June Contracts: Welcome to Summer

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in June 2019

Hartford County finished June with 958 single-family contracts, slightly behind last June. The first half of the year overall finished slightly ahead of the first half of 2018 despite the June result. You’ll notice in the chart above that there was a July bump in 2017 but not in 2018. Summer markets can be unpredictable, but they are generally an active time of the year as buyers continue looking for homes. We’ll see how this

Real Estate Leads Part 4: Are You a Lead?

Types of Leads

There is an active market for leads in real estate, though the economics are generally hidden from the public. I thought it would be a good idea to shine a light on this corner of the industry so that you can understand how it all works. Start with Part 1 if you are just joining us. Yes, you are a real estate lead. Everyone is a real estate lead! The key question is which type

Real Estate Leads Part 3: Contingent Leads

Sharing the Commission

There is an active market for leads in real estate, though the economics are generally hidden from the public. I thought it would be a good idea to shine a light on this corner of the industry so that you can understand how it all works. Start with Part 1 if you are just joining us. Contingent leads, like Paid leads, also involve the agent paying another party. However, for Contingent leads the agent doesn’t

Real Estate Leads Part 2: Paid Leads

Paid Leads

There is an active market for leads in real estate, though the economics are generally hidden from the public. I thought it would be a good idea to shine a light on this corner of the industry so that you can understand how it all works. Start with Part 1 if you are just joining us. Paid leads are opportunities that an agent purchases from a 3rd party, usually an app/website. The general agreement is