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Aging in Place: What You Need to Know

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Every year when I do my annual predictions I make a prediction on home renovation activity. It is no secret to anyone who has read these predictions that I have been predicting record high renovation projects to be started and completed in the next five years. The reason for this is very simple, people are […]

Online lead generation: Worth the Money or Waste of Time?

I have worked with literally dozens of agents who have tried to get their lead online.  Most of them have signed up for an online  lead generation system of some kind.  These online lead generation systems make a lot of promises but do they deliver on those promises? I know you have all seen the […]

Ask Denise: Mid-Year Tips for “Almost Now” Clients

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Q: “Denise, this spring has gotten away from me and I have a few ‘almost now’ clients in my pipeline that I need to reach out to. What do you suggest?” A: I would suggest putting together a half-year market review for the area they are considering either buying or selling in. This should include a […]

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 […]

Featured Design: Day on the Sound – Andree Hurley

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This week we are proud to feature our latest brand created for Andree Hurley! Andree, one of our ENCORE coaching clients, is an avid kayaker and waterways advocate. Therefore, our Instant Identity brand “A Day on the Sound” was a great place to start! We customized the image bar on the left with images of […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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