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The Real-Life Realtor blog was designed to give you a first hand look at what really happens behind the scenes of a real estate transaction. The blog is an extension of the Real-Life Real Estate Training program which was designed by a Realtor for Realtors. The Training program will walk you through the real estate transaction...step-by-step so you can experience the financial success and business growth you desire.
Are prospective buyers and sellers making reality based decisions when it comes to making a home purchase or selling their home?  Has the increase in consumer confidence given them a false sense of reality when it comes to the buying and selling of real estate? Show Me the Money We all hear the c...
If the only reason you can give as to why someone should work with you is because you've been in the real estate business for "x" years, you really need to rethink your Unique Selling Proposition (USP).  You need to have a more compelling reason other than the number of years you've been in the b...
How many times have you heard real estate agents utter the words..."It's priced well"?  For me, this phrase is like fingernails on a chalkboard. Why Don't I Have Any Offers? You typically hear this statement from real estate agents who are complaining that their fabulous listing isn't getting sho...
Our lives have forever changed since the cell phone and now the smartphone.  You would be hard pressed to find anyone who doesn't have one.  But while I love the convenience of these phones, they can also be quite annoying.  For instance: When you are in a meeting, please get into the habit of pu...
To be clear, buyer's have a right to representation.  They also have a right NOT to have representation.  Why a buyer would not want full representation is beyond me, but it's their choice.  As a buyer's agent you have an obligation to represent them fully.  It doesn't matter how you feel about t...
The largest generation of consumers is now considered to be Millennials or Gen-Yers.  Those 80 million people in the United States born between 1980-2000 have a totally different expectation when it comes to the consumer experience.  Because Gen-Yers have never experienced life without technology...
Often times sellers think they are ready to put their house on the market, but when you begin going down the list of tasks they will have to do, it's as if the bloom has fallen off the rose. The First Impression It can take some time to get a house ready to put on the market.  The first step is g...
Have you ever been in a real estate transaction when an issue arises?  Most of us have.  But when an issue arises, that is when you can separate the good real estate agents from the great real estate agents.  The great agents will communicate what's happening and help resolve the issues.  The "go...
Although the headline reads these are tips for new real estate agents, these probably hold true for all real estate and experienced.  Here they are, in no particular order, feel free to add your own! 1.  It's Not About You As a real estate agent you are helping your client or custome...
With so many memories tied to your home, selling it can be an emotional and stressful time.  To help keep perspective on the process, these three tips will help you navigate the sale of your home. Hire a Professional The home selling process is not an easy one.  There are stories about sellers wh...

Candy Miles-Crocker

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