Carl's Stories

Opinion
Buying or selling will always be stressful to some degree. As an agent, recognizing conflict is a critical skill that needs to be developed and honed
Jul 27
Opinion
Recruiters understand that your chances of surviving your first year in the business are low, and they'll say almost anything to get you onboard. Here is a list of truths they won't prepare you for
Jul 21
Opinion
There is no doubt that the market is slowing. The big question is, 'Are we seeing the normal summer slowdown, or is this the long-anticipated shift?'
Jul 20
So many new agents choose a brokerage by going with the one that offers the highest split. This can not only be a huge mistake, but it can set a newbie up for failure
Jul 7
Opinion
The last thing you want is that dreaded post-contract cancellation call from your buyers. Here’s how new real estate agents can avoid it
Jul 1
It's a marriage made somewhere other than heaven: seasoned listing agents coupled with brand new buyer's agents. Here is a list of rookie behaviors that cause experienced listing agents' toenails to curl
Jun 29
Opinion
As the pandemic ends, teams are dealing with a shifting landscape that has a few surprises up its sleeve. Here are the top emerging challenges for teams
Jun 22
Opinion
Why do so many agents on teams still fail to succeed? 
Jun 14