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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

5 Simple Strategies to Boost Organic Growth on Facebook

5 Simple Strategies to Boost Organic Growth on Facebook

June 28th, 2017

Organic growth on Facebook is dead. At least, that’s what a lot of experts say. But it’s not true. If you know a few strategies and take a couple of minutes out of your day, you can increase your Facebook following organically. Sure, it’s not as fast as advertising, but it’s free. And organic growth […]


Essential Reading to Boost Your Real Estate Business

June 21st, 2017

Do you want to become a successful agent? I mean, really successful. Because anyone who thrives in business is continually learning. Continually studying and discovering more about their craft. Constantly finding ways of improving their results. As a real estate agent, you need to know about a lot of stuff. Not just real estate terminology, […]


10 Simple Steps to Create a Listing That Virtually Sells Itself

June 14th, 2017

Want to make buyers so captivated by your listings that they call you and practically beg you to show the home? (Click to Tweet) Then you need to invite them inside with your ads. Great ads do one of two things: They show potential customers how a product can solve their problem, and They create […]


9 Essential Qualities that Turn Good Real Estate Agents into Experts

June 7th, 2017

There’s only one way to succeed in real estate. You have to be better than everyone else. You must rise above the competition, and position yourself as an expert in the field. Take on these essential qualities and your clients will see you as not just an agent, but as a valued and trusted advisor. […]


Simple Solutions for Staging New Listings

May 31st, 2017

Taking on new listings is exciting. Every new property listing brings new potential. Sometimes, however, a property needs your professional help to attract buyers and encourage those offers. (Click to Tweet) Fortunately, even the drabbest properties can receive a boost of new life with the right solutions. Here’s how to make your listings’ photos look […]