sales Archive

The Best Worst Sales Call I Ever Received

By Charlie Allred Here’s the scene: I’m driving home in my car after showing houses, and my phone rings. It’s an out-of-state number, not atypical since I regularly get calls from home owners wanting to move to the Phoenix...

4 Considerations to Negotiate Like a Ninja

By Lee Davenport I remember getting my real estate license and thinking I was ready to make my first commission check. Little did I know that I had much to learn about generating leads back then. Perhaps you feel...

World’s First Virtual Broker Open

By Brandon Doyle Last month, the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® Young Professional Network presented the first ever virtual broker open. Architech 3D Imaging was on hand to talk about 3D mapping and virtual tours, including Matterport as well...

Wine and Real Estate

By Erika Villegas I recently moved to a new neighborhood in Chicago where I had only sold a few homes. I didn’t know many people there, but more importantly, I didn’t know enough women. From my experience in real...
March 12, 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

The Common Denominator of Prospecting: Finding ‘The Why’

By Alex Cavelli Prospecting is either the most embraced or most avoided activity for real estate professionals. While some see it as an opportunity to earn business right now, the majority of us don’t feel that the juice is...
September 16, 2014

When a Plank Stops Hurting

By Melissa Krchnak I’ve recently starting doing planks – a balance and core-building technique – along with my regular exercise routine. This plank business isn’t a joke though. They started off pretty brutal. I set my goal to add...

The Irony of Leading Trends

By Dave Robison Lately, I have heard numerous agents at many different brokerages talk about their experiences trying to get listings. These stories are from top performing agents, not rookies. One of the agents expressed how frustrated they are...

Marketing to Expired Listings

By Brandon Doyle Many books and seasoned real estate experts will tell you to go after the expired listings. Your competition knows this – they may be going after your listing that just expired right now! While there is...

Does Slow, Steady Growth Actually Create Real Estate Bubbles?

By Sam DeBord If “a stitch in time saves nine,” does a market that corrects itself frequently save itself from over-correcting? We’ve been told that slow and steady growth is the safest path for an investment. Real estate markets...