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Approaching Buyers During an Open House

An open house is a little like an audition—you show off a home with the hope that visitors will see something they like and want to learn more about the property. And, as in any au...

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The Importance of a Real Estate Open House and Working with Sellers to Prepare for the Big Day

Even though home buyers and casual prospects search the internet for information on properties for sale, 52 percent of respondents to a National Association of Realtors (NAR) surve...

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How to Stage the Perfect Real Estate Open House

Top listing agents all have one thing in common and one best kept secret — amazing Open Houses. So what is the recipe for a  perfect real estate open house? One that results in som...

Home Value Cooling is More About Changes in Demand Than Supply

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Top Hacks to Convert Real Estate Leads

So many leads, so few conversions—a challenge even successful real estate agents contend with. The numbers vary from source to source, but real estate agents convert, on average, a...

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Growth Hacking Your Way To A More Productive Year

Growth hacking is a trendy term describing simple tricks people can use to expand their success. Naturally, this is an appealing concept for real estate agents looking to take thei...

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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...