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Find Freelancers Fast with Upwork

Keeping your expenses under control is key to running a lean, successful real estate business. But this doesn’t always mean making every project a DIY endeavor. Sometimes you need temporary, professional help in a hurry. When you do, consider Upwork. From the website: “On Upwork you’ll find a range of top talent, from programmers to designers, [...]

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The Closing Word: Chattel

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: chattel Pronounced: (CHAT-uhl) Noun: personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a [...]

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The Closing Word: Arcadian

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: arcadian Pronounced: (are-CADE-ee-ann) Adjective: (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic From A Word A Day: ”After Arcadia, a region [...]

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Are FICO Scores Going Extinct?

There’s a lot of conversation about the future prospects of millennial home buyers, and what it means to the health of the real estate industry. But here’s the catch: Many of these younger buyers don’t have established credit scores. In fact, a surprisingly high percentage are averse to all forms of traditional credit. The Fast Company article [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Design in Mind

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 Select the Right Sheen to Your Paint (4 minute read) Why it matters: When it comes to [...]

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Is Your Password Strong Enough?

The security of your privacy and your clients’ privacy begins with strong passwords. If you’ve never thought too much about the complexity of your passwords and how well your information is protected, you may want to check out this article “Best Practices for Password Mindfulness.” One interesting tool featured in the article is the website [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: On Deadlines

A deadline can be a remarkable tool for productivity. When the consequences are real, and the work must be done, the deadline is a stressful but effective motivator. (There are some upsides to stress.) Even the most clever procrastinator can be made to respect the looming presence of a red letter day on the calendar. As [...]

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The Closing Word: Mulct

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: mulct Pronounced: (MULLkt) Noun: money extracted as a penalty Verb: 1. impose a fine on 2. deprive of by deceit [...]

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Apps to Help Manage Your Screen Time

Screen addiction is real, and it’s not just adults who are suffering from the impulse to reach for that phone or tablet. It’s also taking a toll on kids. Even the parents of Silicon Valley giants are raising their kids with a dose of low-tech mindfulness. If you’re looking for ways to track and manage the amount [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Stories We Tell Ourselves

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. Six Advisor Mindsets that Change Everything (8 minute read) Why it matters: The story you tell yourself about yourself [...]

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