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Video: Helping Home Sellers Select the Best Offer

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By Lee Davenport

With inventory shortages affecting most U.S. markets, the National Association of REALTORS® found that there are five offers per listing on average. Wow! That’s nice for home sellers and those of us who are Listing Leaders©.

But that also means, now more than ever, we have to educate our clients on how to select an offer without …

5 Things to Be Optimistic About in 2021

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By Jef Conn

I am so excited to be in 2021, mainly because we can leave last year behind us! While the real estate market has become crazy in many cities over the last 12 months, agents like you and I are working hard to have a successful 2021. Here are five things I’m excited about this year:

The market …

Stop Building Your Own Real Estate Brand—You’re Wasting Your Time and Money

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By Alex Craig

What if everything you have been led to believe about building a real estate brand is wrong? At least wrong for you.

I cringe inside every time I hear somebody suggest that real estate branding can be a magic pill that will separate you from the thousands of other agents in your market and help you get …

5 YPN Event Ideas to Start 2020 Right

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By Erica Christoffer

As 2020 ramps up and spring selling season approaches, keep your members engaged with these ideas for events and activities from other YPN groups around the country.

1. Introduce YPNers to leadership.

Columbus REALTORS® YPN organized a networking and discussion-based event to connect YPN members with the association’s leadership, including its CEO and new president.

This morning, …

Why You Should Write a Vision Statement and Where to Start

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By Rebecca Donatelli

December 2019: It’s close to year’s end, the holiday season is upon us (crazy, isn’t it?), and we are in that “frantically planning for the New Year” phase.

We all do it—wake up one day at the end of the year “feeling inspired” and write the inevitable New Year’s resolutions list. For the majority of us, it …

iBuyers: Lead Disruptors or Generators?

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By Lee Davenport Back in 2007, I was laughed at by a publicist when I said I liked this new website called Facebook for business marketing. That “expert” said, “Facebook? That’s for teenagers. Myspace is the place to be!” You may be wondering, “What is Myspace?” It’s hard to believe, but MySpace was the cat’s meow of social media platforms …

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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

Today’s post features Toronto’s savvy and stylish @realestateinstillettos, Nikki Singh. She is a real estate broker and a popular career and brand blogger.

I did a Q&A with Nikki to learn what keeps per motivated in her career. Learn with she had to say and gain some take-aways with my commentary in “Lee’s Coaching Playbook” following each …

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 …