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The Latest Data on Recent Price Drops

Redfin has just released an extensive analysis of the percent of listings with price drops. According to their research: “In October 31.3 percent of homes for sale had at least one price drop of more than 1 percent. This is the highest share of price drops on record since Redfin began tracking this metric in 2010, and [...]

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The Closing Word: Fulgent

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: fulgent Pronounced: (FULL-jent) Adjective: shining intensely From Vocabulary.com: “The word fulgent is a fairly uncommon one, but it’s a perfect way [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: The Key to Growth

“Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.” -James Cardinal Gibbons, American prelate of the Catholic Church. Growth is not a pain-free experience. While we might put forth the notion that we want to evolve into better versions of ourselves, the process is often unpleasant. Growth means letting go of comforting lies. It means hearing [...]

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25 Clever Real Estate Ads That Convert Like Crazy

There’s a lot of talk about what makes a good real estate ad, how agents brand themselves, and ways to generate leads from marketing, but seldom do we get to see a collection of compelling examples together. This piece corrals 25 ads spanning a variety of media, from video to print, and is well worth saving for [...]

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Wise Words for Winter

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. Your Top 5 Fireplace Questions, Answered (7 minute read) Why it matters: Here’s a seasonal article on fireplaces for [...]

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The Best and Worst States for Senior Retirement Finances

SeniorAdvice.com is a helpful resource for those who are dealing with the challenge of transitioning to senior living. In addition to their directory of care providers, they also produce data-driven reports on a variety of senior-focused issues, including retirement affordability. One piece which caught our eye was “The Best and Worst States for Retirement Finances,” which [...]

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The Closing Word: Sojourn

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: sojourn Pronounced: (SO-jern) Noun: a temporary stay (e.g., as a guest) Verb: spend a certain length of time; reside temporarily [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Prevent or Create?

“I decided to spend my time trying to create the things we need as opposed to preventing what threatens us.” Bill Joy, American computer engineer, co-founder of Sun Microsystems. The above quote by Bill Joy was taken from a 2017 interview in WIRED Magazine (“Bill Joy Finds the Jesus Battery“). In the article, he expresses [...]

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Build Your Business with HomeLight

As readers of Tuesday Tactics know, we’re always on the lookout for platforms which promise to benefit both agents and homeowners. Recently we came across HomeLight, an interesting new company which provides buyers and sellers an “intelligent matching” system for finding the right agent. According to HomeLight, buyers and sellers sign-up, provide a little information about [...]

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Organizing Rules, Critters in Your Home, & Superparent Agents

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. 16 Incredibly Useful Rules for an Organized Home (6 minute read) Why it matters: Habits are powerful little engines [...]

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