Don’t Write The Year Off Yet!

By Nicole Mangina | Dec 4, 2020

It’s the first week of December, and every December I vacillate between finishing the year strong with work, and relaxing into a month-long haze of holiday lights, hot chocolate, and cookie baking. It’s usually a combination of the two. Whether you view December as a work month or a chance for some time off, these…

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The Power of Personalization

By Nicole Mangina | Oct 30, 2020

With online school comes daily runs to Chipotle and Chick Fil A for lunch. I’ve rationalized it that it’s a chance for Alex and Ryan to get out of their rooms and spend a few minutes together each day. Usually Alex drives them, but I picked some up, via the drive through, the other day…

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When You Aren’t The Right Person For The Job

By Nicole Mangina | Oct 23, 2020

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…

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Prepping Your Buyers For The Multiple Offer Roller Coaster

By Nicole Mangina | Oct 2, 2020

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…

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Admiral McRaven Was Right – It Starts With Making Your Bed

By Nicole Mangina | Sep 25, 2020

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…

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It Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect To Be Amazing – Your Secret Sauce

By Nicole Mangina | Sep 18, 2020

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…

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It’s Back To School Time Are You Ready? 2 Tips To Rock This Fall

By Nicole Mangina | Aug 21, 2020

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…

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How Are You Marketing Listings Differently?

By Nicole Mangina | Jul 31, 2020

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…

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Helping Buyers Find ‘Deals’ In Todays Market

By Nicole Mangina | Jul 24, 2020

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…

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