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Latest Blog Posts
Wait? We are self employed and commission based. Isn’t that the definition of – we are always the right person for the job? If you are operating from fear, yes. But if you are operating from a place of abundance and well versed in the 80 / 20 rule, the answer is no. Some things…Read More >>
Whew! Being a buyer in this market is not for the faint of heart. Multiple offers, quick turn around times, waived contingencies. It can be a little nutty. It’s also an amazing time for you to guide your clients and really shine as an agent. Your clients need you now more than ever. For market…Read More >>
It’s all about the morning routine. All coaching seems to start with it. The idea is that there is value in doing certain things each morning: affirmations, reading something inspirational, working out, etc. The exact formula may vary, but the focus is to create a positive direction for the day. Admiral McRaven famously talked about…Read More >>
In real estate we assume that our value comes from our ability to control the process, and therefore the outcome in a transaction. In a year of curve balls though, it’s difficult to feel like we can control much of anything. Lacking control isn’t a new thing, but it’s coming up in new ways this…Read More >>
Can you feel it? Summer is winding down and we are shifting into back to school mode. Or some version of it. I always look forward to this time of year. It feels like a reset after the summer and a welcome return to a routine. I must admit that I’m feeling much better this…Read More >>
Effective property marketing is about more than bedrooms and baths. Part of our job is to paint the picture of the lifestyle that goes with a property. That could be the community, the view, and how we use the space. With all of the changes these last few months many of us are using our…Read More >>
In fast moving markets like this where everything seems to be selling with multiple offers and over the asking price, it can be tricky for Buyers to get on board. If you have Buyers struggling with the market, concerned that they aren’t getting a good ‘deal’ on a house, it might be time to redefine…Read More >>
My guest for The 425 Show had to reschedule at the last minute this week. It’s a pretty rare occurrence, but when it does, the debate is always – to replay an episode or hop on the air and go solo. As comfortable as I’ve gotten doing the show, it’s a whole different feeling when…Read More >>
It’s easy to confuse “being the expert” with “having all of the answers”. Yesterday I taught a class on working with Buyers to mostly new agents. Something that always comes up is: What is your value proposition when you are new? It’s a fair question, but one that we give far too much weight to.…Read More >>
It’s been a crazy couple of weeks, months really. With everything that is going on, I took some time off from blogging to process it all. I don’t know about you, but it seems like each time I wrap my head around one series of events, something new happens. It’s nuts out there. Thank goodness…Read More >>
This has come up twice in the last few weeks so it feels like it’s worth revisiting. We all have those moments: Maybe you’ve been super slow and are feeling like you would take any client that comes your way, just so that you can have something to do, and hopefully make some money. Or…Read More >>
One of the blessings from all of this is space. As our schedules lightened up, it provided the space to be present in daily life, and the option to do things differently. We are often busy going through the motions of life to “just get it done”. There isn’t an opportunity for the awareness of…Read More >>
When they closed gyms back in March I panicked and ordered a Peloton. I’ve wanted one for a while, and this was the nudge I needed. There are lots of things I love about the bike – the classes, how easy it is to get in a great workout, and the tracking. If there was…Read More >>
Emotions are running at an all time high right now. We have all been profoundly affected in one way or another with what is going on. It takes daily, intentional effort not to get caught up in the doom and gloom. It’s easy to feel like the world is at a standstill as we all…Read More >>
I’ve been thinking about this lot lately. I mentioned it in last week’s post too, but this is feeling a lot like 2008. Meaning sales are still happening, but not as many. My personal thought is that we need to be prepared for 4-6 months of minimal income. Even if the stay in place order…Read More >>
With the stay in place order extended to May 4th and a shift in how we are supposed to conduct real estate, things are definitely different. Your typical market strategy for April and May may not work right now. How do you shift gears with our new (hopefully temporary) normal? Here’s some puzzle wisdom that…Read More >>
With the shelter in place order that came out this week, chances are you’ve got some extra time in your schedule. It’s a perfect time to work on your business, since we can’t really work in it right now. The “Disney experience” is legendary and serves as a model for many businesses. When we were…Read More >>
This has been our first full week of everyone at home and it’s been an interesting one. 2 factors seem to be in play. The first is feeling disconnected to the rest of the world. The second is that all of our structure evaporated overnight. The being at home part is actually going great. Yes,…Read More >>
That escalated quickly! We went from wash your hands to schools are closed for 6 weeks and we are all supposed to work from home and avoid social situations. You know things are getting serious when Disneyland closes! It will be interesting to see how this all turns out. I am incredibly grateful right now…Read More >>
You’ve heard the phrase before – You do You. It sounds good, but sometimes it’s easier said than done. Like right now. Everyone is talking about how busy the market is. It’s in the news, clients are talking about it. If you ask an agent how they are doing, they will likely answer “crazy busy”.…Read More >>