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Ask Denise: Don’t Doubt your Database!

Q: “Denise, the agent I share an office with is raving about her new CRM. It is online and very techy. I am generally not techy. I have my database in an Excel sheet which I can manage, but should I just go to a class and step up to this new system? It seems […]

Ask Denise: The Cost of Silence

Q: “Denise, I had an “Aha!” moment this spring when I heard that one of my past clients had sold their home and bought with another agent. I was devastated because I thought for sure that they would seek me out when they were ready to make a move. We had such a great relationship! […]

Finding Success Your Way!

I have never met two real estate agents that run their business exactly the same way. Each has their own personality, their own style and their own way of connecting with clients. I am often asked if there is one perfect formula for building a real estate business. I would like to be able to […]

A Day in The Life of a Realtor – Jack of All Trades

The one incredible benefit of being a real estate agent is that you get to set your own schedule.  Imagine the freedom to work when you want and to be able to sleep in when you want.  Sounds good, right?  That is a fantasy that many real estate agents like to believe but in reality, […]

Jump Start for Fall!

Can you believe that we are almost at the end of August and September is right around the corner?  What a great time to reflect back on your year and to celebrate your wins and examine your struggles. With kids going to school and our focus turning away from summer activities, this is a great […]

Ask Denise: CRM Software

Q: “Denise, I think it is time I invest in a CRM (customer relationship management software). I want something that has a database manager and allows me to easily create groups within it, create drip campaigns for the clients in my pipeline, allows me to manage an emailed newsletter, and also helps me manage transactions. […]

Ask Denise: Database TLC

Q: “Denise, I need to update my database. It is a mess. I had an issue a few years ago with my CRM that messed up all the data and I just haven’t been sending much out or communicating. How would you suggest I tackle this?” A: I am so glad to hear that you […]

Who Are Your Best and Most Reliable Clients?

Imagine you are in a contest and were competing against 100 other agents. The goal is to be the first to generate a bona fide buyer or seller – that is someone that is ready to put their home on the market with you or to write an offer on a property. The prize is […]

Real Estate & Gardening – Kindred Spirits!

Real Estate and gardening have more in common than you might think. Savvy real estate agents have figured this out. Think about planting a garden. You make sure the soil is good quality, you decide what you want to plant, you plant your seeds, and then you water the seeds and tend to that garden […]

Ask Denise: Database Help

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Q: “Denise, you addressed databases in the Zebra Report last week and I hate to admit my database is a mess. I have a leads database which is automatically populated from my online lead source, an old database from my previous career (I have some people who I still reach out to), and I have […]

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