We’re just over halfway through 2019 — do you feel satisfied with your accomplishments and the progress you’ve made towards the goals you set for yourself this year? If you need an extra boost of motivation or a creative way to focus your efforts, try putting together a vision board. Here’s how to get one started.
Purchasing a home is an emotional process, especially for first-time homebuyers. Anticipating and understanding the emotions that your clients are going through can help you be a more empathetic and supportive agent through their journey. Here are a few common emotions experienced during real estate.
Becoming a better real estate agent doesn’t just happen on the job. There are plenty of creative ways that you can gain tips, perspective, and inspiration not only specific to the real estate industry but also on how to be a more persuasive seller, goal-setting, and operating an efficient business. Here are our suggestions.
As your real estate business grows, you may eventually hit a wall trying to get everything accomplished on your own. It may be time to hire an assistant. Here are a few guidelines to follow when it’s time to bring help on board.
Meetups, community events and parties can be great opportunities to expand your sphere of influence. But being an effective networker isn’t just about shaking hands and exchanging business cards. Whether you’re more of an introvert or have a natural gift of the gab, here are a few things you can do to network more effectively.
The urge to work 24/7 can be strong for real estate agents. But taking time to reconnect with family and friends, or simply for yourself, is an important part of recharging your batteries to be even more effective and hard-working upon your return. Here are a few tips for taking smooth and stress-free vacations as a real estate agent.
You may have heard about how cloud computing is changing the way companies are doing business. But this new technology isn’t just for tech startups or major corporations — it’s an accessible tool that you can easily adopt in your brokerage or real estate operation. Here’s what to know about cloud computing and how it can help your business.
There are many reasons why a seller may be motivated to sell their home as soon as possible. They may have accepted a job offer in a different city or perhaps the property has been passed down through family and the new owners want to sell and split the proceeds. Here are a few tips for spotting an eager seller.
The home-selling process can be equally stressful for owner and tenant alike when it comes to selling a rental property. The trick to a smooth and successful tenant-occupied property sale is appealing to the tenants as well as the client — being upfront and compassionate with the process and in scheduling visits. Who knows: those tenants could turn out to be future clients down the road. Here are a few tips for selling tenant-occupied properties.
Tax season is a stressful time. But as a self-employed individual, real estate agents can take advantage of tax write-offs for business expenses, helping to reduce the total taxable income. Here are a few to consider when you’re heading into tax season.