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  Whenever the market improves after a crash, many newly licensed agents always   surface.  Many offices are so focused on making up for dollars lost during the crash that training is not up to par.  Newly licensed agents are competing with seasoned agents; newly licensed agents are receiving ph...
08/26/2016
But I Didn't Bring the Checkbook!   It happens.  I counsel my buyers to go to a lender, have their pre-approval letter ready, and bring the checkbook when they view homes.  Why?  Because if you find one that you like and you want to submit an offer, I need to have the earnest money check in my p...
08/25/2016
Self-promotion is a topic that I love to discuss and encourage.  I don’t think real estate agents do enough self-promotion.  The “top dogs” are always in the limelight.  How do the rest of the real estate agents fit into that blueprint? In my area, we always see the same photos in the newspaper,...
08/24/2016
Just because everyone else is doing something doesn't mean you should do the same. Does that sound like a parent-child comment? Well, it kind of is, but that's not my intention this time. About 15 years ago, I raced mountain bikes on an amateur team. It was a blast. We did 24 hour relay races. S...
08/22/2016
RE/MAX Commercial 2016 World Symposium, Don't Procrastinate, Register Now!JM Padron TestimonialI have been attending most of these forums, with the exception or one or two due to the date conflicts with my international presentations.I started my training and coaching career thanks to the RE/MAX ...
08/22/2016
Who told you RE/MAX sales only Houses? We are number 1 in the world in Residential sales but guess what?we are number 15th in Commercial Real Estate, Great achievement, Congratulation fellow parttners, in a couple of years we will be within the first 10, And for you colleagues out there........lW...
08/20/2016
This post is a "rerun", but in light of something I read and being reminded of this lesson I decided it was a good post for today.   I'll start by saying that I don't expect people to always agree with me.  I'm not silly enough to think my way is the best way for everyone, even when I know it's ...
08/19/2016
Stand Out From the Crowd Become an Online Influencer Online influencers are usually someone who lives and breathes through their niche market social media accounts. They are the cool kids online who can and do often create new terms and phrases that influence the way the other part of the social...
08/18/2016
Why Can't We Move In Early? After an escrow process that resembled more marathon than sprint, closing day is right around the corner. Alexandria, La home buyers will from time to time inquire if early move in is possible. After all, the apartment they were in let them in before the lease date, w...
08/17/2016
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Where do we go from here? A question often asked in difficult, unfamiliar, or trying times. The answer is important and the way you respond is very very important. Think before you speak or be aware that the fallout could be great. What is sometimes thought of as a casual conversation can often ...
08/15/2016
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