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The Danger of Not Doing Your Research Before You Open Your Mouth

I received a call recently from a client that was upset because she had lost a listing that she was sure she was going to get from a past client.  When I asked her why she thought she did not get the listing she told me that she had no idea.  So, I asked her […]

Delegate to De-Stress

One of the most powerful things you can learn to do in your business is learning how to delegate. Stop doing the things that you don’t like doing, you don’t have time, or you’re just not good at. What I ask agents to do is get a sheet of paper and write down the top […]

Branding Spotlight: Virtual Listing Presentation

Are you ready to make a powerful impact in listing presentations, while maintaining social distancing? We are here to help you construct the perfect presentation for a guided tour of your services and expertise — whether you are meeting virtually or in-person! Our interactive Virtual Listing Presentation package is an interactive and highly visual PDF […]

Covid Communication: Your Chance to Learn

Hi everyone, and welcome to this week’s Zebra Report. This week I want to talk about Covid Communication. Specifically, how our regular, comfortable ways of communicating with each other are really pressed right now because we are in the middle of an epidemic. I’ve had a number of agents that have contacted me this week […]

Ask Denise: How to Measure Market Demand

Q: Denise, I have been watching your weekly Denise Live and your Market Survival Guides. I want to take some of your ideas and put together a report for my past clients. But I noticed that when you talk about inventory, you indicate that to measure demand, we should look at homes under contract (pendings) […]

Finding Buried Treasure When Digging for Data

Hi everyone. Today’s Zebra Report is about something I’m extremely excited about, and I’m dedicating today’s Zebra Report to Blair. Blair is the daughter of one of my long-time clients, Kitty. Blair is intelligent, energetic, and really personable, but for any new agent coming into the business, knowledge is power. We had a call together […]

Ask Denise: Niche Mailing Campaign

Q: “Denise, I am taking your advice and doing some focused lead generation for the next 90 days. I have identified a shortage of small homes (less than 1000 square feet) in a very popular neighborhood just outside the city center. There have been eight listings that have come on the market in the last […]

Ask Denise: The Right Time

Q: “Denise, I have a new listing and want to do a Virtual Open House. I would usually do a regular open house Sunday afternoon, but wonder if that is the best day and time if we aren’t doing a live open house. What do you think is the most opportune day and time?” A: […]

Powerful Words to Live By, Thanks Neil!

With thanks to Neil deGrasse Tyson National Geographic calls Neil the world’s most famous astrophysicist. Since 1996 he has been the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. I was recently having a conversation with my CEO Shauna Naf and we discussed a statement he […]

Ask Denise: Motivation & Focus

Q: “Denise, I am following your advice and not getting freaked out by the current state of affairs. I am worried about income, but I figure everyone is in the same situation. Here is my issue: I really want to work on my business structure and systems right now, but nothing is holding my attention. […]

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