When it comes to real estate blogging there is no better authority than the Gradaddy himself, Jay Thompson. Jay’s Phoenix real estate blog celebrated it’s 6th anniversary this month and is arguably the most successful single agent blog in the country with over 500 email signups a month. Jay joins us for a conversation about the success of his blog, advice for newbies and some tidbits on things that may help even some experienced bloggers.
Jim Duncan is a successful real estate agent and blogger from Central Virginia area. Jim joins us to talk about a passion of his, buyer broker agreements. Most agents do not use a BBA, but Jim tells us why he doesn’t do business without them.
Michael Koshet of Help Me Rent Magazine is out to change the rental advertising industry. Koshet shares with us what his company is doing that is different than other publications, what their plans for growth are and why get involved with the print industry when “print is dead.”
Ed Finlan is a successful real estate agent in the Skagit County Washington area who is among the top producing short sale agents in his county. Ed joins us to talk about the latest trends he is seeing in Washington.
There were some minor glitches with this video as it was recorded in front of a live audience at RETechSouth over a convention center wi-fi.
In 2010 90% of Joshua Jarvis‘ listing business was short sales. Jarvis has developed a reputation as an agent who gets his deals closed. We discuss with Joshua how he thinks agents should get their training and how he prospects for listings.
- Why are you not a fan of short sale designations
- Where should agents get their training
- Why do some agents close 90% while the industry average is under 40%.
- What are the latest trends you see in short sales