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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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The Two-Sentence Listing Presentation Close

By Smart Agents on Jun 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Don’t Need a Full Listing Presentation?
Try a Two-Sentence Close.

In some cases, giving a full listing presentation just isn't necessary. If you sense that someone is ready to list with you, try an alternative I like to call the two-sentence close.

If the homeowners aren't interviewing anyone else and they've made comments about working with you prior to the appointment or when you were looking at the home, they might be anxious to get started.

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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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Lean on Referral Partners to Bolster Your Business

By Smart Agents on May 18, 2020 12:44:39 AM

While you’re adapting your business to effectively operate through the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a good chance your referral partners are doing the same. 

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How Kevin Kellogg Sustains His Business Through Property Management

By Smart Agents on May 14, 2020 6:00:32 PM

While real estate can be a highly lucrative career choice, it’s also fairly inconsistent. While you could rake in tens of thousands one month, you might have nothing coming in the next. But that doesn’t mean you need to work a 9 to 5 job to avoid the cycle of feast or famine. 

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7 Marketing Ideas for Summer 2020

By Smart Agents on May 10, 2020 10:56:50 PM

Even though this spring season has been anything but normal, we are still heading into the summer months, when people historically are more likely to buy and sell homes. 

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How David Smith Found a Silver Lining in the Pandemic Market

By Smart Agents on May 8, 2020 2:24:34 PM

“You have to reevaluate why you're doing this business. If you don't reevaluate why you're doing this, you're in the wrong business — any business.”

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How to Utilize Video to Transform Your Business

By Smart Agents on May 4, 2020 12:43:44 PM

These days, virtual is the name of the game. And the next best thing to being able to reach people in person is to reach them through video.

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10 Signs the Coronavirus Real Estate Market is Improving

By Smart Agents on May 1, 2020 4:54:36 PM

Since mid-March, the real estate industry has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with market slowdowns reported across the country. But despite a steep drop off in the first few weeks since the country went on lockdown, it seems things are slowly improving.

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