My first blog post

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Real Estate Agent with Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843

Hi everyone, I have enjoyed reading blogs from all of you and have decided to start up one of my own.  I recently completed my salesperson's class, passed my state test last week and am signed up with RE/Max and ready to go! 

I have been educating myself for months by reading all the different real estate websites and blogs, plus going with my wife (also a realtor) on appointments and watching her in action.  I feel like I have learned a lot and am thankful for all the knowledge all of you experienced professionals have shared. 

Question to all of the experienced realtors out there:  If you could give a new realtor just ONE piece of advice, what would it be?  I would love to hear what you have to think!

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Fort Wayne Realtors Jared and Amanda Christiansen with Century 21 Bradley

Amanda and Jared Christiansen are award winning Realtors with Century 21 Bradley Realty in Fort Wayne.

 

Enough about us...

 

Tell us what you want your real estate experience to be, and we will do it YOUR way.

 

Buying a home in Fort Wayne? Tell us your wants and needs. Let us know how you envision your family living.  Tell us what's important to YOU, and we'll find the community and home that fits.  

 

Selling your home in Fort Wayne?  Our job is to make you the most money possible in the shortest amount of time. We offer our sellers professional staging, professional photography, and more internet marketing than most. 

 

We are committed to giving you everything we have to offer.  We are both full time agents and will work around your schedule.  Do nights and weekends work better for you?  NO PROBLEM. We are here to help YOU at YOUR convenience.

 

Amanda can be reached at 260-704-0843, and Jared can be reached at 260-704-0842, or you can email us at JaredChristiansen@gmail.com, or Amanda427@gmail.com.

 

 

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Rainer
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Richard Bowman
San Antonio, TX

USE CRAIGSLIST and get the RE/MAX leadstreet website for 25 buck a month best decision I ever made. I am getting close to 200 unique visitors a day with 1 out of 100 turning into a lead for me. http://www.AGENTBOWMAN.com

BY THE WAY THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX. I am going to be standing on stret corners holding a sign saying "will work for.." I will be blogging about it at http://remax281.wordpress.com

check it out and welcome to remax i am glad you are here !

Jan 11, 2009 09:44 AM #1
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Hi Richard, thanks for the response.  I will be getting hooked up with leadstreet this coming week.  I am heading to your blog as we speak!  Thanks!

Jan 11, 2009 10:23 AM #2
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Trey Affolter
Keller Williams Realty - Tacoma, WA
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Jared, congrats on your first post. I hope you enjoy and get as much out of AR as I do. Have fun with and write about what you enjoy. I look forward to the value you add to the AR community.

As for Real Estate...you make your market. Don't get caught up in the media or what others are saying, run your business.  -Good Luck!

Trey Affolter

www.treysellshouses.com

Jan 11, 2009 10:58 AM #3
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Sandy Shores Broker, Melbourne Real Estate
M & M Realty of Brevard Inc. - Melbourne, FL
Brevard County FL Real Estate

Hi Jared, Welcome to real estate and to Active Rain!  Listen to your wife! -LOL  Start blogging and set up a couple of outside blogs, and stick with it.  Learn, learn, learn as much as you can.  Go to your local board of realtors and take every class they offer you and network. Best wishes!

Jan 12, 2009 10:10 AM #4
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Trey:  Thank you!  I agree 100000000% to NOT get caught up with the media or what others are thinking!  Thanks for  the input.

 

Sandy:  Listening to my wife has ALWAYS been a good thing.  Thanks for your input!

Jan 12, 2009 11:13 AM #5
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells 1-814-881-7548 - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Welcome to Active Rain, Jared 

Let me be one of the first to "Welcome" you to Active Rain.  Since I joined the Active Rain network in mid 2008, I have met many talented people who are very friendly & willing to share. Don't hesitate to ASK and the ANSWERS will RAIN on your site. 

My role as an educator/trainer is helping other professionals to be THE BEST in their field and marketplace.  Subscribe to interesting blogs and just absorb & learn, but don't be afraid to get your feet wet.  If I can assist you in any way, contact me.  

Mary Yonkers  814.881.7548 http://www.linkedin.com/in/maryyonkers

Alan Kells Schools of Real Estate Inc  412.967.9000 www.alankells.com 

Jan 12, 2009 01:09 PM #6
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Thanks for the welcome Mary!  I appreciate it!

Jan 12, 2009 01:30 PM #7
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Alan Kirkpatrick
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Jared:

Thanks for posting comments on my blog. Welcome to Active Rain. Here is my advice for a new Realtor: Make new friends everyday and let them know what you do. Have a great week.

Jan 13, 2009 04:59 AM #8
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Amanda Christiansen
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Jared,  I really like Sandy Shore's advice "Listen to your wife!"  You can't go wrong there...  :)

Jan 21, 2009 01:12 PM #9
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And that would be my wife Amanda!!  :)

Jan 21, 2009 01:58 PM #10
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells 1-814-881-7548 - Erie, PA
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Jared & Amanda,

I love your sense of humor.  Stick around.

Mary Yonkers

http://www.linkedin.com/in/maryyonkers

 

Jan 21, 2009 02:28 PM #11
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Jared and Amanda- I told you I'd come back here to look.  That was an excellent first post and I think you could re-introduce this one with a different take (What I wish I'd known.)  

Aug 29, 2012 06:44 AM #12
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LMAO Kathy!!  You are GREAT!!  :)

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well I came over read your first blog... it wasn't lame. 

Sep 05, 2013 08:04 AM #14
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I can't find yours Tammy!  Dammit!  

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 Geez . . . so much for putting out the Welcome mat for you!  So glad you found your way without me!  LOL  Here's to the next millie!!

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