Need a business boost? Try this simple 30-day lead generation plan Mon, 25 Jul 2016 4:00:11 We are now past the first quarter of 2016. Remember that excitement and enthusiasm you started off with the first week of January? It’s natural that some of that energy might have faded a bit. No matter the state of your business right now, sometimes it’s a good idea to give it a shot in the arm with a plan for lead generation that's simple and easy to accomplish -- if you stick to it. ... read more»
Podcast: 8 keys to mastering the real estate listing presentation Mon, 25 Jul 2016 3:00:15 Are you ready to learn how to master the real estate listing presentation and close more real estate listings when you get in the door? The following eight keys to mastering a real estate listing presentation come from Brian Weast -- a top-producing Dallas-area real estate agent who has been on nearly 1,000 listing appointments during his career. Last year, Weast and his team used the following real estate listing presentation process to secure and sell 90 listings ... read more»
10 tips for selling a home — with kids living in it Mon, 25 Jul 2016 2:00:20 Selling a home is a tough business, in that, there are a lot of balls in the air at once between the open houses, last-minute showings and keeping your home in staged-perfect condition at all times. Add a kid (or two or three -- or more) to the mix, and you have some stressed out parents who happen to be selling their home. For those reasons, I've come up with this list of 10 tips for selling your home with kids.
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CallAction ensures no real estate lead gets left behind Mon, 25 Jul 2016 1:00:22 Some people confuse CallAction as being a virtual assistant solution because it can communicate with prospects on its users' behalf. It does way more than a virtually assist, as evidenced by its many recent recognitions in the real estate tech world ... read more»
Why win-win always trumps win-lose Mon, 25 Jul 2016 1:00:22 In elections and sports, there is only one winner. Playing win-lose in your real estate business, however, is a losing proposition for all involved that traps you in a dangerous up-down spiral. On the other hand, playing win-win opens up a world of possibility for obtaining a positive outcome for both you and your clients ... read more»
What to pay attention to in the finance ‘silly season’ Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:04:34 In the news business, the end of July through August is known as the “silly season.” So slow that page one carries “Man Bites Dog.” So it is in finance, also. My parents and grandparents were political junkies, scattered from Bull Moosers to Dixiecrats. They did manage polite discussion. Constantly ... read more»
Think like a builder when selling a lot Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:00:23 Not every potential homebuyer is interested in purchasing an existing property. In fact, many want to design and build a custom home, which means it's the real estate agent's job to help them find the perfect piece of land ... read more»