How to Overcome Agent Writer’s Block

Writer’s block hits even the best of writers, so it’s no surprise that, as a real estate agent, you’ve probably run into this problem every now and then. Nothing is more frustrating than staring at a blank screen for minutes on end. When you first dedicate yourself to writing content for your blog or website […]

Renae Feb 17th, 2017

Email Marketing Now for Real Estate Agents

Has it been a while since you focused on your email marketing? Not that you haven’t been keeping up with it, per se, but that you’ve made some much-needed improvements to it? Email Monday recently took a look at some of the top trends in email marketing for 2017. While some of these trends may […]

Renae Feb 15th, 2017

Why a Real Estate Career? Why Not?!

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, and we thought there could be no better time than today to share some great stories from real estate agents around the country about what they love about the job. If you’re a newbie agent or wondering whether real estate is for you, let these stories help convince you. We think […]

Renae Feb 13th, 2017

10 Things People Really Don’t Want in Their Homes

Note from the editor: Houzz is an amazing resource for those looking to update their home, do some decorating, and prepare their home for sale. You can share these these articles with your clients who are looking for ways to fix up their home to help it sell. We appreciate Houzz for providing us with […]

Houzz Feb 10th, 2017

For the Love of Real Estate: Why Agents Love Their Jobs

To be a real estate agent takes a special combination of drive, heart and service that few people can do. This Valentine’s Day, we asked real estate agents around the country to tell us what they love about being a professional in the real estate industry. Maybe you share some of these agents’ sentiments. Maybe […]

Renae Feb 10th, 2017

Agent CRM Review: Commissions, Inc.

We’ve seen a lot of different CRM systems that real estate agents love in our time. A useful CRM system helps manage leads, funnel prospects and converts them successfully. One Realtor Erik Brown of Teles Properties, who has sold hundreds of properties in multiple states including Minnesota and California and is the author if the book 1 in […]

Renae Feb 8th, 2017

5 Cold Calling Tips for Real Estate Agents

Cold calling is not every real estate agent’s favorite to-do. And that’s okay! But done with diligence, a plan and smart prospecting, cold calling can still be a productive part of your lead generation strategy. Even though cold calling shouldn’t be a huge part of your marketing calls, you should still keep in mind some tips to […]

Renae Feb 6th, 2017

The Other Side of Agent Referral Partnerships

We’ve talked before to real estate professionals about their referral networks with providers such as mortgage professionals, contractors and others who are pivotal to the home buying or selling process. We learned how they formed these relationships, what made them successful and their benefits. We wondered – what do providers value in their relationships with real estate […]

Renae Feb 3rd, 2017

Don’t Give Up on Lagging Real Estate Leads!

We recently came across an Inman post that made us think about leads. In the article, Christina Etheridge, founder of LeadsandLeverage.com, offers some insight and encouragement to nurture any real estate lead, no matter how little the information you have on them is. What really stood out in her prose is this single line: “In other words, […]

Renae Feb 1st, 2017

Real Estate Marketing Postcards Made Simple

So you’ve decided that direct mail should be a part of your real-estate marketing campaign, but is a simple postcard design really the best use of your marketing dollars? The answer is a resounding YES. First, consider the process by which direct mail enters your prospects’ homes: The U.S. Postal Service reports that in 2015, […]

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