Homes.com’s exciting new partnership with Barbara Corcoran lends a helping hand to consumers during the home buying process, but more importantly it gives real estate professionals a chance to learn the secrets of what it takes to be successful in today’s competitive real estate industry!
In case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s a little background on one of the industry’s most prominent figures. A perfect rags-to-riches story, Corcoran turned a $1,000 loan into a five-billion dollar real estate business that has become one of the most recognizable brands to date. You may also recognize Corcoran from her role in ABC’s Shark Tank, where she has invested in more than a dozen businesses and offers her expert advice to hopeful entrepreneurs.
Between Corcoran’s professional insight and Homes.com’s local market reports, marketing resources, and 12 million monthly consumers, real estate professionals have a chance to gain valuable exposure and to learn new ways of building your business from one of the industry’s best. Corcoran knows a thing or two about building a real estate business from the ground up and her tips for success can help you do the same.
Connecting with consumers is the first step to making your business successful. Tech savvy and eager to buy, Millennials are the new face of the housing market and in order to capture these on-the-go consumers you must have an effective mobile strategy and strong online presence.
Once you have captured clients, sharing content that they can use is the best way to keep them coming back. To help keep your clients and prospects stay informed on the home buying process, share with them “5 Questions to Ask Before You Purchase a Home”. Here Homes.com and Corcoran share collaborative expert advice, insights and tips of the trade that can help potential homebuyers smoothly become homeowners.
The following are a few tools from Homes.com that Corcoran has highlighted for you to share with clients and prospects that will provide even more assistance in the home buying process.
–Mortgage Calculator– allows consumers to compare the cost savings of renting vs. buying and provides estimated monthly mortgage payments that are based on sale price, down payment, interest rate and loan period.
-Home Values Channel- this innovative channel gives extensive property information on local market conditions and property information.
-Mobile Applications- perfect for the on-the-go consumer, these tools provide information to consumers interested in buying or renting that help them make more informed decisions.
–Local Market Reports– the Homes.com Local Market Index and Rebound Reports provide pricing trends and recovery rates from the great recession in the top 300 U.S. markets.
“Partnering with a trusted, well-known real estate expert aligns with Homes.com’s mission of helping consumers find their next home, whether their aspiration is buying or renting,” said Brock MacLean, executive vice president of Homes.com. “From providing useful tools to helping consumers select a local real estate professional to answer questions, our goal is to be a resource to buyers and renters throughout their home search.”
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