Monthly Archives: August 2015

Seven Sins of Real Estate

By |August 31st, 2015|

Everybody makes mistakes.  Some go unnoticed, others lead to life lessons. But in the real estate business, some mistakes can cost a big sale, a promising client relationship, or even your reputation.

Common agent mistakes can be boiled down to the seven deadly sins.  If you avoid committing these seven sins of real estate, you […]

SEM: Bringing your Business Big Benefits

By |August 27th, 2015|

The days of successful cold calls and effective direct mail marketing are dwindling. With Google queries reaching over 1 trillion per year in 2012, customers are overwhelming turning toward the Internet to take on an active role in their search for products and services that interest them.

“The Internet is becoming the town square for […]

Should You Take Your Education to the Next Degree?

By |August 24th, 2015|

Can a piece of paper guarantee you an automatic advantage over your competition?  

If that paper comes with years of blood, sweat, tears and (multiple) all-nighters, then probably.

A college degree goes a long way in today’s marketplace, and although it is not required to become a real estate agent, it has been linked to higher […]

6 Social Media Tips for Real Estate Agents

By |August 20th, 2015|

It’s no secret that face-to-face interactions still dominate the real estate business. However, with a majority of homebuyers turning to the Internet as the first step in the process, an online presence is vital to stay afloat in the competitive market.

The facts speak for themselves: A significant 90 percent of all marketers indicated that their […]

A New Generation of Homebuyers

By |August 17th, 2015|

Baby Boomers move aside–there’s a new generation in charge.

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, made up a third of the U.S population in 2013. Considered anyone born between 1980-2000, they range from 15-35 years of age.  Currently numbering 92 million, this makes them the largest generation to date and key players in the future of […]

6 Roles of Highly Successful Real Estate Agents

By |August 12th, 2015|

 
Let’s face it: succeeding as a real estate agent is easier said than done. According to the National Association of Realtors, just 20 percent of real estate agents handle 80 percent of closings.
So what separates the amateurs from the professionals?
Successful real estate agents possess an enthusiastic passion for their work, clients, and the business. They’re […]