Unhappy Customers? Here’s the solution

September 20th, 2017

Unhappy customers are part of life, aren’t they? The trick is to know how to deal with them, without losing the listing. Because you could say what you’re thinking, but we know that’s likely to lose the sale. What you need is a strategy. A strategy that’s likely to win the customer over without selling […]

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How to Stand Up to Your Clients Without Losing the Listing

September 13th, 2017

Challenging, isn’t it? Dealing with clients who are difficult, argumentative or just plain wrong. You know deep in your heart the home staging, the description, and the photos will sell the listing. If only the client would listen to you. Instead, they insist on including that huge airbrushed family portrait they proudly display behind the […]

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7 Simple Things Real Estate Agents Can Do to Get More Clients

September 6th, 2017

Crazy, isn’t it? Every agent wants more real estate listings and competition is fierce. If you want to get ahead, it’s important to put some real thought into how you’re marketing yourself. You need to actively sell your services to potential clients. But how do you find the time? And what do you focus on […]

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5 Cost-Effective Strategies to Market Your Airbnb Property

August 30th, 2017

  How well does your Airbnb property present? With more than 1.5 million listings, Airbnb has made a huge splash in the vacation rental world. Some business travellers find staying in a host home preferable to staying hotels. They’re more comfortable and more homely. With this rise in popularity, competition among hosts has skyrocketed. Some […]

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6 Ways to Avoid Your Personal Life Hitting the Business Fan

August 23rd, 2017

Ever had a bad day? You know the ones. Where you feel like you have opposite of the Midas Touch so everything you touch falls apart, rather than turning to gold. We all have those days in our lives when our personal problems seem to overshadow all else. However, as a real estate agent, you […]

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How to Recognise the Difference between “Bad” and “Difficult” Customers

August 16th, 2017

Can you think of someone who drives you nuts? In just about every business, there are certain clients that can drive you crazy. This is especially true in the real estate business. However, there’s a difference between “Bad Customers” and “Difficult Customers”. (Click to Tweet)  You want to avoid one but learn from the other […]

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How to Give Customer Service Your Clients Will Rave About

August 2nd, 2017

You’re smart so you probably already know this. In the real estate business, a lot of your new clients come from referrals from past clients. On top of that, more and more home buyers check out online reviews when searching for a real estate agent. So you have to be sure your clients have nothing […]

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7 Ways to Beat Your Overwhelming Workload Back into Submission

August 1st, 2017

In the real estate business, it can sometimes feel like you never get a moment to yourself. Between answering clients’ questions, scheduling appointments, completing paperwork and showing homes, you’ve got a lot on your plate. However, it is important to remember that you still need to have a personal life. Here’s how to keep your […]

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Back Away from Your Smartphone and Hire a Photographer

July 26th, 2017

So, words or images – which has the bigger impact? They say a picture is worth 1,000 words and nowhere is that truer than in the real estate industry. Why? Because people buy emotions, not things. (Click to Tweet) More and more people are turning to the internet during the initial stages of shopping for […]

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How to Boost Your Productivity Without Working Yourself to Exhaustion 

July 19th, 2017

Every wish you could be super productive? Imagine it. You could be faster than a thousand megabits-per-second, more powerful than Re/Max, and able to leap tall piles of paperwork in a single bound. 😉 Just like you, most Canadian real estate agents love their work. But all too often, they work themselves to exhaustion as […]

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How to Beat Burnout (Before it Beats You)

July 12th, 2017

Is any of this familiar? You feel drained, bored or unmotivated. Or maybe you feel irritable, hopeless or flat most of the time. You’re permanently exhausted but unable to get a decent night’s sleep. Maybe you have regular headaches or are generally unwell more than usual. You could be suffering the signs of burnout. But […]

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Be the Agent, Not the Photographer

July 5th, 2017

  You’re good at what you do. While other real estate agents play Candy Crush on their breaks, you brush up on the services and amenities in your focus area, the finer points of real estate law, or how to close a sale without looking like a used car salesperson. You’re a real estate agent—and […]

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