Way back in 1996, I was finding my way in the world. Newly licensed in real estate, I was terrified and excited. I was also broke, in debt and thrilled to receive my first pager. It feels like yesterday, only today I’m very different. My lessons and experiences, my research and circumstances, my failures more […]
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Real estate, like professional sports, is a highly-competitive, team-oriented business that features many standout players. Like the coach who needs to get everything from their athletes and the professional who wishes to leverage the most from their talent, successful coaching comes from knowing yourself and the affiliated agent you’re mentoring, and neither of you trying […]
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Whether it’s the local inventory shortage or the state of the national economy, Tom Rich doesn’t spend a lot of time trying to predict the future—and for good reason. With a company culture that revolves around agent training, collaboration and access to leadership, the broker/owner of Rockford, Mich.-based RE/MAX United has created an environment where […]
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One of the biggest struggles real estate agents face is managing their businesses. While many agents create daily to-do lists, they often get so wrapped up in the emergencies that arise that they never get around to what’s most important. As a result, their productivity and profitability suffer, and they end up burned out. They […]
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One of the most urgent business problems a company can face is a lack of operational excellence. BusinessDictionary.com defines operational excellence as “a philosophy of the workplace where problem-solving, teamwork, and leadership results in the ongoing improvement in an organization. The process involves focusing on the customers’ needs, keeping the employees positive and empowered, and […]
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As a 36-year veteran of selling real estate, more than 20 of which were spent running a team and more than 15 spent coaching, this is a question I hear quite a bit. Bottom line: It’s not comfortable or convenient to run your business with operational excellence, or to even move in that direction. Let’s […]
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Many real estate professionals have graduated from the “school of hard knocks” or some form of “OJT,” on the job training, with a trail of successes and failures and a string of transient mentors along the way, months or even years after they have obtained their real estate license. For better or for worse, this […]
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In the following interview, Leah Wolfe-Kraemer, managing broker of Realty ONE Group Goodyear in Goodyear, Ariz., discusses agent development, market conditions and technology. Region Served: Southwest Valley Years in Real Estate: 12 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 340 Average Time on Market: 69 days Average Sales Price: $227,339 What is your go-to time […]
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No matter how good or bad the year 2016 was for your business, 2017 is going to be insanely profitable—but only if you have the five disciplines you need to seize those opportunities, says Tom Ferry, CEO of Ferry International and best-selling author of Life! By Design. The good news is, it’s not too late […]
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