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Over the last few months I have read BLOGS about do this or don't do that ... recently it was concerning Open Houses.  So many people complain about Open House and how bad they are etc etc etc   STOP ... each agent out their has a skill set.  A set of personality traits that lend itself to succes...
12/04/2007
I do a lot speaking on the subject of business planning.  During a particular portion of the lecture I discuss expenses and how expenses impact a business.  Without a doubt someone says real estate is too expensive.  Are you kidding?  Expensive?  Real estate is one of the LEAST expensive business...
11/30/2007
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Dear AR members ... I would like to get a simple sampling on the following question:To the public what seems to be the more professional way of being compensated:Fees plus agreed upon expensesorCommissionsIf you comment please provide details to support your opinion.Example: Fees are more profess...
11/27/2007
In our last episode our heroes learned two key elements about they're business; number of transactions required to meet their income goal and their overhead per transaction.  In Part III "Where does it come from?" we discuss using your business plan to layout your road map to achieving your incom...
11/25/2007
Your Business Plan should reveal two very important items amongst other things:•1)      How many listing and buyers you must close•2)      How much you spend per transaction in OverheadKnowing how many transactions will determine the activities you need to do to meet your goal.  Overhead Per Tran...
11/25/2007
It is approaching that time of year again where your manager, be it you or another person, wants to know what you plan on doing next year, a business plan. The big problem with business planning, people confuse it with goal setting.  Nothing is further from reality.  A goal is plucked from thin-a...
11/25/2007
It is the end of what may have been the worst year ever for many ... if you plan on staying in real estate for 2008 you need to start planning for it NOW.  Because many in this business thought the moment you got a license the phone would just magically ring? ... WAKE UPA Business Plan is not a p...
11/25/2007
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According to an article in this weekend edition of the Wall Street Journal the number of homes in foreclosure that had reached a RESET date was less than 50% ... that means that many were foreclosing not because of an increase in payments but because they never should have been able to purchase t...
11/25/2007
The 7 Deadly Home Staging Sins You May Be Committing Right Now!  What if you just had five seconds to sell a house but you couldn't say word?  You are not allowed to say anything - no sales pitch, no comments, nothing.  You just have to step aside and let the house sell itself.  Now...how would g...
11/25/2007
The 7 Deadly Home Staging Sins You May Be Committing Right Now!  What if you just had five seconds to sell a house but you couldn't say word?  You are not allowed to say anything - no sales pitch, no comments, nothing.  You just have to step aside and let the house sell itself.  Now...how would g...
11/25/2007
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