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10 Ways to Get The Most Out of LinkedIn

By Bill Gassett What do you think LinkedIn is for? Is it just for people who are trying to find a new job? Should you only visit it if you want to recruit somebody? Or is it one of...
February 27, 2015

Why You Need a Mentor

By Jay O’Brien We’ve all received the calls, opened the letters, and deflected the in-person pitches. Real estate is perhaps one of the only industries that attains its workforce through blind recruiting rather than interviewing. It’s quite simply a...
February 23, 2015

5 Tips to Tighten Your Real Estate Tool Belt

By Alyssa Hellman Sometimes it seems like new real estate products are released every day. It’s easy to become distracted by trying every new marketing tool or tech gadget, but over time the luster fades and you’ve got to...
February 16, 2015

Develop a Killer Online Strategy

By Charlie Allred Having a blog can be a killer online strategy for your real estate business. A vibrant blog can be the very top of your online funnel. But your potential clients must feel understood when they first...
February 9, 2015

Cook Up Success With a Real Estate Team

By Dave Robison Creating a successful real estate team is a lot like cooking. You have to add certain ingredients to the pot – a little of this, a little of that, more of another thing to make it...

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