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The BEST way to get money out of your local Realtor Board - 03/23/11 01:13 PM
I'm holding my sides laughing about this crazy series of messages I got today! Don't be alarmed when you read the first one. That's truly not the joke. Mr. Chavez will certainly be missed, but Treva has amazingly recovered! Feel free to share your best Realtor Board stories on here in your comments! I look forward to reading them!
I guess we all have to get paid somehow! I think I'll try the old stand by and sell a house today. Seems easier than resurrection!
Really? You're Hiring Your Friend? - 03/20/11 10:37 AM
I interviewed for a listing last Friday. The seller told me they had interviewed another agent, and I was obviously the better agent, ...hands down. Then I heard these words, "We have one more interview to conduct before we make our decision." Now, I've heard these words before. I'm not easily intemedated by them, and I have a plan of replys to go through when I hear them, ie "Look, we're both here now, and you believe in my marketing and negotiation skills, why don't we just go ahead" or "I'll be happy to call and cancel your last meeting for (71 comments)
Just an hour drive from Northwest Arkansas - 03/19/11 10:05 AM
I'm heading to Ft. Smith today with my family. My 15 year old son has decided to interview to be a counselor for Boy Scout camp this summer. So, the family is all going to learn about the hangin' judge of Ft. Smith, tour the musuem, visit the trolly musuem...maybe take a ride, and learn about the battles that were fought in the Civil War around Ft. Smith! I'm excited! It's funny to me to hear the kids complaining thinking that they are going to be bored to death, but I remember going there as a child. They always complain when (0 comments)
I Just got a Great New Designation! - 03/17/11 02:37 PM
Self improvement is a huge must in the real estate world. For an agent that can bring buyers into Northwest Arkansas you can trust that I have what it takes to get them interested, and get your property shown. These days social networking plays such a huge role in what we do. Go with an agent that knows the importance of Facebook, Twitter, ActiveRain, Linked-In, and much more. Not only are agents better able to spread your property on multiple web sites, but they are able to capture buyers, retain clients, and manage communication in a very effective way! Use me! (0 comments)
Would you like me to do it for you? - 03/17/11 11:39 AM
I sent an offer, no, good offer on a large home yesterday to an agent who was at a convention. The first question I got was, "How long did you give me?" Honestly, what in the world are agents thinking? You have a chance to sell a large listing, and you are worried about having time to play another slot machine at a real estate convention?! I'm all for us getting together and learning from eachother, but when someone calls with an offer on a property that I represent, I'm going to present that offer right away regardless of the (2 comments)
The other day I was driving home and noticed something had changed. You see, for about 3 years now I've been saying that I wanted to take a photo of a shack. The setting of this shack is fairly pretty, but the humor of the shack is really what makes it worth photographing. It might not even be considered a shack. It has a floor, four posts, and a roof. Then the piece de resistance is a dish network satellite sitting atop the glory of it all! I was going to entitle the photo, "Arkansas Bachelor Pad". As I (2 comments)
The Role Social Networking will play in my business - 03/08/11 12:51 PM
For a few years now I have grown my social networking to pretty a pretty large scale. I have found that more people are keeping up with me than I can personally keep up with. The days, for me anyway, of sending direct mail, making "just checking in" phone calls, and long time consuming visits have really lessened for me. I now can touch multiple people in a fun, quick, and many times more natural way than before. The clients who are interested in my family and genuinely care for our well being are interested in my recent posts about how (0 comments)
Where do your loyalties lie? - 03/06/11 11:48 AM
I have been recruiting agents for the company I'm at for around 3 yrs now, and have found many options for many agents. We're all so different. Some NEED a higher split and less management, some NEED extensive management and a HIGH split, some NEED that small time office feel where everyone gives eachother a gift on birthdays and Christmas. Some NEED the larger company feel that gives them a sense of confidence. Here's how I chose mine in order of importance and why: Split: I have a family and friends...I need money. Technology: the world is moving...keep up Marketing: if (4 comments)
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