It’s a new year which means there is plenty of news to get through. Whether you’re concerned about 2016 tax deductions for real estate, the best technology for brokerages, or what home design trends your sellers should know about, here’s a list of some of the real estate stories you may have missed out on.
A Real Estate Agent’s Guide to Tax Deductions – Inman News
If you’re not sure what you can deduct this year or how to get the most money back from the government, this one’s worth a look-see.
Best Technology for Your Brokerage in 2017 – RealtorMag
A look at the marketing opportunities like Snapchat and Live Video as well as the big data and artificial intelligence technology that is shaping the future of real estate.
The Four Technologies that Really Mattered at CES 2017 – Canadian Business
This year’s event featured a lot of neat gadgets, but you should focus on voice-activated technology, smart security for your data, improvements in battery life, and assistive technology.
Honest Question: Role of the Website in Real Estate Practice – Notorious R.O.B.
Rob plays devil’s advocate in analyzing whether or not developing an agent/brokerage web site with listings is worth it.
The Top 20 Home Design Trends of 2017 – Inman News
If you’re a seller’s agent, knowing what’s hot means you can help your clients maximize any dollars they are going to spend to bring their home to market.
Starting a Brokerage: Why Do It? – RealtorMag
If you’ve been considering moving from agent or team lead to broker, RealtorMag looks at the logistics of making the move from the eyes of a broker who just made the transition.