Best Real Estate Articles of the Month: August

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It’s time for our Best Real Estate Articles of the Month roundup! August was another great month in the world of real estate blogging. Check out these carefully selected articles, written by some of the industry’s best and brightest. How Do you Monetize Rentals to Better the Consumer Experience? Best Energy Efficient Upgrades For an Older Home Never Rely On One Business Name. Here's Continue Article

Top Tips for Lead Generation in The Real Estate World

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Leads, leads and leads - everyone in the real estate industry is all about leads. How to generate them, how to nurture them and how to convert them. It’s true: leads are your brokerage’s lifeline. If you are able to generate relevant leads which convert to sales on a regular basis, then your brokerage will likely be successful. In one of our previous blogs, we spoke about 5 tips to help Continue Article

5 small Talk Ideas to Break Ice With Your Real Estate Clients

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As a real estate professional you meet a lot of new people on a daily basis, some are new and some are existing clients. It’s easy to have a conversation with people you know - you have a history and may be some common friends. A new client? Well, that's a different ball game. I find it a challenge to get past the first couple of minutes in a conversation with a stranger. The struggle is real! Continue Article

Lone Wolf Business Tips: How Efficient Are My Office Staff?

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Lone Wolf Business Tips is a series of business ideas and concepts that are designed to advise a manager or broker/owner on quick actions that can have a significant benefit in a real estate brokerage operation. How often do you W5 your company? One of the most common failings, in business and in life, is to fall into behaviors or patterns just because they are comfortable and Continue Article

What’s the Difference Between an Amateur and a Professional Real Estate Agent?

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Professionalism is not a status. It’s not a title. It’s not a business card. Professionalism is an ethos, an action, a way of life. You define your professionalism. The economy, the market, the weather—these are things you can’t control. The only thing that you have complete control of is yourself. Every day you define your professionalism. It’s in the way you wake up, get dressed. Continue Article

Want to Run a Successful Brokerage? – Invest in Your Agents

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You are a strong, dedicated and hardworking real estate broker who wants his business to flourish. But, is it just up to you? The agents that you hire are an important part of your success. In our previous blogs, we have discussed who to recruit, the software to use and different technologies to generate leads. But recently we spoke about continuous learning and how it is the key to helping you Continue Article

Set Your Agents Up For Sustainable Success

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Real estate brokers: what does success mean to you? Ultimately, the success of your brokerage is based on multiple factors.  One of these factors is your agents. For all intents and purposes, they are your business’s lifeline. But simply having multiple agents working for your brokerage should not be your only goal. Rather, you should strive to invest time and effort into coaching these agents, Continue Article

3 Ways Pokémon GO can Revolutionize Real Estate Industry

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I was all of 7 years old when Pokémon released. What a rage! I was immersed in the world of Ash Ketchum and his friends Brock and Misty, who go on this journey to capture mystical Pokémon. The challenges they face and overcome, the pesky but hilarious Team Rocket had me hooked. A couple of years and several pieces of Pikachu merchandise later, I was over the Pokémon craze. That was until Niantic, Continue Article

Additional Property Transfer Tax in Greater Vancouver Region, What Do I Need to Know?

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The Ministry of Finance has announced a new additional property transfer tax on residential transfers to foreign entities in the Greater Vancouver Area. How will this tax will affect brokerWOLF? The new 15% tax for foreign entities is a surcharge on the land transfer tax and does not affect the commission payable on house sales, and therefore will not require any change in Lone Wolf programs. A Continue Article

How to Host a Killer Open House

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An open house is a great way to market a listing. It helps your clients get a real feel of the property. Hosting an open house can help you gain new clients and sell the listed property with ease. I know that open houses can be stressful and you could face many hurdles but if done right, open houses can open doors to many successful transactions. Here is a list of things that will help you host Continue Article