5 ways to maintain high energy in real estate

Real estate is a marathon, not a sprint. Top agents must spend countless years building their business. Maintaining those high levels of energy is crucial in persevering the roller coaster ride of real estate. Here are five steps I recommend to maintaining high energy throughout your career. 

How to speed up your new real estate career in a slow market

When the market slows what’s a new real estate agent to do? The answer is simple: Embrace the down time and revamp your career. This is the perfect time to optimize your efforts by planning, polishing your presentation tools and implementing systems …

How to speed up your new real estate career in a slow market

When the market slows what’s a new real estate agent to do? The answer is simple: Embrace the down time and revamp your career. This is the perfect time to optimize your efforts by planning, polishing your presentation tools and implementing systems …

17+ must-reads for brand new real estate agents

Reading books, or at least listening to the audio version, is crucial for real estate agents who are trying to improve their careers. In fact, the average CEO reads four to five books a month, while, according to the Huffington Post, 28 percent of Americans have not read a book in the past year.  …

3 must-reads for your best year in real estate yet

I’ve recently come across three books that I feel will help my Realtor partners stay on track to have their best 365 days in real estate yet …

15 winning strategies for the new real estate agent playbook

“If you were to create a 90-day ‘road map’ for brand new agents, what would you make sure to include?” Kristen Long, Realtor with Re/Max Realty Associates Chicago recently posed this question in Lab Coat Agents.

12 staging mistakes sellers should avoid

Staging a home is not just about decluttering or moving furniture around. It requires a vision of the price point and buyer pool you’re selling to. Here’s a list of 12 pitfalls to avoid when staging …

Need a business boost? Try this simple 30-day lead generation plan

We are now past the first quarter of 2016. Remember that excitement and enthusiasm you started off with the first week of January? It’s natural that some of that energy might have faded a bit. No matter the state of your business right now, sometimes it’s a good idea to give it a shot in the arm with a plan for lead generation that’s simple and easy to accomplish — if you stick to it. …

5 lessons from ‘Moneyball’ to up your real estate game

I recently heard Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane (subject of the book and movie “Moneyball”) speak at an industry conference. I don’t normally read business or sports books, but Beane’s talk was so fascinating that, by the time I left the conference hall, I had pulled up my library’s website and requested a copy. And it didn’t disappoint …

NAREE Bruss book contest targets real estate authors

Did you write or publish a real estate book in 2015? NAREE, The National Association of Real Estate Editors, is issuing a call for entries for the ninth-annual Robert Bruss Book Awards program. Download a purple entry form from naree.org by pulling dow…