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Three Elements of Successful Social Media Marketing

It is hard to think about building a real estate business for the long-term when what you really need are leads today. The challenges of social media lie in that statement. You know that being more active now will help you connect over ...


Power Teams to Profit Teams

Building a team is simple; building a profitable team takes thought, strategy and the ability to follow a proven system that will ultimately result in a better lifestyle for both the rainmaker and the team members. ...


Millennials Favor Walkable Communities, Study Shows

Millennials prefer walking over driving by a substantially wider margin than any other generation, according to a new poll conducted by the National Association of REALTORS® and the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University. ...


Three Must-Haves to Recruit Millennial Agents

As a generation expected to surpass the number of baby boomers in the U.S., millennials are a target audience for businesses and advertisers. Known for being career-driven, educated, and progressive individuals, millennials are clearly making their dent in the workforce. ...


Upping the Ante with Mobile Marketing

When transportation industry vet Maury Westerdale retired from Ford in the early ’90s, he invested in a storage facility and discovered the benefit of having a rental truck program as part of his business. ...


How to Get Inside the Seller’s Mindset

A woman who lived in her home for over 25 years, who raised four kids there, is now ready to live a simpler life. She contacted a home staging company to help downsize to a two-bedroom condo. Over the phone, she mentioned removing ...


Why Digital Marketing is a Must in Real Estate

If you want to survive as a real estate agent in today’s Internet savvy world, you need to go digital with your marketing. This was the important message delivered by Garry Wise and Chris ...


How to Be a More Effective Team Leader

It used to be called “managing,” but these days it’s more important to know how to be an effective team leader. Working together as a unit is appealing to today’s young real estate professionals, and cutting-edge offices are changing their workplace culture to meet ...


How to Delegate like a Pro

How often do you review your to-do list and feel frustrated that you haven’t completed half of it? Chances are, you’re bogged down with tasks that could be delegated to someone else. If you’re like many real estate professionals and small ...


What to Expect When You’re Expecting (A Listing)

Congrats! You've spent days, weeks or maybe even months trying and now it's confirmed — you're expecting (a listing). There are hundreds of books, blogs and coaches who have given their best advice about what to do when you land a listing lead, ...


Collaboration Allows Us to See What Is Possible

Real estate has always been highly individual and entrepreneurial in nature, yet sustainable success is possible only through effective collaboration with others. The very foundation of our industry is the concept of “cooperation and compensation,” with the premise that all parties are better ...


FSBOs: Untapped Opportunities Waiting for You

Real estate agents who see a For Sale By Owner listing and get discouraged need to change their tune and instead see an opportunity. A savvy agent sees FSBO listings as their next client. It’s no secret that the number one reason someone ...


A Smart Home Sells Quicker

If you’re wondering why that listing you signed months ago is getting very few views, it might just be that your post is outdated. Today, the trend in real estate is smart homes, or homes outfitted with innovative conveniences, such as an energy-saving ...


New Survey Finds Like-Kind Exchanges Promote Job, Economic Growth

Real estate like-kind exchanges are an important vehicle for disposing of and acquiring properties, and support the nation’s financial growth, job creation and economy, according to a new report from the National Association of REALTORS®. ...


How to Write a Social Media Bio: 5 Tips for Real Estate Professionals

No one likes writing social media bios. Summing up the wonderful, complex individual that you are in just a few strategically selected words? That sounds fun...NOT! ...


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