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By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 32 Thought Leaders group is not a new idea and it has value. Getting together a group of professionals discussing the profession, its rules and regulations, tips and techniques and more will always be a worthwhile spending of time.  Most agencies call this MasterMind...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 31 Resiliency is a chief component of any successful life. It is not a matter of if something bad, or unfavorable will happen, it is a matter of when. When that moment hits you have several choices as you do every moment of your live.  You can grow or die. You can le...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 30 Features 2.With more than 316,437 members, ActiveRain is the largest and most active professional social network in the real estate industry. We are a community of real estate agents, brokers, home stagers, inspectors, lenders, and other industry professionals who ...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 29 Features. I also blog on Active Rain a platform for all things real estate. Some of the top people in the industry sharing the newest ideas and best practices. I am an Ambassador for the group but I have never been invited to any dinners. I am happy to answer quest...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 28 A month of days. Take a look at the numbers for the month. How many listings taken on.  How many houses have you previewed and discussed real estate with their owners. How many new people have you contacted, what are the numbers and how do they compare to your plan...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
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Your Million Dollar Day 27 #Agent4Agents. Thought leaders New England real estate is an idea I have a couple of weeks ago. The real estate industry is changing rapidly.  Technological innovations and tech companies see the opportunity in the Billion dollar plus real estate business and are looki...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Day 26 get your group, find the people you admire and create an opportunity to sit and talk with them  This is a personal story. Any time in this business with a level of success and you will end up in some kind of Mastermind group. A Mastermind is a collection of minds all di...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 25 top 10 issues affecting real estate as stated by the Councilors of Real Estate® for 2018-2019. All of these issues are national and they affect the individual communities in differing ways. You will not be surprised to see interest rates, taxes and construction cos...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 24 Take someone out for coffee. Early on in the Walter Sanford book, If I Could Start Over Again, he instructs you to find people who are truly amazing in this industry and ask them out for coffee.  Most of the time people are complimented by this and will make time....

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 23 Where are you now? Constantly reassessing where you are right now in comparison to where you wanted to be or where you can be. This isn't to dissuade you, make you feel pressure for not doing what you said you would do, but to re-align yourself.  The metaphor that ...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 22 Bootstrapping is the way many agents start their careers.  Often it is said that it takes 6 months of reserve money to begin a career where you don't get paid until you have completed a transaction with clients. I have witnessed lots of people start up without the...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 21 Can I drink now. I don't know what the average person expects of their real estate agent, I know what my experience with average people tells me they expect. Everything. From the moment we meet in person there is the expectation that you will actively be providing...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 20 GREEN I AM. And thanks to Craig Foley for his insight and wisdom during the two day course.  There is such a wealth of information packed into these two days, it will take months to digest and learn it all.  Building healthy efficient homes should be a mandate in o...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 19 GREEN Designation. Understanding how your house envelope is put together is a critical new piece of the knowledge puzzle that agents need to understand how to better assist buyers and sellers of  GREEN homes. This is not just about new construction, but retrofitti...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 18 Put in a Happy Thought. Driving home last night after completing a very good day of real estate activity I was focused on what didn't get done and why I couldn't do it and it was making me miserable. I was going round and round and getting deeper and deeper. I coul...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 17 Gratitude gets more done. Flat tires happen on sunny days when you have no where to go too, as well as when you are late for a meeting.  Life is random, and for successful agents it just doesn't matter. It doesn't matter because they are prepared with a daily prac...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 16 Moving without the ball Larry Bird used to say when explaining why he was always where he was supposed to be. He said he worked as hard without the ball as I did with the ball. In real estate the same path to success applies. An agents moving without the ball is w...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 15 review refocus refine and deliver. The first two weeks delivered a lot of "off the ball success". Getting the cards created and in my hand, re-desiging and reprinting all the brand material. Updating all the social media sites and reviewing archived and available c...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 14 Earn your Badges. Real estate is a business where you get paid nothing until you have completed, COMPLETED, something. Every day you make your living helping people, some of them are clients, most of them are prospects you hope to be clients.  There are no badges i...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 13 No Fear and it might not even be fear that is the problem, it could be something else.  In real estate there is always the "something else" that is unanticipated but must be dealt with in that moment. Agents are often people who will say they can get something done...

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