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10 Benefits of Buying a New Home

On the fence about buying a new home? Deciding to buy a new house or opting for an older home can be challenging. It’s a significant investment, and you don’t want to rush into it. If you’re not sure how to choose, please consider some of the benefits and reasons I've listed. Spoiler Alert though, new [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Lewis Broker|

7 Eye Catching Real Estate Apps to Consider

A new client has inquired about your services; you have a new property to visit, and your list of marketing tasks is about five miles long. Real estate professionals are never done working. Fortunately, even as new marketing strategies emerge, there are also many apps that can help you stay relevant. At a recent industry event, [...]

By |November 9th, 2018|Lewis Broker|

How Is Artificial Intelligence Affecting Real Estate?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a term for machines that can process information independently and learn how to solve problems. Most people probably think about AI in the context of high-tech industries. However, artificial intelligence capabilities have a much wider range of applications. Today, one industry on the verge of an AI-based revolution is residential real [...]

By |October 19th, 2018|Planned Communities, Lewis Broker|

The Top Ten Benefits of Attending the Agent & Builder Palooza

 Looking to boost your position in the world of real estate? Every year, Lewis Group of Companies is proud to host one of the most significant and important real estate events of the year: the Agent & Builder Palooza! Real estate agents have much to gain from attending this event, which features the presence [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Planned Communities, Lewis Broker, Featured Stories|

How “Disruptors” Will Affect the Real Estate Industry for the Better…

First let's delve into the term “disruptor”, and what I mean when I refer to it on this blog; according to Wikipedia: (In business) a disruptive innovation is an innovation that creates a new market and value network and eventually disrupts an existing market and value network, displacing established market-leading firms, products, and alliances. Let me also [...]

By |September 10th, 2018|Planned Communities, Lewis Broker|

How to Become the Go-To New Home Specialist for Clients

Rapport, Rapport, Rapport… Most important thing you can do is get out there and meet the people… By people, of course I mean the builders and the sales agents. An agent should go to the sales office and establish a relationship with a builder. Show interest in their communities. Establishing rapport with new home sales [...]

By |September 27th, 2018|Planned Communities, Lewis Broker|

The Best Way to Connect with a Builder

What is the best way, as a real estate agent, to connect with a builder, and how often should you reach out? Consider reaching out to that new home sales agent. While it may seem like a lot, I suggest you make some kind of connection on a weekly basis. I also realize that it may be [...]

By |September 6th, 2018|Planned Communities, Lewis Broker|

Why Your Clients Are Choosing to Rent And Not Buy

You might be wondering why so many clients are opting to rent rather than buy. The truth is, there are many reasons why this could be the case. In today's world, people tend to settle down later in life, and renting provides them with much-needed flexibility. Below are some of the many reasons why, in our [...]

By |June 28th, 2018|Lewis Broker|

The Benefits of Living in a Lewis Master Planned Community

Benefits of living in a Lewis Master Planned Community One of the most frequently asked questions we get about our homes is what our communities offer. The answer will vary depending on the development, but generally, Lewis Community Developers designs communities that foster a lifestyle that benefits its residents today and tomorrow. Featuring everything from [...]

By |June 28th, 2018|Planned Communities, Lewis Broker|

What To Say When Someone Asks if You Also Specialize in Rentals

What do you say when someone asks if you also specialize in rentals? Well, the “survey says,” most real estate professionals say they do not; some responses may include, “well I typically don’t, but let me try to help”, or “I don't, but let me refer you to someone that does”. In either case, I commend [...]

By |June 28th, 2018|Lewis Broker|