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Six Attributes Needed to Succeed in Real Estate

06 Jun
June 6, 2017 Over the years I have been asked many times, “what makes a successful Realtor®,” and, “what are the traits needed to become an award-winning agent.” Before dialoging on traits or attributes however, I feel it’s important to really focus on what you want in life and truly ask yourself, “Do I have the passion, desire and motivation to pursue this business as a career?” If you don’t like interacting with people, are afraid to “put yourself out there,” struggle to find motivation, can’t take rejection or wallow in failure, you run the risk of having your world filled with negativity. These thoughts will then become your reality and inevitably, as the English writer James Allen Read more [...]

Yahoo!, Zillow, and the Local Opportunity

23 Sep
September 23, 2010 5.9%. That's a number to keep in mind. That's the percentage of traffic sent to the #1 Real Estate site in the month of August. That's a large number of eyeballs. But 94.1% of the rest of us used some other site to search for Real Estate. And in most cases, more than one other site to search for Real Estate. Therein lies our local opportunity. Read more [...]

Use Caution When Merging onto the Social Media Highway

19 May
May 19, 2010 As Real Estate agents, it’s important to be friendly and approachable public figures, especially when utilizing social media. However, you still need to be smart and safe with you choose to disclose to others online. I've compiled a quick checklist of things you should avoid doing on social media to help keep you and your information safe. Read more [...]