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2010 

As alot of Agents are sitting back and complaining, i go after business as well. I teah my agents that business will not come to you. You must go after it.There is no business there! She wasn't getting any phone calls and no one had walked through the door asking for her. She didn't get one listi...
08/30/2010
Ask my kids and they will tell you this is one of my favorite sayings. Originally shared with them when discussing appropriate dressing in the early teen years (think short-shorts--or booty shorts as they call them), I continue to use  this to discuss the idea that just because you have the abili...
08/22/2010
I Got My Listing Under Contract Because I Answered My Phone                             I was about to go into a class, when low and behold...my cell phone rang and I decided to pick it up!  On the other end was another Realtor asking me about my listing.  First, she said, is your listing still a...
08/22/2010
Thank Goodness I Googled This "Buyer/Investor"!! This blog will show you the importance of doing a Google Search of potential clients, whether they be Buyers or Sellers. The other day, an AR Blog of mine was featured.  The title of the blog is "Attn:  Distressed Homeowners & Listing Agents:  BEWA...
08/14/2010
Here are a few facts to help you decide.  We'll start off with some consumers who see a Realtor as the big bad wolf just waiting to take all the change out of their pockets. No matter how you view it, the facts are:  Realtors do not get paid until the transaction goes to settlement.  The commissi...
08/08/2010
I guess I could call him my other Uncle Sam but I have chosen to call him Boss. Yes, he takes a chunk out of every commission check I earn. He doesn't take the endless phone calls, answer the daily 50 questions, he doesn't dissect the home inspection, or find a way to explain to a seller that, we...
08/08/2010
Thanks, but no thanks.  Therein lie my in-depth sentiments regarding buyer agent bonus compensation. It’s a tricky business, this whole trust-building endeavor.  From the initial consultation with a prospective client, to the signing of the closing documents and all stops in between, a certain r...
08/07/2010
Did you read the subject of my blog and think "I didn't know real estate agent's made a salary?".  We don't.  Self-employed.  Freelance contractors.  Whatever you want to call it.  We are on our own when it comes to making our way in this industry, just like every other small business owner.  But...
08/07/2010
I just started Tracking my Marketing, Do you? Well? As Realtors we all work hard posting out homes on ActiveRain, craigslist, backpage, kiji, and more... I have been tracking what my marketing is doing for me and here is what I have, Now understand i just started tracking, and I ma not tracking i...
08/07/2010
Sometimes, making an improvement to your home could actually hurt you when you try to sell it.  Here are the top 10 home improvements that can make your home harder to sell:  1. Kitchen Renovation. Any renovation of a kitchen that is too taste-specific or extreme in design. For example, a kitchen...
08/07/2010
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