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How Rahim Gets Listings Through Senior Housing Partnerships

By Smart Agents on Jun 22, 2020 12:03:01 PM

With a background in nursing, Rahim Charania, an agent from London, Ontario, got into real estate in a nontraditional way. 

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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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Real Estate Bidding Wars: How to Win in Hot Markets

By Smart Agents on Apr 16, 2018 1:23:02 PM

The first bid comes in moments after the listing goes public.

A short time later …

Another bid comes in.

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Stand Out on Real Estate Ranking Sites

By Smart Agents on Apr 4, 2018 2:43:49 PM

HomeLight and UpNest are like online matchmaking services for buyers, sellers and real estate agents. They match the preferences of the client with the most compatible professional. 

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Good vs. Great Real Estate Agents

By Smart Agents on Apr 2, 2018 2:04:54 PM

If given the choice between a "good" real estate agent and a “great” real estate agent, which do you think most buyers and sellers would choose? 

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How Unexpected Trends Influence Real Estate

By Smart Agents on Mar 27, 2018 11:03:51 AM

In the 90s, as Starbucks started to expand out of its Northwest homeland, independent coffee shop owners started to worry. The owners could see that this juggernaut franchise chain was bound to come to their towns at some point, and it would most likely mean the end of their fledgling shops.

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Billboards vs. Books: Who Wins?

By Smart Agents on Mar 24, 2018 2:22:35 AM

According to a national study, 71% of travelers ages 18 or older notice the advertising messages on billboards either sometimes, most of the time or each time they pass one; nearly one in 10 notice the advertising message each time they see a billboard.

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