Category Archives: Real Estate Agents

Real Estate Experts and Why You Should Make Use of One

A couple speaking with a real estate expert while looking at homes for sale.

Thinking of buying or selling a property? You should consider working with a real estate expert to help ensure each element of the transaction runs smoothly. There is not just a single type of realty expert- there are many, and which ones you will need depends on your situation and goals.

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Utilizing Analytics to Power Your Real Estate Marketing Strategy

By: Edrian Blasquino

Utilizing analytics in a market can help with sales and marketing strategies.

Personal relationships have long been the secret sauce to real estate success: connections lead to new leads, referrals, and repeat business. It is a loop that can, in theory, keep your business growing indefinitely.

In today’s digital age, where technology and social media dominate, the dynamics of building and nurturing relationships—which stand at the core of any effective real estate marketing plan—have evolved significantly. We are not merely contending with an overwhelming influx of data and information, but also witnessing a transformation in the modes of interaction and communication. For real estate professionals, attempting to manage everything single-handedly is a direct route to exhaustion.

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Seeing is Believing: Enhancing Real Estate with VR & AR Technology

A person holding a tablet that is using VR to record a home tour.

The way we experience products pre-purchase is changing, and we have two types of technology to thank for that: VR and AR.

When potential buyers browse listings online, high-quality photos and videos are among the first things they look for. Not only do these visuals provide an excellent overview of what a property looks like and what it has to offer, but they also offer an element of convenience as they either encourage or discourage an in-person viewing. However, with advancing technology, real estate agents can now offer an online viewing experience that transcends mere two-dimensional browsing.

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Pam Vreeland Named 2023 Realtor® of the Year

Pam Vreeland receiving her Realtor® of the Year award at Farmstead Golf & Country Club.

On November 1st, Pam Vreeland, a Sparta, New Jersey Realtor® with Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors®, was named Realtor® of the Year. The award was announced at Farmstead Golf & Country Club during the annual breakfast meeting of the Sussex County Association of Realtors®.

Candidates for the award were considered based on Realtor® spirit, involvement in local, state, and national associations, business accomplishments, community service, and humanitarian services.

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Realty Executives Phoenix Partners with Bubble

Realty Executives Phoenix Streamlines Insurance Shopping & Purchase with Bubble’s Turnkey Data/AI-Guided Insurtech Platform

Realty Executives Phoenix is excited to collaborate with Bubble Insurance to simplify the process of securing the right-fit home, auto, and life insurance for its customers. Through Bubble’s advanced, AI-driven guidance systems, prospective homeowners can easily shop, customize, and purchase right-fit coverage in a seamless, data-driven process from top-rated insurance companies, all at the most competitive rates.

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3 Surprising Ways Foreign Investors Benefit from Buying Property in Dubai

An aerial view of Dubai.

When it comes to global real estate, Dubai is at the top of the most-wanted list. From record-breaking property sales, to new developments raising standards in innovation and luxury, to September’s highly anticipated premiere of Million Dollar Listing UAE (the first international version of the hit series), the entire world continues to be captivated by the allure of Dubai – and foreign investors are capitalizing on it.

As Dubai’s economy and population have continued to rise, so has the influx of foreign real estate investors from all over the world, including Canada, India, the U.K., Russia, Germany, France, and even the U.S. Luxury real estate is the new global currency, and a safe and lucrative platform for investors looking to diversify their portfolios. This makes Dubai’s luxury real estate market an enticing asset for foreign real estate investors to consider.

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The Parties Involved in Selling Your Home: Key Players for a Seamless Transaction

A real estate agent, home inspector, and client preparing a home for sale.

Selling a home can be quite a demanding task. It requires the coordination of multiple parties in each stage to ensure everything runs smoothly from the beginning to end. Broaching this complex process requires that every individual understand what their role is and how they can contribute toward streamlined, smooth sales negotiations, regardless of any setbacks that may arise during various stages.

Our guide aims to provide valuable insights which could prove beneficial by informing our readers about red flags they should take notice of, as well as understanding what roles each party can play while selling your home.

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Traits to Look for When Choosing a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent standing with her clients.

If you are searching for a new home or looking to list a property, it is important to have a real estate agent by your side. However, a real estate agent needs to exhibit several traits before he or she earns your business. While almost all agents are passionate about their jobs and will do anything to help their clients, it is important to find the right fit. This blog will help you select a realtor by listing several traits you should look for when choosing a real estate agent.

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Spotlight on Micah Pelster, Edmonton Rookie of the Year Nominee

Micah Pelster of Realty Executives Focus in Sherwood Park, Alberta.
Micah Pelster of Realty Executives Focus in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

Entrepreneurship is a demanding and challenging career path that requires a unique set of skills and traits such as risk-taking, determination, creativity, and adaptability. Not everyone is cut out for it as it can involve long hours, creating your own structure, financial uncertainty, and stress related to decision-making. Often people do not find themselves in an entrepreneurial role until later in life.

As a young university student, Realtor® Micah Pelster was unusually clear eyed in determining that entrepreneurship was meant for him.  Despite taking part time studies at MacEwan University, it was time for him to break into the real estate industry.  He decided to start his business and begin making a name for himself.

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5 Legal Issues Home Sellers Should be Aware Of

A seller reviewing legal issues with his or her attorney.

If you are working hard to get your home ready to sell, this may be a good time to take a break and learn about a few of the legal issues that await you. The process of selling a home presents you, the seller, with one legal issue after another that must be addressed and resolved. If you fail to do so, you could lose a buyer or, even worse, end up being sued for damages.

That last part about a lawsuit probably got your attention, but keep in mind that most homeowners get through the process of selling a home without a lawsuit or disgruntled buyer. It all depends on taking the time to recognize and fulfill your legal obligations as a seller while also ensuring that your rights are protected.

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