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How to Prepare for an Appraisal and Showcase Your Home at Its Best

Realtor.com

SolisImages/iStock Determining a price for your home can be stressful, especially if you don’t know how to prepare for an appraisal. If the home’s appraised value is too far from the listing price, it can make or break the deal. Plus, even though appraisers are subject to strict regulations, much of their job is subjective, which means it’s crucial for your home to make a good impression on them.

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Downfalls of the Real Estate ISA (And How to Avoid Them)

Boom Town

The ISA role can skyrocket productivity and help your team generate more leads, schedule more appointments and free up agents to focus on their core business. That is, if you hire the right person for the job and if you have the right onboarding, training, technology, expectations and processes in place. It can be daunting! But, here are the top 5 potential downfalls for the ISA role and how you and your business can prevent them. .

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Bloomberg TV - Housing Related Issues in Final Version of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017

Miller Samuel INC

Today I joined Joe Weisenthal and Julie Hyman on Bloomberg TV's " Bloomberg Markets " for a discussion on the impact to the U.S. Housing Market in the aftermath of the new Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 that was signed into law by the president on December 22, 2017. Here are about 2 minutes of the 5-minute interview: Back on December 14, 2017 , I provided a summary of the proposed tax bill comparing the House and Senate versions.

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Inside Real Estate Acquires BrokerSumo

Inside Real Estate

Inside Real Estate announced today the acquisition of BrokerSumo, a Commission Management cloud software provider to real estate brokers. BrokerSumo’s […]. The post Inside Real Estate Acquires BrokerSumo appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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The 4 Most Impactful Actions to Take in Real Estate in 2024

Strategic real estate professionals know that the name of the game right now is to stay informed, adaptable, and ready to make confident decisions. In this free download, Inside Real Estate CEO, Joe Skousen, shares what he believes are the top 4 most impactful actions in real estate right now. We've been actively engaging with industry experts, analyzing data, and listening intently to the experiences of our agents on the ground.

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How To Get A Mortgage For A Rental Property

Real Estate Finance HQ

Getting a mortgage for a rental property can be very different from getting a mortgage for a personal residence. The first time I got a rental property under contract, everybody told me: “we don’t do mortgages for non-owner occupied residential houses.” The very first thing you need to do when evaluating financing for your rental property is decide if you are going to buy the property in your personal name or in an LLC or Corporate name.

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Patch of Land is a Proud Sponsor of the Innovate Conference 2018

Patch of Land

Patch of Land is proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 Innovate Conference. The event will be held on February 7-9, 2018 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA. Tired of the same old conference? We are too. We decided that for a conference to be worth your time, we needed to show you the latest trends and insights in the private money lending space that we’re seeing.

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Adam Hergenrother // Hergenrother Realty Group

Boom Town

Hergenrother Realty Group is one of the biggest expansion teams within Keller Williams, with 19 teams in 16 states. In 2006, Adam Hergenrother borrowed $8,000 for a small office space to begin his career in real estate. A little over a decade later, he owns 5 businesses and manages multiple real estate offices across the continental U.S. For Adam, expanding his business has always been about creating something bigger than himself.

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NY1 TV, 'Mornings On 1' with Pat Kiernan

Miller Samuel INC

Yesterday I joined Pat Kiernan on NY1's Mornings on 1 show to talk about the proposed tax GOP tax bills agree to by the House and the Senate. Pat is a local broadcasting legend so it was great to actually meet him in person. Later that day a couple of sticking points separating the two versions of the bills were addressed in the congressional committee.

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How to Leverage Marketing Automation: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Boom Town

The best marketing campaign reaches the right people at the right time, with the right information on the right device. But how on earth is it possible to scale this type of service? With an intelligent CRM and automated marketing capabilities. An organized, predictive CRM will sort and segment contacts by intent and relevance, act as a central command center that helps you build, execute, and track your marketing strategies.

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5 keys to winning at lead-gen as a brokerage

Inside Real Estate

This article was originally posted on inman.com Running a cost-effective lead-generation program is as difficult as anything else brokers will […]. The post 5 keys to winning at lead-gen as a brokerage appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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Need Curated Pre-foreclosure Lists to Generate New Real Estate Leads? Trellis Has the Data!

Trellis is a state trial court research and analytics platform that provides Real Estate Professionals (Buyers, Foreclosure, Loan Modification, etc.) with LEADS on Pre-Foreclosures, Lis Pendes, Distressed Assets and more — to help uncover **new** opportunities and grow their business. The process is quick and easy — and all in real time. Trellis will supply you with a link to the relevant dockets, a Leads sheet and access to its UI where applicable.

