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99 Inspirational Real Estate Quotes You Haven’t Heard 1,000 Times

We want to uncover that next great real estate quote to light a fire in your soul and point you in the direction of real estate brilliance. So check out these fantastic real estate quotes we’ve rounded up to spark your genius. 

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45 Bad Real Estate Photos Agents Actually Posted

There’s just something about the combination of real estate agent + homeowner + camera that leads to artistic disasters. Check out this epic collection as well as six expert tips on staging and photography so your images never end up on our list.

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The 16 Best Real Estate Podcasts (Training, Humor, Interviews & More)

Let's face it: there are a gazillion-and-one real estate podcasts out there to choose from. To help you cut through the noise and find the true gems, we put together this list of the best real estate podcasts of 2023.

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103 Real Estate Jokes, Puns & Pick-up Lines You Haven’t Heard 1,000 Times

Is the market roller coaster of 2023 getting to you? Need a little pick-me-up? Perhaps a healthy dose of real estate jokes, puns, and pick-up lines is just what the doctor ordered to get you back on track.

Agent Spotlight

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February 5, 2024

How to Grow Your Real Estate Business: 11 Tips + 1 to Avoid

One of the most challenging aspects of growing a team or brokerage is scaling lead generation quickly enough to keep junior agents happy and busy.

November 21, 2023

14 Real Estate Testimonial Examples to Inspire Your Referral Marketing

When people are hunting for the best real estate agent to work with, they’re looking for examples that show you are trusted by others. That's why testimonials from your past clients can work wonders for your business. 

November 9, 2023

15 Must-follow Real Estate Instagram Accounts (+ 5 Growth Hacks)

All of the agents on this list have found unique and entertaining ways to promote their real estate business without being too sales-y. Check them out if you need some inspiration for your own Instagram account or just a good laugh.

June 14, 2023

Pride Month: The Real Estate Industry Can Do Better. Here’s How.

We talked to top-producing LGBTQ+ agents, industry friends, and allies about how we can all help make our industry more inclusive.

May 22, 2024

Personality Quiz: Should I Become a Real Estate Agent?

Take our real estate sales personality assessment to better align your lead generation strategy to your natural abilities and personality.

May 17, 2024

The 25 Best Books for Real Estate Agents in 2024

These 28 real estate books will help you gain valuable insights, expand your knowledge, and transform your mindset and career in 2022.

March 22, 2024

How to Make Money as a Real Estate Agent: 11 Strategies to Earn More

It’s been rough out there lately, but don't worry—I've got your back! I’ll share nine awesome tips on how to make money as a real estate agent, even when things aren't exactly booming.

February 14, 2024

Women in Real Estate Breaking Barriers: The Barbie Movement in Action at Inman NYC

We're seeing a shift in mindset in the industry centered around personality marketing, making connections through relatable storytelling, and developing an empowering mindset. And women are leading the way.

Real Estate Humor

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March 5, 2024

16 Weird Real Estate Listings You Won’t Believe

As a real estate agent, have you ever sold a weird house?

February 28, 2024

What Should You Not Say When Selling a House: An Agent’s Guide

There’s plenty of advice for homeowners about what not to say when selling your house.

February 7, 2024

8 Tricks for How to Deal With a Lying Client

Your clients are liars. Yes, all of them. Of course, so are your listing agents, your managing broker, buyers agents, lawyers, lenders, administrative assistants, your coworkers and well, you and your entire family. Liars, all of them. While we may lie for good reasons (Yes honey, santa claus is real!), that doesn’t change the fact that there is often a disconnect between what we say and what we want.

January 30, 2024

9 Real Estate Horror Stories That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

We asked some of our friends at Compass and a few other brokerages to give us their best real estate nightmare stories.

Stats + Trends

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May 16, 2024

The Ultimate Guide to Real Estate Data Analytics

If you want to thrive in this challenging market, you have to adapt your property marketing plans. And the best way to stay agile right now is to incorporate data analytics into your short- and long-term strategies. Here's how.

May 14, 2024

Best Real Estate Company to Work For in 2024

There are many factors to consider when it comes to affiliating with a brokerage. We evaluated dozens of real estate companies based on the criteria that matter most to agents and selected our top six. Plus, learn why you might want to consider a local boutique instead.

March 25, 2024

Top 5 Green Building Trends for Real Estate

In 2024 green building won’t be just for granola munching hippies or off-grid survivalists.

February 2, 2024

5 Emerging Real Estate Industry Trends for 2024

At The Close, we always have our finger on the pulse, so we know that some real estate trends come and go, and some change our industry forever.