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Tips for Giving Your Real Estate Business a Good Spring Cleaning

With springtime upon us, now is the time to not just do some spring cleaning in your home, but also in your business. As our businesses are slowing down and we are experiencing une...

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[CHECKLIST] The Seller’s Guide to Preparing for a Showing/Open House

First impressions are lasting impressions. While your real estate agent might initially spark a buyer’s attention with a property listing, it’s how your home shows in person that w...

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Don’t Be a Victim of Cybercrime - What You Can Do to Avoid It

Technology is constantly improving, which means that cybercrime is on the rise. As an agent, it’s more important now than ever before to protect yourself from the dangers of cybers...

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Get Buyers Running to Your Door: Easy Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

Every seller wants to make a lot of money on their home, but many don’t know exactly what goes into the pricing of a property and think that their home is worth more than it actual...

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Top Mistakes Even Smart Agents Make

The real estate industry is constantly being reinvented by new technologies and consumer preferences. While some things like good follow up and strong negotiation skills never go o...

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Selling Your Home Is No Joke. Use a Professional: Why For Sale By Owner is a Bad Idea.

Do you have what it takes to sell your own home? No, this isn’t a trick question. If you’re selling your home, you might have thought about listing it for sale by owner (FSBO). But...

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The Simple Act of Staying in Touch

In the National Association of REALTORS® 2018 Profile of Homebuyers and Sellers, 90% of buyers said that they would use their agent again or recommend them to others. But here’s th...

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How to Become a Real Estate Matchmaker [Homebuyer Property Checklist]

When a buyer finds their dream home, the one they’ve been desperately searching for, a huge weight is lifted off their shoulders. But it’s not always easy for an agent to find thei...

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Communicating with Clients: Are You Doing it Wrong?

As an agent, you communicate with people everyday––it’s part of what makes the job so great! But do you ever stop to wonder if you’re actually communicating effectively with your c...

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How Real Estate Agents Can Master a Sales Pitch

Every day, real estate agents are out in their marketplace looking to convert prospects to clients and expand their businesses. The competition is fierce, so when you have someone ...

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Drive Away with All of Your Commission... and a New Car

Agents come to HomeSmart knowing they’ll take home 100 percent of their commission, but many don’t expect to get a fancy car out of it, too! Sean Conrad of HomeSmart Premier Living...

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How to Have Your Best Listing Appointment Yet

Within the first seven seconds of meeting you, a seller will have a solid impression of who you are. While your listing appointments will hopefully last longer than seven seconds, ...