real estate agent: Real Estate is No Joking Matter - 08/16/17 12:06 PM
There’s no doubt that a real estate agent benefits from having a sense of humor. It can help break the ice with clients and it can help ease the nerves during what is often a stressful situation for a client who is contemplating a major financial and life decision.
But we've gathered a number of jokes from Realtors® we work with at eCommission that you definitely want to avoid on the job. They can get you in hot water fast. Here are a number of things you DON’T want to convey with a joke.
Insult their house
You have a duty to give your sellers … (1 comments)

real estate agent: How To Sell Your First Luxury Home - 06/29/17 08:28 AM
Selling a luxury home is very different from selling a house to a middle-class buyer. The financial reward is obviously greater, but more importantly, the factors that shape the deal are often distinct from those that guide the rest of the real estate market.
We asked some of the top Realtors® we work with at eCommission for advice and here's what we learned.
There are a number of things to always keep in mind when you’re dealing with luxury real estate buyers.
The details matter more in luxury
When people are buying luxury property, they’re more often seeking an outcome that is ideal, rather than merely acceptable. … (2 comments)

real estate agent: Seven Tax Filing Mistakes Realtors Should Avoid - 03/30/17 09:44 AM
As the dreaded tax filing deadline comes ever closer, real estate agents find themselves in a familiar position: how to pay as little tax as possible to Uncle Sam while staying off the radar of the ever-watchful IRS.
We decided to make a list of seven tax mistakes that real estate professionals may accidentally make so that you’ll be able to avoid them when it’s time to do your own taxes!
Forgetting little (deductible) expenses
It takes a lot of discipline to keep track of the variety of business expenses you make during the year, especially if many are insignificant in amount. But small … (28 comments)

real estate agent: Is a Mazda Miata a Practical Car for a Real Estate Agent? Pt. 2 - 02/22/08 08:09 AM
As a catch up on this story, my wife and I were being crammed into a two-seat Mazda Miata by our agent, “Rick” and heading out to look at some open houses.
For those who don’t know, let me tell you about the inside of a Mazda Miata. It’s ridiculous. It looks like it was made by elves. The gear shift is a toothpick with a marshmallow on top. The door pulls only allow two fingers to slide under, so opening the door makes you look like you’re sipping a cup of tea. Everything is just so small! The steering … (0 comments)

 
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