If you jumped into real estate to get rich, you might have picked the wrong profession. At least that's what salary pollsters will tell you. Most salary surveys will tell you that the average salary for a real estate agent in the U.S. is just $39,800 a year. That's the average -- so many agents aren't even making that much. But there are real estate agents who do get rich.
The risks of DIY property management
From selecting the tenant from hell to dealing with severe property damage, DIY property management exposes you to all kinds of risks
Before and After: A Full Kitchen Remodel
A full kitchen remodel including new flooring, cabinetry, tile, countertops, light fixtures and appliances transformed this outdated Austin, TX kitchen into a warm and classic design.
Why we will no longer be a welcoming church
We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
What Mark Zuckerberg's smart home means for real estate
Facebook's billionaire CEO is preparing us for the power of AI
What Does It REALLY Take to Build Wealth in Real Estate?
What's more important in building wealth in real estate: cash flow or equity? Get a unique perspective that may change how you think about this topic here!
How NOT to negotiate a real estate transaction
Here are 10 things you should never do when negotiating a deal for your client.
Why location, location, location in real estate is 'BS'
Location, real estate agent Marc Joseph learned firsthand, is not enough to substantiate buying a house. He lost $600,000 in Florida's 2005 housing bubble, and the way prices are climbing, he's worried the Sunshine State is veering toward another bust.
10 things real estate appraisers won’t tell you
The aftermath of the real estate bust has made life tougher for appraisers—and their customers are feeling the impact.
Why millennials are hurting the real estate recovery
In today’s economy, many young adults can’t manage to buy a home—and their absence is holding back the real estate rebound. Here are 4 factors that are keeping millennials out of the housing market.
No more secret luxury real estate cash buyers, says federal government
Luxury real estate cash buyers will not be allowed to remain secret faces behind their purchases. New legislation will require cash buyers' identities to be revealed.
5 tips for upgrading real estate videos for millennial clients
Not all videos are created equal. Videos that are too long, too dull or bloated with sales jargon will bounce viewers off of a page with the swipe of a screen. To connect with millennials, you need to make the right videos: videos that your audience wants to see, videos optimized for their preferred medium. So here are five quick tips for renovating your real estate videos for the millennial audience.