You already know there’s no success in our business without prospecting. Whether you are a novice or veteran, you’ll never stop, although hopefully your leads will begin to be primarily from referrals and less from cold calls. Even now, under the cloud of COVID-19, prospecting is something you’re going to have to do every day.…

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How many of us have said this in the past few weeks: “I wish I had been smart enough to buy stock in Zoom.” Indeed, COVID-19 and “shelter-in-place” has turned Zoom video conferencing into the must-have app of 2020. Families, businesses, social groups, support groups…practically everyone is “zooming” to stay connected.  Our new-found obsession with…

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Qualities of a Successful Real Estate Agent

There’s nothing inherently wrong with ego: We all have one and, in many cases, it serves to as self-protection and even a mechanism for success. But ego run amok is an ugly thing and works to create just the opposite of success. The difference lies in what is healthy self-esteem and what is unhealthy ego.…

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real estate productivity

“With self-discipline, most anything is possible,” said Theodore Roosevelt, one of America’s great and arguably most motivational presidents. He had a good point. In fact, there’s a reason a simple Google search of quotes about self-discipline turn up hundreds. By now, we surely know that while talent is a bonus, it’s for nothing if we…

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The best real estate agents are always hungry for new sources of leads, new numbers to call. If you’re an Espresso Agent client, you’re fortunate in that you have access to the best For Sale by Owner and Expired leads. Recently, Espresso Agent expanded its best-in-class offerings to include a new category of leads: For…

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Real estate professionals are driven by the need to list more properties, close more transactions and work more efficiently. And, while tools to achieve these goals are important, there’s one tool we probably don’t talk about enough: Client appreciation. Showing your appreciation for business can take several forms. Yes, communicating is a way of showing…

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As kids and young adults dreaming of our careers, none of us wish to be average. Who among us doesn’t aspire in our dreams to become great at what we do, be it a professional athlete, chef, or yes, real estate professional? And yet, something happens to many of us mid-career. Our lofty goals vanish.…

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Few agents embark upon their career without the use of scripts and many veteran agents continue to swear by them. Others think a few years of script training and experience provide the preparation needed to have a successful career without continuous reliance on scripts. We’re here to unpack both sides of the discussion.  Pro: Routine…

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