What Does it Take to Be a Leader in the Real Estate Industry?

Posted on: June 5, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Leadership, according to New York Tri-State Region CBRE CEO Mary Ann Tighe, “isn’t about prestige or status or even about intelligence. Successful leadership is about clarity of goals and the ability to convey those goals in a way that motivates people to act in concert.” Tighe was one of many real estate professionals to recently […] Read More

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Top Challenges Facing Real Estate Professionals

Posted on: June 3, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

One of the most common misconceptions about the real estate industry, according to Veterans United Real Estate, is that working in it is easy. Whether it’s an unstable market, being faced with unmarketable properties, or managing a large client database, this commission-based position can actually be far from easy. Throw in managing Real Estate Business […] Read More

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Real Estate Liability: Sharing the Benefits of Homeownership

Posted on: June 1, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Buying a home is often one of the most exciting, but also one of the most terrifying, moments of an adult’s life. Quite often, there will be a little apprehension and some second-guessing. As a real estate professional, you will come across these types of clients many times in your career. While it’s important to […] Read More

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4 Steps to Real Estate Success

Posted on: May 27, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Throughout your education and training to become a real estate professional, you’ve likely heard unlimited advice about what it takes to be successful; from ensuring you know how to market yourself to making sure you are financially protected with the right Real Estate Professional Liability Insurance Policy. We’d like to summarize some points on what […] Read More

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Reducing the Risk of Real Estate Fraud Claims

Posted on: May 18, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Reducing the Risk of Real Estate Fraud Claims A New Jersey title agent was recently sentenced to five and a half years in prison and was ordered to pay more than $2 million in restitution after she was convicted on a charge of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. While this is an extreme case, where […] Read More

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What are the Top Workers’ Comp Claims in Real Estate?

Posted on: April 30, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Working in the real estate industry is not thought of as an inherently dangerous job. When people hear the term “workers’ compensation,” they likely think more along the lines of construction workers, police officers, and other professionals who are exposed to obvious risks on a daily basis. However, although real estate risks may not as […] Read More

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What is the Best Way to Market Your Real Estate Services?

Posted on: April 27, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Real estate agents and brokers face risks on a daily basis, in the course of their career. Even when it comes to marketing their services, it’s possible to do so in a way that could be considered discriminatory, or they could fail to disclose material facts. These are just a couple of the claims that […] Read More

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Debunking the Most Common Real Estate Myths

Posted on: April 24, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

As a Realtor or real estate agent, you’ve likely heard many different types of questions, and naturally, many misconceptions. By understanding what these misconceptions are, you may be able to clear them up before they even come to light, helping you to communicate more efficiently with both buyers and sellers. Honest and accurate communication is […] Read More

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Do Realtors Need Business Auto Insurance?

Posted on: April 22, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

Business auto insurance, also called commercial auto or, depending on the types of coverage, non-owned auto insurance is a necessary coverage for many different types of businesses. How does this coverage differ from personal auto insurance? Personal auto insurance covers insurable events such as the bodily injury of you, your passenger, or another driver, in […] Read More

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New Google Requirements: Is Your Real Estate Site Ready?

Posted on: April 20, 2015 by Newmark Insurance

With all the concerns that come with running a real estate business, including obtaining the right Real Estate Professional Liability Insurance, managing your website is likely at the bottom of your priorities. However, if you aren’t paying attention to how your site is ranking on Google, the time to do so is now. Starting tomorrow, […] Read More

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