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Olivia Cooley // The Olivia Cooley Group

Boom Town

When Olivia Cooley entered the real estate space, she knew that she didn’t want to just sell houses. She wanted to start a business, empower a team, and be the best. When she combined those goals with the right system, she created a team that reached over 400 follow-ups a day, ranked in the top 2% of Keller Williams worldwide, and doubled their volume in 2017.

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Real Estate Software Market Innovators Strike Powerful Partnership

Inside Real Estate

Inside Real Estate today announced an exclusive partnership with the fastest growing real estate networking portal to ever enter the […]. The post Real Estate Software Market Innovators Strike Powerful Partnership appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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Gain A Massive Competitive Advantage with a Modern Real Estate CRM

Inside Real Estate

This article was originally posted on inman.com No real estate agent will disagree that the industry has become hyper-competitive. In […]. The post Gain A Massive Competitive Advantage with a Modern Real Estate CRM appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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5 Top Web Communities for Generating Real Estate Leads

Boom Town

Real estate agents are always searching for innovative ways to widen their nets and capture more leads. Online forums and web communities offer incredible opportunities to widen your network and generate leads. Online communities give you a platform to establish your authority as the go-to local real estate agent. In this article, we’ll show you how to actually add value for potential clients in forums and web communities, and enhance your brand.

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Accelerating Real Estate Sales Pipelines to Streamline Buyer Journeys

Navigated 360° tours, like YourVRTours, advance pipelines by engaging clients further along the sales funnel. These immersive experiences provide comprehensive property insights, increasing buyer intent and readiness. By embracing navigated tours, agents can optimize property exposure, better qualify leads, and streamline the sales process. Stay ahead in the ever-evolving real estate landscape with innovative technology that elevates buyer journeys and progresses pipelines more effectively.

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How to ‘Day Trade Attention’ with your CRM the Gary Vee Way

Boom Town

Attention is an increasingly scarce commodity. People are exposed to something like 5,000 marketing messages every day?—?up from 2,000 a day three decades ago. The buying and selling of attention?—?or what Gary Vaynerchuk calls “day trading attention”?—?can be summarized as how to earn people’s time. So when you’re trying to help your real estate business stand out to your prospects, how do you capture their attention and separate yourself from all the noise?

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5 Ways BoomTown Websites Convert Real Estate Leads

Boom Town

If you’ve had the same website for the past ten years, you probably don’t know that you have the potential to be converting visitors at a higher rate. These days, it’s not enough to simply have a website. You need to have a good website that people like to use and spend time on. Our teams at BoomTown have spent a lot of time and research to ensure that our clients’ websites are designed to attract and built to convert.

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Why Steve Harney Suggests You Connect the Dots

Boom Town

Confidence and security. Despite all the data and reasoning, it’s the emotions that help us settle on a decision. Homebuyers want to feel secure in their purchase. Sellers want to feel confident their agent can take care of business. In today’s video, Steve Harney discusses how to make clients feel confident and secure in their decisions — by connecting the dots for them.

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How to Handle Conflict with Your Real Estate Clients

Boom Town

Can’t we all just get along? Most people get into real estate because they love building relationships. Despite incredible technological innovations, it’s still a belly-to-belly people business. But, when you’re working with people in high-stakes stressful situations like buying or selling a home, emotions can run high and real estate conflicts are bound to occur.

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Maximizing Your Online Presence: Tips for Real Estate Agents on Social Media

Speaker: Sarah Santa Ana, Real Estate Coach, Move4Free Realty

Networking is one of the crucial elements in every real estate organization's success. Both agents and real estate companies need to maintain robust networking links. This is why social media is essential for any real estate professional! Social media enables you to stay in touch with your present clients, maintain connections with your past clients, and engage potential customers and investors.

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How to Break the Limits on Performance

Boom Town

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or have dozens of deals under your belt. Every real estate professional will come to a point in their business where they hit a ceiling they can’t seem to crack. What do you do when you reach this point? How have other successful brokers and team leaders overcome this plateau to continue achieving higher numbers?

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3 Essential Tools That Will 10X Your Real Estate Marketing

Inside Real Estate

This article was originally posted on inman.com Spraying your message high and wide does not breed online marketing success; rather, […]. The post 3 Essential Tools That Will 10X Your Real Estate Marketing appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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Negotiating Skills Every Agent Needs Before Their First Deal

Boom Town

As technology and web portals make housing information more accessible to the public, real estate agents find themselves needing to step up their game in order to provide real value for their clients. Show your clients that being a good real estate agent is more than just finding the right house or creating a listing. People hire real estate agents for the skills and information they themselves lack, such as in-depth local knowledge, insights on market trends, and negotiation skills.

