The best real estate magazines for agents in
every corner of your industry

Top producers in the real estate industry are recognizable. Their knowledge and demonstrated expertise makes them trusted leaders and resources for their teams and their clients. To build that kind of trusted reputation, you have to stay informed and aware of industry news and trends and include those insights in your business plans.

Here are our favorite real estate magazines for agents that will turn you into a top producer.

Real Estate Magazine

RisMedia calls itself the ultimate resource for “real estate’s most profitable and productive professionals and all those looking to gain a competitive edge,” and it definitely delivers with Real Estate Magazine. Their online and magazine content is a mix of practical business strategies, industry knowledge to help cultivate leads, and insights for career and leadership success!

Check out their recent leadership feature on “The War For Top-Earning Agents.”

Realtor Magazine

From the National Association of Realtors, this one of the best and most comprehensive real estate magazines for agents. Realtor Magazine covers every aspect of your business, from best practices and leading tools to insights that will help you take your leads to the next level. All NAR members receive a print subscription for free, but if you aren’t a member you can subscribe annually for $56. Issues are available and archived on their website as well.

Check out this article to learn how “New Mapping Tech Can Help Attract Clients.”

National Mortgage Professional Magazine

This monthly publication is devoted to providing the most comprehensive resource for the financial aspects of industry news and promoting a thorough understanding of everything to do with mortgages for professionals. In addition to a print and online version of a national edition of the magazine, they share regional expertise with 38 state-specific e-editions and a daily ticker report e-newsletter.

A full-year subscription is $59.99 and subscribers get digital access to bonus features including free webinars and online content, such as this helpful preview into the market next year: “Mortgage Bankers Believe First Time Homebuyers Will Drive Business in 2017.”

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Top Agent Magazine

Top Agent profiles top real estate agents throughout the country, including their work habits and best advice. One of the best ways to stay competitive is to see what other agents are up to. Top Agent shares their secrets for excelling in business and retaining customers. Issues are available to subscribe to and peruse digitally, download or share easily online for free.

Check out some fresh ideas with “Your Open-House Profit Kit.”

National Real Estate Investor

National Real Estate Investor is a free monthly with robust features for an agent on the go. The articles represent a wide variety of markets, and they also release comprehensive research reports examining key trends and issues. You can browse or download a digital copy of their latest issue and several back issues embedded in a fantastic browsing feature online or also subscribe using their tablet app.

Stay on top of changes in urban markets with their piece on “Six Things You Should Know About Future City Development.”

Realty Times

While not a print magazine, Realty Times maintains an online journal format in which you can subscribe to an e-newsletter with the daily headlines. There are also features for Market Reports, Advice from Agents and Experts.
Sharing tips and insight from the field is a great way to stay involved, and as a top producer, you can also submit an article.

For predictions on next year, check out “The 2017 Real Estate Forecast: Hot with a Chance of Scorching!

Builder and Developer

Keeping on top of industry news and innovations in development is a must for top producers working in commercial and residential housing. While there are several excellent market and sales-focused real estate magazines for agents, this one excels at delivering focused content specifically regarding the fast-changing world of building and development. This monthly magazine offers free two-year subscriptions for industry professionals and has the most recent full issue available digitally, as well as some archived features from past issues.

Keep up on the styles and trends in affordable development, like how “Quality Design Takes an Important Role in Affordable Housing.”

The Real Deal

This magazine focuses on the New York metro area with special edition issues and reports on other luxury markets. Top agents, trend makers, market news and research are making waves in these regions first and staying looped in will keep you ahead of the curve, even if you are located elsewhere. An annual print subscription is $95, but you can read current and archived digital versions on the website. There is also an iPad version and an app that features their headlines and top stories you can scan on the go, a fantastic addition to your daily app routine.

Check out “Resetting Selling Strategies,” an article about challenges of the condo market.

Architectural Digest

Beyond the business and market aspects of real estate, the most successful agents are also experts in the community and culture around what people are looking for in buying, selling and remodeling properties. Architectural Digest is the leading magazine to keep you on top of the trends in home design, innovation in building and the latest advances in technology and products. It also features celebrity and notable real estate news stories. An annual subscription is $15.

While you are talking to a client about their remodel plans, be sure to mention these “6 Tips for Perfecting Your Kitchen Remodel.”

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What real estate magazines keep you in the loop? Leave your suggestions in the comments!