What’s Next for Real Estate Agents

Ask yourself these questions. If real estate agent sales did not exist the way it exists today, how would you continue selling real estate?  What would you do differently?  What would you add to your business?  And how would you differentiate yourself from every other agent or brokerage? Many agents need to take a moment … Continue reading What’s Next for Real Estate Agents

Your Comfort Zone Makes You Average

Stop second guessing yourself! It’s time to get serious about the real estate business and get out of our comfort zones. We are typically afraid to go after business for many reasons.  Before working in real estate, I worked a regular job and that job provided a “paycheck”.  When you receive a paycheck for your … Continue reading Your Comfort Zone Makes You Average

10 Reasons to go Paperless

Have you ever needed a document while on vacation? How about when you are out of the office or showing a house and your buyer wants to write and offer? You call the office and the office admin is too busy to send you the necessary documents. Or better yet, you are in the office … Continue reading 10 Reasons to go Paperless

What Do You Want From Social Media in 2017?

Back in 2008 I remember our 20-year-old administrative assistant telling me I needed to be on Facebook.  My answer was, “No, I don’t need Facebook,  I am already on Myspace against my will."  My goal for MySpace was to watch my 17-year-old son.  At that time, I only wanted to make sure he wasn’t posting … Continue reading What Do You Want From Social Media in 2017?

10 Reasons Why REALTORS® Should Consider E-Signatures

Carrie’s Top 10 Reasons to Consider E-Signatures If you don't embrace the new technology you may lose out on opportunities to list and sell—the difference between multiple offers and the only offer! Electronic Signatures are Legal in all 50 States. Choose a platform that has certification.  Proof of e-signature. Don't force the technology on a non-tech … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why REALTORS® Should Consider E-Signatures

Mac or PC for Real Estate?

As a PC user many would think I would say, “buy a PC”!  It’s difficult for me to recommend a Mac or a PC.   I love my laptop but I really want a Macbook Pro.  Either product works for real estate.  Don’t buy a PC or Mac just because someone said you should.  My recommendation … Continue reading Mac or PC for Real Estate?

Run Your Business Like A Business Series for REALTORS® Tip Two

Run Your Business Like A Business Series for REALTORS®  Tip Two Whether you’re a new agent, seasoned agent or an agent that needs to jump start their business; generating leads is key for a real estate agents success.   If you read last week’s blog post you've already created a list of everyone you know in … Continue reading Run Your Business Like A Business Series for REALTORS® Tip Two

Run Your Business Like A Business Series for REALTORS® Tip One

Run Your Business Like A Business Series for REALTORS®  Tip One The best tip I can ever give is to “Get up, Get Dressed, & Get to Work and Start with Lead Generation”.   If you work better in the office go to the office.  If you can work from home, stay home.  If you get … Continue reading Run Your Business Like A Business Series for REALTORS® Tip One

Run Your Business Like A Business in 2015

Join me for the first 12 weeks of 2015 where I will share my top 12 tips on how to “Run Your Business Like A Business”.  REALTORS® have the ability to have a steady income for their personal life and their businesses.  When we work on a commission basis it can be frustrating when we … Continue reading Run Your Business Like A Business in 2015

REALTOR® Blogging, Social Media and Client Engagement

Real estate agents are usually running their own businesses and often don’t have time to blog or use Social Media in a daily business plan.   Unless you have staff or the funds to pay a writer it might be difficult to write a blog that potential buyers and sellers will want to read.   Many agents … Continue reading REALTOR® Blogging, Social Media and Client Engagement