Help! 5 strategies for having tough conversations with clients

Buying or selling a home is an extremely personal and emotional transaction. Because of that, you need to be prepared in advance for the kinds of tough conversations you will face. Here are some strategies to help you get through the difficult talks wi…

5 ways to calm your sellers’ nerves when showings slow down

One of the toughest parts of the job can be keeping your sellers from stressing during the hectic process of listing, showing and selling their home. Here are five strategies to help keep your sellers’ nerves calm when showings slow down. 

Rising interest rates worrying your clients? Tell them these 5 things

If you are working with clients who are on the fence about buying or listing a property, the rate increase could be a great motivator. Here are five facts about interest rate increases that may inspire clients to move.

5 business pitfalls that’ll have you bleeding money

If you want more money in your bank account, there’s no better time than the present to eliminate costly business traps that hinder your success. Here are five common ones that drain your time, money and energy.

6 tips for snagging buyers with your Facebook ads

Strong homebuyer demand has homes flying off the market faster than ever. In fact, 44 percent sell in less than a month. To catch buyers’ attention and make sales in this fast-paced market, you have to make sure your Facebook ads speak to exactly what …

Does dual agency have a future in real estate?

Dual agency has come under fire as of late, and because of its potential to create a conflict of interest, one western Canadian province banned the practice earlier this summer to protect consumers.

5 tips for setting ‘SMART’ goals to increase your income

The first half of 2018 has come and gone. The question you must ask yourself now is, “What will I do to maximize my income the last half of this year?” Start by setting “SMART” goals.

9 ways to avoid a real estate ‘commissionectomy’

I’ve paid my fair share of money out-of-pocket to fix a mistake or make a client happy. But as I get wiser and more experienced, I get closer to lowering that amount to $0. Here’s what I’ve learned.

How to land a spot at your dream brokerage

Getting a real estate license doesn’t mean you are listing ready. There is a lot of buzz about how real estate agents are self-employed, but this is not the case when you are just getting started. Real estate rookies will need to partner with a broker, which is much like getting a job.

7 instances when not following up could cost you thousands

The most common complaint clients have about real estate agents is that they don’t follow up. Failure to follow up is like tossing your money into a trash can. How much are you throwing away in your business?