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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Whatever excites you about real estate is what you need to do. When we do what we enjoy we are more likely to do it and also will be more consistent. it pretty much does not matter if you do open houses, call people, volunteer, farm, have parties, or any other marketing activities you enjoy. The ...
01/28/2014
I realized yesterday how my life is so different from most people. Real estate has been my life for nearly 5 years. My family and friends understand that real estate is a part of me. I take calls and work 7 days a week. Yesterday I was in the nail salon and saw a call coming in from a client I re...
01/26/2014
How many times have we as real estate agents and brokers heard this. I used to pick up whatever I was doing and run over there. Now I at least quiz the people first as to their qualifacations and exactly what they are looking for. Many times I can find out without going there if there people are ...
01/25/2014
I have worked in real estate for over 12 years non stop. Even on vacation I answer my phone and return emails, do offers, etc. Yesterday I had a real wake up call about how out of touch I am becoming. I went to an outlet mall about 30  miles from where I live. I found that since I had been there ...
01/25/2014
1. Sunshine 360+ days per year 2. Lots of events to attend- art shows, golf tournaments, car shows, wine tastings, bike rides, runs and walks, charity fundraisers 3. Lots of recreational activities- golf, tennis, pickle ball, hiking, biking, swimming, shopping 4. Lots of socializing at parties, h...
01/20/2014
Now is the time to schedule your 2014 vacations. This give you something to look forward to. You can plan the budget for the vacation. You also have time to find deals to save money. You can research the area and speak to people who have been there. It also will help to schedule your clients arou...
01/16/2014
1. Find out how much you made for 2013 from your broker 2. Tally your mileage records 3. Assemble all receipts, credit card statements, and bank statements for 2013 4. Get the paperwork from your accountant on what you can deduct for 2013 5. Record your mortgage interest, property tax costs, and ...
01/14/2014
People like people who listen more than talk. Ask questions and then ask more questions. You will learn alot about people. Most people are more interested in what they have to say than listening to what other people have to say. It is interesting to make a conscious effort to not talk about yours...
01/11/2014
Do you stay in touch with your clients after the close of escrow? Do you have a gift for them after the close of escrow? Do you invite them to parties? Do you stop by when you are in their area? Do you introduce them to other clients and friends in the area? Do you email them or call them at leas...
01/09/2014
When I take you out to view homes, are you ready to buy a house if I find you the perfect house? Are you preapproved with a lender? Are you set to move? Are you ready financially and emotionally? Can you make fast decisions? Are you clear on what you want in a home and can reconize it when you se...
01/09/2014
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