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Low Inventory & What You Can Do About It

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It is no surprise to anyone that has been following the real estate industry over the past five years that we have arrived at a time of historically low inventory levels. When you take out all the short sales and foreclosures that used to make up a big part of the inventory and you sprinkle […]

Cookie Cutter Doesn’t Cut It

cookie cutters

Introducing an Innovative New Skill and System-Building Program Unparalled in the Industry… I have worked with hundreds of real estate agents over the years and the one thing they ALL have in common is that they are not common. Each and every one of them is unique and special and the ones that have seen […]

Rethinking Vacation Coverage

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With the summer months almost upon us, I hope you have planned some time off to have fun in the sun. However, with vacation and time off comes the worry about what will happen with your business while you are away. Or perhaps you wind up promising to give away half your commission for the […]

Building Your Online Presence: Essential to Your Online Brand

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Recently I worked with a group of real estate agents and asked them to focus on building their online presence.  I wanted to see how their business was affected by increasing their online visibility. Of course, I wanted them to blog and have a strong presence in their community but I also wanted to see […]

Welcome Nick Lateur

Nick Lateur

We are thrilled to announce that Nick Lateur has been named Business Consultant and Director of Business Development for The Lones Group. Nick will serve as a business consultant to real estate agents with a  focus on providing solutions to assist with increasing their business. In his previous role as National Sales Manager with eCommission […]

Tax Time and Paper Management

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I don’t profess to be a tax expert or an organization genius, but I do know a thing or two about managing large volumes of paper. Most real   estate agents have to manage a lot of paper and when it comes to the management of their personal financial affairs, it often gets put off until […]

The Property Purchase Analysis: A Smart Assessment Tool for Homebuyers

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Real estate agents wouldn’t list a house without doing a CMA for the seller, but many agents who work with buyers don’t provide an in-depth analysis prior to writing an offer. While some agents do take the time to run some stats, there is much more to doing the kind of analysis that helps buyers […]

Ask Denise: Where Is the Counter Offer?

Denise Lones

Q: Denise, what can an agent do to make their buyers feel better when they have an offer that doesn’t even get countered? A: Some offers do not receive a counter offer. When this happens the buyer is left wondering what went wrong. They may be thinking, “Aren’t you supposed to make an offer and […]

I Made Lemonade!

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We’ve all heard the old saying, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade!”  (unless you’re Greek, in which case you make Avgolemono – a delicious Mediterranean soup created with lemons). This year I had the opportunity to make a big batch of lemonade, and while I didn’t realize it at the time, it ended up […]

Ask Denise: Lead Generation

Denise Lones

Q: Last week you mentioned doing the things no other agents want to do.  What is the one thing you think agents won’t do that actually will work and generate some money for me? A: There are actually a number of things, and I mentioned them in my article.  All of these methods of lead […]

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