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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.
Being a New Real Estate AgentAs you watch the real estate reality television shows you think, "I could do that."  Or perhaps you bought a house recently with an excellent real estate agent and thought, "I could do that."Two Mistakes New Real Estate Agents MakeSo you signed up for a pre-licensing...
Why did you become a real estate agent?  What motivates you to do your best work? The answer to these two questions is not as easy as you may think.  However the key to your success depends heavily on your answers.On the SurfaceThe answers I hear most often to the question, "Why did you become a ...
All Listings Are Not Created EqualAsk any real estate agent and they will tell you that the key to success is listings.  The more listings you have, the more successful you will be.  What they won't tell you is that all listings are not created equal.It Takes TeamworkAll listings are not created...
Is your real estate business making money? If you can’t answer this question immediately the answer is probably no. Why is it that so many Realtors have no idea whether or not their business is operating in the red or in the black?As a Realtor you are your own business.  You are in charge of ever...
Every single real estate agent, regardless of how long they have been in the business was new at one time.  As a new agent it's not unusual to experience the feeling of being overwhelmed by your new career choice and more importantly, the discovery of how much you don't know about being a real es...
It's not unusual for real estate agents to say that they don't like working with friends.  The rationale I hear is that they prefer to keep their business and personal lives separate.  They have heard too many horror stories about friendships going bad over a real estate transaction.  To that I s...
Unless you're in the witness protection program you need to be on one of the many social media platforms.  Real estate agents will often say that they are "private" people or that they don't care what people are eating or doing.   This is their excuse for either not being on social media or not b...
As an outsider looking in, success in real estate looks easy.  You show a few houses, write an offer and go to settlement.  What's so difficult about that?  If if were that easy you would see a lot more people going into real estate and STAYING in real estate.  Success in real estate is not as ea...
Who needs time blocking when you set your own schedule?  After all, that's one of the best things about being a real estate agent is the fact that you get to make your own schedule.  As a matter of fact, that's why many of us became agents.  However, it didn't take us very long to figure out that...
Real estate agents are a talkative group and they like to help people. As a result, we (and I include myself in this) often times say things that we shouldn't say. It's not that what we are saying is wrong, it's more like we may say what we think people want to hear and that can be misleading or ...

Candy Miles-Crocker

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