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The Number One Client Communication Mistake

Do you ever wonder how some people seem to have such a way with words and have absolutely no problem talking to anyone?  Others, however, stumble and find it hard to engage potential clients in a conversation that is anything more than superficial. When I think about my own real estate journey over the years […]

Ask Denise: Setback? Rebound!

Denise, I am frustrated! I have been in the business for 15 years and each year my business has gotten a little better and a little better. I was on track at the beginning of the year to finish the year a smidge higher than last year, but several clients have had a change of […]

Don’t Just Connect…POWER CONNECT!

Real estate is an industry that has seen many ups and downs over the years. It has also seen monumental changes in the day-to-day operations and processes due to technology and the creation of online real estate search sites. Over the past two and half decades I have watched the industry go through monumental changes. […]

The Life Cycle of a Real Estate Client: What You Need to Know!

People ask me all the time what exactly real estate agents do besides show homes and put homes on the MLS for sale. That is such a broad subject that I often laugh when I get asked that question. Real estate agents are not just sales people; they are business owners, marketers, social media experts, […]

The Most Neglected Client in Real Estate: The Potential Client

One of the most common complaints real estate agents have is that their business feels like a roller coaster and is either “feast or famine”.   Some agents would argue that there is nothing they can do about this… BUT! There absolutely is. There are agents who have discovered the secret to keeping their business steady. […]

The Summer Time Hues: The Different Colors of the Summer Real Estate Rainbow

Summer is here, and potential buyers and sellers are experiencing different levels of real estate urgency. Some are rushing to make that summer time purchase or sale while others are basking in the sun with no desire to even think about making a move because they are so busy enjoying the weather. Summer is a […]

Ask Denise: Potential Clients

Q: “Denise, I have some would-be sellers who reached out to me last year, but I haven’t really kept in touch. I think now is a great time to list. Should I just call them? Send them a CMA? What do you think I should do?” I have two answers for you. First, you should […]

Priorities

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Real estate is a business of managing priorities. I bet if you took a minute and wrote down every possible item that you think you have to do for your business, you would probably have dozens and dozens of “to dos”. Everything from entering last month’s expenses and this year’s taxes to a CMA for […]

Toss Out That Antiquated Business Plan!

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Agents near and far have been clamoring for a meaty business plan template for 2016. However, my recommendation for 2016 is to keep it short, sweet, and only focus on the action items that are going to bring you business. “But Denise!” they say, “Where do I put my income goals? Where do I put […]

The Empty Pipeline Syndrome

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Recently, we got a call from a client who had gone from being on top of the world to having a disaster on her hands in a matter of a morning. She had a number of deals that she was handling and they were all imploding for different reasons. Not only was she feeling awful […]

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