January 2018

Found 6 blog entries for January 2018.

The Real Estate business is based on one core thing: building relationships.  We've said it once and we will say it again: learn how to build and keep relationships. This is where the money is at. Unfortunately, not everyone is good at building relationships and getting people to like them. Today you're going to learn. Put these practices into your daily routine and watch the sales follow. Use this to truly maximize your growth in 2018. 

Be Nice. 

We're starting out easy - at the basics. Being nice is the number one thing you can do to make relationships and secure sales. Think of someone you know that you would describe as "nice". How does that person make you feel? Good, right? And aren't you already instantly attracted to them just because

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Pets are a part of the family. When we welcome a new dog into the home, we often expect them to meet our standards of behavior without much guidance. Dogs, like children, require consistent training from all members of the family. They need positive reinforcement and clear signals from you to teach them what behavior is acceptable.

In this article, we’re going to cover some important house training tips for you and your canine companion. We’ll look at some of the common mistakes that new pet owners make, and talk about ways to curb undesirable behavior like chewing shoes or furniture or barking at windows.

Traits vs. behaviors

One common mistake new pet owners make is to attempt to place character traits on their dog. Words like pushy,

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The Comeback of the Trailer.

For centuries, trailer parks have been looked upon as nothing more than an undesirable place to live. It's been labeled as where the poor, crime, drugs, and violence lurk, whether this is actually true or not. But as the housing affordability gap continues to broaden and the middle class continues to shrink, trailers are becoming increasingly popular.   Investors have started to catch on to this trend and are welcoming the thought of re-branding the trailer park with open arms. Instead of "trailer parks"---"mobile home communities". Investors are snatching the old parks up and remodeling them into attractive communities again.    

The larger idea is to purchase old run down trailer parks and build them up into

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Today, I want to talk to you about happiness, joy, and success.

Everybody wants happiness,  but happiness really is an emotional response to a particular outcome.

If I make this sale, I’ll be happy

If I don’t, I won’t

It’s a cause and effect, quid pro quo

And we cannot sustain it,  because we immediately raise it,  every time we attain it.

Happiness requires a certain outcome – it is absolutely results driven.

But JOY on the other hand….

 

JOY is the feeling that we have from doing what we’re fashioned to – no matter the outcome.

Don’t need that contract or closing.

Don’t need the recognition.

Don’t need the respect of your peers.

 

ENJOY what you do.

ENJOY selling real estate.

ENJOY being kind and

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House Fires Spread 600% Faster Than 40 Years Ago. This Gadget Might be the Key to Stopping Yours From Going up in Flames.

We love the newest gadgets that pop up but this one in particular could just save your life. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, house fires actually spread 600% faster today than they did 40 years prior. Can you believe that? It's true. Due to the materials we make the homes out of and our furniture, homes are at a higher risk than ever before of going up in flames. 

Introducing, Life Door. Life Door is a gadget that you attach to the hinge of your door. When the sound of a fire alarm goes off it actually triggers the gadget and it will automatically shut your door. You might think this sounds crazy.

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Find the Right Furniture for Your New House

If you recently bought a house, you likely will need to purchase chairs, couches and other furniture for your residence. Luckily, we're here to help you streamline the process of discovering the right furniture, at the right price.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you find the right furniture for your residence.

1. Consider the Size of Your Home

Take close measurements of your house before you purchase any furniture – you'll be glad you did. Because if you fail to measure properly, you risk buying furniture that might not fit inside your house.

Also, it is important to account for the weight of furniture. If you consider the weight of furniture prior to purchase, you can ensure

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