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As a retired agent, broker/owner, and property manager my blog is a menagerie of wisdom and ramblings from my career and life in general.



Here is another in my archive dive discoveries on real estate marketing.   This follows along perfectly with the theme of consistency in marketing.  Yours for success,Carol It's time to get personal. I often hear from real estate professionals that they are frustrated with their marketing. The mo...
Here is another gem I pulled out of the archives of real estate marketing guru, Barbara Todaro.   There she goes, using those words "consistent" and "marketing" in the same sentence again?  What's up with that?  Yours for success,Carol     One of the greatest challenges for a newly licensed agent...
This post by Alan May resonated with me.  If you want to benefit from the full functionality of ActiveRain and reach other agents and prospective buyers, heed Alan's advice.  Remember this is a "how to fail post"... so do the opposite of what his points suggest if you want to succeed and enjoy th...
I love this post by Amelia Robinette about how to declutter and organize.  Perhaps this is because I am considering a move to another city and totally relate to this subject right now.  I need to do a lot of decluttering and organizing in my own home.  I have lots of storage in my home, so the cl...
As a real estate agent, if you're going to target a specific niche, you need to understand what that target audience wants and needs.  If you're interested in working with investors, one of the very best blogs I recommend is called BiggerPockets.  It is a truly amazing collection of articles by i...
I found a gem in the ActiveRain archives from agent Renae Bolton.  I particularly like this one because it is the final submission in the series and includes links to all the other days too.   It's amazing what you can find when you go grubbing around in the ActiveRain search box.  Yours for succ...
I'm always looking for ways to share information targeted to new (and struggling) agents on how to create a successful career in real estate.   What better way than share the wisdom of a successful veteran?  With such a high failure rate, spending our two most important resources... Time and Mone...
 I was intriqued when I ran across an article titled: People Judge Your Personality Based On These 7 Small Things".  Like it or not, right or wrong, people are judging you every day.  You've heard the saying that you don't have a second chance to make a good first impression. What criteria are pe...
 This is going to be short and sweet advice.As a new real estate agent, you may feel like you don't stand a chance when competing against a veteran agent.  My best advice is to focus on the experience of your office team, as if it is an extension of you... which it is!  Don't let the competition ...
Do you ever have writer's block?  Here is some good advice: "Either write something worth readingor do something worth writing."                      -Benjamin Franklin The value of blogging as a real estate agent is undisputed.  It is THE single most valuable way to establish yourself as the loc...

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