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Build On Your Momentum as a New Agent

Khalid N. Bryan Establishing Your Business Leave a Comment

By: Khalid N. Bryan In my last post, I wrote about the importance of building confidence as a new agent and what that looked like. Starting off with rentals, taking on all clients rather than being choosy and continuing education are great ways to start out in the business. They all lend to building experience and growing your business as …

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Reach Your Goals By Leaning On Your Network

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By: Matt Clements When I was a young pro surfer, on tour and competing around the world, I had a coach, and a team manager. Actually, I had multiple team managers: one manager for each one of my sponsors—some better than others—but all there to help me perform and grow. I leaned on these people, not because I was the …

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How to Network Better So Your Business Can Thrive

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By: Esther Victoria Toribio What thought(s) come to mind when the word “networking” appears? To me, the word networking is often paired with alcoholic beverages, light appetizers and in turn results in a social event between many individuals, most of whom already know each other. These types of events make it difficult for a new person to make any headway …

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How is 2023 Starting Out for You, Real Estate Friends?

Lee Davenport, Ph.D Mentoring, Professional Development Leave a Comment

By: Lee Davenport, Ph.D I hope this year is off to a great start! If you’re reading this and your answer is, “Ummm… not quite” or if you’re feeling like you could already use a re-do, it might be time for a bit of self-coaching. Honest reflection is a great way to assess where you’re at, where you want to …

YPN Members Give Advice on Thriving Past the Five-Year Mark

Nicole Slaughter Graham Establishing Your Business, Mentoring 6 Comments

By: Nicole Slaughter Graham Recently, realtor.com published a study of findings on what real estate professionals believed were their top issues when building a successful business. Part of their #thrivepastfive campaign, the study’s purpose was to understand better what real estate professionals needed in those first few years of business to create sustainable and long-term success. The first five years …

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Leverage LinkedIn to Build Your Real Estate Business

Tezeta Roro Marketing, Networking, Outreach, Technology & Social Media 7 Comments

By: Tezeta Roro Linkedin is the platform to access a digital Rolodex of high-earning individuals. In today’s internet-driven world, having a LinkedIn profile is a must for professionals. This means that you, too, should be on this platform to make quality connections and attract quality clients. The good news is that if you use Facebook, Linkedin will be an easy …

Take the 4-Week J.E.D.I. Challenge to Promote the American Dream of Fair Homeownership

Blog Contributor Being a REALTOR®, Fair Housing 2 Comments

By Lee Davenport “There is no other organization that can end residential segregation like your organization,” Eddie S. Glaude Jr. told REALTORS® during the 2020 Leadership Summit. “We may work in integrated places, but in the intimate spaces, we don’t know each other. We are walking mysteries to one another, and that has everything to do with where we live …

Making Ends Meet Between Closings

Blog Contributor Business Challenges, Establishing Your Business 3 Comments

By Jef Conn We’ve all been there—we close a deal and then realize it’s going to be a long time before our next deal closes because we don’t have anything else in the pipeline. That stress is something all agents have faced at some time in the career. Real estate is a tough job, but making the right money moves …

3 Ways to Keep Building Client Relationships After the Sale

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By Chirag Shah Can you remember what it was like when you bought your first home? Whether you’re moving out of your parents’ house for the first time, buying your first place when getting married, or purchasing a larger home for an expanding family, you are going through an extreme change. For most people, everything they’ve ever known and called …

Be a Business Go-Getter With Christian Ross

Blog Contributor Being a Broker, Commitment to Excellence, Managing Your Agents, Professional Development 1 Comment

By Lee Davenport What does it take to be a top producer? There is no magic formula, but there are habits and principles from top producers that you can “borrow” for your playbook. From magazine covers to TV shows, Christian Ross is the go-getting managing broker of the burgeoning Village Realty in Atlanta and a team leader. What are the …