The Things REALTORS® Wish You Knew

The things realtors wish you knew (Medium)

Whether you’re buying or selling, working with a REALTOR® can make the process easier and help you avoid many common real estate mistakes. The following are NUMBER things REALTORS® wish you knew about the buying and selling process. Looking at homes you can’t afford leads to disappointment For potential buyers, it can be extremely tempting […]

read more

Curb Appeal and House Hunting

old victorian house in repair

First impressions are important, especially when house hunting. However, as prospective buyers it is important not to be too quick to judge; writing off a house because it doesn’t give you a “wow” feeling may lead to you missing the home of your dreams. While good curb appeal may draw you into a home, there […]

read more

Spotlight on Realist Tax 2.0 [June 21]

Spotlight on RealistTax 2.0 (Medium)

To help our members stay current in the ever changing field of real estate, SBAOR is proud to provide a wide variety of continuing education courses. On June 21st, we will hold Realist Tax 2.0; Presented by California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc, Realist Tax 2.0 will help users better understand the incredible features that […]

read more

Spotlight on CalBRE Salesperson & Broker Exam Prep Course [January 8]

As part of our commitment to providing our members with high quality programming and professional development, we offer a number of high quality, relevant courses and workshops throughout the year. One of our most popular seminars – the CalBRE Salesperson & Broker Exam Prep Course – will be offered again on January 8th. About the […]

read more

Best REALTOR® Marketing Ideas for 2016

Marketing is an incredibly important part of real estate. How you market yourself and your business is the primary way of connecting with new potential clients, as well as maintaining relationships with the customers you already have. A tough and competitive real estate market means that REALTORS® need marketing ideas that create leads and provide […]

read more

What REALTORS® Need to Disclose to Buyers

Young couple signing financial contract with female realtor.

No one knows the ins and outs of a house quite like a homeowner; however, there can sometimes be a few “quirks” that sellers wish to keep quiet. However, state and federal regulations require that certain information is disclosed to potential buyers. While it may make homeowners uncomfortable to talk about potential problems their home […]

read more

Spotlight on the Young Professionals Committee

spotlight on young professional (Medium)

For young REALTORS® in the South Bay area, the Young Professionals Committee http://www.southbayaor.com/committeeyoungprofessionals.php is an excellent opportunity for networking and building professional relationships. Likewise, the committee provides members with a platform to discuss the latest trends and ideas – as well as challenges and successes – with similar professionals. Why Join the Young Professionals Committee While […]

read more

REALTOR® Meetings, Conferences, and Conventions in 2016

realtor (Medium)

There are a number of benefits to being a REALTOR®. One of the best – but sometimes underutilized – benefits is the ability to attend state and nation wide REALTOR® conferences. Below are four major REALTOR® conferences and conventions in 2016.   What: AE Institute When: March 11-14 2015 Where: San Antonio, Texas Why: The […]

read more

Ways to Make Your Postcards Stand Out

1000pxWays-to-Make-Your-Postcards-Stand-Out-Picture

  Postcards are a unique direct mailer; they can help your message stand out in a sea of bills and other envelopes, attracting the eye with colorful graphics and pictures. However, with a postcard you also only have one chance to get it right. If your postcard doesn’t grab their attention, it can wind up […]

read more

Spotlight on Realist Tax: Your Farming Resource

1000pxSpotlight-on-Realist-Tax-Picture

At the South Bay Association of Realtors, we are proud to offer our members a wide variety of relevant and interesting professional development courses and opportunities. These classes give our members the opportunity to grow professionally, expand their businesses, and stay up to date with the most cutting edge technology and trends in the real […]

read more