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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty
The idle contemplations of one of the up-and-coming real estate agents and trainers in Upstate South Carolina.

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2008 

Bill Kennedy | Keller Williams Realty | billk@kw.com | 864-990-1224 8 Slow Creek Ct, Simpsonville, SC Beautiful Simpsonville home on highway 14 4BR/2.5BA Single Family House offered at $205,000 Year Built 2007 Sq Footage Unspecified Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car g...
Posted over 5 years ago
Teams are formed and teams fall apart, and often real estate teams shift in terms of their personnel.  In 2006, I was starting on the upslope of what I felt was going to be a dramatic rise in my team's production.  At the time, I had two part time buyer's agents, and an admin assistant.  I was ge...
Posted over 5 years ago
If you've read my blog for long, you know that I'm crazy about Active Rain. I am convinced that this is one of the greatest tools that I have ever decided to utilize, and I'm constantly glad that I jumped into blogging with both feet back in August of 2007. I have been tweaking my listing present...
Posted over 5 years ago
This safety tip may be one of the simplest for you to implement, but as I drive around at night, I see that many people don't. Statistics say that houses with lights turned on are much less likely to be burglarized.  Those same statistics also say that cars are less likely to be broken in (in the...
Posted over 5 years ago
Many agents are tempted to slash their commissions when they are confronted by a seller who objects to paying all but the barest of fees.  These agents are often so attached to the outcome of gaining a listing that they forget or fail to learn how to convey their true value to their clients. Cons...
Posted over 5 years ago
I have been a faithful member of Active Rain for over a year now, and have absolutely enjoyed it.  I have gained knowledge, friends, and even commission dollars from my blog and the associations I have created in our family.  Joining Active Rain has been one of the greatest decisions I ever made ...
Posted over 5 years ago
Real estate is a dinosaur.  Don't be one! This has nothing to do with your age.  It has EVERYTHING to do with your paradigm.  Paradigm is defined by Webster.com as a philosophical or theoretical framework of any kind.  Your paradigm is the way you process information - it's the way that you opera...
Posted over 5 years ago
If you don't list, you don't last.  This concept is driven into our skulls by real estate trainers year after year, but I would like to go one step further and make the argument that if you don't generate leads, you don't list, and therefore you don't last.  Now this may sound quite simple to mos...
Posted over 5 years ago
At some point in an agent's life, they will deal with a couple who is getting divorced and must sell a home.  These are not the easiest situations to deal with, and should be handled with some care.  Emotions can run high, and many times husband and wife have different agendas. For example, June ...
Posted over 5 years ago
Many agents fail to lead generate because they feel daunted by the task.  Lead generation instructors tell them that they need two or three hours per day MINIMUM if they want to succeed.  While this number is preferable, I think it's more important to establish the habit of actually DOING lead ge...
Posted over 5 years ago
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