Business Challenges Archive

Micro-Projections About the Economy

By Lauren Campbell I have a passion for reading and studying all things related to the economy, so I wanted to share some of my predictions for 2016: This year you can expect the national economy to have positive...

Don’t Give Up. Don’t Ever Give Up.

By Nico Hohman We have all failed at some point in our real estate careers. We didn’t get that listing, we lost a client, or one of our clients didn’t get the house they wanted because of failed negotiations....

Build a Real Estate Business, Not a Job

By Ryan Fitzgerald Let me ask you a question: Do you want real estate to be the only job you have for the rest of your life? For some, the answer might be “yes.” For me, the answer is...

Leadership is Like Mortar

By Nico Hohman When you look at a brick wall, what do you see? You probably see the bricks first and the mortar second. In fact, you might not even notice the mortar at first glance. You might only...
September 8, 2015

How to Select a Brokerage

By Lee Davenport As a new real estate agent, it may be hard for you to decide which real estate brokerage firm to “hang your hat.” From having a friend who works at XYZ Realty to remembering the agent...

3 Real Estate Cliches That Stunt Growth

By Sam DeBord We love to give advice as real estate professionals, and often that advice is to our professional associates. Over time, we accumulate catchy sayings that are supposed to sum up and answer other agents’ questions in...

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...

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

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...