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Scott’s Thoughts: Seeking Constraints

“Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small things brought together.” -Vincent van Gogh, Dutch Post-Impressionist painter. Have you ever noticed that you get more done on busy weekdays than you do on a lazy Saturday afternoon? Are you one of those people whose focus improves as your time runs short? [...]

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Great Reads Roundup: Proving Your Value

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. Upgrade and Update: Get More People to Your Open House (5 minute read) Why it matters: Driving interest in [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Art of the Ask

“Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.” -Nikolai Berdyaev, Russian political and also Christian religious philosopher. Are you shy about asking others for help? Do you feel a little queasy about asking outright for referrals? “The ask” is hard for a lot of agents, especially those who [...]

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Real Estate Startups, Climate Change, and Summertime Organizing

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 New ‘Real Estate’ Tech Players: Don’t Trust the Billion-Dollar Valuations (6 minute read) Why it matters: Billions of [...]

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GDPR Compliance for Real Estate Agents

If you’re like most internet users, you’ve been receiving an onslaught of privacy notification emails from companies like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and the like. The driving force behind this is GDPR, the E.U.’s new General Data Protection Regulation, which became enforceable on May 25th. The reason U.S. companies are finding themselves rushing to comply with [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Moving Offices, Weekend Projects, & Summer Maintenance

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. Should You Stay With Your Current Real Estate Brokerage? (5 minute read) Why it matters: Most agents move from [...]

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Top 12 Real Estate Podcasts for Top Producers

Are you looking for a mentor? Need someone with a proven track record to give you a boost? Don’t go it alone… turn your time on the treadmill or your daily commute into an opportunity to listen to one of these 12 high-quality real estate podcasts. Check out the full article for a profile of each of these [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Condo Challenges, AR/VR Real Estate & Unmarried Buyers

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. 5 Surprises When Downsizing to a Condo (5 minute read) Why it matters: Condo life can sound pretty sweet [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Joining Teams, Walking from the Deal, & Serving Clients with Disabilities

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. 5 Questions Real Estate Agents Should Ask a Brokerage They Want to Join (4 minute read) Why it [...]

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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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