October, 2014

Spooktacular Real Estate: 3 Haunting TalesSpooktacular Real Estate: 3 Haunting Tales
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Spooktacular Real Estate FB

Happy Halloween, friends! It’s the spookiest day of the year, and it’s no secret that real estate can be a pretty creepy line of …

Convert More Leads in 5 Easy StepsConvert More Leads in 5 Easy Steps
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Convert More Blog

Q: What is the purpose of your real estate website? A: To attract online leads, of course! It’s great to pop up in an …

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If you’re wondering how you can take advantage of social media for your real estate business, know that visuals trigger increased engagement among social …

5 Fun Agent Pop-By Ideas5 Fun Agent Pop-By Ideas
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pop bys blog

What’s the one thing that everyone loves? Free stuff! As an agent, having a supply of fun “pop-by” gifts and other inexpensive (but memorable) …

Do You Recognize the 4 Negotiation Strategies?Do You Recognize the 4 Negotiation Strategies?
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Deal

If you don’t think negotiation stress impacts our daily lives, both personally and professionally, just look at the national sales purchase reports for Tums …

Top Negotiation Tips to Get the Sale CLOSED [Webinar Recording]Top Negotiation Tips to Get the Sale CLOSED [Webinar Recording]
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Negotiation blog

Is contract negotiation your favorite part of the buying and selling process? Do you just love bargaining over the amount of commission you will …

How to Write a Great ‘About Me’ PageHow to Write a Great ‘About Me’ Page
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About me blog

Have you ever sat down to create or update your agent website and struggled with the ‘About Me’ page? The sudden onset of writer’s …

Hot Tip: 3 Tips to Negotiate NO into NOT YETHot Tip: 3 Tips to Negotiate NO into NOT YET
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No Not Yes

When your customer or client says NO, what do they really mean? If you don’t have the skills to figure out how this response may …

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At Point2, we spend a lot of time thinking of how to help our clients get the most out of their online marketing activities. …

Top Negotiating Tips You Need to Win!Top Negotiating Tips You Need to Win!
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Negotiate

What do you say to control negotiations for a listing commission or counteroffer? How do you manage haggling between buyers and sellers for personal …

10 Funny Real Estate Comics: Animal Edition10 Funny Real Estate Comics: Animal Edition
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dog funny real estate

If there’s two things we love, it’s real estate and humor. It really pays to have a sense of humor in this industry, right? …

Upcoming Webinar: 5 Top Negotiation Tips to Get the Sale CLOSED!Upcoming Webinar: 5 Top Negotiation Tips to Get the Sale CLOSED!
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Agents can go from confident to crazy when negotiations start flying back and forth in a transaction, and trading offers back and forth does …

9 Ways to Clean the Clutter Before Selling a Home9 Ways to Clean the Clutter Before Selling a Home
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9 Ways to Clean Clutter

Today we have a guest post from Bill Gassett, a popular real estate blogger who shares his tips and tricks with buyers, sellers and other agents. This …

Halloween Marketing: Seasonal Decorating IdeasHalloween Marketing: Seasonal Decorating Ideas
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Halloween blog

Seasonal decorating has it benefits. When done tastefully, autumn décor can add charm and comfort to a property. When done poorly, the decorations can …

Words You Should NEVER Use When NegotiatingWords You Should NEVER Use When Negotiating
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No

As a real estate professional, negotiating should be one of your key competencies and differentiators in your service offering, yet most agents don’t invest …

Are You Making Negotiation Mistakes? [Webinar Recording]Are You Making Negotiation Mistakes? [Webinar Recording]
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post

Are you hesitant to negotiate for what you (or your clients) want? Does the thought of sitting down at the bargaining table make you …

Keywords to Use in Listing DescriptionsKeywords to Use in Listing Descriptions
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smart listing description keywords

Beautiful apartment, dream home and spacious living room. These are just several of the most popular terms used by US real estate agents when …

Hot Tip: Negotiation Tips for Women in Real EstateHot Tip: Negotiation Tips for Women in Real Estate
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negotiation

Did you know that recent 2014 NAR membership reports show that over 57% of all licensed agents are female?  With such a predominant percentage of women …

5 Things Real Estate Agents Should Do Every Day5 Things Real Estate Agents Should Do Every Day
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5-things small

Being a real estate agent is tough, and there are always plenty of ways to fill your workday. No matter how busy you are, …

Do You Suffer from Negotiaphobia?Do You Suffer from Negotiaphobia?
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Don Hutson - sized

If you have felt like a “victim” instead of a “victor” when negotiating for your commission or on behalf of a client, you may be …