Contemplating Becoming a Realtor?

Real Estate isn't for everyone, contrary to popular belief. Not everyone is cut out to work the business. Here are some key traits that don't make a good Realtor, to help you decide if this is the business for you before you invest time and energy into.

1. You Are A "Testing The Waters" Type of Person. 

First of all, if you are just "testing" something out,  you are already setting yourself up for failure. In fact, you're already planning to fail because you're giving yourself an out. All too often people start real estate because they see the successes of another realtor. Unfortunately, they don't see the hours of rise-and-grind it took to get there. When you're testing something out you are likely doing so…

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Find A Realtor The Right Way

Realtors are very important when it comes to finding your dream home, however, they are not all created equally. Most people don't continue interviewing after their first interaction with a realtor but that isn't always the best idea. Your time is important and by not choosing the right realtor, you could be costing yourself more time than you realize. Here are some questions that will help you find the right realtor for your needs. 

1. What is your schedule and availability? 

A lot of agents work part time and as a result of that they have trouble working around your schedule. This can cause bigger issues when it comes to the fast paced movement of the market today. What if your dream home is also 10 other…

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What To Do If You Don't Feel Motivated Enough To Work

We all have those days. The ones where you sit down at your computer and you just don't feel like working. Whether you're exhausted from your last deal, or you're just feeling a little unmotivated that day, the creativity isn't there and you're lacking the drive you need to make those calls. I get it. I've been there. 

We grind into our minds that to be successful we have to utilize every second of the day. Constantly improving ourselves and cranking out deal after deal. Yes, don't get me wrong, it is very important to use your time wisely and to push yourself. It is important to make those follow up calls, and spend the time with your clients showing homes. However, it is equally as…

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Life Hacks: Moving Day Edition

If you've ever moved, you likely know what a big cluster it can easily become. Here are some tips to save you time and make you think "wow, why didn't I ever think of that?".  

1. Pack an overnight bag. Before you start packing anything, pack the things you know you are going to need. Include a change of clothes, phone and laptop chargers, any personal care items, and maybe a snack or two. 

2. Categorize your clothes for easy finding and unpacking. 

3. Use trash bags for packing clothes. Keep the clothes on the hangers and open the trash bag around the clothes, letting the hangers stick out at the top of the bag, while the clothes hang inside of it. Wrap the draw strings round the hangers to keep it all in…

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