by purchasing mortgages to then sell to mortgage-backed security investors. The secondary mortgage market increases the supply of money available for mortgage lending and the money available for…

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Home-Sweet-Home: Delta Variant Keeps the Workforce Away from the Office

Delta Variant Keeps Workers at Home Office Buildings Are Closing Down

Only months ago commercial property owners anticipated office buildings would fill up again after Labor Day, due to the predicted rising vaccination rates and falling infection rates. The spread of the Delta variant and subsequent rising Covid-19 case numbers upended that calculation.  Amazon, along with several other companies, has adjusted their return-to-work plans with this…

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How to Hire a Real Estate Assistant or Client Care Coordinator

how to hire a real estate assistant

If you’re ready to start building a team, you might be wondering how to hire a real estate assistant or client care coordinator. Every team needs a client care coordinator. A client care coordinator can also be called admin, transaction coordinator, or assistant, but they do far more than the title “assistant” implies.  This role…

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