Vickie Butler (Keller Williams Atlanta Partners)

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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Yes, I do use it. I think, i picked that visual from one of the RE seminars. Just divide it to Future( sellers and buyers that you are working with, warm and hot), Now( in Escrow and projected closing day), and Closed( write who and date of COE). If your board is large, use lower part to add your to do( like farming dates, new fliers for OH, even blog ideas, etc.) Use different markers to underline more urgent activities. 

Jul 01, 2016 04:28 PM
Rainmaker
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

ok..so i am a contrarian... BUT I LIKE the idea of the white board AND obviously the spread sheet or what ever form of PC tracking..the white board is a constant visual reminder of your goals...tasks etc. you go girl ! :)

Jul 01, 2016 01:22 PM
Rainmaker
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Excel spreadsheet for me.  

Buyer/Seller

Name

Address

COE

Sale Price

Source (past client, referral, internet lead, etc.)

% commission 

 

Referral Paid 

Net Commission

CGI totals

Jul 01, 2016 11:48 AM
Rainmaker
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Listing                                                                                                       Buyer

address      br/ bat/sf      price  agent name status               ditto

Jul 01, 2016 11:41 AM
Rainmaker
2,933,437
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I don't use any boards and never have.

Jul 01, 2016 11:24 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I haven't used a board in many years.  Everything I need is entered on my schedule which syncs to my computer, my phone, my ipad . . .  I like things at my fingertips.

Jul 01, 2016 11:14 AM
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1,812,673
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I like to see our Active Listings , our Under Agreements (UA), Buyer Prospects , our Potential Listings and upcoming Opens 

Jul 01, 2016 10:15 PM
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633,704
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I have an electronic form for Escrow Critical Dates that keeps tracking easily accessible for me.

Jul 01, 2016 07:25 PM
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Lauren Selinsky Broker CRS
California Coastal Estates - Aliso Viejo, CA
"Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren

PROPERTY ADDRESS.        BYR/SLR.         PRICE.         CLOSING DATE.       RLTR

24 Encinitas Ct LB                    SLR.             $745k.              7/11.                       LJS

Jul 01, 2016 03:47 PM
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435,609
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Don't use a white board ... never have, sorry!  

Jul 01, 2016 12:32 PM
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797,059
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Vickie - I haven't used a white board in the past, but a broker I used to be with did. I like the concept, and it looks like you have lots of great suggestions.

Jul 04, 2016 04:44 PM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I always used excel when I was actively working listings....

I continue to use excel for referral fees coming!!! 

Jul 02, 2016 08:30 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I like to track my listings and buyers in excel, during the process, and then once closed. I can look closely at my progress, but also once complete how I am doing expense and income-wise. 

Jul 02, 2016 05:13 AM
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Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Excel

Jul 02, 2016 04:36 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

No boards for me.  A simple checklist on a piece of paper in the front of the file.  One for listings and one for escrows.

Pre-qual, copy of EMD, disclosures signed, various reports, repair requests, escrow papers in.  Dates escrow opened, each contingency period expires, COE, appraisal date.

Jul 02, 2016 04:28 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Address  Title   Inspection   Appraisal   Loan Com.  Closing.

Jul 02, 2016 02:05 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I don't use a dry erase board but you have received some good suggestions here.

Here's to lots of closed transactions!

Jul 02, 2016 12:44 AM
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Vickie Butler
Keller Williams Atlanta Partners - Peachtree City, GA

I sincerely appreciate all the feedback/advice regarding the white board.  I received some great suggestions and can now move forward!!  Happy 4th and thanks again!!! 

Jul 02, 2016 12:14 AM
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Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

 

MY SALES BOARD CONTAINS THIS FOLLOWING IN ORDER:

ADDRESS - INSP DATE - LOAN COMMT DATE - SALES PRICE - RE COMMISSION - CLOSE DATE

 

LISTING / PRE LIST BOARD:

ADDRESS - HOME SPECS - SHOWING INSTRUCTIONS - ASKING PRICE 

Jul 02, 2016 12:13 AM
Rainmaker
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

KISS. Got it? Address, LP, anticipated close date. Other information you may not wish others, including the public to see.

Jul 01, 2016 11:43 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Vickie Butler Like Kathleen Daniels I use an Excel spreadsheet. I also make up a milestone list of activities required to close the property.

Jul 01, 2016 11:27 PM
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

A spreadsheat is much less messy.

Jul 01, 2016 11:10 PM
Rainmaker
3,048,838
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Parked and reading...

Jul 01, 2016 10:49 PM
Rainmaker
3,128,412
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Don't use a white board!

Jul 01, 2016 10:26 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

I no longer use a board but a spread sheet - it depends on the purpose of the board as to what columns I would use

Buyer name, agent name, offer date, closing date, asking price, selling price come to mind

Jul 01, 2016 10:06 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

The others have answeed.

Jul 01, 2016 08:55 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I dont use one but if I did it would include the key items and milestones on my transaction checklist.

Jul 01, 2016 05:30 PM
Rainmaker
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

I don't use that process.

Jul 01, 2016 05:14 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Vickie Butler - you have excellent answers, including one from Kathleen Daniels .

I use Google Spreadsheet to track my business - not a fan of whiteboard.

Jul 01, 2016 04:18 PM
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Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I don't used a white board.

Jul 01, 2016 01:18 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

My board turned into an Excel spreadsheet.

Jul 01, 2016 12:49 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

We used boards in the 80s and 90s but not since. I have calendars and auto reminders now.

Jul 01, 2016 12:42 PM
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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
The People You Know, Like and Trust!

I don't. I put each one in my phone calendar as it comes up. That way I never miss a deadline.

Jul 01, 2016 12:29 PM
Rainmaker
1,203,987
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Excel or Google sheets, not white board, however, in my early days I used yellow tablet.

Jul 01, 2016 12:20 PM
Rainmaker
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

No board for me!

Jul 01, 2016 12:15 PM
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Esther Preston
Heartland Realty - Redmond, OR

I'm with Susan Emo, I like it on my phone that syncs to my laptop

Jul 01, 2016 11:46 AM