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Ask Denise: Old Truck Blues

Q: “Denise, I have a seller who will be listing in a few weeks. He recently retired and will be moving out of state. His house is in decent shape with a nice view, but he has this old truck in his driveway that is a total eyesore. I am not sure if it is […]

Ask Denise: Not a Fan Fan

Q: “Denise, I would like to start by saying that I hate ceiling fans. I hate the way they look, I hate sitting in a room with one on me, and when they are on high speed, they freak me out. However, I have a client who will be listing her home this upcoming summer […]

Ask Denise: Rejection

Q: “My client refused to do a review for me! What do I do?” A: Before you go jumping to conclusions and assume that they don’t want to review you because you must have done something wrong consider these 3 points. 1. Your client may be the type of person that doesn’t want their name […]

Ask Denise: Cost of Postage

Q: “Denise, I am thinking of mailing to an area, but I am worried about costs! I heard there is another option available for mailing to an area that costs less. The Post Office runs it. What do you know about it?” A: Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) may be a good option for you […]

Ask Denise: Annual Reports

Q: Denise, my business has slowed down a little bit (which is actually a good thing) but I want to put myself in a strong position in January. I have heard something about some annual report that you recommend for past clients. Tell me more! A: Absolutely! When I was an agent, creating an Annual […]

Ask Denise: New Outside Portrait

Q: Denise, I am getting a new photo done, but I really want to get photographed outside and my co-workers think I should get a traditional headshot inside. What do you think? A: Go for it! Absolutely if you are outside and in your element, then follow you instincts and get your photo done outside.

Ask Denise: Closing Gifts for Pets

Denise Lones

Q: “Denise, I love love love animals! I am crazy for them. Especially dogs. I non-apologetically have dog hair on my pants, it is in my car and if my clients have a dog, they are welcome to come along on showings (not in the house of course). I love my clients, but I really […]

Denise Opens Up: Hot Open House Tips

This week I am going to answer some of my most frequently-asked open house questions. Enjoy! Q: “Denise, sign in sheets never seem to work for me. I get people using fake names or when I ask them to sign in, it really puts them off. Should I stick with the sign in sheet or […]

Ask Denise: Where to start in a new market?

Denise Lones

Q: “Denise, I am new to my market and want to get up on the real estate scene – fast! Where should I start?” A: You are in luck! In my Club Zebra Vault, I have a document called Becoming a Market Expert: The 20 Things You Need to Know. Doing the research on even […]

Ask Denise: Keeping Client Files Safe?

Denise Lones

Denise, last week in our coaching group you were mentioning that we should keep physical copies of our client files safe. I just keep them in a file cabinet in my home office. Is that good enough? Consider the type of information that may be contained in that file. You might have addresses, financial information, […]

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