Steps to a Successful First Time Home Buyer Seminar

Does this sound familiar? “I want to do a successful first time home buyer seminar!” Then no one shows up, or you get two people. What happened? Marketing happened…better yet, the lack of it. Your intentions were great, the presentation was full proof. You just need to get butts in seats. That is where [...]

2021-05-24T12:54:16-04:00April 7th, 2017|

How Realtors Can Get Started with Video On the Cheap

Integrating something new into your real estate business can sometimes be hard. It is especially challenging for some if related to technology or seeing yourself on camera. Scary, I know! With that said, the upside of using video in your real estate business is huge. First, take a look at the other agents in your office. [...]

2021-05-24T12:54:53-04:00March 24th, 2017|

Virginia Court Rules to Prohibit Title Company Home Warranties

On January 4th, 2017, the State of Virginia ruled that Title Company Home Warranties are no longer able to be provided to buyers at closing in return for business. If you don’t know this practice it goes like this: In many areas of the country, including the Northern Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland areas, [...]

2021-05-24T12:56:09-04:00February 10th, 2017|

5 Beginner WordPress Website Tips for Realtors

Do you have a WordPress website or thinking of getting one? In my travels in the Title Insurance industry and working directly with Realtors on their websites, I have seen the pitfalls Realtors go through learning how to use them. The $99 a month site, the real estate company websites (template), the site that [...]

2021-05-24T12:56:42-04:00January 26th, 2017|

How Realtors Can Implement a Successful Video Marketing Strategy in 2017

Are you looking to implement a successful video marketing strategy in 2017? Perhaps you are just getting started using video in your real estate business? Either way, I have you covered in this blog. I’m sure by now you have (if you are a Realtor/Lender/Title) been asked to write or give your quarterly and yearly [...]

2021-05-24T12:57:15-04:00December 30th, 2016|

Prioritizing Your Real Estate Business – What Should Be Delegated?

Ever hear the saying–“If you don’t have an assistant, you are one?” The longer I stay in the Title Business/Real Estate I believe this is true. Delegation. This is a scary word for many, especially for people who have hard time “letting go” and trusting others with their business. In today’s real estate world, delegation [...]

2021-05-24T12:59:58-04:00September 21st, 2016|

Use These Realtor Video Marketing Ideas to Gain Online Traffic

As I keep teaching all kinds of real estate marketing and technology related classes throughout Northern Virginia, we are talking more and more about real estate video.  In today’s world, it is a topic that really can no longer be avoided. So as Realtors are starting to face that implementing video into their business [...]

2021-05-24T13:09:32-04:00March 28th, 2016|

How Realtors Can Stay Motivated and Avoid Burn Out

In any job, the feeling of "burnout" hits from time to time.  Even those over zealous Realtors, Lenders, and Title Company professionals who rave how much they "love their craft" have hit the wall.  That feeling where fatigue hits and we need that extra motivation to keep going at a high level.  I have [...]

2021-05-24T13:10:33-04:00February 22nd, 2016|

How to Get Buyers Off the Fence Before December Rate Hike

The economy is improving.  Jobs have increased and the unemployment rate has fallen to 5%.  This is all great news for our country and real estate.  It also means that the Federal Reserve is more inclined to raise interest rates.  The “Fed” has had interest rates very low for quite some time.  This has [...]

2021-05-24T13:17:21-04:00November 10th, 2015|

Real Estate Agents – Why You Should Stop Counting on Referrals

Referrals...we all love them.  When someone tells another person about your services and why they should use you.  It is the least expensive way to generate business in the Real Estate space.  We all can agree that if we could run our entire business models on this way of generating business there would be [...]

2021-05-24T14:26:28-04:00September 5th, 2012|