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Do the OPPOSITE: Everything You've Been Told About Social Media is DEAD WRONG     Social media can be overwhelming and sometimes cumbersome to figure out. What should you post? What shouldn't you post? When is the best time to post? And so on. Join us for the next Agent Mastermind class on Tuesda...
Are you ready to add another level of service your real estate clients desperately need? Have you had to turn away business in the past because you lacked the skills needed to assist in managing transactions?   Contract to close services are a rising need in the real estate community. These servi...
  Do you know what it feels like to have an empty inbox and an extra 30-45 minutes a day? Most of us have over 1,000 emails in our inbox and it takes us forever to find what we are looking for. Tasks get lost as they flow through the never-ending string of emails… Clearing out your inbox and simp...
Have you ever thought about walking away from a listing? While there are probably reasons too numerous to name, I wanted to share with you the top five that other agents have shared with me. Unrealistic Sale Price – You may have taken the listing at a higher price than your market analysis indica...
I recently read a blog post where people were ranting about some of the issues they had with real estate agents.    To be very clear, I know that the real estate agents that I work with would never conduct their business this way – but I wanted to share with you what both sellers and buyers have ...
    April 15th is coming quick!! Have you filed your taxes yet? If so, are you sure that you got the most bang for your buck and saved in every way you can? We are always looking for ways to save on our taxes and also make sure that we have our businesses set up in the most profitable and tax eff...
I saw a very interesting article where the question was asked "Do you warn your sellers to put their perscription medicine away before a showing or open house?".  I had never really thought about that!  What other advice or warnings do you give to your sellers?
In a hot real estate market, where there can be 7 offers on one home, your home buyers need that competitive “edge,” especially those who have to compete with “cash” offers. However, presenting the homebuyer as a “person” and not just another “contract” appeals to the seller’s emotional side of t...
  We are very excited to announce that on the next Agent Mastermind Class, special guest Michael J. Maher, author of the book “The Seven Levels of Communication: Go From Relationships to Referrals,” will be our presenter! Michael is also known as North America’s Most Referred Real Estate Professi...
I watched an informational video by the National Mortgage Post (click here to see it) regarding terms that Realtor's use in their ads.  Some of these terms we have used for decades could now place you in a position for a potential lawsuit IF it offends someone.    Did you know "his or hers closet...

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