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How is your 2016 going so far? Are you loving this market making great money? OR: Are you burned out, working hard with not enough to show for it? It seems to be a common theme right now, especially if you are working with buyers. Spring is a time of busy markets and endless distractions. How you handle these next few months will determine whether you enjoy sales all year long or crash and burn.
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You’re meeting with a new buyer or seller and it’s the point in the conversation when you need to talk about yourself. Maybe that’s your favorite part. But for many, especially if you are introvert, the thought of “selling yourself” is enough to make you reconsider your decision to be a real estate agent. It’s…Read More >>
Ever heard the term Green with Envy? We talk about envy like it’s a bad thing, but channeled correctly, it can be a great benefit. Growth is about experiencing new things, but to experience them, you first need to know about them and think “that sounds like fun I’d like to do / be /…Read More >>
Steven Pressfield defines resistance in his book War of Art as the thoughts that tell you: you aren’t good enough, it’s been done before and therefore you can’t, and who are you to dream this big? The trick with resistance, is that it can feel so real in the moment. Yet it’s just the mind…Read More >>
Expectations vs Standards On the surface they seem so similar, and yet they are completely different. Expectations are your definition of how something should be. How a person should act. How something should work out. They require other people and situations to bend to your will in order for you to be happy. It’s a…Read More >>
Is it just me, or is counseling your buyer on writing a winning offer a bit stressful? They want answers to things like “how high should I go” that you can’t answer. And price is just a portion of the conversation. That one seems easy compared to the waiving of contingencies that is going on…Read More >>
It’s a busy market. Listings are scarce and buyers are competing on virtually any house they write an offer on. Depending on your outlook, things can seem a bit bleak. Like there isn’t enough to go around. Some agents are doing incredibly well, and others are feeling like they’re missing the boat. When that happens,…Read More >>
Today is inauguration day. Donald Trump is officially the President of the United States. There is no way to know what will happen from here, but it seems fairly safe to say that today marks a turning point for America. History will look back on this Presidency as one that changed the course of many…Read More >>
A question I often hear is “how can I get business from social media”? We hear about agents generating endless business from Facebook, Instagram, etc. They make it sounds so easy. Which leaves you wondering, how can I get some of that business too? The problem lies in the question. Really the questions should be “how…Read More >>
As I prepare for an agent panel at our company kick off this morning, one of the questions is, what made the biggest difference in 2016. Even after 20 years in real estate, it’s a constant process of refinement. Finding what works, and then amplifying it. Here are the 3 things that seemed to matter…Read More >>
“Keeping baggage from the past will leave no room for happiness in the future” Wayne L. Misner 2017 is hours away. A blank slate of hope and possibility. Are you ready? We usually think we are, but in reality we are holding on to the past. This makes it’s hard to create space for something new…Read More >>
“A mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions” Ralph Waldo Emerson Isn’t that the whole point of setting goals? To become more tomorrow than we are today. Typically we focus on things when we set goals. Money, objects, etc. We think that if we focus on them, the rest…Read More >>
“I’m thinking about buying something next year” or “We’ll probably sell next year” Chances are it’s a phrase you will hear often at holiday gatherings these next 2 weeks. When they say this you think to yourself, “Hurray, I’ve got a live one!”. Someone that could be a client. This is awesome! And then panic…Read More >>
This week’s video is an follow up to Embrace Your Try. The courage to Try requires that you believe there is a chance it will work this time. Today’s video gives you 5 tips to help you get moving, and open up to new results. One bonus tip that isn’t in the video: Imperfect…Read More >>
Yoda once said, “do or do not, there is no try”. I whole heartedly believed that … until last week. Valerie Garcia turned my definition of the word Try on it’s head. And my world will never be the same. Yoda’s definition of try is essentially: why bother. It’s failure wrapped in a pre-emptive excuse.…Read More >>
It’s a common question this time of year. Between the election next week, and the holidays approaching, we all want to know how it will affect the market. So what do you say if you have someone looking to sell right now? Is it better to act now, or wait for the Spring market, which is…Read More >>
And that is a good thing. Sometimes things happen with such a perfect message, that it’s too good not to share. Last weekend I was in Sedona with some girlfriends for a mediation retreat. I was so excited for this trip I could hardly stand it. I was looking forward to the retreat, but also…Read More >>
In today’s instant gratification world we often have a love / hate relationship with time. Especially right now. It’s the 4th quarter. If you still have room to go on your goals, your window of opportunity is closing. Time is my kryptonite. The more I focus on it, the more stressed I become, and the farther…Read More >>
Hurray! You’re busy, everything that you’ve been doing is working. It’s awesome right? But now you have a new set of challenges. How do you keep it all going? Those things that made you successful are starting to slip. Suddenly the personal touch you have prided yourself on is getting outsourced, or worse, isn’t happening…Read More >>
Your client calls; they’ve found the perfect house and want to write an offer. Excellent! There’s just one problem. The house isn’t even remotely inline with what they said they wanted. It’s further from their family vs closer. It’s the wrong layout. The timing isn’t right. If they buy before they sell they run the…Read More >>
I was blown away, and honored by the response to my email about hiring a few agents to help them grow their businesses. Thank you to everyone who reached out. I wish I had the capacity to take everyone on. Here’s what I learned from talking to everyone: Many of you don’t have a database,…Read More >>