5 Inspirational Quotes to Start Your Real Estate Business Off Right

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Starting a new real estate brokerage in 2017 or just thinking about it? Treading into uncharted territory can be a trial of your physical and mental fortitude. Sometimes it takes a little inspiration from seasoned professionals to make the dream a reality. Here are a few insightful gems from people around the world: Whether major or modest, your brokerage started with a dream. That dream—the Continue Article

Demystify Social Media Myths

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The “In-Thing” in today’s world is Social Media. Social media has become a field where everyone wants to be a master but most are clueless on how. In one of our previous blogs, we spoke about using social media the right way. This blog was a comprehensive guide on what, when and how to use different social media platforms. But before you get too overwhelmed I thought it would be great if we could Continue Article

Is Recruitment Just a Numbers Game?

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A new recruit sits in your office. Energetic, eager, Apple Watch. You’ve done your research. You know his numbers. And yet, projecting his success is as fruitless as forecasting the weather. He may be sharp today but what about tomorrow? How does he handle stress? Will he be respected by his peers? How long until he ‘burns out’? To paraphrase Socrates, you only know that you don’t know. This Continue Article

Email Etiquette for the Real Estate Professional

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We all know emails are now one of the primary ways to communicate. Over the past couple of years, we have seen a gradual increase in the electronic mail over phone calls or actual meetings. The real estate industry is no different, it has slowly evolved and now has become truly digital. I receive tons of emails every year and I saw some stark difference between emails from different people. Some Continue Article

Top 5 Recommendations to Help your Year-End Process Run Smoothly

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It’s that time of year again! The brokerWOLF Support Department has compiled our annual top 5 recommendations to help your year-end process run smoothly. Please review the following tips and email support@lwolf.com with any year-end questions you may have. 1. Update your program Ensure you are on the latest version of the program before you issue your first payroll for 2017, and again before Continue Article

How to Manage the Slow Season

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With the holiday season upon us, you may be eager to celebrate and spend time with family and friends. But this wonderful time of year also signals the approaching slow season. I have heard many people say how real estate is seasonal and brokerages find it challenging to sustain during these months. We all know we can’t control the market but that doesn’t mean that we can’t be productive. Here Continue Article

Take Control with your Smartphone

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It’s all about technology and convenience these days. I know it’s hard to juggle multiple things in this fast paced life but with technology, it’s never been easier. We now have technology and tools not to help us with almost any task. One such tool we all have is our cell phone – a tool that allows us to start, manage and finish any task instantaneously. Jonathan Deesing on the Housecall Continue Article

3 Essential Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Clients

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Real Estate professionals meet new clients every day and it’s their job to find these clients their dream home. As we all know, it’s not as easy as it sounds. I have heard of agents complaining about how it took them weeks and sometimes months to find their clients the perfect home. In this fast paced world, every minute counts and that is why it’s essential to ask your clients the right questions Continue Article

Redesign Your Real Estate Business Card

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Your business card is your first and last touch point with your clients. It’s the first thing you hand over to new clients, and it’s the last thing your clients will refer to get in touch with you. I have seen tens and thousands of business cards over the past couple of years and most have a lot in common. Your business card should be short, precise and provide a gist of who you are and what Continue Article

Lone Wolf Business Tips: Protect Your Broker’s License

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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. When it comes right down to it, the broker is responsible for the trust account. It is amazing to imagine how many brokers run a business with so much money changing hands, agents Continue Article