Featured Articles From the Newsletter This Week

Scott’s Thoughts: Prevent or Create?

“I decided to spend my time trying to create the things we ...

Build Your Business with HomeLight

As readers of Tuesday Tactics know, we’re always on the lookout for ...

Organizing Rules, Critters in Your Home, & Superparent Agents

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

Other Recent Articles from Previous Issues

Save Time Comparison Shopping Mortgages with Morty

The lending process is often intimidating for buyers, especially those first-timers who have never looked for a loan larger than a used car. Comparison shopping for mortgages is important, though, as rates, fees, and terms can vary widely. So where can your clients streamline the lending process? Morty is an online mortgage comparison shopping platform designed [...]

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The Closing Word: Decamp

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: decamp Pronounced: (DEE-camp) Verb: 1. leave suddenly 2. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along 3. leave a [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Hurt Locker

“When your legs scream stop and your lungs are bursting, that’s when it starts. That’s the hurt locker. Winners love it in there.” -Chris “Macca” McCormack, Australian triathlete. If you’re new to real estate, you probably haven’t experienced your first “down market” yet. Real estate is inherently cyclical, and if you enter during an upswing, [...]

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Tune Up Your Photos with Snapseed

Do you follow someone on Instagram whose photos just look incredible every time? Do you wonder how they make those photos leap out in your feed? They’re not using a special camera. In fact, they’re probably using the very same phone you have in your pocket right now. Their secret weapon? The photo editing software [...]

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Helicopter Agents, Netflix Secrets, & Smart-Home Abusers

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. It’s Not Your Call: Remember to Let Your Clients Speak for Themselves (8 minute read) Why it matters: It’s [...]

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Upgrade Your “Mobile Office” with iSeeCars.com

Just like your wardrobe and your personal appearance, the car you drive as a real estate pro is an important part of your overall image. When you pull up in their driveway for a listing appointment, what do they see? If you drive them to see houses, what is their experience like? And let’s not [...]

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The Closing Word: Mephitic

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: mephitic Pronounced: (muh-FIT-ick) Adjective: of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution From Vocabulary.com: “Mephitic comes from the Latin word mephitis, which means [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Permission to Specialize

“Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not.” Cal Newport, From “Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” What would you say are the most important, productive aspects of your role as a real estate agent? I bet if you asked a hundred agents what they thought were the most [...]

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Land More Listings with First.io

Ready to ride the wave of cloud-based data and deep analytics to land more listings? First.io is a service designed to help you prioritize conversations, enrich your contact data, automate follow-up, all using cutting edge AI tech. The idea is pretty sophisticated: Leverage your existing network of contacts to create more leads. Using “over 700 external data [...]

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Reasons for the Move, Rust Belt Trends, & Contractor Wisdom

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. Behind Every Move Is a Story (10 minute read) Why it matters: You may think you have the reasons [...]

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