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5 Social Media Platforms that Increase Client Appeal

Raise your hand if you have a Facebook account. Now raise your hand if you have ever come across an amazing article or tidbit of information in your daily scrolls that stuck with you.  This is the beauty of social media, and it’s not just an opportunity for friends and family to connect anymore. Businesses can rake in tons of new leads through a vigorous and robust social media presence. If there’s anything you can start doing today to become one of the spotlighted realtors in Las Vegas, it’s making a social media part of your battle plan. In...

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5 Personal Assistant Apps to Help You Stay Organized

Do you wish you had an assistant to help you remember to submit that proposal on time, hop on that conference, and mail out that birthday card to one of your clients? Since it seems like the entire universe exists on a digital playing field, why not go out there and hire your own assistant today? Many of them can even be on-boarded for free! We’re talking, of course, about the world of personal assistant apps. Many of them will tie your calendar, e-mail, and popular apps together, keeping you on point for every meeting, showing, and closing. While...

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5 Common Open House Mistakes

While an open house may not be necessary to sell a home, they can definitely help stir up interest in a new listing. It also provides an opportunity to get some early feedback regarding the strengths and weaknesses of how the home displays. An open house also provides real estate agents to have plenty of opportunities to network with and qualify leads. However, too often sellers and agents fall into the common traps of showing a home on the open market. Here are five common open house mistakes that can cost more than just a lost sales opportunity: 1....

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How to Boost Your Online Presence with Instagram

In today’s society, social media has become paramount for business, especially for those in real estate. However, certain social media platforms are suited for this industry. Since its creation, realtors in Las Vegas and Instagram have experienced love at first sight. Listing photos, interior design extravaganzas, and before-and-afters are the hallmarks of our industry. Instagram serves them up on a silver platter for potential clients. As of September 2017, Instagram has 800 million active users. How many homes were you hoping to sell this year? Let’s take a look at a couple tricks that will help you optimize your Instagram...

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5 Rules Successful Realtors Live By

As the real estate market continues to rebound, so does realtor income. According to the National Association of Realtors, the average number of agent transactions slowly crept up from 11 in 2015 to 12 in 2016. It’s a tiny notch, but a notch in the right direction. With good news like this on the horizon, why not use this time to buildup your real estate business plan? Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned pro, consider these five rules successful realtors live by: 1. They Work Their Circles Some call this their “sphere of influence,” others call...

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Top Staging Tips from Industry Pros

Did you know 58% of sellers’ agents believe staging increased the value of their home? Meanwhile, 97% of buyers’ agents believe staging had an effect on their client’s opinion of the home. With numbers like that, it’s worth nudging your clients to try and stage a little. They don’t have to go all out and hire a staging company (not that that would be frowned upon). They may only need a nip here and a tuck there. Since we can’t expect our clients to totally makeover their house, we targeted five areas industry pros commonly highlight. Ready to help...

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5 Things Every New Real Estate Agent Should Do

Congratulations on joining the ranks of realtors in Las Vegas! Welcome to some of the best chapters of your life. Now that you’re official, there are a couple things you can start doing today to kick-start your career. By immediately plugging your new business as part of your real estate business plan and getting organized with a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, you’ll be able to stand tall above the crowd. Here are a couple extra tips that will maximize all the hard work you put into passing your licensing exam. 1. Get the Word Out This includes social...

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5 Ways to Boost Your Client’s Curb Appeal

They say you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover but, when it comes down to looking at homes, that’s exactly what we end up doing. Having poor curb appeal is like showing up to an interview in jeans and a t-shirt. There may be a lot to offer, but it may not matter if your first impression comes across poorly. Curb appeal is your key to great first impressions. If your client doesn’t think curb appeal is important – or they don’t have the time or money to tend to it – offer these simple suggestions...

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Real Estate Agent Tips: Out Of Town Clients

As a realtor, opportunities arise from time to time when you get a client that is deciding to move from another city or state. Helping your client through this process has a new set of challenges than that of a local client. Here are our real estate agent tips for helping you through this process. Respect Your Client’s Time Horizon: Time is paramount. No matter your business model or industry, time is the one commodity that comes in short supply. In Las Vegas, real estate brokers (agents) are constantly challenged by this market force. Thankfully, top real estate brokers can...

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