Join Denise Lones each week as she looks at the world of real estate and the world at large from customer service to the importance of listing presentations in a one-on-one style. Denise has more than 20 years of experience as a successful agent, broker, trainer and coach. Denise is someone in the know when it comes to real estate.
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Afraid of What Lies in the Dark Shadows? Specifically, that mysterious, much-talked-about "shadow inventory" - the boogeyman that every analyst out there is scaring the pants off consumers by talking about! Large amounts of shadow inventory were created as a result of the mortgage melt...
Finding Your Brokerage "Fit" (part 2 of 2) Last week in my Zebra Report I talked about finding your right "fit" at a real estate brokerage and the three reasons why most agents feel they need to leave their brokerage for greener pastures: Leadership is poor, weak, or non-exis...
Finding Your Brokerage "Fit" (part 1 of 2) Not a week goes by that I don't get a question, comment, or complaint from an agent who's thinking of switching offices. I'm always eager to hear why an agent feels the grass is greener somewhere else. It's human nature to fee...
Does Conflict Make You Cringe? As you know, I think there are a lot of things that are important to have in your toolbox. Great presentations skills... a unique business brand... market knowledge... and more. But I truly believe that the ability to manage conflict is the single most important sk...