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SWING! Delivers Simple Storage & Table Service

This is just too cool not to share. Imagine a table which transforms into a shelf in one simple movement. Even better? You don’t have to clear the shelves to turn it into a table! German company Vieco debuted the innovative SWING! shelf/table at the IMM Cologne 2018 furniture show. You’ve got to see the video to [...]

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The Closing Word: Potentate

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: potentate Pronounced: (PO-ten-tate) Noun: a ruler who is unconstrained by law From Vocabulary.com: “A potentate is a person so powerful that [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Ladder of Inference

“Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.” -Laurens van der Post, Afrikaner author, farmer, war hero, political adviser. I wanted to set aside some time this week to introduce a decision making tool you might find helpful as you develop your real estate career [...]

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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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Great Read Roundup: February Stats, DIY Home Automation, & Door Hanger Ideas

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. Home Prices Post Strongest Gain in Nearly Four Years as a Double-Digit Inventory Decline Constrained Sales (8 minute [...]

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Amp Up Your Email with WiseStamp

When was the last time you really looked at your email signature? There’s a trend among real estate agents to jam pack email signatures. Sometimes they’re longer than the messages they send! You know the kind… office phone number, cell number, fax number, inspirational quote, Twitter icon, LinkedIn icon, Facebook icon, web page link, business [...]

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The Closing Word: Locution

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: locution Pronounced: (low-CUE-shun) Noun: a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations From Vocabulary.com: “A person’s style of [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Value of Vulnerability

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.” Dr. Frank Crane, Presbyterian minister, speaker, and columnist. Trust is the bedrock on which all fruitful relationships stand. You can’t build a successful real estate career with creating a safe space for your clients to [...]

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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: Digging up History, Kitchen Design, & Remote Home Hunting

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 Learn About Your Home’s History (6 minute read) Why it matters: There’s more than one way to [...]

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