I hate avocados. First off, I’m not a fan of the color. Second, the texture is totally unappetizing to me. But, don’t you like the great graphic that I created? Isn’t it cool and easy on the eyes? Challenges Faced by Real Estate Professionals One of the biggest challenges for me and for many of the Realtors® that I work with is the challenge to turning off the noise. When I say “noise”, what I really mean is all ... Continue Reading
The Essential Daily Planner for Real Estate Agents is an easy-to-use daily organizer with a unique format that includes six months worth of space for you to record your daily activities and achievements. Endlessly useful, the daily log makes it simple for you to note prospecting, marketing, and sales goals while also including space for record keeping, appointments, and personal notations.
“Staying organized is the key to being top of your game as a real estate agent, and The Essential Daily Planner for Real Estate Agents will help you do just that.” –Barbara Corcoran, real estate mogul, business coach, and star of ABC’s Shark Tank
Been There, Done That: Ten Agent Success Principles from a Short Sale Insider is a humorous, short-sale inspired guidebook on how to be a great real estate agent. Leveraging the many hard-earned lessons from her experience of closing thousands of short sales, real estate broker Melissa Zavala reveals the ten success principles that put her—and could put you—on top.
“Listening to Melissa’s stories puts our career into perspective as we identify with her persistence to overcome obstacles using tactical tips and sensible style. Zavala spares no short sale problem as she relates first-hand both the challenges and the joys of serving her clients. Better than ‘Chicken Soup’, this heart-warming book will inspire you to learn success skills, while giving you the humorous perspective so needed to stay sane in the real estate business.” —Regina P. Brown, Real Estate Broker, Instructor, and Author of Buy Your First Home: A Step-by-Step Guide for First Time Home Buyers
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I think that everyone can agree that innovation and change in the real estate industry moves just a little bit more slowly than the speed of light. To that end, it is important for real estate professionals to keep up with trends and technologies despite how challenging that may be. The other day I came across the infographic below (courtesy of the California Association of Realtors®). It is a real eye opener. As ... Continue Reading
Do you remember that Simon & Garfunkel touted the virtues of patience… “Slow down, you move too fast”? Well, when it comes to all things real estate, there are certain parts of the real estate transaction that need to happen slowly, and other parts where agents and their clients need to hustle. Here are three aspects of a real estate transaction where you need to act more slowly and deliberately: Sending ... Continue Reading