Tag Archives: selling

A New Trade-in Program for Homes?

In our perpetual quest to keep agents informed about disruptors in the real estate space, we bring you news of “Knock,” a startup which (according to HousingWire) makes “selling your old house and buying a new one is just as easy as trading in your old car for a new one.” Forbes reports, “The deal [...]

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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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Tips for Selling Tenant-Occupied Properties

How often have you handled selling a tenant-occupied property? While it may represent a relatively small percentage of your deals over the course of a year, it’s important to know how to handle tenant-occupied listings. Make a mistake and that tenant could turn into your biggest headache. If you own the property, you may want [...]

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Determine True Home Value with HouseCanary

Automated home valuation is arguably the next wave in streamlining and improving listing pricing and real estate investment analysis. Unfortunately, attempts in the past have often created unrealistic expectations with with homeowners (we’re giving you the side-eye, Zestimate). HouseCanary is a service which aims to deliver results above and beyond the norm. They seek to “utilize [...]

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Selling During the Holidays, Landing Testimonials, and Guest Hosting Like a Pro

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 I Wait Until After the Holidays to Sell My Home? (6 minute read) Why it matters: Admit it… [...]

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The Ways Realtors Thrive in Winter

Winter often gets a bad rap as a notoriously difficult time to sell houses, but according to some this is more myth than reality. While seasonal slumps are real for many, there are some things you can do to give yourself a little edge when the days grow short and the odds grow long. The [...]

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How to Handle 5 Common Client Objections

Here’s a bit of coaching from Tom Ferry for Inman on how to handle the most common objections you’re likely to hear from prospects and clients. See if you’ve heard any of the following during your tenure in real estate: #1: “I have a friend who said they would do the same thing for a lower commission.” #2: “We [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Keeping Up with Costs

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. Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home (6 minute read) Why it matters: Be that thoughtful [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Wanting to See

“A stretch of sky, a garden wall overhung by green branches, a strong horse, a handsome dog, a group of children, a beautiful face — why should we be willing to be robbed of all this? Whoever has acquired the knack can in the space of a block see precious things without losing a minute’s [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Ace Advice for 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. 7 Things Agents Should Do After a Closing (6 minute read) Why it matters: Never, ever let your clients [...]

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