Archive for October 2018

Developing Your Leadership Skills

Often, we hear of someone successful, “He/she is a born leader.” It starts early, on soccer fields and in classrooms. But even if no one ever said you are a natural leader, don’t despair. Contrary to conventional wisdom, leadership isn’t an inherent skill. Sure, some people exude a natural charisma, but you don’t have to…

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The Drones are Coming

In one of the many ways evolving technology is affecting the real estate industry, the usage of unmanned aircraft systems, or ‘drones,’ is providing brokers and agents with sophisticated tools for marketing properties. The detailed aerial views drones provide are an affordable way to showcase homes, a plus in that MLS statistics show homes with…

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A Refresher Course: Lead Gen Strategies

We all know referrals are possibly the best way to get new customers, for nothing is as a good as having a friend or prior client sing our praises, but we also know we can’t, unfortunately, rely solely on referrals for new business. There are literally a hundred ways to generate leads, some old school,…

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Micro-Progress Instead of Perfection

The launch of any big project is daunting, be it a new career, writing a book, or even the seemingly mundane task of conquering office clutter. Many of us, scanning the landscape in front of us, respond predictably: we procrastinate. The more we procrastinate, the more we dread starting. The solution is one so simple…

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Nurturing Referrals

Many of us in the real estate business have heard it’s easier to keep current customers happy than to find new customers. In fact, referrals are the mother’s milk of almost any business but certainly so in real estate. Despite that, few professionals receive enough training and guidance on nurturing and retaining our clients and…

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