4 Methods to Earn & Keep Investor Clients

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By Brandon Doyle

Tapping into the investor real estate business is a common goal among agents and brokers. While buying and selling residential property on behalf of individuals and families in search of their next home is typically an agent’s bread-and-butter, working with investor clients can open up a whole new stream of revenue and referrals. With that in mind, …

Resolve to Stop Losing Listings

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By Lee Davenport

Listing Leader — Is this title on your New Year’s resolution list? How about on your business plan for this year? I’m here to tell you, that you can make it happen. Here are four considerations to help, but only if you’re willing to subscribe to the notion of “out with the old, in with the new.”

Nailing Your 30 Under 30 Application Video

Erica Christoffer communication, Rookies, Sales & Marketing, Young Pros in the Spotlight Leave a Comment

As we enter the final week to apply for the 30 Under 30 class of 2017, we’ve been receiving many questions about the inclusion of a video with a candidate’s application. Submitting a video is not required to apply for 30 Under 30. However, you should consider a video as the cherry on top of your stellar, well-written application. Including …

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 …

5 Ways to Make Your Social Media Posts Shareable

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By Brandon Doyle

Many real estate agents and business owners manage a Facebook page as a way to connect with old, new, and potential clients. Though your page may have a significant number of fans, what you might not realize is that your social media posts may only be reaching 12 percent of them, according to Facebook. Why does this …

Apply Today for 30 Under 30 2017

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Are you killing it in sales, taking on leadership roles, or making a difference in your community? You may have what it takes to join the ranks of the 30 Under 30 class of 2017. REALTOR® Magazine is accepting applications now through Jan. 17. All members of the National Association of REALTORS® who will be under the age of 30 …

7 Ways to Improve Your Prospecting for 2017

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By Nico Hohman

The fourth quarter of 2016 just started, and in my world that means getting ready for a great 2017.

To do that, there is one business activity that I need to practice more than any other: prospecting.

Last year, I wrote a piece titled 8 Ways to Improve Your Daily Prospecting, and it was a smash hit, …

Drive More Traffic to Your Real Estate Blog

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By Nathan Garrett

Did you know that there are more than 2 million blog posts published every single day? That’s almost 1,400 blogs posted every single minute! Some large, nationally syndicated websites alone will push out anywhere from 500 to 1,000 posts in a single day.

So, how do you, as an agent, stand out from all the noise?

When …

6 Ways to Get Business Without Spending Money

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By Drew Heasley

As agents, we’ve all been pitched everything from mailers to web leads—but free is better. Below are six of my favorite free (or next-to-free) ways to generate business.

1. Ask your family and friends. And then ask them again. This is pretty simple, and I hope you are exploring this at great lengths already. When I ask …

Leaders Take the Middle Seat

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By Nico Hohman

Where you choose to sit on a plane says quite a bit about your leadership tactics.

Southwest Airlines has a unique seating arrangement for its travelers. While many major air carriers assign individuals a specific seat on their planes, Southwest simply gives it’s travelers a boarding number based on when they check-in. Then, passengers board in numerical …