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Nuts-and-Bolts Online Resources for Organizing Your World

Of all the things I have seen transform an agent’s business I can tell you that helping them get organized both personally and professionally can have a dramatic effect on their business and confidence.  Finding your own way to keep everything in your world organized is critical to staying on top of your game.  Many […]

Six Areas to Address When Getting Your Business Organized

6 AREAS TO ADDRESS WHEN GETTING YOUR BUSINESS ORGANIZED

One of the best ways to give your business a boost is to make a conscious effort to get your business organized.  Last week I addressed computer file management.  Here is a list of some additional areas in your business that could use some organizing.

Organizing Your Business

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Recently I had a discussion with Heather, our project coordinator, regarding the importance of agents keeping things organized in their business.  Whether that is organizing your files, systems, or even your time, each is critical to an agent’s success. As Heather puts it “good organization is key to a successful transaction and being organized saves […]

NEW HOMES SALES TO SURGE BY 30%

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I have been reporting on new home sales for years and track this facet of the market with a great deal of interest as a Master in Residential Marketing through the NAHB. I find the new home market to be a strong barometer of what is happening with the market as a whole. A stat […]

Renovating Tips for Your Clients

In today’s market, where inventory is a challenge and buyers are having a hard time finding what they want, renovating may be a good alternative to buying something turnkey.  If buyers are willing to take on a renovation, they may be able to get exactly what they want by buying a home that needs some […]

“To Do” Overload

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If you made a list of “to do” items right now in your business, how would you feel? Confident that you had a handle on most of them? Completely overwhelmed by the deficiencies in your business? Or completely indifferent because you weren’t planning on tackling them anyway?

Getting Your Brand to Work for You…

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… Even When You Are Not There. In my classes, when I am reviewing the importance of having a strong brand, I often have agents ask me what I think about their brand and request a critique. This is one of my favorite things to do because it not only allows me to see a […]

The Elephant in the Room

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Have you ever been sitting with a client and your gut told you to ask something, but you just couldn’t quite get the words out? This often the case when you are afraid a question will make someone uncomfortable. However, those uncomfortable questions are critical to get at the heart of the matter. You can’t […]

Credit Is Tight …

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… Even for Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke! Low interest rates should mean that opportunity is in abundance for the real estate industry. However, if you can’t qualify for a mortgage, even the lowest rates don’t help you if you want to finance or refinance your home. This point became significant when the news […]

Bucket List Day: The Best & Worst Day of My Life

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— Make sure to scroll down the page to see more photos from our trip! — I have always loved zebras! Ever since I was a little girl I can remember my fascination with and love of zebras. Their unusual stripes and aloof demeanor always intrigued me. I loved that they looked like horses, but […]

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