Featured Articles From the Newsletter This Week

Scott’s Thoughts: Emotions are Predictions

“When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of ...

Determine True Home Value with HouseCanary

Automated home valuation is arguably the next wave in streamlining and improving ...

Selling During the Holidays, Landing Testimonials, and Guest Hosting Like a Pro

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in ...

Other Recent Articles from Previous Issues

Calculating Metrics that Matter for Sustainable Growth

Do you know how to scale your business sustainably? Are you tracking metrics like CAC (Customer Acquisition Cost) and CLV (Customer Lifetime Value)? If you’ve never heard of these metrics, or are curious how you might improve your ability to evaluate a path towards sustainable growth, take the time to check out this piece in [...]

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The Closing Word: Martinet

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: martinet Pronounced: (mar-tin-ET) Noun: someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms From Vocabulary.com: “Pronounce martinet with the accent on [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: How to Make Time

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” -Charles Buxton, English brewer, philanthropist, writer and member of Parliament. These holiday months are chock full of social obligations, both formal and informal. Add to this preparations for travel, parties, and your regular work duties, and all of the “relaxation” [...]

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The Ways Realtors Thrive in Winter

Winter often gets a bad rap as a notoriously difficult time to sell houses, but according to some this is more myth than reality. While seasonal slumps are real for many, there are some things you can do to give yourself a little edge when the days grow short and the odds grow long. The [...]

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Thank You Notes, Reusing Older Buildings, & Keeping Your Home Holiday Safe

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. The Art of the Thank You Note (aka Your Mom was Right Again) (7 minute read) Why it [...]

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Spare Your Eyes with EyeReader

It’s a common problem: Low lighting, tiny text, and before you know it, you’re squinting at a menu, unable to make heads or tales of what you’re trying to read. (The same goes for the fine print on contracts, the ingredients on food labels, and more!) Enter a simple solution: EyeReader. Made for iOS, “EyeReader is [...]

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The Closing Word: Dotard

This week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it. This week’s closing word: dotard Pronounced: (DOH-turd) Noun: an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect From Vocabulary.com: “The noun dotard [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Giving Your Life Away

“The purpose of life is to discover your gift and the meaning of life is in giving it away.” -David Steven Viscott, American psychiatrist, author, businessman, and media personality. In your quest for new business, you might want to consider what you can give instead of what you can buy. Specifically, your time. Raising your [...]

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Stay Hydrated & Spare Plastic with Tap

The benefits of staying well-hydrated are numerous. If you’re a regular water-drinker, you know that going dry is hard on the system. Unfortunately, all the plastic associated with bottled water is hard on the planet. A recent Fast Company article turned our heads when they profiled “Tap,” an app which tells you the closest place you can fill up [...]

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Modular Housing, Inferno-proofing Homes, & 2019 Design Trends

An ongoing feature in Tuesday Tactics is our “Great Read Roundup” in which we highlight some of the best pieces we’ve read recently and why they might expand your mind or help with your real estate career. ‘Lego building’: Can Modular Housing Disrupt the US Housing Market? (8 minute read) Why it matters: How much do [...]

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