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The Biggest Challenge Today Is An Agents Most Valuable Asset

There is one valuable asset I see agents wasting every day. It’s a HUGE drain on your business and your personal life. The good news? It’s easier to fix than you might imagine… I’m talking about your most valuable asset, your TIME! We all have a limited amount of time to use every day and then it is gone. How you spend your time is vital to the success of your real estate business and your life outside of business too. Here are a few powerful time management tips that will help you get the most out of every day…
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Real Estate Marketing Innovations From Around The World

I love to see what is happening in real estate in other countries and where we are going with real estate innovations when it comes to marketing. This week’s content is a great taste of what we are seeing in other parts of the world and what we are seeing  to innovate our own real estate marketing in 2017. REAL ESTATE MARKETING INNOVATION #1 Business Models… *Portugal – Average transaction commission is 3%. Exclusive listings only. No Office cooperation with one another at all *France – Average transaction commission is 5-7%. Mandatory posting of your commissions displayed in your office
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Real Estate 12 Days Before Christmas Must Do’s 2017

Effective Real Estate Strategies Just Before Christmas On the First Day of real estate my true love gave to me… Spend some focused time on your real estate database prior to 2017. If you don’t have a database then assemble one. Take the time to build a monthly database touch system for 2017 making specific activities each month to add value and deepen your relationships with your database. This “give to get” activity is the best way to increase repeat and referral business in 2017. On the Second Day of real estate my true love gave to me… Create a
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How To Make 2017 Your Best Year in Real Estate Ever

3 Reviews to Increase Your Real Estate Biz in 2017 As we head into the final month of 2016, for most of us, there will be some “downtime”. Downtime driven by both the holiday season, as well as a general slowdown of activity, especially after the first two weeks of December. This is an ideal time to start planning for 2017. I have honed a process for preparing for the New Year. There are 3 reviews you need to complete before you can set a path for growth of your real estate biz in 2017. The three reviews include your
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Top 10 Reason’s Why You Buy & Sell Over The Winter – Debunking The Myth

The #1 objection all agents are getting from real estate buyers and sellers is “we are waiting until spring.” So having the ability to change how the buyer and seller feels about waiting to buy or sell until the spring is imperative to your winter real estate success!! The fact of the matter is, the reasons and myths are endless so it’s our job as REALTORS® to be equipped with facts and a strong reality check to combat these reasons we hear every day. To help you through the winter season I put together some of the top reasons a
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The Top 12 Offers That Generate More Real Estate Leads

So what do they want that I have? That is the magic question in real estate lead generation. This week we have what I feel are the some of the top offerings in real estate that create the most amount of leads for agents. It’s best to have a range of offers that appeal to your different customer types so that no matter who hits your website there’s an offer that appeals to them. 12 Different Types of Offers to Generate Real Estate Leads: 1. Free Samples: Offer a free sample or a free consultation as a way for your
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25 Staging Tips To Win More Listings and Sell Listings For More

One of the things I ran into when I first started really talking about staging houses with sellers was I discovered I could get a listing against a lot of agents who were better than me — when I say “better,” I mean who were bigger producers than me. This would happen because when they would talk about staging the house they would tell the seller, “Okay, you need to do this, you need to do this, you need to do this,” they would actually put off the seller. They would often make the seller mad because the seller felt
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Secrets To Growing Your Real Estate Business and Your Wealth

An amazing source for my business and income came from not only investing personally in real estate but having a core group of investors I could regularly promote investment opportunities to where the phone would ring asking me to show them the property and write up the offer. I would literally have people call saying “we heard you were the agent that knew where the investment opportunities were and they heard I actually invested in properties personally with my clients as well.” My golden rule was never to buy something for myself before offering it to my investor clientele to
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Agent’s Guide to Writing a Business Plan

Business Plan – a written document that describes in detail how a business, usually a new one, is going to achieve its goals. A business plan lays out a written plan from a marketing, financial and operational viewpoint. FACT: LESS THAN 3% OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS HAVE A BUSINESS PLAN FACT: ESTIMATED 3% OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS IN NORTH AMERICA DOING 97% OF BUSINESS “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” Writing a business plan may seem a daunting task as there are so many moving parts and concepts to address. Take it one step at a time
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Hey Agents Have You Ever Googled Yourself?

I am often reminded of the importance (if you have never done it before), of googling yourself. Actually sit down, open up google and search your name on google and look at what you see or worse, what you don’t see. So let me ask you a question. When you google yourself, how do you rank? When you google yourself, what else came up during your search? Anything? Nothing? When I google myself I gratefully rank on the whole first page of the search but I found a solar company by the name “Wade Solar” and a judge in the
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