5 Impactful Books for Real Estate Agents

The best professionals in any industry are always learning. The smartest folks know there’s never a point where you can say, “That’s it. I know everything there is to know about being a real estate agent. I don’t need to learn anything else.” With that in mind, here are a few books we recommend to keep even the most top-notch realtors learning more in their field. Continue reading “5 Impactful Books for Real Estate Agents”

Home Staging: Light it Up Right

Lighting is probably the most critical element of all the things that go into staging a home. The right lighting will make the home warm and inviting, while the wrong lighting can turn potential buyers off to even the most appealing homes.

Often, a home is not well-lit, especially if there is heavy landscaping and lots of trees outdoors. Unfortunately, you can’t fix the problem simply by turning on all the overhead lights. Instead, you’ll need to find ways to bring in as much natural light as possible and add light where you can. Read on for tips on how to help your clients stage their homes with the proper lighting. Continue reading “Home Staging: Light it Up Right”

Facts You Should Know About Title Insurance

Buying a home is a very exciting moment in one’s life, but unless you are the first owner of your home, you are exposed to certain risks when trying to purchase a property. Ideally, the seller has a “clear title” on the property, meaning there are no other claims of ownership against the property. It’s recommended that you purchase title insurance in case title defects arise in the future. Continue reading “Facts You Should Know About Title Insurance”

Fresh Spring Marketing Ideas for Realtors

Though winter seems to want to hang on, it’s officially spring, and with it comes a newness and freshness to everything. So, as all the trees and flowers begin to bloom, why not breathe new life into your real estate business with these spring marketing ideas? Continue reading “Fresh Spring Marketing Ideas for Realtors”

A Refresher Course on Titles

Having a clear title is essential to any real estate transaction, even if you are paying cash. When you have the title to a piece of property, it means you have the right to own and use that piece of property. The title also includes the legal documents that define the property’s boundary lines and how it’s allowed to be used. Continue reading “A Refresher Course on Titles”

Why Partnering with Ratified Title Group Could Be Your Best Idea Yet

The relationship between a realtor and a title company is vital to ensuring a smooth closing process, but we go beyond that at Ratified Title Group. Our big focus is taking care of you, the real estate agent, and making sure we help promote you, get you exposure and ensure your clients are happy so you continue to gain referrals. Continue reading “Why Partnering with Ratified Title Group Could Be Your Best Idea Yet”

Top Winter Marketing Ideas for Realtors

The holiday season is over, and everyone’s mind is on getting back to normalcy. It’s a particularly slow time for real estate sales, but that doesn’t mean you have to slow down. This is the perfect time to focus on your marketing strategies, re-engage leads that may have gone cold and develop plans for the coming year. Continue reading “Top Winter Marketing Ideas for Realtors”

Goal Setting Strategies for Real Estate Agents to Ensure a Successful 2022

As you reflect on the wins and losses of the past year, your thoughts are undoubtedly also turning to the coming year and what it holds. With some careful planning, you can set yourself up for success in 2022. Read on for tips on goal setting in the New Year. Continue reading “Goal Setting Strategies for Real Estate Agents to Ensure a Successful 2022”

Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating

Ah, the holidays. The most wonderful time of year! Soon you’ll be hauling all your Christmas decorations up from the basement or down from the attic to make your home a winter wonderland. But first, consider taking some time to take some safety precautions. Here are some tips for holiday decorating safety. Continue reading “Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating”

2021 National Housing Survey Results

Fannie Mae’s 2021 Q1 Housing Survey indicated that homebuyers remain satisfied with the mortgage process. It also illuminates how the pandemic is affecting the home-buying process. Specifically, the survey looked at whether the pandemic encouraged home buyers to use more digital processes. Continue reading “2021 National Housing Survey Results”