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There are two times of year when its most popular for real estate agents celebrate Pie Day. The first is in March when clever marketers capitalize on Pi Day, 3/14. More common, however, is the … Continue reading How to Execute a Near-Perfect Real Estate Pie Day Giveaway
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March is often recognized for St. Patrick’s Day and Easter themes, as well as emphasis on spring. But for the mathematically minded, March is also significant for Pi Day. Each year on March 14th, Pi … Continue reading The Great Real Estate Pie Day (or PI day) – March 14th
Prospective homebuyers are a diverse breed. There are those who know what they want and will make a good offer the minute they find a home meeting their criteria. There are those who need to … Continue reading What To Do If a Buyer Says “Maybe”
Thank you for the opportunity to share my take aways from Family Reunion. The biggest one for me did not happen in the convention center. It happened at Cafe Du Monde. From the moment I … Continue reading Keller Williams Family Reunion 2016 – My One Thing
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Why Should You Use an Open House Sign In Sheet? Having the right information is essential to ensuring success in the real estate business. However, collecting the right information is much easier said than done, … Continue reading Why Should You Use an Open House Sign In Sheet?
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Having someone running your administrative team that really thinks in a ‘forward’ fashion is very important. They must be goal oriented and understand the WHY of things that they do. I’ve learned in the 5 … Continue reading Let the Administrative Assistant Own the System
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Click above to watch a playback of the webinar Useful links from the Webinar: Lori’s Tools – Websites that Lori uses in her marketing strategies listed out for your utilization. Best CRM’s to Implement – This … Continue reading Things You Wish You Would Have Learned in Real Estate School – a Webinar
For newbies who may not have an SOI (Sphere of Influence) who can help do you suggest going after expired listings or FSBO’s for listings ? This question was posed to professional Realtors® in Lori … Continue reading How Do I Market to FSBO (For Sale By Owners) for Listings
This question was presented in Lori Ballen’s Facebook Group called “So I Got My Real Estate License, Now What?” Noticing most of the newer nice neighborhoods have posted restricted convenience no solicitation. What is your … Continue reading How Do I market to a neighborhood with No Solicitation Rules?
‘Farming question: Just got my second listing in a neighborhood across the street from where I live (I don’t live in it). Awesome price point and beautiful homes. There is an agent that lives in … Continue reading What ideas do you all have for me taking over A neighborhood? Farming for Realtors®
Ben Kinney originated the ten days of pain. The 10 days of pain was created to be a lead cultivation campaign for web leads. During the 10 days of pain, each day a simple, plain … Continue reading What are the 10 days of Pain in Real Estate?
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Hey Real Estate Agent, I’m working hard here in my database and am wondering if you would like to be connected for real estate referrals? I’m using Infusionsoft now and set up a great … Continue reading Let’s Connect for Real Estate Referrals
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The real estate industry has seen some ups and downs in the last few years, and if you are just getting started it may seem a little scary. If you are not able to get … Continue reading 7 Bits Of Wisdom For Launching A Successful Real Estate Career
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Step 6 Define and establish a system for customer service. – From the first point of contact, customer service is brought into the conversation. How you respond when people ask a question, how you ask … Continue reading 43 Lessons You Wish You Would Have Learned in Real Estate School Step 6
STEP 5 Find a mentor. – The key, to finding a mentor, is to look for someone that has done what you want to do. This person has a life like you want to live … Continue reading 43 Lessons You Wish You Would Have Learned in Real Estate School Step 5
STEP 3 Get the 43 Lessons Instantly Lead Generate 3-4 hours a day. – Nothing in your business will matter more than leads. If you tackle the most important task of the day, the rest … Continue reading 43 Lessons You Wish You Would Have Learned in Real Estate School Step 3
Get ALL the 43 Lessons NOW STEP 2 Avoid loans and credit cards. – It’s so easy to get caught up in loans and advance payday structures when you are just starting a new business. … Continue reading 43 Lessons You Wish You Would Have Learned in Real Estate School Step 2
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