4 Tips to Specialize Your Work With Seniors

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By Brandon Doyle

Census data shows that seniors, or adults age 65 and older, amount to a whopping 46.2 million U.S. citizens—and that was back in 2014. In the next two decades, research predicts that number will more than double. In other words, if you aren’t expanding your real estate expertise to include specialized work with seniors, you’re missing out …

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Gen Y Agents and Boomer Clients: Getting Beyond ‘You Look So Young!’

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By Michelle Flaherty Philbrook A while back, I got a call on a condo listing of mine. The potential buyers were a retirement-age couple looking for a new place just large enough for their kids to stop by for a visit, but just small enough that their fledglings couldn’t fully return to the nest. I showed the condo, and when …

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Patience Really is a Virtue

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By Dolores Esanu I was at a friend’s wedding a few weeks ago. After a few moments of small talk, one of the guests asked, “Are all REALTORS® so personable?” I answered, “I like to think so, but one thing we are always is patient.” Patience is probably the most pivotal catalyst towards managing clients and coworkers. We patiently wait …

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Happy Birthday, Generation Y!

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By Marianne Guenther Bornhoft 1982 was a year like no other. It created the Y generation. What’s so special about this group of people? A lot.  Its members aren’t afraid to tell you why. The name Generation Y first appeared in an August 1993 Ad Age editorial to describe people born 1982-2001 to Baby Boomers and early Generation Xers.  Neil …