Real estate business

While governor, Larry Hogan’s real estate business continued to flourish – prompting questions

The Hogan LLC group 100% 1999 Governor Reserve LLC 14% 2012 Hogan Development LLC 50% 2004 Hogan LLC Companies 47.50% 2006 Hogan Land LLC 33% 2007 Hogan Holding Co. LLC 50% 2006 Hogan Companies Residential LLC 48% 2006 Middletown Valley Investment Partners LLC 50% 2012 Hogan Investment Company 47.50% 2013 Christopher’s Crossing LLC 25% 2012 […]

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LaSalle expands its real estate business with the acquisition of Aviva

LaSalle Investment Management expands its real estate empire. The company announced on Wednesday that it had agreed to buy the multi-manager property business of rival Aviva Investors, in a deal expected to close by the end of the year. The addition of the Aviva business, which has $7 billion in assets under management, will make […]

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Hurdlr raises $3.2 million for real estate business management app

Hurdlr has raised $3.2 million in its first funding round as the deal tracker for freelancers develops a version tailored for real estate agents. Hurdlr has been around for over two years, giving freelancers in all industries a way to track their expenses and manage the back-end of their personal businesses. The iOS and Android […]

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How to budget for your real estate business

This spring, Inman is obsessed with helping you optimize your ad business, with actionable insights, top tips from top agents, and hundreds of helpful stories from around the world. Would you like to share your advice and ideas with us? Contact me at matthew@inman.com. Don’t forget that we’ll also be focusing on how agents and […]

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Billionaire Jon Gray, architect of Blackstone’s $ 115 billion real estate firm, named chairman

Jonathan D. Gray, Global Head of Real Estate at Blackstone Group. Photographer: Victor J.… [+] Blue / Bloomberg Jonathan D. Gray When private equity giant Blackstone Group went public in 2007, less than a quarter of its $ 79 billion in assets under management were related to real estate. Shortly after listing, the worst real […]

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Emmitt Smith is back in real estate with a new Dallas company

Former Dallas Cowboys star Emmitt Smith is taking the field with a new Dallas-based real estate business. Smith, who has been investing in real estate since the 1990s, formed a commercial real estate company in partnership with Newmark Group, based in New York. The new company will work in commercial real estate brokerage as well […]

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10 ways to generate more real estate business

Key points to remember Juggling multiple marketing methods simultaneously could waste your resources. Select one or two strategies to focus your efforts and get the best results. Looking for other ways to get real estate business and build your customer database? Ryan snow Real estate author Ryan Snow shared 10 of the best ways to […]

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How to grow your real estate business around the world

Key points to remember Ads are not enough to impress international agents; share market information to generate international business. As the founder and CEO of Coldwell Banker France and Monaco, other realtors often ask me about how to get into international luxury. Let’s talk about the two questions I get asked the most: How can […]

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7 strategies to grow your real estate business

Key points to remember To be a top producer, you must learn to communicate, generate leads, make contacts, have confidence, react quickly, be responsible and collaborate with others. It’s a time when real estate agents across the country reflect on what they can do to make next year the best year of their lives. The […]

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How to Use Predictive Analytics in Your Real Estate Business

Editor’s Note: This was originally posted on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cooking now at blog.rismedia.com: In this second article in a three-part series, learn how real estate agents can use predictive analytics to drive positive change and prediction in their business. You’re always looking for ways to show your value and stay […]

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5 reasons to never stop learning in the real estate industry

Key points to remember Successful agents see learning as an opportunity to improve their services. An ever-changing real estate market requires continuous learning. Investing in yourself has a positive ripple effect on your life and your business. When you focus your energy, time, and funds on learning, you not only improve yourself, but you also […]

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Why blogging works in my real estate business

Key points to remember The blog is a strategy to position yourself as a real estate expert and capture very high quality leads. Your real estate business is a great source for blogging topics. Once you write the blog, it’s free and easy to distribute to thousands of potential customers. Writing a real estate blog […]

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Technology is changing the game in the real estate industry

For real estate professionals, just like the rest of us, technology is a mixed blessing. Innovations like virtual home tours are making house hunting more fun, and e-signatures and other tools are making the buying process more efficient. But a higher volume of easily accessible information means more risks of misinformation and, in some cases, […]

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How to Create a Referral-Only Real Estate Business

Key points to remember Facebook gifts are an easy way to thank people for sending you a recommendation. The higher the level of human contact with your database, the more effective it is. Before you call someone in your database, check their Facebook timeline first. If you needed a new client right now, what would […]

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6 daily essentials for building a successful real estate business

Key points to remember Successful agents realize that their level of success, satisfaction, and personal fulfillment each day depends on the extent to which they focus on helping others rather than themselves. 80% of your future business revenue will come from just 20% of your existing customers. Agents who build successful businesses have the ability […]

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Leverage time or money to escape plateaus in your real estate business

With all the technology, tools, tasks, and toys a real estate agent can take advantage of, the challenge is how to integrate it all and operate efficiently. What agents often forget is that real estate is a business, and in business there are only two things you can really leverage: time and money. Time and […]

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4 Ways to Stand Out to Attract More Real Estate Businesses

Pepsi or Coke? It’s one of the greatest rivalries in beverage history! Whichever side of the aisle you’re on, you’re not likely to cross without being seriously convinced. That’s because most of us are brand-loyal shoppers. Whether it’s soft drinks, shampoo or clothing, we all have our favorite brands and we stick to them. According […]

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Build a paperless real estate business with 4 powerful apps

The new year is well underway, but it’s still the perfect time to make strategic changes to your business practices. If you’ve been hesitant to go paperless in your business, you should seriously consider making the switch. Here are my four must-have apps for being a productive and effective paperless agent. 1. drop box. Dropbox […]