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Making the dream work: How teams fit into brokerages
Making the dream work: How teams fit into brokerages

After 16 years of teaching children, Amy Lippincott decided to pursue real estate as her next career, even though her principal said she could always come back. Lippincott hasn’t looked back. She has doubled down on real estate, and

Going once, going twice … Sold! The changing role of auctions in real estate sales
Going once, going twice … Sold! The changing role of auctions in real estate sales

Auctions are a vibrant part of the national economy. We know them as an exciting and efficient way to liquidate valuables, furniture, antiques and art. Whether it’s a live event featuring an attentive audience wielding numbered placards or an

How managing brokers foster a culture to recruit and retain
How managing brokers foster a culture to recruit and retain

The skills of a managing broker can create a stellar workplace or one that makes agents run for the exits. There needs to be a vision for the team and a plan to ensure success and longevity. We talked

Cover story: How to thrive in an evolving luxury market
Cover story: How to thrive in an evolving luxury market

Discretion, efficiency, adaptability and expertise are all qualities that can lead to success in any business. For real estate agents working in and around Houston, they are among the keys to gaining a solid foothold in the luxury housing

Houston Agent Who’s Who 2019 is here!
Houston Agent Who’s Who 2019 is here!

The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived: Houston Agent magazine’s Who’s Who 2019! Click here to meet the best and brightest in Houston real estate today and learn what puts these agents, brokers and lenders at the

How predictive analytics lets agents see the future
How predictive analytics lets agents see the future

Technology has dramatically reshaped the way that customers and agents alike experience the process of buying or selling a home. The internet, mobile devices and digital photo media tools have all been prominent parts of this revolutionary shift. The

Simply the best: Top producers talk strategy
Simply the best: Top producers talk strategy

Becoming a top producer takes hard work, around the clock dedication, persistence and knowledge that can only come from experience. Many top producers earned the title early in their careers and, decades later, continue to reach the highest levels

Housing and the economy: Agents approach 2019 with a fresh perspective
Housing and the economy: Agents approach 2019 with a fresh perspective

  Though it may feel removed from the day-to-day pressures of running a real estate business, you can’t ignore the economy. Real estate is cyclical, and it’s dependent on a variety of economic factors. An agent can be an

Why competition for real estate talent is increasing
Why competition for real estate talent is increasing

On average, American workers aren’t in love with their jobs. In a survey released prior to Labor Day this year, researchers from The Conference Board estimated that barely half of U.S. employees (51 percent) are actually satisfied with their job

Survey: What makes a great managing broker?
Survey: What makes a great managing broker?

We asked Houston real estate agents about their experiences with managing brokers, and what they think it takes to be an excellent one: Read more from our Managing Brokers and Leadership Issue: Cover story: What managing brokers do to

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