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I saw two fascinating things this morning, and am not sure if they struck me because they so completely contradicted all the “best practices” I’ve ever seen taught about Social Media, or if they caught my attention so completely because I was awake at 3am. They were both linked from discussions on LinkedIn. Let me […]

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3 Steps to Planting a Field of Leads for a Real Estate Harvest

To be a real estate agent is to be a farmer. It takes patience and perseverance to be a farmer.  A great deal of what you do doesn’t appear to be productive, at first, until certain conditions are met.  Even then, the most you see are small, very delicate shoots that may or may not […]

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Why I Write

On my 7th birthday I received a diary. The kind with the little lock that gave a sense of secrecy and security to the words I would write inside, filling its blank pages with random thoughts and secret hopes. Thus was born a love of words that has grown into a lifetime affair which has […]

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Real Estate News Digest

The deadline has passed to file this years taxes, but there are still issues on the table that concerns homeowners and Real estate brokers.  These include everything from the threat to mortgage interest deductions being done away with to mortgage interest premium changes.  The National Association of Realtors continues to work on behalf of the […]

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2 Steps to Develop YOUR Niche in Real Estate

Seeking a niche to grow your real estate business?  Don’t overlook demographics for guidance as to what and where and WHEN!  Interest rates, inventory and certainly the current state of the economy have their impact on the real estate market, which makes it ever more imperative you set yourself apart by being the “go to” […]

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1 Very good reason all Real Estate Agents should be blogging

Real estate is all about RELATIONSHIPS.  Those one on one, getting to know all about you- relating to another human being on an intimate level,  kind of relationships.  How do you build personal relationships in a world that’s all about technology?  When everything is online how do you share enough in meaningful ways with online […]

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A Broad Narrow View

BROADEN YOUR VIEW BEFORE YOU NARROW YOUR THINKING. GhostbloggerMarie sees two distinct ways this sentence can be applied.  (There may be many more, I’m hoping you’ll share others!  Use comment section below) 1.  Narrow thinking may keep you from seeing the full picture of any particular subject matter. Perspective, yours, may in fact be limited. […]

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Wending my way through Windows 8

Even with all the talk of Windows 8 being so difficult I wasn’t concerned. After all, I had a perfectly wonderful laptop that came stuffed to the gills with software, a fabulous 17.3 inch screen, plenty of bells and whistles and was just barely 4 years old, so I had nothing to be worried about, […]

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Time for Realtors to think PAY RAISE?

It has always amazed me that Real Estate Agents essentially perform a great deal of work related activities for free.  As a consumer and home buyer I wondered “how did they afford it”?  After I became a licensed Agent in 1991 that question haunted me as I attempted to get my business off the ground while sustaining […]

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Pitch to engage or strike out!

Social Media interaction with an engaged audience often leads to business opportunities we might otherwise have missed.  For this reason an awful lot of professionals turn every tweet, update, blog or comment into a sales pitch. Is that working out well for them? No more than the pushy sales person tactics of old ever did. […]

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