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By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 28 A month of days. Take a look at the numbers for the month. How many listings taken on.  How many houses have you previewed and discussed real estate with their owners. How many new people have you contacted, what are the numbers and how do they compare to your plan...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Day 26 get your group, find the people you admire and create an opportunity to sit and talk with them  This is a personal story. Any time in this business with a level of success and you will end up in some kind of Mastermind group. A Mastermind is a collection of minds all di...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 25 top 10 issues affecting real estate as stated by the Councilors of Real Estate® for 2018-2019. All of these issues are national and they affect the individual communities in differing ways. You will not be surprised to see interest rates, taxes and construction cos...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 24 Take someone out for coffee. Early on in the Walter Sanford book, If I Could Start Over Again, he instructs you to find people who are truly amazing in this industry and ask them out for coffee.  Most of the time people are complimented by this and will make time....

By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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 Spectaular Colonial For Sale in Natick, MA      Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood Market Stats $850,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 2,500 sqftLot: 8,080 sqftYear Built: 1928MLS #: 72479871 Location 94 West Central Stre...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 23 Where are you now? Constantly reassessing where you are right now in comparison to where you wanted to be or where you can be. This isn't to dissuade you, make you feel pressure for not doing what you said you would do, but to re-align yourself.  The metaphor that ...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 22 Bootstrapping is the way many agents start their careers.  Often it is said that it takes 6 months of reserve money to begin a career where you don't get paid until you have completed a transaction with clients. I have witnessed lots of people start up without the...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 21 Can I drink now. I don't know what the average person expects of their real estate agent, I know what my experience with average people tells me they expect. Everything. From the moment we meet in person there is the expectation that you will actively be providing...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 20 GREEN I AM. And thanks to Craig Foley for his insight and wisdom during the two day course.  There is such a wealth of information packed into these two days, it will take months to digest and learn it all.  Building healthy efficient homes should be a mandate in o...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 19 GREEN Designation. Understanding how your house envelope is put together is a critical new piece of the knowledge puzzle that agents need to understand how to better assist buyers and sellers of  GREEN homes. This is not just about new construction, but retrofitti...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 18 Put in a Happy Thought. Driving home last night after completing a very good day of real estate activity I was focused on what didn't get done and why I couldn't do it and it was making me miserable. I was going round and round and getting deeper and deeper. I coul...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 17 Gratitude gets more done. Flat tires happen on sunny days when you have no where to go too, as well as when you are late for a meeting.  Life is random, and for successful agents it just doesn't matter. It doesn't matter because they are prepared with a daily prac...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 16 Moving without the ball Larry Bird used to say when explaining why he was always where he was supposed to be. He said he worked as hard without the ball as I did with the ball. In real estate the same path to success applies. An agents moving without the ball is w...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 15 review refocus refine and deliver. The first two weeks delivered a lot of "off the ball success". Getting the cards created and in my hand, re-desiging and reprinting all the brand material. Updating all the social media sites and reviewing archived and available c...

By Susan Morrison
(RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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Stunning Colonial Home for Sale in Franklin Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood Open House Market Stats $850,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 4,500 sqftLot: 1.75 acre(s)Year Built: 2003MLS #: 7247364 Location 30 Hayden Lan...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 14 Earn your Badges. Real estate is a business where you get paid nothing until you have completed, COMPLETED, something. Every day you make your living helping people, some of them are clients, most of them are prospects you hope to be clients.  There are no badges i...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 13 No Fear and it might not even be fear that is the problem, it could be something else.  In real estate there is always the "something else" that is unanticipated but must be dealt with in that moment. Agents are often people who will say they can get something done...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 12 Affordable Housing. This week in the MA State House they are discussing rent control again.  It was in 1994 when rent control, still popular in Boston, Cambridge and Brookline, was voted out and so it died.  On the one side is the landlord, owner, developer of a p...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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Today, 29 March 2019 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. A couple of years ago the Boston Red Sox hosted a Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. We were fed and hydrated, walked through the left field door at Fenway Park, walked on to the field to the cheers of a full stadium. It was an emotional ...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 11 Intentions. Let's flashback to Jan 2010 and Walter Sanford's book, If I Could Start Over when I first got into the business. Training is crucial to your growth and experience and will hone the desire to get more training and experience. Surround yourself with peopl...

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