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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 …

Effective Habits of Time-Block ‘Bouncers’

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By Lee Davenport Time-blocking (designating time on your schedule to work on a specific task) isn’t really a challenge. Whether you prefer pen and paper or an online system, you can fill your schedule with items galore. But the real trick is staying consistent with time-blocking. It helps if you know how to be a bouncer. You read that right. …

3 Tips to Get Leads From Your Website

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By Alexis Craig We all want them. We all dream about them. I’m talking about leads coming from our own websites. It’s the Holy Grail of real estate marketing—coveted by many but acquired by few. Internet leads can be more profitable and easier to convert. Instead of running around every day chasing prospects, being rejected, or being hung up on …

Tech Companies You Need to Know

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Meet the real estate tech companies providing promising tools to brokers, agents, and their clients. NAR and Second Century Ventures recently announced the new REach® Class of 2017, featuring a roster of startups focused on security, process digitization, information transfer, and more. Learn about this year’s class: Adwerx: A digital advertising company for real estate professionals that focuses on retargeting …

28 Great Real Estate Articles From 2016

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By Ryan Fitzgerald With more than 2.5 million blog posts being published every day, it can be difficult to sort through the noise. Now that the year is coming to an end, I thought it it would be helpful to organize some of the year’s best real estate articles into one large round-up post for you. I reached out to some great real …

Justify Your Existence

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By Sam DeBord Changes in technology are creating questions about the future roles of real estate associations, MLSs, and brokerages. As a result, REALTOR® association leaders have been increasingly focused on defining our value to members. A good friend of mine, who was an engineer at Apple, used to recount Steve Jobs’ version of this value-seeking process. He’d walk into …

Building a Successful YPN Strategy

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By Leanne Goff Standing on the edge of doing something big, especially when you have never been there before, is a daunting task. It may feel insurmountable and possibly even dangerous. Because who wants to fail? Nobody! We all want to see our passions and our dreams flourish, especially when leading others. I felt that uncertainty and confusion when the …

8 Reasons to Get Your Library Card

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By Nico Hohman While it may be 2015, there are still several reasons you should get your own library card. Whether you’re a business owner, inventor, designer, employee, student, or retired, your local public library has many resources at your disposal – and almost all of them are free. Benjamin Franklin founded the United States’ public library system almost 200 …

How to Select a Brokerage

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By Lee Davenport As a new real estate agent, it may be hard for you to decide which real estate brokerage firm to “hang your hat.” From having a friend who works at XYZ Realty to remembering the agent who sold you your home with ABC Realty to seeing all the brokerage lawn signs, commercials, and billboards, it can be …

Are You a Real Estate Misfit?

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By Lee Davenport Are you on a hunt for more leads? Whether you’re new to real estate sales or a veteran interested in reinventing your lead generation strategy to keep your sales pipeline full, if you said yes, then you may be interested in hearing how top producers are leading the pack. One sales leader suggests using Instagram and advertising …