Jay's Stories

Opinion
Losing a listing is tough, but it’s not the end of the world. Keep your professionalism front and center, learn from this experience, and incorporate that learning so it’s less likely to happen in the future
May 5
Getting your name out there consistently (and frequently) is the key to building name recognition and retaining clients. Make sure your past clients don't forget you and choose to use you again next time they need an agent
Apr 21
Opinion
What's far more critical in building your business than a speedy reply or dropping someone into a system that will pound out messages to a contact database? Answering the phone
Apr 14
Recycling content reduces the effort required; allows you to expand your reach across multiple platforms; and gives consumers, prospects, and search engines what they're looking for
Apr 6
Opinion
Take the time to demonstrate your trustworthiness, constantly work on your listening skills, do the right thing, and remember it's not about you, and you'll find your clients — and yourself — well-rewarded
Mar 31
Taking a break helps minimize and prevent burnout, but to truly mitigate it, agents must practice good work-life balance that goes beyond taking a vacay
Mar 17
Whether used for reputation management, keeping an eye on the agents you work with or getting an edge on the competition, Google Alerts are invaluable
Mar 10
Opinion
Of course, Redfin is making a move into the rental space. The only surprise about this acquisition should be what took so long
Mar 3