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Scott’s Thoughts: The Right Words

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.” Jack Kerouac, American novelist and poet. Miscommunication is one of the most expensive mistakes you can make on a daily basis. Rapport with your clients, clarity with buyers, and success during negotiations depends upon expert communication skills. So when was the last [...]

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Meet Fin, Your Magical New Virtual Assistant

By now we’re all familiar with the power of voice-activated assistants like Alexa and Siri. Machine learning and AI development has allowed for tremendous leaps in how we use our phones and home assistants for a wide array of minor tasks. Unfortunately, those assistants are not quite smart enough (yet!) to handle complex tasks. But [...]

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Great Reads Roundup: Introvert Networking, 3D Home Printing, & Renovation Budgets

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 Introverted Real Estate Agent’s Guide to Networking (4 minute read) Why it matters: Not all successful real estate [...]

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Master Trends & Earn More with McKissock

We get it. Continuing education (insert eye roll). But top agents know it’s crucial to invest in education. In fact, McKissock’s latest State of the Real Estate Profession report found a positive correlation between an agent’s income and agents’ reported success rate with staying on top of real estate best practices. In their study, 43% of agents [...]

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Conquering the Fear of Rejection

Fear of rejection is a default condition for most people. Nobody likes to hear “no,” but sometimes “no” is the best doorway to a productive conversation. For some, rejection is so painful that even the smallest “no” is enough to send them scrambling from many viable opportunities. Jia Jiang had an acute fear of rejection, [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Flowers, Furniture, & Photos

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 Power of Flowers in Your Listings (3 minute read, 2 minute video) Why it matters: Do you use [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Myths, Agent Types, & Mentoring Through Major Emotions

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. Enough is Enough: Time to Debunk 4 Myths About Real Estate Agents (8 minute read) Why it matters: The [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Humility in High Times

“Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” -William G. Pollard, American physicist and Episcopal priest If you’re a Top Producer, you may be fond of saying “results speak for themselves.” But how can you be sure they’ll keep the conversation [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Cash Competition, Web Appeal, & Email Savvy

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. Can’t Buy a House With Cash? You Can Still Land the Home (5 minute read) Why it matters: Cash [...]

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How to Run A Successful Open House Every Time

The run-up to an open house is as important as the event itself. Preparing yourself and others for the event is crucial to not only showcasing a property, but also building your list of contacts. One of the best ways to ensure success every time? Make a checklist of what must be done, and set [...]

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