Point of Sale Mandates for Real Estate: From Cumbersome to Destructive

By Sam DeBord Government entities often attempt to place additional restrictions or costs on the transaction or transfer of real estate.  While there are often good intentions involved in the creation of these “point of sale” mandates, most proposals...

Use Your Tweets Wisely

By Bill Gassett So, you’ve finally joined Twitter. How do you know what to tweet about to maximize your time and energy on this rapid-fire platform? How often can you tweet without annoying people? Your followers’ Twitter feeds moves...
January 13, 2015

5 Simple Life Hacks to Boost Experience

By Sam DeBord Real estate rookies can really kick start their learning experience by picking up some simple shortcuts from those who’ve been selling for many years.  These are just a few of the real estate “hacks” I’ve learned...
January 5, 2015

What Being a Leader Really Means

I have reflected over months on the true meaning of leadership and honestly, I have yet to come up with a definitive description. I cannot say what being a leader is, but I can say without a doubt what...
January 2, 2015

Real Estate Resolutions for 2015

By Elizabeth Mackay Do you still make New Year’s resolutions? Do you still hold the hope of something better, something more, as you leave one year behind and embark on another? It’s easy to feel hopeless, there are the...
December 30, 2014

The Truth About Grad School

Thinking of going back to school? Don’t procrastinate, take your vitamins, prepare to be busier than you ever imagined. We have all that advice and more from recent REALTOR® University grads for how best to approach this challenge....
December 23, 2014

Scientifically Develop the Habit of Lead Generation: Part 4

How do you find time for lead generation when you have all this other stuff going on? Pack up all the unnecessary clutter in your schedule and kick it to the curb....
December 18, 2014

Nichify : Blog Small for Big Online Results

What if every time you posted something online, you thought about providing the most value to the person looking for that information? How would your online presence change? My guess is that it would become more focused....

Don’t LOOK for Opportunity in 2015

If you spend your days looking for opportunity, in essence you are telling yourself opportunity is elusive and you have to seek it out. That is far from the truth. By believing that everything happens for a reason, and...

Scientifically Develop the Habit of Lead Generation: Part 3

Let us learn from Edwin C. Barnes. He succeeded because he backed his burning desire with definite plan of action. If you want to be the best and enjoy the benefits and responsibilities of what that affords, you have...
December 4, 2014