Want success in real estate? Become ferociously intentional about THIS one thing

Did you hear the news? Only three percent of real estate agents are really doing it well. Ouch. Did that hurt a bit? The stats don’t lie: There are 1.3 million real estate agents in the U.S. Only 43,000 of those are really performing at a high level, though.

5 creative ways to thank your clients at the end of the year

The holiday season is traditionally a time for connecting with friends, family, and coworkers and showing appreciation. The end of the year is also the perfect time to reach out to clients.

4 ideas from luxury retail to inspire your next open house

With their customized service and attention to detail, luxury retailers have always been masterful when it comes to making clients feel at home. But in today’s digital age, brands are doing even more to make their brick-and-mortar boutiques a one-of-a-kind experience.

The one mantra that means everything to your success

At our flagship Success Summit event in August, I introduced a theme I believe has the potential to become a very powerful mantra you can use. It consists of just four simple words. But when taken to heart, it makes all the difference in the world.

Connect your client with homes outside the United States

Luxury real estate has gone global. Whether it’s a sleek apartment in Monaco or a refined townhouse in London, affluent buyers are collecting properties in many of the most cosmopolitan cities.

4 creative strategies to attract more listings

Everybody wants more listings. But how do you get them? In today’s Coaching Corner, I’m revealing four creative strategies to attract more listings – but that’s not all.

Your perfect day: an hour-by-hour plan for agents

One of the benefits of being a real estate agent is the freedom that this business gives you. There’s no time clock to punch or strict hours to abide by. You have the freedom to work whenever and wherever you choose.

How to market a luxury ski property

Marketing a luxury ski property requires more than stunning interior shots. Because buyers come to ski towns from across the globe, they’re not just looking for a gorgeous home — they’re looking for a vibrant, encompassing experience. By taking a savvy approach to your listing, you can attract buyers eager to live mere steps from the slopes.

What service means after the sale

It’s an eternal question in real estate: is it more important to attract new clients or hold on to the ones you have? While the correct answer might be “both!”, successful luxury agents know that service after the sale is key to client retention — and retention breeds referrals.

5 actions to generate more client referrals

Creating a business based on regular and recurring referrals is the ideal for any real estate professional. But it doesn’t just happen. It takes work. It requires you to be different, be proactive and provide extraordinary levels of service.