referrals Archive

My $25,000 Commission From a Rental Call

By Lynn Minnick When I was a new agent back in 2000, I took a rental call. It was a young couple, around my age, looking for a rental in town. Once we started talking, they told me they...
January 24, 2014

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...

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 is Your Referability?

By Jason O’Neil Referrals, referrals, referrals. We all get them and we all want more. We want referrals from our lenders, our title reps, our barbers, our past clients, and we especially want them from other agents. We love...

Take Advantage of Your Relationships

By Cory Brewer I was recently a guest on a local radio show to discuss my brokerage and our services.  The platform for the show revolves around business, finance, and real estate…and the other two guests on the program...
April 20, 2012

Minding the Gap

By Jason O’Neil One of the places where I have focused my business is on referrals and past clients. This isn’t unique. But the way I look at it is unique, and it has to do with what I...

Cracking Necks, Setting Expectations

By Toby Boyce The sun rose over the eastern sky as my alarm went off on what was quite the unusual March morning. Well beyond the fact that it was nearly 50 degrees, I decided to take my wife’s...

Start Building Your Referral Network

By Scott Newman I often encounter other REALTORS® who see little to no value in developing relationships with their fellow agents, and it just baffles me every time!  We are in one of the most challenging real estate markets...

Changes to YPN Online Communities

By Rob Reuter, YPN Manager Beginning January 1, 2012, YPN will be shutting down its online community feature narypn.memberfuse.com due to a lack of activity, competition with a successful YPN group on Facebook, and the  cost to maintain the...
December 19, 2011