A few weeks ago at a local Women’s Council of Realtors® meeting, I was asked to give a little talk about How to Beat the Real Estate Bullies: Smart Strategies for Surviving in a Shark-Eat-Shark Industry. While the talk was extremely informal, the topic is actually a pretty serious one. In an industry where there are now likely over 1.2M Realtors®, when you work on a transaction, it may not always be smooth as ... 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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Today, while you are reading this, I am on the road to Utah, where I will be depositing my youngest at his dorm. If you’ve ever gone through it, than I am sure you could give me tons of advice on many things including (but not limited to) how to hold it together, how to let go, how to transition from hovering mother to empty nester among other things. Since I am AWOL today, I thought it might be a good day to ... Continue Reading
Home buyers, home sellers, and even agents call me all the time to ask my advice on some real estate matter. These aren’t necessarily homebuyers or home sellers that I am already working with, and these aren’t agents from my own brokerage. These are people who’ve come across my name or heard that I have expertise in a specific area and they seek my advice. I’m eager to help, and the questions are usually pretty ... Continue Reading