Drive More Traffic to Your Real Estate Blog

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By Nathan Garrett

Did you know that there are more than 2 million blog posts published every single day? That’s almost 1,400 blogs posted every single minute! Some large, nationally syndicated websites alone will push out anywhere from 500 to 1,000 posts in a single day.

So, how do you, as an agent, stand out from all the noise?

When …

3 Easy Ways to Build Lasting Client Relationships

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By Brandon Doyle

When you are pioneering your own real estate business, it’s tempting to get completely wrapped up in the myriad managerial and administrative daily duties. But the foundation of all successful real estate ventures is built upon relationships with people, not just in executing a series of transactions. A personal touch is more than an effective way to …

Turn End-of-the-Year Busyness into Business

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By Lee Davenport

I am a planner; so much so that I’m already planning for the New Year. But, I get it. You may not be a planner, and my admission may have made you cringe. So, just for you, I have eight questions that will help you win business in the next 12 months.

Some might call this business …

6 Ways to Get Business Without Spending Money

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By Drew Heasley

As agents, we’ve all been pitched everything from mailers to web leads—but free is better. Below are six of my favorite free (or next-to-free) ways to generate business.

1. Ask your family and friends. And then ask them again. This is pretty simple, and I hope you are exploring this at great lengths already. When I ask …

3 Mindset Principles for Success in Real Estate

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By Brandon Doyle

The professional philosophies you live by are key to making or breaking your real estate business. That’s why it’s so important to develop a productive, powerful mindset—a collection of principles that can lead you to become a confident, capable, and top producing real estate agent.

Here are three principles to remember when it comes to employing mind …

Who Are Today’s Landlords?

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By Erica Christoffer

If you’re looking to get into property management, you’ll want to research your potential clients. And property owners who are considering becoming landlords will be looking for a real estate professional who’s familiar with their needs.

According to a recent survey of 2,000 landlords conducted by TransUnion, 44 percent are age 34 and under and 66 percent …

Facebook Marketing Tools to Grow Your Business

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By Drew Heasley

Everyone is on Facebook, and as a real estate agent, you go where the people are.

So you probably already have some type of Facebook presence, either through your personal page or a business page that you’ve invited all your friends to like. But you need more than just likes to generate business through Facebook. Here are …

3 Steps to Run Your Business Like a CEO

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By Brandon Doyle

Taking your business to the next level might mean a shift in thinking to focus on the bigger picture. A balance between  day-to-day work and your larger goals can be a difficult one to strike, and it’s easy to fall into the pattern of taking care of the details with little time left to think more strategically. …

The Reality of Real Estate Success

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By Lee Davenport

So you want to be a multi-million dollar real estate agent.

The TV shows make it look easy. Simply sell one or two (multi-) million dollar listings and you are on the fast track to your first Aston Martin, Maserati, or some other luxury item of choice. And for some, it may be that simplistic. But in reality, …

Why Real Estate Websites Need Community Pages

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By Kyle Hiscock

It’s 2016 and almost every real estate website is equipped with an IDX feed which provides the viewer with information on MLS property listings that are currently for sale.  This is certainly a great feature that a real estate website should have, but ultimately this is not something that is going to “wow” the user.

The primary …