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Key Communication for Finding Sellers in 2021

Hi everyone! Today I walk to talk about the severe shortage of inventory in our real estate market and how real estate agents in 2021 need to go about finding sellers. In a business where every day you are seeing shocking list-to-sale-price ratios and these really high sale prices, I’m sure there are moments where […]

You are Invited to the State of the Market

Today, I want to invite you to my State of the Market coming up at the end of January. It is so important—especially this year—to know what’s been going on and what’s happening right now in the market. There are changes coming in the new year. There are trends that started because of Covid. Bottom […]

Protect Your Peace

Protect your peace. It is probably one of the most important things you can do, not just this season but throughout the year. You need to protect your peace with your clients, vendors, other agents, and all the other professionals we deal with. When I say “protect your peace,” here’s what I’m talking about: If […]

Stay Focused on the Facts (Not Politics)

I have to weigh in on what’s going on with the election. Probably by the time you read this, we will know who the President will be. But right now, I have clients that are panicking about how the election uncertainty is going to affect them. I want to remind them and you that life […]

Strong Roots – Strong Business

Hi, everyone. Welcome to this week’s zebra report. Today I want to talk about the importance of staying put, staying on course, and trusting your business plan. More importantly, trusting that the clients you take care of will be loyal long term clients if you just stay the course with them.

Surrender, Delegate, and Succeed!

Hi everyone, and welcome to this week’s Zebra Report. This week I want to talk about something that smart business-people do, something that great leaders do, and something that organized people do. What’s the secret? It is the ability admit when you’re not good at doing something. It’s the ability to recognize that you need […]

What’s Your Net?

Last week I talked about how important it is to truly being able to calculate how much money an agent makes per hour by dividing their gross commission income by total number of hours worked in a given year. For example, if you make $100,000 gross commission and you work 40 hours per week for […]

Challenging Appraisals in Today’s Real Estate Market

There isn’t a week that goes by lately that I don’t hear a nightmare appraisal story from one of my clients. There has been a huge surge in appraisal challenges in the last 90 days and it makes me wonder what is going on! Many transactions today are being delayed because appraisers seem to be […]

The 20 Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When They Renovate – Part II

Last week, I covered ten of the most common mistakes homeowners can make when they take on a renovation project. Here is the rest of my list! Failing To Anticipate Chaos When you are renovating you can expect that something will go wrong.  Timing deadlines often can’t be met because when one things go wrong […]

The Power of Numbers

Lately I have been working with a lot of numbers and I have been reminded of their power. While numbers themselves are non-emotional, often they bring up a lot of emotion and therefore, are sometimes avoided. Anyone who has ever not opened their credit card statement or avoided revisiting their commission statements knows exactly what […]

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