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Keep Going Even When You Feel Like Giving Up: Q&A With Nikki Singh

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By Lee Davenport This is part five in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part one featuring Jen Du Plessis Read part two featuring Rod Williams Read part three featuring Teresa Cowart Read part four featuring Christian Ross Today’s post features Toronto’s savvy and stylish @realestateinstillettos, Nikki Singh. She is a real estate broker and a popular career and …

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Overcoming Personal Adversity While Building a Real Estate Career

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By Kyle Malnati Real estate is a tough business; not for the faint at heart. Many of us work 60 to 70 hour weeks without any assurance that the deals we are working on will actually produce results. As an entrepreneur, you constantly wrestle with the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. I have enjoyed hosting a real …

7 Reasons My First Instagram Influencer Event Was a Failure

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By Joy Bender I’ve found Instagram marketing for real estate to be an important part of my marketing strategy. This past June, I organized my first San Diego luxury real estate Instagram influencer event to launch a new $7.75 million listing. This article is the second of a two-part blog series on Instagram marketing for real estate. Part one, Instagram …

Cool YPN Events for This Hot Real Estate Season

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By Erica Christoffer Your YPN members are in the throes of a frenzied seller’s market. They’ve likely been hard-pressed to satisfy anxious buyers seeking suitable properties. They’re probably juggling multiple offer listing and clients thirsting for immediate responses. How do you add value to their real estate toolkit through your YPN group activities and events? Here are five real examples …

How to Protect Home Buyers, Owners From Asbestos

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By Rachel Lynch When trying to find a buyer’s dream home, it’s critical to not lose sight of what really matters—and no, I don’t mean an immaculate kitchen. Whether your client is a first-time homebuyer, or a retiree looking to downsize, the state of their new home impacts their health. Unfortunately, even the most beautiful facade can be hiding an …

Be a Business Go-Getter With Christian Ross

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By Lee Davenport This is part four in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part one featuring Jen Du Plessis Read part two featuring Rod Williams Read part three featuring Teresa Cowart Read part five featuring Nikki Singh What does it take to be a top producer? There is no magic formula, but there are habits and principles from …

Instagram Influencer Marketing: Selling a Luxury Property

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By Joy Bender With 1 billion Instagram users, you’re missing out if you’re not using Instagram influencer marketing as part of your luxury property sales strategy. To help other real estate professionals figure out how to market on Instagram, I’ve created a two-part blog series. This post outlines what social media influencer marketing is and how can be advantageous to …

YPN Launches New Website

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By Rob Reuter After nearly a year of research and development, we are pleased to announce the launch of a new Young Professionals Network website, ypn.realtor! The 2017 YPN Advisory Board made the development of a YPN website a key initiative when it was determined that a hub for all YPN resources was needed to better serve local and state …

Defying Myths With Teresa Cowart

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By Lee Davenport This is part three in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part one featuring Jen Du Plessis Read part two featuring Rod Williams Read part four featuring Christian Ross Read part five featuring Nikki Singh Have you heard the myth that you can’t be productive and successful as both a real estate salesperson and the broker-owner …

Caveat Emptor: Lessons Learned from Tax Season

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By Samantha Jones Every year, Uncle Sam comes calling like clockwork in the spring. In the midst of our crazy spring market no less, and then comes the sticker shock. The inevitable cringing at how much I spent to run my business last year. At the end of the day, we are small business owners after all. It does take …