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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.
In the course of making an offer on a property, negotiating with a counter offer, there is a lot of give and take.  The seller wants one thing and the buyer wants something else.  Plus, each party thinks what they are asking for is completely and utterly reasonable.Verbal Real Estate OffersAs  re...
There are two types of people in the world, those who create problems and those who solve them.  Which one are you?Help People Move ForwardOne of the jobs of a real estate agent is to help people move forward.  This is our job whether we are working with sellers or buyers.  Painfully few transact...
If you haven't come across this scenario yet, be will...especially in a hot market.  You get a call from an owner who is anxious to sell their property.  After asking a few questions and setting the appointment you start to run the comparables.  After reviewing the comps you get ...
The news clip showed an actress being interviewed on her first role in a new film.  The actresses body language, tone of voice, and short responses clearly indicated that she didn't want to be there.  After trying to get some better responses from her, the interviewer asked the actress if she was...
I don't know anyone who likes making cold calls.  There are probably real estate agents out there who love to make cold calls...I just don't know any of them.  But what I do like to make are "hot" calls.  Hot calls can and should be made by every real estate agent.Phone Calls Are EssentialIf your...
When inventory is low and buyers are waiting in the wings to buy, there is a high probability that when buyers find a property they love, they will face a multiple offer situation.  When reviewing offers sellers love to see one that is above the  list price.  But what else should the seller be lo...
"Don't expect part time work ethic to get you full time results"Part Time Work EthicI don't know who first uttered these words so I can't give the proper credit, but the words ring true for so many real estate agents.  How many of us have been putting in half the effort and wondering why we haven...
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 YouAs a real estate agent you are helping your client or customer ...
Are you using Facebook properly?  If you're going to use Facebook or any other type of social media, you need to do it right or don't do it at all.  Why so cut and dry?  Because if you don't do it right, you'll end up annoying your "friends" and you won't get any business from it.How You Use It M...
Why are you afraid to ask the question...any question?  The worst thing that could happen is their answer would be "no".  But if you never ask the question, the answer will always be "no".Your Job is to NegotiateOne of the primary skills real estate agents are hired is for their negotiation abili...

Candy Miles-Crocker

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