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Why You Should List During the Holidays

Heading into the holidays, we typically see buying and selling activity decrease, but I want to talk about the benefits of selling during the holidays. Here’s why you should take advantage of this season: Just because it’s winter, that doesn’t mean that sellers can’t get top dollar. If you have any questions, reach out to […]

Why Buyers Should Act Now 

Three ideas to encourage buyers to act and help them win in today’s market. Are you wanting to buy a home but are thinking about waiting until the market shifts and/or interest rates go down? If so, you are not alone. We’ve been hearing from a lot of buyers lately that they’re a little reluctant […]

What You Should Know on the NAR Settlement

The NAR Settlement and its impacts and changes explained simply. Have you been wondering about the recent news on the settlement between the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and a lawsuit, aiming to clarify its impact on the real estate market? One of the key points being addressed is the misconception that the settlement will […]

What To Do When You’re Busy and Can’t Effectively Follow Up

Staying on top of leads and follow-ups can sometimes feel like a Herculean task, especially when your schedule is bursting at the seams. Yet, effective follow-up is crucial for nurturing relationships, closing deals, and ultimately achieving success. So, what can you do when you find yourself swamped with work and struggling to maintain effective follow-up? […]

The Skills and Activities To Help You Thrive

We just spent the last 12 weeks talking about the 12 shift tactics known to help agents and teams thrive throughout a shift. Today we want to zero in on the skills and activities that will help us navigate this evolving market. During a recent Keller Williams conference in Austin, TX, Gary Keller said, “Skills […]

The Shift No.9: Creating Urgency

How you can make your clients feel the urgency of this market. We are nearing the end of our “Shift” series, and today’s topic is so appropriate for our market: creating urgency for your clients. Imagine I asked you to draw a line going down and stop when you think you’ve hit the bottom. The […]

The 3 Ways a Modern Agent Keeps In Touch With Their Database

When our market bursts into bloom with the coming spring, will your sphere be providing you with the referrals you need to thrive? March means spring is just around the corner. In today’s market, the spring buying season is the best time to set the pace for the rest of our business year. In order […]

St Patricks Day Give Away!

Today we are excited to announce that we are celebrating the upcoming holiday, St. Patrick’s Day, and you can join us! On Friday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., we are hosting a giveaway. All you have to do is call one of our team members at (385) 217-6191 during that time, and […]

Increase Your Home’s Value With Fresh Paint

Updating their home’s paint is an important thing every seller should do. When it comes to selling a home, it’s important not to overlook the exterior of your home, as it is the first thing potential buyers see. If the outside of your home isn’t in good condition, that can turn off buyers before they […]

How We Sell Homes Quicker and for More Money

Since April of this year, the average number of days on market has gone up every month, but our team consistently has lower days on market every month! How do we do it? With proper marketing, strategic pricing, and having a team to help get our clients’ homes sold! Therefore, if you’re looking to sell […]

How to Secure More Listings as a Real Estate Agent

Find out how to get more listings and grow your real estate career. It can be easy to fall into a rut when trying to find new listings as a real estate agent. With the constant busyness of the job, prospecting and networking often get overlooked. Today, I’m going to share four effective ways to […]

How To Overcome Your Fear of Prospecting

As a real estate agent, there’s probably one task you hate doing more than any other: prospecting. Whether you’re cold calling, knocking on doors, or talking to strangers at an open house, prospecting is often awkward. However, it’s absolutely necessary if you want to get more leads and grow your business. If your hatred or […]

How Should You Prepare for a Listing Appointment?

Here’s the truth about our market: Being a seller in 2024 is complicated. Home prices remain high in most areas around the country, but we’re no longer in the red-hot pandemic market. On top of that, higher interest rates have made moving less appealing for most folks. Someone listing their home now is probably beating […]

How Much Should You Spend on Your Kitchen Remodel?

Learn what to expect when remodeling your kitchen. Are you thinking about upgrading your kitchen? Today, we’ll tackle kitchen remodels and explore three different types: minor, major, and upscale remodels, along with what you should expect to spend. 1. Minor Remodel. These don’t involve any structural changes to the kitchen. Instead, these upgrades focus on […]

Home Projects With High Return on Investment

Which home projects are best to net you a high ROI? With simple updates that make a difference, you’ll see firsthand the remarkable impact these changes can have on both style and functionality. Check out these ideas to consider and witness your home’s transformation, making it not just look better but also enhance its value. […]

From Challenges to Opportunities: The 2024 Housing Forecast

Explore expert insights into the 2024 real estate market trends. As we transition from the tumultuous times of 2023 into the potential of 2024, many homeowners and potential buyers are left wondering what the future holds for the real estate market. Reflecting on past challenges and looking forward to future opportunities, let’s dive into what […]

3 Ways To Discover What Your Home Is Really Worth

Whether you’re considering selling, refinancing, or simply curious about your property’s value, understanding how to determine your home’s worth is crucial. Today, we’ll explore three essential strategies to help you unveil the mystery behind your home’s market value. 1. Research comparable sales (comps) Analyze recently sold properties in your neighborhood that are similar to yours […]

3 Tips for Selling Your Home In Spring

Here are three tips to help you prepare your home for a spring sale. If you’re looking to sell your home in the spring, I want you to know that, from start to finish, it’ll take about 90 to 100 days to sell your home. Here are a few things I want you to keep […]

3 Tips for Choosing the Right Seller Agent

Three tips on how you can choose the right seller agent for you. When it comes to selling your home, selecting the right real estate agent is important. Your home is likely the largest asset you own, and finding a trustworthy, competent agent can make a difference in your selling experience. Here are three essential […]

3 Strategies for Converting Online Leads into Appointments

Three tips that will help you secure more buyer appointments. Successfully converting online buyer leads into appointments is a crucial skill for any agent. With potential clients bombarded by information and options, making a meaningful connection over the phone is an art that can set you apart from the competition. Today, we’ll go over three […]

3 Fast Ways To Sell Your Home in the New Year

Are you planning to sell your home quickly in the new year? Our latest video explores three effective ways to achieve a fast sale. From cash offers and hiring Realtors to For Sale By Owner (FSBO) options, understand the pros and cons of each. Gain insights into how each method can impact your selling experience and profits. Watch now for valuable tips on accelerating your home sale in 2024!