Category: finances

Tax Deductions and Homeownership

At the end of 2017, the United States underwent the largest tax law overhaul in more than 30 years. The new law, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), is effective from 2018 – 2025 and makes several changes to oft-used tax deductions. If…

The Pros and Cons of Building a Real Estate Team … Are You REALLY Ready?

By Rachel Adams Lee
I would bet that at some point in your career, you’ve questioned whether or not you should build a team. Maybe you’ve already embarked on your journey. Maybe you’re working three transactions to many and are thinking, “…

Tax Deductions: What Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Updated for the 2018 tax year
Tax season is here! For busy real estate agents who manage their own finances, it can be hard to find time (and energy) to get expenses in order. If this is you, do not push these tasks to the bottom of your p…

Build a Better Budget – Protect the Path to Your Goal

By Jackie Ellis
I was that real estate agent who learned how to make a lot of money – and spend even more – for many years. Then, Keller Williams taught me how to build something and protect it …
Creating a budget has helped my business t…

Double Down on Expenses. Grow Your Bottom Line.

About three years ago, Chicago-O’Hare agent Mike Zapart felt stuck in an 8-million-dollar rut as a buyer’s agent at another brokerage. Even with nearly 50 transactions each year, Zapart knew he could do better. He was intent on breaking thr…

Four Things to Consider Before Expanding Your Business

By pushing their businesses across state lines and international borders, Keller Williams’ teams have proven that a career in real estate has no limitations. And, while it is an incredible, viable financial opportunity, there’s no escaping …

Tax Deductions 2018: What Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Tax season is here! For busy real estate agents who manage their own finances, it can be hard to find time (and energy) to get expenses in order. If this is you, do not push these tasks to the bottom of your priority list. Setting aside tim…

Tax Deductions 2017: What Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Tax season is here! For busy real estate agents who manage their own finances, it can be hard to find time (and energy) to get expenses in order. If this is you, do not push these tasks to the bottom of your priority list. Setting aside tim…

Tax Deductions 2017: What Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Tax season is here! For busy real estate agents who manage their own finances, it can be hard to find time (and energy) to get expenses in order. If this is you, do not push these tasks to the bottom of your priority list. Setting aside tim…