Mean Business: A Realtor’s Field Guide to Success

Is being a realtor a career, a business or a job for you?

What does success mean to you?

What skills do you see as important to your success? Strong personality, social skills, ability to communicate and negotiate are skills that good realtors possess. I think we can all agree that these are absolutely great traits that make us good at the people portion of what we do. This is only a part of what makes us successful. All of these questions about being a successful business start with you. We are professionals seeking to be taken more seriously and it comes down to what we bring to the table. Are we simply people selling real estate or are we a real estate business striving to hit our targets and show our unique values. Your skill set is what will draw your clients as well as referrals. Continue reading

Business – Serious Business

Do you ever ask yourself “why are some agents really successful while others just get by making a living?”

It’s one of those daily questions everyone should ask because it comes down to the business of what you’re doing. No company goes into a venture thinking “hey I’m going to try and hope this product and idea work”. It’s all through good research, good foundation planning and then getting into action. Successful people all have a few things in common, one of which is their work habits. Continue reading