Anand Patel Archive

Two Mobile Apps You (and Your Customers) Will Love

By Anand Patel There are two great apps that I have been using for more than a year or so now that have served to be very helpful. I share these (and many more) apps with my agents during...
April 4, 2014

Growing YPN Through Mentorship

By Anand Patel A few weeks ago, Rob Reuter made the exciting announcement that the Young Professionals Network has grown to 300 networks (and counting).  This is a commendable feat in the short 4+ years YPN has been around....
September 5, 2013

Thank You

By Anand Patel “Why do you do this for free?” “What do you get out of it?” “When do you have time to make money?” “Why do you waste your time with that?” “What’s the point?” If you volunteer...

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...

Are You Skipping Over the Commercial?

By Anand Patel The invention of the DVR was a beautiful thing. According to ACNielson, the marketing research firm, by 2011 more than 40 percent of U.S. households had DVRs giving families the ability to breeze right over TV...
February 18, 2013

What You Give is What You Get

By Anand Patel The word “role model” gets a lot of lip service. We live in a society that loves to point fingers at our teachers, musicians, athletes, and actors when our kids behave badly. Personally, I never deeply...
December 17, 2012

Remember the Telephone?

By Anand Patel With all the methods of communication today — from e-mail, to social media, to text messaging — it almost seems like the ancient art of having a conversation on the telephone is dead. As a broker,...
October 22, 2012

Conference Virgin? I Think You’re Ready.

By Anand Patel With conference season in full swing, I have met many new and seasoned real estate professionals debating if conferences are worth attending at all. For newer agents—the conference virgins—they look at the cost and automatically dismiss...

Thinking ‘Mr. Worldwide’

By Anand Patel Regardless of your preference in music it’s hard to turn on the radio today and not hear a song featuring the musician known as Pitbull. The Miami-born 31 year old artist is also a successful businessman...

Finding Your Inner Princess

By Anand Patel Now that I have your attention, let me explain! Last month my wife and I took our three-year-old daughter to the Disney On-Ice show that came to our town (Tampa, Fla.). It wasn’t until the day...