Can an Introvert Be a Real Estate Agent?
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Can an Introvert Be a Real Estate Agent?

When most people think of a real estate agent, the common stereotype is an outgoing salesman, who talks a big game and charms people with his or her personality. Introverts are often discouraged or never even consider a career in real estate because of these associated connotations. The reality is, there is a career in real […]
Understanding Real Estate Expenses
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Understanding Real Estate Expenses

We’re often asked, “How much money can I make my first year?”  There is no simple answer to that question.  There are many factors that come into play when determining your real estate income.  The biggest factor is how much work you are willing to put in, but you will also need to account real estate […]
Learn to Get Real Estate Leads from People You Meet
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Learn to Get Real Estate Leads from People You Meet

A big part of being an entrepreneur is advertising and marketing yourself. Aside from online networking, you can use situations in your everyday life to network in person. Real estate leads are all around you! Your next client could be behind you in line at the grocery store or sitting next to you at your […]
Creating a Positive Experience for Real Estate Clients
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Creating a Positive Experience for Real Estate Clients

Delivering a great experience to your real estate clients will make them happy. Happy clients mean you’ll get repeat and referral business. As simple as it may sound, there is a science to delivering a great real estate client experience. “A great customer experience is one where customers feel good, even look good,” writes Forbes columnist […]
Is a Real Estate Career Right for Me?
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Is a Real Estate Career Right for Me?

With so many popular TV shows such as Flip or Flop, Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and the Million Dollar Listing franchises, many people have become interested in the world of real estate.  On top of that, the real estate market has been seeing a steady increase in housing sales as well as in home prices. […]
How to Write a Real Estate Business Plan
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How to Write a Real Estate Business Plan

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau What’s the fastest way from point A to point B? A straight line. Your business plan is your straight line. It […]
How to Dress for Success in Real Estate
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How to Dress for Success in Real Estate

For many new agents starting out, the realtor “dress code” can seem confusing at first.  Are you supposed to keep it casual, professional, or somewhere in between? The answer is all of these. Honestly, it depends on the area, the client, and situation. An agent showing a beach condo in Hawaii isn’t going to dress […]