Expired listings represent both a tremendous opportunity and significant challenge for real estate agents. The opportunity, of course, is to be the white knight who swoops in to turn failure into profit for frustrated homeowners. On the flip side, those same homeowners may now be leery of any real estate agent who claims to have…

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Hopefully you saw our RECENT POST on taking the time to do a thorough mid-year review. We covered the basics, such as reviewing your annual goals and assessing where you stand relative to reaching those goals. And, of course, if you are not on track to reach those goals, what adjustments do you need to…

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Real Estate Year End Planning

“There just aren’t enough hours in the day.” Surely, you’ve said this at some point, when deadlines were looming and your frustration was mounting. But the reality is, there are enough hours in the day. The problem might be you aren’t using your hours as efficiently as you could. According to a recent post on…

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overpriced listings

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of having your endless hours of phone calls payoff with a prospect agreeing to meet you for a listing presentation. Once you’ve made it to this stage, you can feel pretty confident that you’re a solid step closer to a transaction. And transactions are the name of the game.…

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man deciding real estate business objectives

It’s the time of year when real estate agents look back on the first six months of the year. How well have you performed relative to your in-going business objectives? Have you stuck to your prospecting program? Are you on-track to meet your transaction goal? Have you maximized the power of your Espresso Agent CRM…

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success mentality in the real estate business

Real estate is the domain of highly-driven, internally-motivated, often Type-A personalities. The most successful agents are powered by long-standing routines. Some rely on daily role-playing sessions with like-minded peers. Others stick to a schedule that has them on the phone during the same hours every day, prospecting expireds or FSBOs through their Espresso Agent CRM…

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real estate website best practices

Do you have 15 minutes to spare?  Of course you do. Anybody can do anything for 15 minutes.  Especially if that 15 minutes results in much greater success with your real estate business. Perhaps you’ve heard of this concept, but if not, let us introduce you to the concept some call “15-Minute HOT Somebodies.” It’s…

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We’ve been posting quite a bit in recent weeks about the importance of staying engaged with your prospects during this unprecedented time. Indeed, the market remains active, especially with mortgage rates near their lowest rates ever. So, if you’re not working your contact network, you’re opening the door for someone else to take the listings…

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In April 2019, Forbes magazine reported 19 percent of consumers in a survey select the businesses they want to work with based on customer service. This should come as no surprise. As real estate professionals, we all know the importance of providing excellent customer service to all our clients: That’s what keep referrals coming in,…

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real estate lead generation

Today, we’re going to discuss leadership.  If you manage a team, regardless of its size, you know the challenge of being an effective leader. Many people assume that leaders are born with those natural skills. Think again. You have to learn how to be an effective leader. And the lessons aren’t always easy ones. And,…

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