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As a real estate agent, your days can be long and filled with lots of trial and error, but you have to stay motivated and upbeat to be successful day-to-day. Are you feeling down, listless and uninspired? Not for long! Here are five ways to pump up your day! ...
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What's the best way to find new clients?
by Peter Lorimer
In this week's video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates talks about the most efficient ways to find new clients in the real estate world ...
As we close out our series on the 15 crazy obvious truths, these last five points are critical if you want long-term success -- both in real estate and in life. So, expand your mind and examine your perspective on these final points. Which of these are not part of your daily living? Which of these will you resolve to change today ...
The real estate business involves intensive communication between agents, brokers, sellers and buyers. A great deal of this interaction takes place over email. Meanwhile, the present-day threats are increasingly harming businesses via email. In particular, that’s how the extremely dangerous crypto ransomware is circulating. ...
Sending prospecting letters, in the form of direct mail or an email campaign, to people in your farming area can be an effective way to increase name recognition, produce inquiries and attract new clients. As is the case with any marketing, though, your degree of success can depend on a lot of variables ...
I’m on a soapbox and I’m very feisty. What am I feisty about? Email! Well actually, I’m feisty about real estate agents killing their opportunity to leverage email marketing because they keep doing this one thing. The reality is that this has been going on for years, nearly two decades in fact, and I don’t know if it’s ever going to stop ...
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WalletHub: highest and lowest energy costs by state
by Kimberly Manning
Home affordability goes way beyond its listing price, and homeowners need to consider the costs of things like energy before making a purchasing decision. WalletHub's recently released list of 2016's Most & Least Energy-Expensive States could impact homebuying choices, measuring states by energy costs, energy consumption, fuel costs and more ...
Many real estate agents and brokers around the country have profited to a huge degree from having one, two or even three or more big investors who use them exclusively ...
Writing a real estate blog is a great way to establish yourself as the local real estate expert and keep yourself top-of-mind with your sphere of influence. Some days I wonder if anyone is reading my blog. Then, I’m rewarded with something cool, and I know that the universe is paying me back for all the information I am putting out there ...
In the corporate world, there is a pecking order with defined levels; management, teams and assistants all work together to bring the CEO’s vision into reality. However, in the world of real estate, the roles exist within each and every real estate agent. Levels decided by you, the business owner ...
We all know that hard work, focus and dedication are key traits to achieving career success in real estate, but as we go through our daily routines, it's easy to forget the important truths that got us here in the first place ...
Alexander Han is a sales associate for Climb Real Estate ...
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State by state: high insurance deductible vs premium costs
by Kimberly Manning
For a homebuyer, traversing the landscape of insurance, mortgages and all things required to get that set of keys can be a headache to say the least, especially for first-timers. As a real estate agent, it's your job to provide some unbiased guidance when homebuyers are making decisions such as whether to get homeowners insurance with a higher deductible ...
Video is shared 1,200 percent more times than links and text combined, and it drives a 157 percent increase in organic traffic from search engines. A powerful marketing tool, video is one of, if not the most, engaging form of content used today ...
The things that make us successful in real estate are the habits and behaviors that we develop over time to help us perform at a high level. Sometimes it's easy to forget the big, obvious things staring us right in the face that have helped us become successful, though ...
Recently reflecting back on the time I’d spent with clients, I realized that working with out-of-town buyers was one of the most rewarding experiences and best returns for my time ...
What's the missing secret to getting more referrals?
by Grant Findlay-Shirras
When you call and say, "Hey, I do this; let's get together and see if we can help each other," do you know how many other times that person has received the same call from your competitors? Too many ...
I have a confession to make; my friends and clients already know, but I’m ready to tell the world now. When it comes to the real estate game -- I’m a straight-up, old-school stalker ...
Your real estate career is punctuated with “oh shift” moments, where your choice can make or break your business. How can you recognize and then make the best of these pivotal moments ...
Rich Rosa of Buyers Brokers Only joins Homesnap's Gayle Weiswasser to discuss the benefits of using content marketing instead of paying for leads or relying on paid advertising to generate clients ...
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