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How to Get Listings From FSBO Open Houses

By Smart Agents on Jun 15, 2020 10:22:37 AM

Rick Culp, a Denver real estate agent, says that when he first became an agent, he dealt with the same struggle all new agents encounter: getting solid listings. He tried working with buyers, but even buyers were skeptical of his skillset, since he had no listings. Then, one day, Rick struck gold with his first FSBO.

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5 Tips to Overcome HGTV-Level Expectations

By Smart Agents on Jun 8, 2020 11:44:23 AM

At some point during your real estate career, have you had to work with a seller or buyer with unrealistic expectations?

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Home Buyer Demand Has Climbed 54% in 6 Weeks

By Smart Agents on May 29, 2020 12:32:18 PM

After bottoming out in early April, home buyer demand has since climbed 54%. 

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How To Text Clients And Get Listings

By Smart Agents on May 22, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Text messages are poised as the most preferred mode of communication for the next generation of home buyers and sellers. When you consider the fact that 96% of Americans own a mobile phone, it's certainly no surprise. 

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Why Being Genuine is Your Most Valuable Real Estate Tool

By Joe Nickelson on Feb 5, 2019 10:11:16 PM

You may be a veteran real estate agent who struggles to get clients. On the other hand, a newbie agent in your market could be killing it. How is that even possible? Shouldn’t you be way ahead of the new guy?

So what’s the problem?

It’s simple; you could be pushing clients away. You’re probably trying too hard to get clients and in the process killing your business.

Sleazy sales tactics simply don’t work anymore — not just for real estate agents, but for any kind of salesperson. 

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How to Find Real Estate Leads Through LinkedIn

By Joe Nickelson on Jan 29, 2019 4:24:20 PM

If you're a Realtor, you know how crucial social media can be to establishing and building your brand. But have you been including LinkedIn in your social media marketing strategy? If not, you may want to start today!

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Your Guide to Real Estate Email Marketing

By Joe Nickelson on Jan 28, 2019 10:48:40 AM

Your email list isn’t your most crucial prospecting tool, but it can be if you use it the right way.

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Break into the High-End Real Estate Market

By Leighann Bacher on Jan 22, 2019 8:39:24 PM

What’s the appeal of working in the high-end market, you ask?

The answer is pretty simple. The higher the purchase price, the higher your commission. You can list fewer houses and make more money doing it.

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The Importance of Finding Balance in Real Estate

By Leighann Bacher on Jan 16, 2019 12:17:50 PM

Real estate is a demanding business. It requires you to be on call at all times and often to work nights and weekends. It's not surprising that many agents get burned out and ultimately decide to pursue another path. 

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Starting from the Bottom: A Guide for New Agents

By Leighann Bacher on Jan 14, 2019 1:41:58 PM

First off, congratulations on becoming a newly licensed real estate agent! You've entered an exciting market with the possibility of a huge financial return — if you know how to work smart.

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