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December 2018

Found 3 blog entries for December 2018.

What’s the secret to making it in real estate? More than anything, it’s having routines. If that sounds a little anticlimactic, rest assured I don’t mean jumping into an uninspired “set it and forget it” pattern.

Over my 28 years in the industry, my daily and weekly patterns have evolved accordingly. When I was growing a company, I concentrated on recruiting agents. After amassing a strong team, I set my sights on advancing production and maintaining consistently high agent performance. During and after the Great Recession, I reverted to getting everyone back to the basics by focusing on managing our financial resources while rallying the troops and hitting the pavement.

In other words, I haven’t been on autopilot since the ’90s. However, during

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There are plenty of stigmas that dog each generation, but one that’s still felt today is that Millennials simply aren’t interested in buying houses.

Research, however, tells a different story. According to the “Bank of the West 2018 Millennial Study,” about four in 10 Millennials already own a home, and a report from the National Association of Realtors states that individuals under the age of 37 are the largest share of home buyers at 36 percent of the market.

These statistics are powerful, but even without them, making generalizations about any group of people can only hurt an agent’s career. By assuming people aren’t interested in buying a home simply because of their age, you risk missing out on a great opportunity.

 

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Buying or selling a home can be a stressful process for clients — even in the best of circumstances — but falling victim to a scam or other fraudulent activities can be devastating. As a real estate agent, it’s your job to take care of your clients in all things related to the real estate transaction, and that includes keeping them safe. 

Some scams seem to come from an old playbook, while others come in and out of vogue. When new cons pop up, they can fool a lot of people before word spreads about the ploy. But generally speaking, criminals are after one of two things: cash or data. They want data to either use themselves or sell for profit, and in most cases, once they get their hands on a sum of cash from an unsuspecting victim, they vanish.

To

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