Friday Finds: Why you should marry a Realtor, agent tax deductions, Closing Disclosure form woes

March 4, 2016 by SmartZip in Articles 

We had a great time in Vegas for RE/MAX's R4 show. Whether you were busy at the convention or busy running around town closing deals, we've got you covered. Here are the best real estate articles and client shareables we found this week.

Across the industry, there is a call for safety precautions and technologies that will protect agents. We've found that a number of our clients are using BSafe, and we just discovered the OnCamera app, currently in Beta. What do you use to stay safe during listing appointments, open houses or other client meetings?

The spring market is upon us. Do you have curb appeal advice to send to your real estate seller leads? This HGTV article is a perfect shareable for tricky, stubborn sellers.

More than 3,000 people signed up for our friend Katie Lance's webinar on Facebook marketing, and we can see why! If you missed it, here's the recording.

If you're not sure why your social strategy isn't working, check out these three quick data-driven tips. By analyzing your audience demographic, engagement and spend, you can make small tweaks that could lead to big business.

Are you experiencing closing delays due to the new Closing Disclosure form? NAR's blog says you're not alone, and offers a few workaround options.


It was another banner year for RE/MAX. Congratulations to our friends who were recognized at R4 as RE/MAX leaders and top producers. Truly an amazing feat! If you're a RE/MAX agent or broker, don't forget to join their new "We are RE/MAX" Facebook page.

Did someone say tax-deductible dinners? As we head into the busy spring market, it never hurts to remind your spouse why it ROCKS to be married to a real estate agent. Hat tip to the Lighter Side of Real Estate for this gem.


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