Have you ever been talking with someone and you knew—you just knew—that they were not actually listening? Maybe the other individual wasn’t looking at you or maybe that person was checking text messages while you were telling a story or sharing some information. It's a little bit frustrating when this happens. If you’re like me, you continue talking in hopes that the other person is really paying attention to you. ... 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 of my great friends, who was an incredibly busy short sale listing agent at the height of the economic downturn, was irritated because his short sale taking what seemed like forever. He has closed tons of short sales, and his theory was that this specific deal shouldn’t take too long because there are fewer short sales than there were back in 2010. With fewer short sales, things should be moving more ... Continue Reading
I was recently involved in a very unpleasant situation. I hired a carpet and tile cleaning service to go into my home and clean things up a bit. Even though we had never used this particular company before, they came recommended. They come in. They quote cost. They begin. The project takes longer than they expect, and they will need to finish up the next day. However, since the company began applying their ... Continue Reading