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How to Make Any Webpage Print Friendly

The web is an ever-changing place. Content appears and disappears all the time. Have you ever wanted to track down an article later, only to find it’s been placed behind an annoying pay-wall? Have you tried to print information for your clients only to have it come out in a stack of fifty jumbled pages? [...]

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The Closing Word: Encomiastic

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: encomiastic Pronounced: (en-CO-mee-AZ-tick) Adjective: formally expressing praise From Vocabulary.com: “Encomiastic sounds like a fancy, dressed-up word, and it is: it’s usually [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Qualify Yourself

“Never take a job for which you are qualified. You won’t grow.” -Esther Dyson, Swiss-born American journalist, author, businesswoman, investor, commentator and philanthropist. Do you have at least one listing right now that scares you? No? Why not? You may be wondering what could possibly scare you about a listing. There are the obvious “problem” [...]

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Take Your Privacy on the Road with DuckDuckGo

Did you know Google manipulates your search results based on your personal data? Are you like most Americans who don’t realize Facebook owns WhatsApp and Google owns Waze? Your search queries, browsing history, and even GPS information is routinely harvested by companies providing you with all of those “free” services. “So what?” you might say. “I have [...]

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iBuyers, Affordable Housing, & Best Business Card Designs

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. Quick Cash for Homes: How iBuyer Programs are Changing the Real Estate Industry (8 minute read) Why it [...]

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Reclaim Your Productivity with Freedom.to

You probably don’t fully realize how much time you lose to social media, frivolous apps, and online shopping. In a world where companies make money by keeping you distracted, there’s real power in reclaiming your time and protecting your focus. Freedom is an app which enables you block websites, apps, and other distractions across all of [...]

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The Closing Word: Perspicuous

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: perspicuous Pronounced: (pur-SPICK-you-us) Adjective: (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable From Vocabulary.com: “The word perspicuous dates from the 15th century and [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: A Richer Reading Life

“I’ve never known any trouble that an hour’s reading didn’t assuage.” Montesquieu, French judge, man of letters, and political philosopher. Did you resolve to become an all-star reader in 2019? I don’t think I need to stress the benefits of reading. Sure, it heightens brain connectivity, develops empathy, rewires connections while creating new white matter, increases [...]

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Manage Upkeep & Maintenance with Dwellbeing

“Deferred maintenance issues” is a phrase no one loves to see in the description of a listing. While some homeowners legitimately can’t afford to make the upkeep and routine repairs a home requires, others simply forget to stay on top of important tasks to protect their investment. Dwellbeing is an app designed to help homeowners organize [...]

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Clutter Stress, Kondo, & Slogans

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 Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter (9 minute read) Why it matters: Clutter in the home is more than a [...]

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