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Negotiations stalled? It’s time to ditch emails and texts

If you need more proof that in-person conversations are more powerful than a written message, here it is: how you communicate matters when you and other parties disagree. A recent study found those who expressed an opposing opinion via video … Continue reading

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3 ways to make your meetings more productive

If you want agents to attend regular office meetings, make sure they’re getting something out of them. Have a clear purpose and agenda. Define what you want to accomplish in the meeting, prioritize the items you need to address, and … Continue reading

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Why you should send email on Sunday

Whether you’re busy with showings or taking the day off, your email marketing should be working on Sunday. According to an analysis of 368 million messages by email software firm Yesware, emails sent on Sunday saw the highest number of … Continue reading

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What counts as a smart home?

Smart home devices allow users to remotely monitor and control features of a home. That could be locks, garage doors, light bulbs, smoke alarms, outlets, cameras, other sensors—or all of them at once through an internet-connected hub. More homeowners are incorporating … Continue reading

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Why your emails are less persuasive than you think

You may be a natural influencer or a fantastic writer, but research shows you’re probably overestimating your persuasion abilities via email and underestimating an in-person request. It all comes down to trustworthiness, which is more readily conveyed through your nonverbal … Continue reading

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Improve your focus to boost your business

Whether it’s missing a transaction deadline or not getting an offer in on time, a lack of focus can be costly in real estate. But through simple strategies and exercises, you can clear distractions from your mind and focus on … Continue reading

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Don’t be seen as a spammer when sending marketing emails

Everyone complains about too much email, but it’s still an effective way to reach prospects and clients. If you’re sending marketing emails, get in the habit of including these items in your messages to avoid being seen as a spammer: … Continue reading

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