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How to Find and List Inherited Homes

By Smart Agents on Jul 5, 2020 9:46:32 PM

If you’ve ever worked with inherited home sales, you know how emotionally charged the process can be. Not only has the person selling recently lost a loved one, but there are often multiple players involved — some of whom don’t agree on what should be done with the home. 

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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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Stand Out From Your Competition with a Solid Brand Image

By Joe Nickelson on Mar 3, 2020 3:11:06 PM

The Association of Real Estate License Law Officials estimates there are about 2 million active real estate licensees in the United States.

That’s a whole lot of Realtors competing for a constantly fluctuating pool of clients.

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Five Tips for the Shy Realtor

By Smart Agents on Jan 28, 2020 9:30:00 AM

 If you love the idea of selling real estate but find the prospect of calling people and making connections uncomfortable, then read on. This blog’s for you!

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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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