April 25, 2018

Broker to Broker

Broker to Broker

The Mastermind Principle—two or more people drawing on one another’s experience and knowledge to achieve their individual life goals—was introduced in Napoleon Hill’s 1928 book “The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons.” That's the spirit behind Broker to Broker: practical content on how to grow and shape a successful, ethical, and resilient real estate business.
We're adding new content here every week. Plus, the magazine offers a range of additional resources for brokers.

Sales Meetings  Handouts and activities for teaching time management, negotiation, listing presentations, how to work with difficult clients, and stress reduction.

Broker Profiles  Find and connect with others who share your business values in our profiles of successful brokers.

Broker Solutions  Colunnist Jason Forrest and others offer thoughts on a range of topics, from agent demands to preparing for rising interest rates in our collection of broker solutions. 

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  • Erica Christoffer
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Brokers discuss joint venture models and other ways of staying competitive during a think-tank-style discussion at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.

  • Lee Nelson
    Monday, May 8, 2017

    Whether it’s due to unrealistic expectations or not being adequately prepared for the industry, agents commonly hit a wall in their first year. But these nine insights will help brokers position their recruits for the job.

  • Kaycee Wegener
    Friday, May 5, 2017

    These tips will help you and your team better serve clients who want to sell a property where a tenant currently lives.

  • Grant Boelter
    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Sales are booming, which is a good problem to have, but it takes savvy business acumen to ensure it can be sustained. Here are five tips from real estate coach Tom Ferry to help.

  • Erica Christoffer
    Monday, May 1, 2017

    Learn how a major apartment developer and property management company is staying competitive by offering pet-friendly and lifestyle-based amenities.

  • Erica Christoffer
    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Learn how one Miami practitioner, who went from a sales agent to team leader to broker-owner, is building a real estate empire through collaboration and social sharing.

  • Melissa Dittmann Tracey
    Friday, April 21, 2017

    From calendar scheduling to website monitoring, voice-activated digital assistants, such as those powered by Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant, are starting to aid brokerages with day-to-day operations.

  • Melissa Dittmann Tracey
    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Artificial intelligence gadgets such as Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant are providing a new avenue to connect with clients and alleviate basic office tasks.

  • Chris Rediger
    Monday, April 17, 2017

    Learn what some tech companies are doing, in both office space and workplace culture, to boost creativity and loyalty.

  • Marc Gordon
    Thursday, April 6, 2017

    It’s not uncommon in real estate to work from home, especially as more and more brokerages go completely virtual. Make sure your home office is set up to keep you on task.