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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.
The quest for work/life balance can seem illusive.  This can be especially true for real estate agents.  Many people become real estate agents because they are looking for that balance.  Is it difficult to achieve?  Yes, but I'm here to tell you that you CAN have it all, it just depends on what y...
You think you understand how much liability is involved with being a real estate agent, after all you made it through your pre-licensing class.  You learn the laws, the regulations and sometimes the standard of practice...if you're lucky and you got your license.  But you don't fully understand  ...
Buyers and sellers are having a difficult time making decisions. Should they buy or rent?  Should they sale or stay put?  Big decisions to make.  Real estate agents are used to helping our clients weigh the pros and cons of buying, selling and renting, but as we think about what to say we must n...
Life is easy, people make it hard.  Whether it's because you want to feel important or make someone else feel small,  how we treat people is a reflection on us.  But life doesn't have to be hard.  Try the daily ritual below and see how it feels. Your Daily Ritual Do what you say you're going to d...
Watching tennis great Roger Federer being interviewed after winning a match at the US Open I was blown away by a confession he made.  When asked about why he is playing so much better this year than the last couple of years he admitted that he stopped playing scared. What's Your Excuse? The ego r...
A friend of mine in another state sent me a message on Facebook regarding real estate.  He is in need of an agent and was seeking information as to what questions he should ask when interviewing agents. What Does Google Say? You would think that I could rattle off a host of questions off the top ...
Why does it take some people a few weeks to buy a house and it others take years? For those who are taking a year or more you can't help but wonder if they are really ready to buy a house. What Are the Signs? Signs that you may not be ready to buy include: When faced with everything you've reques...
It used to be that real estate agents, and sales people in general were judged on how successful they were based on the car they drove. First Impressions Although I never bought into this notion, I knew a lot of sales people and real estate agents who did...and still do.   I was sometimes asked w...
The real estate market is recovering.  It may be a slow recovery, but it's a recovery just the same.  But while the market is recovering, is your real estate business recovering?  If the majority of your business comes from referrals and the referrals aren't coming in what do you do?  What do you...
Whenever I'm showing  property I'm always looking for fault...what's wrong with this house?  I am especially on the look out for one of a home owner's worst nightmares...water.  Although I'm not a home inspector, I am an observant person.  Plus, I think I've been selling real estate long enough a...

Candy Miles-Crocker

Realtor - Real-Life Real Estate Training
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