Heading to Denver Colorado! How exciting.

Nancy Lohman
After selling real estate for 19 years we are packing up and moving to Denver Colorado This is going to be a real adventure for my husband Bob and I. It has already proven to be a real learning experience. We have a beautiful home and live in…

On my planet, there would be no hearsay or scuttlebutt.

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent (Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
On my planet, there would be no hearsay or scuttlebut. Just the facts, upfront. Hearsay is hereby banned on my planet due to the potential business risks involved. Of course, this would be quite an undertaking but nothing that is worthwhile comes…

3 Reasons to Plan for Wiggle Room in Your Day

Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company (Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
Planning your daily schedule is important to make sure that you complete your proactive lead generating activities and meet the needs of your clients. But, did you know that it’s also important to build in wiggle room as well? Wiggle room is a block…

Pretty Sure This Buyer Hates Me....Wow, Tough Crowd

Melissa Polce, Lake to Land, I've Got It Covered! (Allen Tate)
MY BUYERS HATE ME Well… I can't make everyone happy! I would like to think I am a friendly person, a good salesman, a pretty decent Realtor… that being said, if this whole Real Estate Agent thing doesn't work out(15 years mind you)… I…

It's Getting Ugly Out There

Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate (New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Yesterday afternoon, we got a referral from one of our on-line sources for a buyer who wanted to look at a specific $600, 000 home today. Mary quickly made contact with him and set up a time that would work for him. The home is listed with an…

How One Agent Generated 24 Deals in 12 Months Using Facebook

ActiveRain University (ActiveRain University)
… And how you can, too! REALTOR® Shaun Nilsson used only Facebook to close 24 deals in his very first year of business and made over $165, 000 in commissions. Impressed? Shaun, the social media wizard behind CityBlast. com, joins ActiveRain Community…

Don't ever fall in love with something that can't love you back.

Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro (Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
My experience as a real estate investor is paying off as a real estate broker. One of the circumstances many agents find themselves in is the multiple offer scenario. I had one this week. The great young couple I'm working with fell in love with a…

A Listing Agent Can't Give You a Better Deal, They Don't Work for YOU!

Evelyn Johnston, Super Agent, Probably the Best Agent in the Galaxy (Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
A Listing Agent Can't Give You a Better Deal, They Don't Work for YOU! Stop calling other agents! Why do yo want to go through all your wants and needs again with a new agent just because you want to see one of their listings? They cannot give…

Smart and Successful Home Buyers

Victoria & Marshall Henderson, Exclusive Buyer Agents (Buyer's Edge Bethesda Maryland)
Smart and Successful Home Buyers How do you have a successful home buying experience? Start gathering information now! It doesn't matter if you plan to buy a home in a six months or two years, to have a successful home buying experience you…

4 Things You Should Know Before You Rent Out Your Home

Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate (Century 21 Manausa and Associates)
Every homeowner who wants to move has four different ways to go about it and choosing to rent out your home is one that seems to be the default decision for those that fail in their attempts to first get the home sold. For many it can be a wise…

Follow the three "A's" & you"ll have more business than you can handle

Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale (Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Follow the three “A’s and you will have more business than you handle! As a real estate agent I prefer a balanced market but unfortunately I have no control over that scenario. What I do have control over is systems and best practices that…

Will the Neighbor’s Dogs Kill Your Sale?

Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360 (Solutions Real Estate )
Will the Neighbor’s Dogs Kill Your Sale? A new listing popped up in my alerts for a neighborhood I am watching for a very particular client. The property is exactly she is looking for in terms of location, price, style (single story ),…

Do Not Discount Activerain University

Midori Miller, Homes In Fort Lauderdale, Real Estate Training - R (Better Homes Realty - BH Referral Associates )
Today I have been working away and I logged into ActiveRain as well as Trulia Not for myself but for one of my clients. Holy Cow, once you fill in every little blank, it's amazing. Everything that a consumer needs is right there at their…

Marketing an Empty Room . . .

Carla Muss-Jacobs, Principal Broker/Owner, Buyer Focused ~ Buyer Results (BuyersAgentPortland.com | (503) 810-7192 Portland Metro Exclusive Buyers Agent | 100% Buyer Representation ~ 100% of the Time)
Marketing an Empty Room On Saturday, I was listening to the radio and heard about an art exhibit that is in process at a local, small private college. The artist was being interviewed and it sounded interesting. The small college is…

What Quality Makes a Successful Realtor?

Holly Weatherwax, Keller Williams Realty, Northern Virginia (The Momentum Group )
What differentiates a GREAT Realtor from a good one? I have been giving this some thought lately. My office is a new Keller Williams office and many of the agents who have joined are new to the business. Are there ways to know who will succeed and…

Is Facebook dying?

Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley. (Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
If any of you know me at all, you know that I love Facebook. It's where a LOT of our business has come from over the years. It's been more from my personal page than business page, as I believe interaction, connection, and transparency are key…

She Says “I’m Working With Multiple Agents” And Then I Say

Michael Jacobs, Pasadena Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393 (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
She Says “I’m Working With Multiple Agents” And Then I Say… Recently, I answered the phone I want to find a house for my daughter. Some small talk ensues. I tell her she caught me as I was going into an appointment and ask if…

Feedback – Let’s get detailed

Erin Bates, Your Colorado Home Source (Aspen Lane Real Estate)
We all know how important it is to give feedback after showings. While many agents choose not to take the time to do this, we here at Aspen Lane Real Estate, always do. Getting the opinion of the consumer is so important to selling a home. ..
     
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