My blogs will contain short articles on risk management, ethics, data base management, buyer and seller agencies, technology, advertising & marketing, and personal anecodotes. I welcome your insights about ways to improve client services and to "work smarter, not harder." By sharing some of the challenges that I have encountered in the real estate field, I hope to help newer agents to avoid these same pitfalls.
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It was beyond time for me to update my photo- something that I had been intending to do for years. I thought that I would save money by going to a discount photographer in our local shopping mall. That was Bad Idea #1.The second error in judgment that I made was scheduling this momentous occas...
No one likes a pushy salesman-the type who pressures clients to make THE DECISION immediately. It doesn't matter if you're buying a used car, a new home, or a plasma TV, aggressive, know-it-all behaviors intimidate customers. Rather than establishing a foundation of mutual respect and trust, a sa...
"Just keep doing what you're doing." This seemingly simple entreat captures the essence of why our operations manager is such an effectivel mentor. Early on, I didn't realize that Jim S. was really talking about practice, consistency and determination. Practice until what you have learned has b...