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Archive for July 2019

Productivity And Real Estate Success

Productivity

Real estate productivity is today’s topic. ‘Productivity’ is a word in business jargon that gets thrown around a lot, and surely, we all want to be productive. But, how real estate productivity is defined and how we maintain productivity can be a challenge. Puzzle no more! Follow our guidance for achieving maximum productivity in the…

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Habits of Highly Effective Agents

Writer Stephen Covey wrote the self-help book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” in 1989, and since then the book has spawned spin-offs (“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens,” by Covey’s son, Sean) and sold more than 25 million copies in 40 languages. The obvious conclusion is that many people are seeking guidance…

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Getting Real With Clients

As real estate professionals, we typically think of ourselves as going above and beyond the minimum requirements to ensure our clients are satisfied, because without happy clients, we have no business. But: Suppose that, in order to ensure your client gets the best deal, you find yourself in the uncomfortable position of having to approach…

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Free Yourself of Distractions

Real estate professionals and jazz musicians appear to have little in common, but the great jazz trumpet player Miles Davis found synergy with his quote on time management: “Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing.” Davis was far from the only famous person with sage advice about the efficient use of time, and…

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Honing Your Negotiating Skills

Negotiating is defined as ‘a discussion aimed at reaching an agreement.’  But, for many agents – particularly those early in their careers – the thought of negotiating across the table with a customer or another agent causes hands to sweat and sleepless nights. One of the reasons is that we are afraid of failure, of…

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