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Inside Real Estate Expands Integrations on Its “kvCORE Platform”

Inside Real Estate

(September 29, 2017) – Inside Real Estate is excited to announce expanded integrations for its Kunversion platform along with its […]. The post Inside Real Estate Expands Integrations on Its “kvCORE Platform” appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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Rise of The Apps: Building Your Dream Tech Stack For Real Estate Success

Speaker: Trey Willard, Realtor/Team Leader at Keller Williams Realty, Inc.

In order to create continued success in today’s real estate market, realtors need to utilize an arsenal of technology that will increase their efficiency and presence on social media. Using technology to manage your prospects and tap into their needs through websites, social media, and other channels is critical for real estate success in 2022 and beyond.

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How to Clean and Organize your CRM Database

Boom Town

If you can’t navigate your contacts and work your database quickly and easily, you’re wasting opportunities. It’s easy to let database maintenance slip when your attention is focused on more immediate business, but with the right mentality and tools, even the largest and most overwhelming situation can be turned into a pool of potential. BoomTown’s Guide to Database Glory.

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Rich Broker, Poor Broker: Breaking Free and Building Wealth in Real Estate with the “Cashflow Quadrant”

Inside Real Estate

By now, everyone is nauseatingly familiar with the mantra, “Work smarter, not harder”. However sick of the expression you may […]. The post Rich Broker, Poor Broker: Breaking Free and Building Wealth in Real Estate with the “Cashflow Quadrant” appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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4 Scientifically-Backed Ideas for Getting Leads to Read Your Emails

Boom Town

You may think you’ve written a great email campaign, and are wondering why your leads aren’t responding by the masses. But consider your own personal email reading (or avoiding!) habits. How many emails do you receive in a day? Of those, how many do you actually open? Over 20% of marketing emails never make it to a subscriber’s inbox. Nearly 200 billion emails are sent every day worldwide, and 84% are considered spam. 55% of email users admit that they don’t open and read messages regularly R

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FBI Negotiating Skills Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Boom Town

Pushy sales tactics. One-size-fits-all solutions. Talking over you and underwhelming you. We’ve all experienced a bad negotiation situation. You don’t feel heard, you question the motive of someone trying to “sell” you, and the whole process can make you uncomfortable. In real estate, if your clients feel any of these things, your business is going to suffer.

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5 Data Proven Ways Agents Can Do 18% More Business

Curious as to how you could do 18% more business? How about 14 more transaction sides per year? Check out this infographic with data from a RealTrends study to learn more.

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Inside Real Estate announces new Chief Product Officer – Nick Macey

Inside Real Estate

Since the merger between industry powerhouses Inside Real Estate and Kunversion, kvCORE is quickly becoming the #1 integrated solution for […]. The post Inside Real Estate announces new Chief Product Officer – Nick Macey appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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Important Growth Lessons for Real Estate Brokers and Teams From Henry Ford

Inside Real Estate

Great leaders share many traits, one of them being an openness and enthusiasm for new technology. They adopt new technologies […]. The post Important Growth Lessons for Real Estate Brokers and Teams From Henry Ford appeared first on Inside Real Estate | Lead Generation + Websites + CRM + Reporting + Powerful Performance.

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5 Books that Shaped Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos’ Leadership Style

Boom Town

Becoming a leader is hard. It’s certainly easy to argue all you need is real-life practice. But here’s a counter-argument — you need to know what road to travel down first. Otherwise, you’re just walking (and often getting lost) in the woods. Books can be an inspirational and educational tool to set you in the right direction for becoming a great leader.

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How Leaders Can Push Employees Without Stressing Them Out

Boom Town

If you’re a broker or team leader, you may think that as the manager, you deal with the most stress and pressure in your company. However, a recent study from Harvard Business Review shows that people who most often become leaders are 30% less likely than their peers to feel stressed out. Other researchers have also found that managers typically feel less stress than their employees do.

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How Enriching the Lives of Your Clients Leads to Greater Sales Success

Speaker: Ari Capogeannis, Director - Revenue Marketing at NVIDIA and Bill Pappa, Sales and Marketing Leader at Ai Media Group

Building strong personal and professional relationships with clients is a critical success factor. Sales professionals who focus on relationship building generate more leads and raise their brand awareness. Because this can take time, having regular engagements can help you cultivate these relationships more efficiently. The most effective way to accomplish this is through direct hyper-personalized touchpoints.