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The Real-Life Realtor blog was designed to give you a first hand look at what really happens behind the scenes of a real estate transaction. The blog is an extension of the Real-Life Real Estate Training program which was designed by a Realtor for Realtors. The Training program will walk you through the real estate transaction...step-by-step so you can experience the financial success and business growth you desire.



The cases and blogs we talk and write about most often are those that involve difficult, unreasonable and sometimes abusive clients.  But if we are completely honest, that probably only makes up a small percentage of our business...maybe even as low as five percent.  The other 95% of the time we ...
You are excited about your listing appointment in a very exclusive neighborhood.  The updates the sellers have made are tasteful and the house shows well.  Then you get to the master bathroom...the only area in the house they never quite got around to renovating.  Since they are looking to move, ...
Are you one of those agents who prices the listing hoping for multiple offers? What Happens If... Notice I said "hoping" for multiple offers.  What happens if you don't receive multiple offers?  What do you tell your seller when you only get one offer at the list price?  Do you tell them to make ...
What do you do when the listing agent tells you that your buyers' pre-approval letter isn't enough?  So you'll have a better understanding of this scenario, let me provide a few of the details. The Buyer's Point of View You submit an offer on behalf of your buyer for a property that has been on t...
You would think that with all of the technology real estate agents have at our disposal that we would be functionally at a much higher level.  You would think that we would be able to reach a lot more people in a shorter period of time.  Plus, with so many people having their smartphone attached ...
This should be a no-brainer but during this extreme cold weather it bears repeating.  If you are a listing agent, you need to check your vacant least weekly. Water, Water Everywhere Just this past week I know of two cases where the freezing cold weather caused water pipes to freeze....
When one of your real estate colleagues sees your name on a listing or on an offer, do they sign with relief or anxiety? Get the Job Done As a real estate agent all you have is your reputation so you need to do everything within your power to protect it.  And that means being the best agent you c...
"The grass is always greener on the other side of the street" least that's how the old saying goes.  Around this time of year real estate agents seem to think that it's time for a change...time for some greener grass and that typically means changing brokerages. Why Are You Moving? Deciding ...


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