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I'm going to tell you a little bit about myself. I think it will help shed some light on what I'm about to post... I've been a licensed Realtor for the past 8 years, and I've been working at Seven Gables Real Estate for the last three years. I joined Seven Gables right when they were going to imp...
Do you remember when you first got into Real Estate? You took floor time, and managed to ramble your way into an appointment. You showed up to the office, clipboard in hand, ready to take on the WORLD! Your "clients" showed up with a HUGE list of properties they wanted to see...You think to yours...
Yes Folks! That's Right! It's all about PERSPECTIVE! Sit with a client and ask the questions that you feel are important in helping them in their home search, and you'll hear the following: "Nothing fancy, just 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and nice little yard for the dog". So you log on to your local bo...
I'm going to borrow a Southern expression ...Well if that don't beat all!!? I was logging on to my personal email account, when from the corner of my eye, I see the following: "Ed McMahon losing his home to Foreclosure".  Read on!  LOS ANGELES - Ed McMahon, who for decades appeared as Johnny Cars...
That's the great start to jokes as old as time...Knock Knock...Who's there?...Banana...Banana who? You know that rest. But this is also a profound question when you're in Real Estate. One of the ways we build our business is to hold open houses. Typically, this means you put up a few signs, a fla...
Were you promised coaching, training, leads, and a great commission split, only to discover that being a Realtor actually meant working in Real Estate? Was there any talk in your training sessions about personal responsibility? How about a class designed to break through know what ...
Have I mentioned that I love what I do??  I get to talk to people about Real Estate, and help them make decisions that will shape their future.  I speak with people about what it takes to be a successful Realtor (not just an agent), and help those who decide they want a career in Real Estate get ...
In my last blog, I asked the question, "What if it wasn't the market? What if it was you?" I have asked that question many times while conducting my surveys for Quantum Management Systems..... At first the agent would get offended. "What do you mean it's ME!?! DON'T YOU READ THE PAPERS??" (As a m...
  Put the Real You in Your Real Estate Business By: Kaira Sturdivant Rouda     You've heard it before, but I'm going to tell you again: No longer is real estate about you, the real estate agent or broker. It's about the consumer. And it's time to take a hard look at your advertising, to stop tal...
We’ve been talking about the three year vet and how they made it past the dreaded “Two year fall out”. Let’s see where they are now: Most have learned to not waste money on frivolous marketing schemes, take over priced listings, and stay in constant contact with their past clients. When I asked t...

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