Chickenhawk Scratchings

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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty
The idle contemplations of one of the up-and-coming real estate agents and trainers in Upstate South Carolina.

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2008 

When you watch a great movie that includes action scenes, do you ever think about the stunt actors behind the scenes?  It has got to take some guts to do some of the things that directors ask.  Even with the increasing use of computer graphics, stunt actors have a large part in the film industry....
05/23/2008
There are many lead generation strategies that exist in real estate.  You can find a dozen nationally known experts who all have different systems.  Brian Buffini teaches referral business.  Craig Proctor espouses direct response marketing.  Hobbs and Herder encourage agents to market themselves....
05/23/2008
Agents often ask me what techniques should be used to approach FSBOs, and I often give them the long answer about consistent, persistent, HELPFUL information over a period of time.  When they ask for specifics, the first item on my list is to introduce call capture systems to the FSBO. For those ...
05/23/2008
...but like any tool, they won't do a thing unless you actually utilize them.  I have Top Producer 8i.  It is a great contact management system.  I place my entire business in the hands of the Top Producer gurus.  The one thing that they can't do, however, is work my database for me. Databases ar...
05/23/2008
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I hope that every remembers the reason that we have Memorial Day.  It is a national day of mourning and celebrating the lives of those service men and women who died for our country.  We celebrate their lives, and mourn their sacrifices.  Too many Americans get caught up in the vacations or shopp...
05/23/2008
A very important point to understand is that there are no bad markets, and there are no good markets.  There are buyer's markets, and there are seller's markets.  Why do I make the distinction?  In buyer's markets, buyers can get the better deals.  There are more houses on the market than there a...
05/23/2008
Integrity is vital to work in any service industry, so it's no surprise that it's at the heart of the real estate trade.  If your integrity is compromised, you may as well hang it up, because word will spread like wild fire. Unfortunately, we have to deal with people whose integrity is not up to ...
05/22/2008
My old laptop is about to kick the bucket.  The drives aren't working any more, so the only way I can load info onto it is either through the internet or through a flash drive.  The memory is lacking, and it's just at its last point.  I have started thinking about what to buy to replace it when t...
05/17/2008
When other agents are singing the blues about the market being soft, or marketing not bringing what it used to, or this or that problem, I just sit back and let them fade away.  These people aren't really cut out for this industry.  When the clients are practically jumping into your car begging t...
05/17/2008
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05/17/2008
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