Featured Articles From the Newsletter This Week

Scott’s Thoughts: A Transactional Life

“Your story is the greatest legacy that you will leave to your ...

Digital Decluttering & Digital Minimalism

Who owns your attention? Do you feel overwhelmed by the onslaught of ...

Great Read Roundup: Only Connect

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

Other Recent Articles from Previous Issues

Tips for Selling Your Condo Fast

If you’re looking to streamline a condo sale, there are some tactics you can use to increase the chances of a quick, fair sale. Unlike selling a traditional, single-family home, there are some additional considerations you’ll want to keep in mind. WiseBread put together a helpful piece reviewing six tips for selling your condo quickly. Here’s [...]

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The Closing Word: Pertinacious

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: pertinacious Pronounced: (PURR-tin-ay-shuss) Adjective: stubbornly unyielding From Vocabulary.com: “If you won’t take no for an answer, you’re pertinacious. The same holds [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Shoulds vs. Coulds

“Problem-solving leaders have one thing in common: a faith that there’s always a better way.” -Gerald M. Weinberg, American computer scientist. Recently I came across an interesting article by Francesca Gino for the Harvard Business Review. The piece focuses on problem solving in what I thought was a particularly innovative–and yet simple–way. How does one generate [...]

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Low Cost Solutions for Home Accessibility

According to Global Disability Rights Now!, “Globally, people with disabilities have a critical role to play in the growth and development of strong communities. However, individuals with disabilities are too often excluded from contributing to their communities. Discrimination and inaccessibility persist, in spite of laws and policies that should protect the civil rights of people with [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Investing & Prospecting

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. How to Invest in Real Estate With a Self-Directed IRA (8 minute read) Why it matters: Did you know [...]

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Learn a New Language with News in Slow

Want to give yourself an instant competitive advantage? Looking for a way to increase the pool of potential leads? Consider learning a second language. There are lots of non-English speaking clients around the world who would love to own a property in the U.S. If you can’t communicate with them, you have zero chance of [...]

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The Closing Word: Arrogate

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: arrogate Pronounced: (AIR-uh-gate) Verb: 1. seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one’s right or [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Steady On

“We should manage our fortunes as we do our health–enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity.” -Francois de La Rochefoucauld, French author of maxims and memoirs. “Steady on,” is one of those calming British phrases which urges sensible equanimity in the face [...]

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A New Trade-in Program for Homes?

In our perpetual quest to keep agents informed about disruptors in the real estate space, we bring you news of “Knock,” a startup which (according to HousingWire) makes “selling your old house and buying a new one is just as easy as trading in your old car for a new one.” Forbes reports, “The deal [...]

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Crucial Questions, Home Affordability, & Hoarders

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. Questions to Ask When You Want to Generate More Business (8 minute read) Why it matters: We all want [...]

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