One Indispensable Habit to Help Standout

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By Lee Davenport

As a young real estate pro, you may be stumped on how you can standout in a sea of agents, particularly when some of those agents have more than 30 years of sales experience. Unfortunately, as a broker and trainer, I have witnessed younger agents, whether new to real estate or not, lambasted for their lack of …

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Free Marketing Webinar With Guy Kawasaki

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By Bobbi Howe This past July, I met Guy Kawasaki on Twitter while he was speaking at Inman Connect. Leigh Brown, broker-owner of RE/MAX Executive Realty in Concord, N.C., and I were having a conversation about our love of Canva – and he just joined in. I was completely star stuck. You may know him as Apple’s former chief evangelist who …

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Two Mobile Apps You (and Your Customers) Will Love

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By Anand Patel There are two great apps that I have been using for more than a year or so now that have served to be very helpful. I share these (and many more) apps with my agents during our company meetings and several of them also found these two apps in particular to be very practical and useful. Glympse …

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Lead Consolidation: Two Forgotten Words in Online Real Estate Marketing

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By Adam Ailion If you are anything like me, you are tired of hearing about the latest and greatest app you have to learn how to use, or the next best service to buy. My mind is going through “technology overload,”  making it difficult to stay current — and many times a good idea or service may go unnoticed. Let …

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3 Tips for Transforming Your Job Into a Business

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By Dave Robison How many times have you heard it?  You are your very own business owner in real estate.  You are an independent contractor, you incur and write off expenses, you spend your own marketing dollars and you work your own hours.  You own a business. It definitely sounds like a business. Years ago,  I was convinced I had …

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Think Outside the House

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By Anand Patel We can’t help it. As real estate professionals we sometimes are trapped within an industry bubble. We attend conferences, meetings, seminars, mastermind groups all related to the real estate industry. We spend most of our time with fellow real estate professionals (our whole business is based on cooperating with our competition). The topic of many of our …

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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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Going Paperless: 3 Tips to Get Started

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By Subhi Gharbieh Now that I have sort of become known as the “Real Estate Technology Geek,” I receive calls and e-mails daily about how REALTORS® can become paperless. I highly doubt that it is possible to be 100 percent paperless in our business, but here are three tips that will get you darn near close to never using a …

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9 Other Web Sites Besides Craigslist for Rentals

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By Marc Guzman Craigslist is a good resource for finding rentals and listing your rentals, but it is not the only source. This video gives you nine other popular Web sites for rentals. Thanks to Mashable for this great article.  I use Hotpads quite often, but the other sites mentioned are great too.  Below is a list of all the …

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Getting It Done

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By Stefanie Hahn What does getting it done mean?  My “it” goes something like this…I want to work hard, be kind, and have a life.  In order for me to be kind and have a life, I have to get it done. Working hard is weaved right in there. Here are a few of the apps that I use each …