Monthly Archive:: June 2013

The Wild Ride of Interest Rates

By Jason O’Neil Sit tight. Last week mortgage interest rates jumped drastically. Some say without warning, but then again, most have been preaching for months, if not years, that rates can’t stay this low. Can they? Why did they...

Is Your Customer Service This Good?

By Dave Robison My brokerage had one crazy month a few months ago.  We had five buyers who failed to perform on a contract and lost their earnest money.  Now in Utah, getting the buyer’s earnest money is supposed...

How to Earn 6 Figures in 1 Month

By Jay O’Brien Now that I (maybe) caught your attention with such a money-hungry, eye-grabbing, cliché of a title, allow me to attempt to pave a thought process in your mind on how to achieve such an ambitious monetary...

Think Outside the House

By Anand Patel We can’t help it. As real estate professionals we sometimes are trapped within an industry bubble. We attend conferences, meetings, seminars, mastermind groups all related to the real estate industry. We spend most of our time...

Does Klout Matter in Real Estate?

By Dolores Esanu Recently, I’ve noticed quite a few business professionals engaging in “Klout.” Klout is a program that rates your sphere of influence within the social media world, with a score of 1 being lowest and 100 being...

Is Your Marketing Global-Friendly?

By Lynn Minnick As a certified international property specialist (or CIPS), I was able to participate in a really fantastic webinar session offered by the National Association of REALTORS®’ Global division. The webinar was presented by NAR Director of...

3 Ways to Deal With Unrealistic Sellers on Pricing

By Wade Corbett How much time do you spend time researching and creating comparables for properties that you aspire to list? You then sit down with the homeowners and they have decided—in their infinite wisdom—that you should list it...