Month: March 2019

E&O Insurance Frequent Claim Scenarios: Case #1

With detailed transactions, competing client interests, and significant financial stakes all part of our daily business, it’s easy to understand why real estate agents and brokers are particularly vulnerable to lawsuits. In the interest of increasing awareness of – and ultimately avoiding – frequent claim scenarios, we’ll review several actual cases in The Daily Bean over the next few weeks which E&O insurers advise are most representative of all claims. Case #1: Failure to Confirm Can Result in Fraudulent Claims In the rush of completing paperwork and procuring signatures to close a transaction, it’s easy to brush aside the need for one …

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Time to Update your Real Estate Listing Photos?

Take a mental inventory of your listings – do the photos you have in MLS reflect the current season? If the season has changed, so should your outdoor photos. Regardless of how glorious the home looks in the summer, if your only listing photos were taken in July, and it’s now February, buyers will immediately suspect a problem. Nothing says “old, tired listing” more than photos clearly taken seven months ago. New listing? Ask the homeowner to put away any seasonal or holiday decor before the photographer arrives. This will allow use of interior photos year-round, if necessary. You may …

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Bean Group’s Platinum Collection Spring 2019 Catalog Now Live

The Spring 2019 edition of Bean Group’s Platinum Collection Catalog is now live! The Platinum Collection Catalog is a monthly publication showcasing the most premier and luxurious properties currently on the market and listed exclusively by Bean Group Platinum members. Click here to peruse our exclusive collection of New England’s finest properties.  

The Daily Bean | Meet Bean Group’s Support Staff

Q&A WITH MICHELLE JOHNSON FROM BG’S BEDFORD, NH OFFICE Title:  Communications & Marketing Support What year did you start at BG? 2014 Briefly describe what you do at BG every day: Technical support & troubleshooting, file review for compliance, Listing Launch proofreading and flyers, commission and escrow check processing and deposit, testing of new agent tools prior to release. What is your favorite thing about working at BG? The genuine thankfulness our agents express every time I am able to solve an issue for them. Three words to describe BG: Smart, sleek, stylish. Do you have an office nickname? What …

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Bean Group Ski Day 2019

We had a great turn out last week for our BG ski day! Thank you to all who came for a great day on the slopes, and special thanks to Delvin Arnold from CMG Mortgage for sponsoring the event!

Bean Group New Agent Orientation: March 2019

We had a great turn out for March’s New Agent Orientation session today at our Portsmouth, NH headquarters! We are pleased to welcome Roger Bouchard (Portsmouth, NH office), Daniel Kirk (South Portland, ME office), Rob Short (Peterborough, NH office), Nichole Pfennigwerth (Portsmouth, NH office), Lauren Jordan (Windham, ME office), Jessica Houde (Bedford, NH office), and Rich D’Andrea (Portsmouth, NH office) to the Bean Group family!