5 Ways to Keep Busy During Real Estate's Slower Winter Months

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Dec 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Believe it or not, 2017 is just around the corner. With winter upon us, you might be concerned about finding new real estate leads. Fortunately with modern technology, internet is accessible 24/7 from mobile devices and can be used to your advantage during the slower winter months. Buyers can continuously browse listings and you can continue finding new ways to generate real estate leads from now until spring.

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Topics: Practical Advice


The Physical Office Is No More

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Dec 7, 2016 5:05:00 AM

If you’re anything like me, you know how important being able to work on-the-go is. For you, I imagine that between time in the field, meeting with clients, and all the driving you have to do, your time away from a desk is spread pretty thin. That’s why working mobile is so crucial, you don’t want to let valuable leads get cold or let opportunities go stale. The best news is that you don’t even need a physical office to do this anymore.

In today’s market, it is becoming more and more critical to be mobile. Why? Consider who you are trying to sell to and ask yourself this: would I want to buy from me? Am I able to be responsive no matter where I am or what I might be doing? I’ll explain some advantages of having your business with you at all times, right in your pocket.

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Topics: Buyer & Seller Insights


Agent Insights - How to Build a Powerful Real Estate SEO Strategy

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Dec 6, 2016 6:01:00 AM

In today's Agent Insights - Alexis Craig - a Keller Williams agent, discusses how to set yourself apart from the competition using strong SEO strategies. 
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Topics: Agent Insights


Zurple Product Update: Lead Groups

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Dec 1, 2016 6:01:00 AM

When it comes to the world of lead nurturing, segmentation is key. Every lead is different but they all have certain attributes in common. As a savvy real estate agent, you’re well aware of the importance of relationships. Hold onto your socks because the Zurple platform just got another update!

As the latest development in the Zurple toolkit, Lead Groups now gives the user the option to add leads to group memberships. This organizational ability brings about a new leap forward in real estate lead nurturing.
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Topics: Zurple Product Updates


To Drone, Or Not To Drone

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Nov 29, 2016 6:05:00 AM

Feeling tired of the confines of gravity? Ever want to show your listings in a more dazzling way? Well, you’re not alone. One of the fastest growing trends amongst real estate agents is the usage of aerial photographs to take their property to new heights.

After looking through lots of listing pictures online, your prospects are going to want images that pop! According to an article published on Cisco, drone aerial photographs are rapidly becoming the real estate trend of the future. It’s not just commercial properties either, residential real estate can see big benefits from drone photos as well.

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Topics: Practical Advice


Some Holiday Reflection For You

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Nov 24, 2016 7:00:00 AM

If there’s one thing you should keep in mind this Thanksgiving holiday, it’s that you helped a family find a home. As they gather around the table with family and friends, take a minute to reflect on what you made happen. People will be making wonderful, lifelong memories in what was once just a listing.

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Topics: Just for Fun


7 Smart Real Estate Initiatives Every Agent Should Embrace

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Nov 22, 2016 11:12:04 AM

Rhetorical question, did you get into real estate to be mediocre? Or did you do it to build yourself a better future both financially and personally? Of course it’s the latter and of course you want to be the best out there! Without getting onto my soapbox, I can say that success comes to those who are hungry and ambitious enough to make the future their own. But how can you take your desire to succeed and channel it into profitable results?

According to an article published on Inman, there are some key areas to focus on to get yourself from where you are, to where you want to be. You’ve got the dream, let’s explore how to make it a reality:

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Topics: Practical Advice


5 Holiday Home Makeover Tips

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Nov 18, 2016 12:23:13 PM

There’s no place like home for the holidays, right? Well why not make your listing look like it’s holiday ready? By making a few simple adjustments, you can allow your prospects to picture themselves in your listing. Turn that house into a home!

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Topics: Just for Fun


5 Beneficial Reasons To Give Back This Season

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Nov 15, 2016 8:46:34 AM

 

Every year we find ourselves thinking about giving back but only a small portion of us do. While the holidays can be a busy time, it is important to remember those less fortunate as we get closer to Thanksgiving. There are of course multiple reasons to give back,  but science can show that altruism can have positive, longitudinal effects on your life. But don’t do it for those reasons, in this article we’ll look at how giving back can have positive effects (but only if done correctly).

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Topics: Just for Fun


The Mannequin Challenge, What It Is and How It Can Get You Deals

Posted by Kenneth Palmer

Nov 11, 2016 9:19:53 AM

Everyone likes to have a good laugh every now and again. In this day and age of all things internet, it is absolutely critical to remain at the forefront of trends and topics. Why? As we have noted in previous articles, building your brand starts with starting relationships. Starting that relationship can best be done with showing yourself as not just a business, but a person who enjoys the lighter side of life.

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