Your Sphere of Influence – Attracting Real Estate Clients

This is not to say that we should forget about trying to attract clients from our sphere of influence because it is easier to attract total strangers. It is generally not. It is just important to think about what each individual in our sphere really thinks about us. It’s all a matter of perception.  We [...]

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The Beauty of Passive Link Building

Have you ever given any thought to passive link building? If not, you could be missing out on some great opportunities. Let’s face it, not everyone has the money, time or energy to focus on link building. If you are one of those people, know that there are other effective ways to get links without [...]

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Don’t Bug Out When Buying a Home in North Texas!

Texas is a great place to live and very affordable compared to other parts of the country. However, if you are coming from another state, you may want to know Texas has some Texas sized bugs! Not only is it humid, but the winters are mild and therefore many critters that should have been annihilated [...]

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How to Establish the Proper Asking Price for a Home

These days there are tons of resources at the average homeowner’s disposal, so you don’t necessarily have to rely on your real estate agent to take care of everything for you anymore. And although you may want the expert advice and inside information that this professional can provide when it actually comes time to buy [...]

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Home Staging: Should You Hire a Pro or DIY?

There are a lot of steps you can take to prepare your property for sale. You will certainly have to address any code violations before a sale can go through, so you might want to start by hiring a home inspector to let you know which items are bound to hold you up. From there [...]

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For Sale By Owner: Mistakes Home Sellers Make

There are many reasons and cost-saving benefits to being a “do-it-yourself” type of person. Oftentimes there’s no need to pay someone else to do a job you feel you can handle: mending a broken fence, detailing the car, or cooking a delicious, romantic meal. There is an important area where you need to understand the [...]

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Top 5 Tips for Creating a Real Estate Blog That Gets Noticed

No matter what kind of business you’re in, adding an on-site blog to your existing website could offer you some desirable perks, such as bringing in more traffic and helping you to develop a legion of devoted followers. Of course, as a real estate agent you can also use your blog as a platform to [...]

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How to Decide What Real Estate Brokerage is For You

You just passed your real estate exam and now you are excited and ready to get started in real estate. However, before you can begin there is this thing called sponsorship. What is that and why do you need it? How do you make a good decision when you have no idea what to look [...]

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Disclosure Requirements When Selling a Home

Most homeowners, when trying to sell a property, are keen to make it appear as attractive as possible, which generally means fixing any major flaws (albeit at the least expense), sprucing up the cosmetics (fresh paint, new carpet, etc.), and touting the high points in listings, such as the open floor plan, the huge backyard, [...]

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An Effective Communicator in Real Estate – Email

E-mail is the preferred method of communicating for most real estate agents. Many of them in the younger generations exclusively communicate via text and email. This medium of communication is quick, effective, to the point and can take place anytime day or night when the sender us ready. E-mail saves money, for example, with a [...]

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