Featured Articles From the Newsletter This Week

Garage Safety Tips to Help Secure Your Home

Your garage is literally the gateway to the world. And in the ...

Great Read Roundup: Facing Fears, Procrastination, & Privacy Control

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

Upgrade Your Note Taking with Notability

With the advent of the iPad Pro and improvement of the Apple ...

Other Recent Articles from Previous Issues

Scott’s Thoughts: On Discernment

“Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.” -Virgil Thomson American composer and critic Discernment, according to Wikipedia, is defined as “the ability to obtain sharp perceptions [...]

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The Closing Word: Succor

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: succor Pronounced: (SUCK-er) Noun: assistance in time of difficulty Verb: help in a difficult situation From Vocabulary.com: “In archaic times, succor [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Summit of Summer

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You [...]

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Essential Fireworks Safety Tips

Independence Day is here, and all summer long, people enjoy amazing displays of fireworks. From the spectacular hometown shows to the simple backyard celebration, pyrotechnics are an essential part of the party. But according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 240 people go to the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Salvage, Summer Flair, & Vacation Smarts

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. Haylofts to Hardwoods: How One Family Salvaged a Historic Barn By Hand (9 minute read) Why it matters: There’s [...]

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Meet the “California Room”

Some summer hours are too beautiful to be ignored. Whether those dewy dawns before the sun is at full strength, or the long evening hours when the heat bleeds off the day, there are times when being outdoors is a tremendous pleasure. But this doesn’t mean you always want to spread out a blanket or [...]

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The Closing Word: Vernal

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: vernal Pronounced: (VUHR-null) Adjective: 1. suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh 2. of or characteristic of or occurring in spring [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Compassionate Grit

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” -Laozi, (also Lao-Tzu or Lao-Tze), ancient Chinese philosopher and writer An increasing amount of research suggests that success is not determined by natural genius or innate talent so much as it is grit, “positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s [...]

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Find Free Stock Photos with StockSnap.io

When you’re pinching pennies, controlling expenses is a big part of your profitability. One way to keep your online marketing expenses lower is by using royalty-free, unrestricted stock photos. While there are very affordable options for purchasing stock photos, there are also free resources where you can search for and download high-quality images at zero [...]

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Great Read Roundup: HUD, Credits, & Cleaning House

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. Educating Clients on HUD (6 minute read) Why it matters: Do you know the ins and outs of helping [...]

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