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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 […]

“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?

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 […]

Ask Denise: Low Inventory Burnout

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Q:  Denise, this market has made me absolutely exhausted! I have buyers who can’t find a property… I have sellers who want to sell, but they are very concerned about being able to find a home to buy, so they aren’t going to list right now. I can’t seem to make any forward progress on […]

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

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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

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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 […]

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