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 …

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 …

4 Tweaks to Grow Your Business

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By Lee Davenport This is part one in an ongoing series featuring top producers. Read part two featuring Rod Williams Read part three featuring Teresa Cowart Read part four featuring Christian Ross Jen Du Plessis is a top producer and in the 1 percent who have sold their methods to Salesforce. Yes, she’s that good. She has shared the stage …

Why Do I Have To Become a REALTOR®?

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By Sam DeBord Excerpted from Sam DeBord’s contribution to the book “The Honest Real Estate Agent” (2016) by Mario Jannatpour. This is the question that inevitably comes up for new real estate agents within their first few years of business. There are fees to be paid to the licensing agency, the brokerage, and the MLS, but what is the REALTOR® …

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How to Find Your Real Estate Area of Expertise

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By David Krichmar As I talk to newer REALTORS®, about 50 percent of them do not want to commit to a  “niche” or area of expertise.  “I sell anywhere so I do not want to commit to one area,” which is a valid point.  But at the same time, every REALTOR® sells anywhere locally.  So how do you separate yourself …