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Gmail Hacks, Reality TV Real Estate Myths, & Agent-to-Agent Referrals

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 Use the Infinite Number of Email Addresses Gmail Gives You (6 minute read) Why it matters: This [...]

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Leveraging Google Autocomplete for Research

You’ve probably noticed that when you type a query into Google, it will begin to automatically suggest possibilities to complete your search. This can be a real time saver, especially since it will often refer to your own search history. But there’s a lot going on under the hood when it comes to Google’s autocomplete, [...]

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The Closing Word: Panoply

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: panoply Pronounced: (PAN-uh-plee) Noun: a complete and impressive array From Vocabulary.com: “An array or display of things is a panoply, so [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Succeed with Self-Compassion

“Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, “I have failed three times,” and what happens when he says, “I am a failure.” -S.I. Hayakawa, Canadian-born American academic and politician of Japanese ancestry. We talk a lot about learning from failure, but this seldom diminishes the pain of failure when we [...]

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The Real Argument for Staging

The National Association of Realtors has just released their research report on home staging, and you’ll want to keep this 33-page page document handy the next time you have clients who balk at the idea of staging their home. Some top-level findings from the report: Forty percent of buyers’ agents cited that home staging had an effect [...]

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Great Read Roundup: Eye on Luxury

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. An Upscale Condo for Hudson Yards (7 minute read) Why it matters: Hudson Yards has been all over the [...]

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Weekend Warrior Curb Appeal

For home sellers the discussion of increasing “curb appeal” can induce renovation-level nightmares, when in fact there are much smaller projects which can have a huge impact on a home’s first impression. One weekend of simple projects can make a home pop compared to comparable listings. Zillow has put together a short curb appeal guide to encourage [...]

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The Closing Word: Obeisance

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: obeisance Pronounced: (oh-BAY-sense) Noun: 1. bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or [...]

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Scott’s Thoughts: Slowing it Down

“The slow philosophy is not about doing everything in tortoise mode. It’s less about the speed and more about investing the right amount of time and attention in the problem so you solve it.” -Carl Honoré, Canadian journalist who wrote the internationally best-selling book In Praise of Slow If you’ve never heard of the “Slow Movement,” [...]

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Stop Missing 96% Of Your Site Visitors with BirdSeed

Why do so many people bounce off your website? How can you corral those browsers into warm leads? BirdSeed is a platform designed to provide you a “one button” solution for engaging and warming up web visitors. BirdSeed’s premise is you need more than one or two engagement options in order to convert leads. For example, “many [...]

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