Coach Patti Kouri's (coachpatti) Blog

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The new year is just around the corner – literally! Last time, I mentioned that I've been planning and setting goals, and my hope that you've been doing the same. New Year’s resolutions (or goals) are a great way to plan for the coming year. Some of us, however, are suffused with the dread of pot...
Hello, and welcome back! I’ve taken some well-deserved time off to take in the holidays and fully enjoy my family. Hopefully, you've been able to do the same. Right now, I’m goal setting and planning for next year...and I really hope that you're doing the same thing. If you're one of those folks ...
The answer, practically never. But why do you do it? And what are your other choices?   As a coach to Top Producers, I can tell you they worry a whole lot less than regular agents. It's not because they have lots of leads, or because they have 7-10 closings this and every month… It's because they...
 When you meet with a seller or a buyer, you've got to be aware of the fact that you're not the only folks participating in the conversation. Today, everyone you meet has a seemingly endless array of socially networked contemporary colleagues and acquaintances whose opinions and knowledge base ar...
Remember that old adage, “Those who can't do, teach”? It's really a demeaning statement about what the speaker thinks of teachers; it's diminishing, denigrating, and generally a dismissal of folks who choose to pursue a truly noble profession. Have you noticed lately how many people who are out o...
 Just when you've positioned yourself to switch into cruise control, when you've acknowledged and embraced all of the current vagaries of the real estate market, another challenge pops up out of left field. To help you succeed, I can say nothing other than, “Learn to deal with it.” My own best fa...
You've probably had your fill of new and creative challenges in the housing industry. Well, prepare for the next one. The paperwork correction glitches in the foreclosure process nationwide are being rapidly rectified, and states are allowing banks to resume repossessions. That's created a glut o...
 Recently, Kris Berg at Inman News wrote a terrific piece about the fact that, as much as we'd like to believe their contents, fortune cookies really do generally tell us exactly what we want to hear. So my question for you is this: Are you (at least subconsciously) basing your real estate career...
 It's a given – dealing with rental properties can provide income and future clients for savvy, open-minded agents. Inman News ran an interesting article recently, highlighting just this point. Remember, it's all a matter of how you think – we're in a make-it-or-break-it economy, and if you're sm...
  For weeks, the question on nearly everyone's mind has been, “Will the U.S. Government default on its loans?” The situation created a lot of worry and a lot of fear in a lot of peoples' minds. A primary concern in our field was the impact on the already fragile real estate market. As foreclosure...

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