Real-Life Realtor

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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.
Real estate agents are an easy target.  When the transaction begins to go south it’s easy for the wronged party to point the finger at the agent.  The agent didn’t tell them “a, b or c.”  Or the agent told them “x, y or z.”  When you first got your real estate license you probably had no idea how...
Amazing friendships will get you through the highs and lows of life.  You depend on your friends for their listening ear, their sage advice, their love and support and to tell you when you need to get it together.  Friendships give your life meaning.  With that said, one would think that your fri...
Where do you find new clients?  This is the one question I get from new real estate agents on a regular basis.  It's as if they think that new clients are all hanging out in one place or that they will magically appear.  However, the truth of the matter is that new clients are everywhere if you t...
When you take your real estate pre-licensing class you learn the real estate vocabulary, national and jurisdictional laws, the Code of Ethics...just to name a few.  But what they don't teach you in pre-licensing class is what it's actually like to BE a real estate agent.#1 - It Costs MoneyYou alw...
Buying a house is a big deal.  It's scary and it's a lot of money, so don't be surprised if your buyer starts to freak out at some point during the process.  As real estate professionals we deal with the process on a daily basis.  But for a first-time home buyer or even a second time home buyer, ...
If you ask anyone how they are doing, chances are they'll say they are "busy".  Have you ever noticed how often people use the word "busy".  Buy why?  A a couple of years ago I decided to limit my use of the word because I felt it was being overused.  It wasn't easy eliminating a word that has co...
Show up, dive in and stay at it!These words were spoken by President Obama in his last speech to the country.  Although he was saying this phrase so we would stay engaged in the political process and I couldn't stop thinking about how it would serve us well through life.We are all a work in progr...
Can you believe it's almost a new year already?Are you ready for the new year?Do you have a plan to reach your goals?Do you even know what your goals are?Do you know what it will take to reach your goals?Yes?No?Not Me, I'm DifferentIf you follow the old way of doing real estate you might be told ...
There have been two transactions recently where damaged hardwood floors have been an issue. Personally I was shocked by what I heard from the listing agent.The Floors are Clearly DamagedDuring the final walk through, my buyer and I discovered that both the living room floor and a bedroom floor ha...
What an honor and priviledge to be asked to speak at the Inman Connect San Fancisco conference this year.  As you know, my mission is for consumers to have the best real estate experience possible, and that can only be accomplished with well-trained agents.  Our panel on "Training the Motivates a...

Candy Miles-Crocker

Realtor - Real-Life Real Estate Training
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