Monthly Archives: June 2011

Respect, Relationships and RBI’s

Many times in a real estate environment we’re battling against someone. The co-op agent we’re competing against for the listing. Maybe it’s a fellow licensee who is also showing the same property to their buyer that you are showing to your buyer. Perhaps it’s all boiled down to negotiations and we feel like its “us” versus…

Gone Fishing

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. Wanna Go Fishing? Today my son Ryan was invited by one of his neighborhood buddies to go fishing….

Adding to Your Story

You met your clients, signed the agreement and listed their home. Or maybe you met your clients, signed the paperwork and agreed to help them find their new home.You achieved your goal and were able to assist and guide them all the way to a successful closing and everyone is happy. Now what?How can you…

Make It or Take It?

You have an opportunity to learn a new tool, technique or system that could help you with something you’re working on, either professionally or personally. There are two ways you can approach this opportunity. Both ways involve asking questions. You could ask yourself (or anyone who will listen) questions like: “What’s wrong with it?” “Why doesn’t it do the…

Isn’t It Time For You to Make a Splash?

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. As Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth once said, “Summertime’s here babe, you need something to keep…

50 Reasons Why It’s Cool to Be a Father on Father’s Day (and Every Other Day of the Year)

It’s Father’s Day 2011. Today doesn’t get near as much attention as Mother’s Day but that’s okay, because most mother’s out there have had to put up with a lot more than most fathers. There are some pretty cool things about being a father so today’s Realtor’s Toolbox is dedicated to all the fathers out…

You Hold the Key

The world is constantly changing. There’s new things to learn, new people to meet and new things to do every day. It can be a bit overwhelming if you let it. Yet always remember that you hold the key. Do you listen to the media? Do you watch television? Are you engaged with news shows…

The Power of Chocolate

Monday Morning Match is a quick post – maybe a quote, inspirational story or idea – intended to spark some motivation inside each of you so your week gets off to a fantastic start on Monday morning. It’s amazing the inspiration you can get from a good piece of chocolate, isn’t it? I was sitting…

What Realtors Can Learn From Tom Sawyer

What’s Your Reason to Reach Out this Month?

Realtors are always looking for good reasons to reach out to members of the sphere of influence lists which might include clients, friends and family. If you really need a reason for a phone call, an email, a Facebook message, a tweet on Twitter, a text, a direct mail campaign, a hand-written note or a personal visit,…