Why self-awareness is crucial to your real estate success

If you’re able to focus your time and effort on what you’re good at, it can cause positive results. In real estate, if you get caught up working on what you’re not good at, it can cause no results — not to mention other problems, such as low productivity …

4 real estate philosophies to expand your business perspective

One of the most valuable assets of a successful real estate agent is the ability to see the big picture. In an industry that requires so many hands-on daily tasks, taking a step back to assess your business from a bird’s-eye view can make all the difference …

Podcast: Why you only have 5 minutes to convert more leads

Convert more leads and free yourself and your real estate team to close more sales using this three-step lead conversion process shared by Real Estate Rockstar Radio veteran Jim Keaty …

Duke Realty and Roosevelt University offer career program to women and minorites

This September, a few lucky Roosevelt University students will get the opportunity to make headway in the real estate industry thanks to a partnership between the school and Duke Realty Corp., a commercial real estate company. The program is aimed at m…

Feeling stalled? Reset your rudder in real estate and life

Running your own business can be very consuming. You commit energy, attention and time to client wants and needs — often at the expense of your own. We end up measuring success by our checks and put off the ongoing maintenance our business requires to…

Lessons learned when it takes a village to close a deal

Earlier this month, a group of about 12 real estate professionals and clients recently met on the outdoor patio of a Danville, California, restaurant on a sunny, warm evening for cocktails and appetizers. They were meeting to celebrate the culmination …

The art of #hustle: Why most of us don’t know what it means

I bet you have seen the word hustle used all over the interwebs. I’m willing to bet many of you even use the word hustle to describe your activities. But what does hustle mean? Seriously, with the greats, such as Gary Vaynerchuk, Jon Acuff and Stu McLaren, you are going to see a variety of definitions of hustle …

Sharing content can be a win-win for everyone

Ryan Fitzgerald of Raleigh Realty in North Carolina joins Homesnap’s Gayle Weiswasser to talk about how sharing original content with other platforms can help social media following, search engine optimization and lead generation …

Podcast: The 10 biggest lies in real estate (part 2)

Have you thought about why you believe what you do about real estate? Have you just heard these mantras so many times that you’ve come to accept them as truth? As we drill down on the remaining five lies being told to agents, take note of which ones yo…

How to make your first real estate sale

In the 1992 film “Glengarry Glen Ross,” Alec Baldwin’s character Blake, delivered a speech that has inspired many salespersons over the years. “Get out there — you got the prospects coming in. You think they came in to get out of the rain? A guy don’t walk on the lot lest he wants to buy. They’re sitting out there waiting to give you their money. Are you gonna take it? Are you man enough to take it?” …