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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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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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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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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Social media is all about engagement-likes, shares, comments. Our social media value is based on the degree to which people interact with our content.  But how is engagement defined outside the realm of social media? In real estate, the only engagement that truly matters is that kind that happens between two people: talk. We are…

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Surely you’ve heard of the old axiom: “It’s a marathon, not a sprint.” Training for a marathon requires a strategy. You can burn out if you train too hard too soon. By the same token, if you wait until the last minute to start training, you won’t have the endurance needed to complete the 26…

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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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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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