5 Tips for New Agents Born After 9/11

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By Jasen Edwards

 

Dear 18-year-old agent,

I remember the day I received my real estate license exam results in the mail. Just a few weeks after I turned 18, I slid a single piece of paper out of the envelope from the Texas Real Estate Commission and I saw the word “PASS.” I was looking out from my third-floor …

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. …

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Minding the Gap

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By Jason O’Neil One of the places where I have focused my business is on referrals and past clients. This isn’t unique. But the way I look at it is unique, and it has to do with what I call “The Gap.” Here’s what I mean: According to NAR, in 2011, 69 percent of all sellers said that they definitely …

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So You Think You’re YPN…

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By Rob Reuter, YPN manager Okay, so you’ve registered as a YPN member through REALTOR® Magazine’s Web site, joined your local and state YPN Chapter, and “Friended”/”Liked” YPN REALTORS on Facebook (if not, make sure you do all of the above).  Well, now we have one more item to add to that list: You can now designate yourself as a …

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Five Must-Have Real Estate Tools

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By Dawn Miller If you’re a new REALTOR® or if you’ve been in business awhile and re-evaluate your budget every year, I am here to reassure you there are only five tools you need to start or maintain your real estate business. I’ve complied a short list of the must-have’s for those REALTORS® newer to the business who are questioning …