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The Impact of Trends in Real Estate Investing – What You Need to Know

Smart investors are always on the hunt for the next big thing. I have been studying real estate investing trends for years, and I have identified trends that greatly affect investors. Here are a few of them: “Secondary” City Growth Many years ago, I began predicting great areas to invest in based on criteria I […]

Ask Denise: County vs Community

Q: “Denise, I am working on creating some mailing templates for my database with your company. My question is regarding statistics and information. I have clients all over the county, but I would ideally like to work in a smaller area. Do I include stats for the whole county or just the area that I […]

Direct Mail vs. Email

There isn’t a week that goes by that an agent tells me that they have decided to keep in touch with their past clients and sphere database primarily by an email newsletter. That email may be created by their company or it may be custom-created in MailChimp or Constant Contact, but the more important issue […]

Ask Denise: Digital Checklists

Q: “Denise, I am working on creating a checklist for listing a property (I know – finally!). I have two other team members and each of us have different responsibilities on the list. For example, I always order the signs while my assistant is the one who handles the flyers and print marketing. We are […]

Does Your Business Need a Visual Disruption?

We have a new employee at The Lones Group this week (welcome, Izabella!) and with it came the usual reconfiguring of desks and equipment. The plan is in place and by the end of the week, furniture will be moved, vacuuming of baseboards and spaces behind desks will happen, people will move around and starting […]

Where It All Began: My Love of Investing in Real Estate

From the time I was a child, I was always interested in what my parents were doing in their business. My father was a chef and owned restaurants and my mom was his loyal partner in crime. I remember washing dishes with them on the weekends when I was as young as five and six […]

Ask Denise: The Art of Statistics

Q: “Denise, I want to put together a snazzy market report infographic that compares median sales price, available listings, new listings, pending listings, solds, and a few more metrics every month. I might mail it out, have it at an open house, or even use it in my listing presentations. I have a vision and […]

Ask Denise: Area of Specialty

Q: “Denise, I am working on editing my buyer and seller packages right now and have a question regarding my “Area of Specialty”. As my business has grown and I have clients all over the county, they are referring me to their friends and neighbors. But traffic has also gotten so much worse and at […]

Ask Denise: Future Value Calculator

Q: “Denise, I am excited about your upcoming investment class, and I want to get my assets and accounts organized before the class. What would you suggest I do for tracking purposes?” A: Great question and I am so glad you are coming to my class! I love the Future Value Calculator because it allows […]

Time and Money

Forgive me, I am feeling a little spicy today so this article is a little more blunt and to the point than usual! I have talked with a lot of stressed out agents this week who are doing too much themselves and not taking advantage of opportunities to leverage their time. If that sounds like […]

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