Is Recruitment Just a Numbers Game?

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

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

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 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

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

Lone Wolf Holiday Schedule

Season’s Greetings, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season!  Lone Wolf has several offices across North America which provide support on our various products and services.  Please review the following holiday schedule for our Support Department: Date Holiday Head Office Langley, B.C. Office U.S. Offices Monday, December 26, 2016 Christmas Day observed Closed   Closed Closed Tuesday, 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