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Why You Need to Market Yourself to Other Agents

You may think of other real estate agents as the competition. It's true, you are competing for clients and listings, but when you are working with another agent on a transaction, you become a strange sort of team...competitors with a common goal: close the deal to...

8 Ways to Expand Your Sphere of Influence

Your Sphere of Influence, or SOI, is your most important referral source for new business. These are the people who know you or know of you. Your SOI is also your most cost-efficient audience to market to– you shouldn’t have to spend much money to grow the circle of...

You Got Your Real Estate License! What Now?

Congratulations! After weeks or months of preparation, you are officially a licensed Real Estate Agent! But where do you go from here? How do you get the word out, find clients, and make some money? You learn a lot in real estate school, but you don’t learn much about...

6 Steps to Writing a Good Real Estate Bio

Writing a bio for your website and social media profiles can be an uncomfortable task, even though no one knows more about you than, well, you! If you feel a bit shy writing about yourself, remember that every professional needs a good bio, especially in today's world...

“How’s the Market Doing?” How to Give the Best Answer

 “How’s the market doing?” Do you look forward to answering this question or do you silently scream as you rack your brain for current statistics and try to formulate a professional sounding response? A market is an ever-changing concept, and no matter how well...

What Hashtags Should a Real Estate Agent Use on Instagram?

Are you #stressed about what hashtags to use on Instagram? You've come to the right place! So, what's even the point of hashtags? Make your account discoverable Build. Your. Audience! On Instagram, users can now follow hashtags. Now, if you hashtag...

4 Tips for Referring Services to Home Buyers and Sellers

Real estate agents are often the first point of contact for people moving into a new city, or for those facing their first homeownership experience or first move. We are asked for recommendations for everything from lenders and insurance agents to gardeners and pet...

Should You Have a Real Estate Blog?

To blog or not to blog…Is that your question? Apparently, it is, because we get asked that one a lot. A blog can be a valuable tool if you use it appropriately. If you are just posting occasionally and waiting for something to happen, then don’t bother. But, if your...

The Realtors Guide to Setting up an Instagram Account for Success

Setting up your Instagram account and not sure where to begin? Or are you not certain that your Instagram profile is really attracting potential clients to your page?  Let’s take a look at some things that give a great first impression for potential...

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