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Spring Cleaning and Your Open House Checklist

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Depending on where you are in the country, you may or may not be experiencing a super-fast market this spring.  A super-fast market is defined as a market where there are many more buyers than inventory and homes are selling in very low days on market numbers for above listing price. I hear agents trying […]

Design Spotlight: Jason Cook

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This week’s design spotlight features Jason Cook, one of our MASTERY agents from Bellevue, Washington. Jason Cook has lived a life of service, from his time in the Air Force during the Gulf War, to being a professional firefighter on the Eastside, and now to being a real estate agent. He wanted a professional brand with […]

The Quarterly Business Assessment

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When was the last time you took a look at the health of your business? As a real estate agent you are a business owner. You owe it to yourself to take a moment every few months to review your business barometer. Now that the first quarter of 2016 is complete, it’s time to review […]

Single Family Tear-Downs

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– An Interesting Look at Housing Starts Depending on where you are in the country, it may or may not be unusual for you to work with a buyer who finds the ideal lot in the ideal neighborhood – but it just happens to have an old and outdated home on the property. Although the […]

The Investor Tipping Point

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Several weeks ago, I introduced the idea of The Tipping Point – that moment in time when it becomes more advantageous for a seller to sell than to stay in his or her home. In areas where markets have inventory shortages, making more homeowners aware that their tipping point may be near is critical for […]

Don’t Fall into These Legal Pitfalls! – Part II

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Last week I addressed five mistakes to avoid getting into legal and ethical trouble. Here are an additional five that you should be aware of.

Don’t Fall Into These Legal Pitfalls!

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It is not like real estate agents don’t have enough to be aware of in their business but there are a few things that I have been seeing lately that are of concern. Lack of awareness around these issues can cause agents a lot of grief in their business. There are 10 mistakes agents need […]

The Census Bureau Does More Than Just Track Population

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The United States Census Bureau is one of my favorite resources for everything from population charts, area information, and even what is happening in real estate. Wait…did you know that the Census Bureau tracks what is hot in housing trends? They do indeed! The Census Bureau conducts The Survey of Construction which looks at current […]

Up Your Game – With Video!

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I have been talking about the power of video in a real estate agent’s business for years. However, it seems that the nervousness most real estate agents feel about being seen on video or the unknowns of the production side holds them back. Whatever has kept you from fully utilizing video in your business has […]

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