In the wacky world of real estate, you may meet from time-to-time a homebuyer or home seller who believes that he is an expert in the field of real estate despite the fact that he has little to no experience. You’ve probably already dealt with one or two of these wise guys; they’re the ones who tell you that their uncle’s sister-in-law (who is not in the field of real estate) advised that they could qualify for a ... 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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One day a few years back, an agent friend of mine popped her head in the door. I asked her how things were going, and she told me that she was “so busy.” With no deals currently in escrow and not a particularly significant pipeline, I wondered about her use of the words “so busy.” First and foremost, no matter how many plates I am spinning, I would never, ever tell anyone that I was so busy. It seems to send the ... Continue Reading
Have you ever heard the phrase, “If you want something done, ask a busy person”? (Surprisingly, it has been attributed to both Lucille Ball and Benjamin Franklin.) Well, it seems pretty darn true to me. When I don’t have too much to do, I get lazy and I take my time. On the other hand, when I have a lot of things piled high on my plate, my efficiency increases tenfold. I’ve found a few “cheats” or timesavers that ... Continue Reading