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5 Ways to Grow Your Business by Getting Back to Basics

Real estate tactics evolve over time. For example, decades ago, attaching a clear box with info sheets to a “For Sale” sign was revolutionary. Today, it’s standard.

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Branding Yourself With a Better Bio

A real estate agent bio may seem like an afterthought, a task that’s necessary but not all that important. However, potential clients are relying more on that bio than you might re...

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Writing Property Listings That Get Buyers in the Door

Prospective home buyers take 10 weeks to pick a property and typically look at a median of 10 homes before making a decision, according to NAR research. These findings could sugges...

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Dos and Don'ts Of Selling Your Listings Through Photos

If a picture says a thousand words, can a thousand pictures sell a home? OK, maybe not a thousand pictures, but what about 10-20 great real estate photos? Half of buyers, according...

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Avoid These Mistakes to Ensure a Smooth Real Estate Closing

The average time needed to close on a home loan, as of December 2018, was 47 days, according to Ellie Mae. Although that number often fluctuates based on market conditions, buyers ...

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Learn What a Successful Real Estate Agent’s Daily Schedule Looks Like …

Trying to calculate the exact number of hours a successful real estate agent puts in every day and every week is tricky. Daily schedules vary from agent to agent and from day to da...

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What Gives You the Highest-Quality Real Estate Leads (Besides Referrals)?

According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 39 percent of home sellers found their real estate agents through a referral from a friend or family member. Anot...

February 15, 2019
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The Technology Tools All Brokerage Owners Agents Wished They Had

A 2017 report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that real estate firms cited keeping up with technology as the No. 1 challenge facing their firm in the next ...

February 07, 2019
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Gaining Momentum: HomeSmart Real Estate Momentum in Northeast Ohio

Since technology is evolving, there’s new momentum taking place within the real estate industry. And while some brokerages can’t keep up, others flourish with the updated software ...

February 05, 2019
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Text for Success: Smart Ways Real Estate Agents Can Leverage Smartphones

Two statistics underlie why text messaging has become so important for real estate success. First, 89 percent of Americans always have a smartphone within arm’s reach. Second, 98 p...

January 17, 2019
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Lookin’ Good: Why Photos Can Make or Break Your Listings

National Association of Realtors (NAR) research found that 87 percent of homebuyers found digital photographs “very useful” when learning about a property. As an agent, you need to...

January 15, 2019
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How Real Estate Agents Can Use Social Media to Stage a Successful Open House

National Association of Realtor (NAR) statistics show that 51 percent of buyers found the home they eventually purchased via the internet. In contrast, just 7 percent found theirs ...

January 10, 2019