honesty Archive

You Don’t Need Experience To Gain Clients

By Sam DeBord When I started out in the real estate business, my biggest fear was probably the same as many other agents’: “What if they ask me how many homes I’ve sold?”  There was an almost inescapable fear...
February 24, 2014

You Can’t Pay for Experience

By Brooke Wolford In the past year since I started my real estate marketing company Organamx, I’ve noticed one growing trend: Many people have the notion that you can pay to somehow prove that you’re successful. While you can...
January 13, 2014

Family First?

By Jared James I am going to keep this brief. I’m writing this article sitting in the West Virginia airport on my way home after speaking at the West Virginia Association of REALTORS®. I am right in the middle...
September 26, 2012

Not Until The Ink Is Dry

By Cory Brewer My blog entry for this quarter will not come as news to most of the people reading it, but I think it’s a good reminder nonetheless:  Every now and then, the clients and colleagues you work...

Mid-REALTOR® Crisis: Momma Said There’d Be Days Like This

By Toby Boyce It was a hot summer day in late July 2006 as I slipped down U.S. 23 to the Ohio Division of Real Estate testing center. I had made the jump into real estate without a safety...

Changing One Sentence Can Mean the Difference

By Dave Robison A few years ago I experimented with a very powerful lesson.  I was four hours away from home and had a potential seller call me up.  Becky explained to me that due to time constraints she...
March 29, 2011

The Rumor Weed

By Jeremy Williams I recently found myself watching the Veggie Tales episode about the “Rumor Weed” with my 4-year-old daughter.  As the Rumor Weed spread more untruths, sometimes only slightly bending the truth, the weed would grow.  After watching...
February 23, 2011