The Best of the Best Man Caves in Real Estate History

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Jun 18, 2017 8:00:00 AM

A man cave is a separate room of a home regarded as a refuge or relaxation place for the men or man of the household. The cave is reserved for hobbies, work, and other activities without interruption. While women need their own space too, this Father’s Day, we’ve dedicated a post to the most over the op man caves of all time (Check out our Mother’s Day post here!).


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Happy Memorial Day!

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

May 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Today we honor all those who passed while serving. We salute you today and everyday. 

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22 Awful Excuses FSBOs Give for Not Hiring a Realtor®

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

May 28, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Let’s face it, there will always be FSBOs. It seems that those stubborn personality types will always be around. Convincing a FSBO to list with you takes time and dedication. In fact, on average a FSBO is not ready to list with an agent until after the fifth or sixth contact. However, there will be many instances when a FSBO is never won over by any agent ever. Over the course of your real estate career you’ve likely heard some of the most ridiculous excuses below.

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Why Moms Make Great Realtors

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

May 14, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Human beings naturally seek out a mother figure for safety, care, and protection in times of danger. The process of buying or selling a home can be stressful, meaning clients often look for refuge in their agent. Great agents share many of the same traits as great mothers. (and it’s not surprising that over half of all Real Estate agents are women according to NAR!) Today we celebrate not only mothers, but also mothers who are Realtors. If you’re a mother, mother-Realtor, or just a Realtor®, you probably have a few or all of these admirable traits below!

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4 Cinco de Mayo Recipes to Help You Unwind this Busy Spring Season

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

May 5, 2017 7:30:00 AM

In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in honor of Mexico's Army win over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Many celebrate through military parades and battle reinactments. The United States on the the other hand has turned this holiday into a day to celebrate Mexican culture. Whether or not we properly celebrate the holiday, take the day to relax. The life of an agent is no walk in the park. Real Estate's busy seasy is just apon us, so take advantage of this oppurtunity to unwind before summer starts.



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How to Keep the Real in Realtor®

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Apr 28, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Have you ever encountered a “salesy” Realtor? Was there a feeling of fake kindness or pressure to do something their way? Real Estate agents are sales men and women, however they can remain personable leads without pressuring a sale. Home buyers and sellers are about to complete one of, if not the biggest transactions of their life. They’ll want to work with an agent that is upfront, real, and personable. Successful agents know how to be their authentic selves without tarnishing their professionalism.


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4 Ways Real Estate Agents Can Take Advantage of Earth Day

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Apr 22, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Today is Earth Day. First established in 1970, Earth day brings awareness to environmental protection. Having your brokerage go green is not only good for the environment, it’s good for business! Companies that implement measures reap PR awards, increased brand recognition, and reduced waste. Be sure to implement the following practices to not only help the environment, but also your business. 


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10 Ridiculous Lies Agents Tell Real Estate Leads & Clients

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Apr 21, 2017 7:30:00 AM

The home buying and selling process is no walk in the park. Sometimes a few white lies are okay to help ease clients and leads. This list is not true for all agents and is intended to make you laugh. Enjoy this list of ten ridiculous fibs Real Estate agents tell their clients and leads.

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12 Strange Things Real Estate Agents Do

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Apr 5, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Real Estate agents are their own niche group of people. Your friends and family may make jokes about your interests or habits, but, you know other agents are guilty of your same abnormal behaviors. You’re not alone! We’ve listed out these twelve things agents do that are not normal according to conventional standards.

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The 5 Most Influential Female Brokers in Real Estate

Posted by Kristina Brunnler

Mar 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When the National Association of Realtors was formed in 1908, the membership was 100% male. Today, 62% of all Realtors are women. Wow! That is something fantastic growth. However, out of the Swanepoel Top 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate 2017, only 45 of the 200 slots belong to women. We’ve listed some of our favorites brokers from 2017 with a pairing quote to keep you motivated through your workday.

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