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10 Ways to Boost Your Business Any Time of the Year

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If you find yourself feeling that you aren’t where you need to be in your business, I have some great ideas to help you take action and get you moving forward. The key to mastering any business or even sport is to keep taking the action you need to improve. Many real estate agents get […]

Imperfect Homes in Otherwise Perfect Areas

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I cannot tell you the number of times I have worked with a buyer who had a “discerning eye”. Or to put it more bluntly… who were “picky”! And well they should be! They are about to make what is likely their biggest investment to date. However, when “picky” gives way to “unrealistic” then it […]

Custom Homes on the Rise Could Spell Opportunity

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Custom homes have always been a part of any real estate market and will continue to be. The number of homes being built on an owner’s land with either the home owner or builder acting as the general contractor jumped significantly in 2014. Is it that we are all watching too many home improvement shows […]

Generational Housing Needs and Their Effect on the Market

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There are four distinct generations that are changing the types of homes in demand today. They include these generations: The Silent Generation: born 1925-1945 Baby Boomers: born 1946-1964 Generation X: born 1965-1980 Generation Y: born 1981-2000 Each of the generations have very specific housing needs which require updated floor plans. This is creating both challenges […]

An Organized Mind Is A Powerful Weapon

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I have worked with many agents over the years and I can assure you that many of those agents were in a state of complete disorder when I met them. Disorganization at work, at home, in their personal space and especially in their mind creates a level of stress that is not good for a […]

Got Junk in Your Trunk? It’s Time to Organize Your Car!

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You may or may not bring buyers on tour in your car, but as a real estate agent, you know the importance of having a clean car at the ready. Even though keeping a clean car is likely already on your radar, what about the keeping an organized car – where your trunk or storage […]

The Link Between Personal Space and Business Success

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Organization of any kind comes easy to some and not so easy to others. Most real estate agents are juggling many different clients at one time and find it hard to think about organizing anything other than their time to manage their clients. But when you calculate the amount of time that is wasted or […]

Starting Over

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Many agents have told me that if they had only known how to do things a little differently when they first started in real estate, that it would have saved them a lot of time and money in their business. When the opportunity comes, some will seize that chance to implement those tools and systems […]

Housing & Generational Differences

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As a real estate professional your job is to know your market and to know your clients. Understanding the needs and preferences of buyers today is critical in providing exceptional service to your clients and making their home-buying experience an effective and pleasant one. The two buyer groups that are dominating the buyer market pool […]

The Best Way to Boost Your Credibility

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When I was a top-producing agent, I discovered one of the most powerful marketing tools I’ve ever used in my marketing career. No matter what new company or real estate agent or business I find myself involved with, I try to convince them to use it … because it works. What is it? Articles! Writing […]

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