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To Control Your Results, Control Your Outreach

It is around this time of year, when one month is already gone on the calendar, that I begin to get a sense of who is on track to have a strong spring and who may need to really ramp up. How do I know? New connections and outreach. Lots of agents begin the year […]

Daily Habits of Top-Producing Real Estate Agents

Have you ever wondered why some real estate agents seem to be able to weather any real estate storms and still come out on top?  Regardless of what is happening in the market they seem to always be busy and thriving.  They aren’t experiencing the typical peaks and valleys that most agents go through.  These […]

September – The Gateway to Finishing the Year Strong

Today is July 20th so you might be wondering why I am talking about September. But September is just around the corner (doesn’t it seem like Memorial Day was just a few days ago?) and it is one of those make-it or break-it months in real estate. It can set you up for record-breaking success […]

Ask Denise: Getting Reviews

Q: “Denise, I have had a number of my clients review me on Zillow, but I also want those reviews to be on Yelp, REALTOR.com, and Facebook. Can I just copy and paste?” In a short answer, no. Each client needs to review you individually and rate you from their own account. If your goal […]

The Power of Gratitude

Think about your last transaction. Was it a tough one? Were there moments when you didn’t think it would close? Or was it smooth with barely any bumps along the way? Whichever path the transaction took, I bet there were some standout people involved that helped it across the finish line. Really think about this […]

Ask Denise: Open House Music

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Q: “Denise, I was hosting an open house last week and I was playing some rock music very softly over the home’s sound system (partially because I wanted to highlight the speakers which were throughout the house). However, I had a couple complain. Should I not play music?”

Are You Ready for Your “Distraction Diet” Guidelines?

Stressed-out Man at Computer

Last week my Zebra Report focused on what I called the “distraction diet” – a concept based on regulating the interruptions you allow which disrupt your ability to focus and work. Remember, distractions draw us in because they either: 1) add pleasure to our lives, or 2) remove pain from our lives. The first step […]

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