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How to Manage the Slow Season

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

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

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

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

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

3 Timeless Techniques to Make Listing Videos Stand Out

Picture this: I’m a prospective home-buyer. On a daily basis, I read scores of listing descriptions and examine every photo. I scour websites and search Facebook and I watch all the listing videos I can find. As a shopper, I want to see something special. Something that stirs my imagination. Something makes me stop what I’m doing, pick up the phone and contact the listing agent because I Continue Article

Technology Alert – Chatbot for Real Estate Industry

Time is of essence in the real estate industry. You need to stay on top of every market trend. In one of our previous blogs, we spoke about how millennials are entering the buyers’ market. Millennials as we all know are tech savvy and everything is instantaneous. You need to make sure you provide accurate and comprehensive information to stay ahead of the game. But we know it’s impossible to Continue Article

Best Real Estate Articles of the Month: November

Another great month comes to an end and as usual, it's time to share my favorite real estate articles of the month. Go ahead and give it a read. Is there a real estate blog that I should know about or an article I am missing? Let me know in the comment section below. Is It Time to Join the Video Email Revolution? Best Google+ Real Estate Articles October 2016 Why It’s Smart To Start Continue Article

3 Fool Proof Tactics to Recruit Top Agents

As a real estate broker, selling houses is not your only goal. Recruiting top agents is another important task that’s on your mind. Recruiting top performing agents will benefit your brokerage. We all know that if they do well, you do well. Agents have a lot of options when it comes to choosing the brokerage they want to work with, it’s almost like a kid in a candy store. But, if you want to Continue Article

Top Hashtags for Real Estate Agents

Struggling with those social posts? We all have been in that situation where you reach the end of the road and are clueless on what to post. I have also heard people say what a challenge it is to create relevant posts and tweets; so trust me when I say - the struggle is real! In one of our previous blogs we spoke about using social media, we also spoke about how to use hashtags the right way. But Continue Article