Realtor Training Classes – Beware of the Expert

For my 1st blog post of 2016 (sorry for taking so long) I want to discuss the early year Realtor training classes and how I see many agents get exposed to “bad and inaccurate” information.  I teach real estate marketing classes all over Northern Virginia, have active content on this website, write for Inman.com, and post [...]

2021-05-24T13:12:03-04:00January 27th, 2016|

Benefits of Setting December Real Estate Goals and Action Plans

December has arrived!  That means many things in our business. Holiday parties, gifts, drinking and food.  It also means that it’s time to get prioritized and your business plan together for the next year.  Yes, I know that EVERYONE talks about these things at this time of the year but guess what??  Most Realtors do [...]

2021-05-24T13:14:19-04:00December 4th, 2015|

The Major Differences Between Real Estate Leads vs Prospects

There is one thing that I hear consistently from real estate agents…they just need more Leads! “Wade…if I just had more leads, I would have a lot more business to send you.” The big myth in the real estate business is that more leads = more business. Not true. The word “Leads” gets thrown around way too [...]

2021-05-24T13:18:39-04:00October 26th, 2015|

Fastest Ways to Increase your Real Estate Blog Subscribers List

Do you have a website and looking to grow your real estate blog subscriber’s number? First, before we get into HOW to grow this number, we need to understand WHY.  Realtors spend lots of money trying to get their marketing messages out to their target audience.  A real estate blog is a great way [...]

2021-05-24T13:19:11-04:00October 16th, 2015|

Transactional Agent vs Relationship Agent-Which One are You?

The transactional agent vs relationship agent, there are many differences.  Yes, they are both real estate agents, but HOW they conduct and generate their business is drastically different. Having worked with hundreds of Realtors over my 10yrs in the Title business, it is easy to see which agents are more transactional and which are [...]

2021-05-24T13:20:12-04:00October 6th, 2015|

Top Reasons to Work with Stewart Title after TRID begins October 3rd

The CFPB/TRID regulations are almost here…are you ready?  Educated?  Many of us are, some of us need to learn more about the upcoming changes and how it will affect their business going forward.  Stewart Title (Nationally) and our local offices have been on the forefront of the CFPB for quite some time.  I remember [...]

2021-05-24T13:20:40-04:00September 29th, 2015|

Top Mortgage Questions and Answers Consumers Need to Know!

Today I’m doing something I don’t normally do, and that is have a “guest blogger” on the website.  There are a lot of consumers out there looking for specific mortgage information when it comes to buying a home or refinancing.  I reached out to my buddy Jay Richardson with MVB Mortgage in Fairfax, VA [...]

2021-05-24T13:24:11-04:00July 31st, 2015|

Why it is Important to Buy an Owners Title Insurance Policy

In many instances when a homebuyer comes to the closing table to sign what seems like a mountain of paperwork, legally binding them to a property, they don’t always understand the extra $1000-$5000+ for “Title Insurance.”  What many people don’t understand, or sometimes it is not explained that Title Insurance is a 1 time [...]

2021-05-24T13:25:39-04:00July 6th, 2015|

Set These 5 Real Estate Goals in the Second Half of 2015

July is here.  That means “Half-Time” of the 2015 real estate year!  Have you met the real estate goals you have set? (hope you did).  Right around now is the time where Realtors and Lenders hit me up to help them “create more business.” Not because they haven’t had a successful year up to [...]

2021-05-24T13:26:16-04:00June 30th, 2015|

CFPB Information – Will the New Mortgage Disclosures Delay my Closing?

Getting up to date CFPB information is a good thing, especially when it comes from your trusted Title Company partner. Stewart Title has taken the lead in our industry at educating our Realtor and Lender partners on this issue that will effect everyone starting October 3rd 2015.  Usually on this website I'm creating all [...]

2021-05-24T13:27:27-04:00June 5th, 2015|