Recent survey findings show that fewer veteran real estate pros are leveraging the tech tools at hand to build their business. In fact, year to year, agents are spending LESS on web marketing tools than last year. I would invite you to take a minute to read "Realtornomics 2011" (http://www.matthe...
Active duty personnel, veterans, retired members of the military and employees of the U.S. Dept. of Defense and the Dept. of Homeland Security are eligible to apply for up to $5,000 in down payment and closing costs in the purchase of a first home. This special first-time buyers’ “Dream Makers” p...
I was speaking yesterday with a colleague who hasn't been in the business for very long at all. The jist of our conversation was going over the many things that he's learning on the job that never came up in class. I'm sure we can all relate to what he was saying. My talk with him made me think ...
As I set new business goals for the coming year, I took a quick look back at 2010 to see what valuable lessons I've learned (and what mistakes I don't want to repeat). Here's my top five from my "Look Back" List: Remind Clients That They Call the Shots But You Hold the Pistol. Reconfirming with b...
If you've ever taken a train trip, you probably remember your seat, your travel companions and maybe even how clean (or not) the restroom was. What you may not have paid attention to was the scenery streaming by you just outside your window. That's how I've often felt about my life as a real est...

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