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11 Ways to Build Trust = 11 Ways to Build Your Real Estate Business.

11 Ways to Build Trust = 11 Ways to Build Your Real Estate Business. | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it

Without trust you can’t have engaged relationships and without engaged relationships you won’t be a successful leader, manager, sales person, team member, principal, teacher, nurse, coach, etc.


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1. Say what you are going to do and then do it.

 

2. Communicate. Frequent, honest communication builds trust. 

 

3. Make good decisions.

 

4. Value long term relationships more than short term success.

 

5. Focus more on your core principles and customer loyalty than short term commissions and profits.

 

6. Trust generates commitment; commitment fosters teamwork; and teamwork delivers results.

 

7. Be honest.

 

8. Become a coach. Guide people, help them be better and you will earn their trust.

 

9. Show people you care about them.

 

10. Always do the right thing. We trust those who live, walk and work with integrity.

 

11. When you don’t do the right thing, admit it. Be transparent, authentic and willing to share your mistakes and faults.

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The Huge List of 127 Marketing Tools (+11 Bonus Sales Tools!)

In search of new tools to optimize your marketing mix? We've compiled a huge list of 127 marketing tools (plus 11 bonus sales tools!) to help make you a more productive marketer. 


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I am ALWAYS looking for new ways to market my listings, my services and MYSELF.

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C-Marketing's curator insight, August 6, 6:28 AM

Une liste d'outils (gratuits ou non) pour booster votre marketing !  

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A huge list of tools for your business

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Real Estate Leads: The Next Generation

Real Estate Leads: The Next Generation | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it

 I heaLearn how to communicate and engage with the next generation of real estate leads.

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I have heard several "SENIOR" agents (and that's not just in age) say.....I am NOT going on Facebook and waste time, I don't Tweet, or I don't have time to Social online? WELL, you MIGHT want to rethink that. It IS the way of the future if you want to stay up on the next generation of potential clients. JUST SAYIN.......

 

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John M. Holland's curator insight, August 14, 10:48 AM

 Learn how to communicate and engage with the next generation of real estate leads.

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5 Steps To Buying A Home That Won’t Bust Your Budget

5 Steps To Buying A Home That Won’t Bust Your Budget | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
One question holds the key to home-buying success: Can we afford it? Lucky for you, you don’t need a degree in rocket science to find the answer. You just need to know how to budget. Here’s how.
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Great Information. LOVE Dave Ramsey Real Estate tips.

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Sharen Hager's curator insight, August 24, 12:11 PM

Learn how to budget your way to buying a home.

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17 Essential Real Estate Blogs for Agents and Brokers

17 Essential Real Estate Blogs for Agents and Brokers | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Find the top essential real estate blogs agents and brokers can't miss!
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Great ways to make your PRESENCE KNOWN on the internet. Check them out. ALSO, IF YOU ARE A REALTOR, check out ActiveRain.com as well.

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HouseLogic | REALTOR® Content Resource | 6 Reasons to Reduce Your Home Price

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Hire a REALTOR to KNOW that you are pricing your house in a range that is supported by the current market for YOUR area. Call me to day and lets get started. I want to be the KEY that helps you unlock the front door of your new home.

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Economic Outlook | The Texas Economy

Economic Outlook | The Texas Economy | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
The Texas Economy from the Office of Texas Comptroller Susan Combs
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Look inside Texas Economy news for One year to the end of April 2014. Looking a little better, but can change in the BLINK of an eye.

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4 Social Media Tools to Improve Your Social Media Marketing |

4 Social Media Tools to Improve Your Social Media Marketing | | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Find out how these 4 social media tools can help you manage your social media community better and build a successful social media presence.
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Got to get with the program if you are NOT using social media to boost your ONLINE Presence! You are missing out on OPPORTUNITY that may be knocking!

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Texas homeowners are buying later and have more income

Texas homeowners are buying later and have more income | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Texas homebuyers are making their purchases an older average age and have higher income levels than nationwide buyers, according to a new report by the Texas Association of Realtors. In 2013, the average age of homebuyers in Texas was 43, according to the statewide real estate trade ...

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Real Estate is AWESOME here in North Texas! If you are to begin your search OR SELL and you are looking or located in Wise County area, give me a call & let's get started.

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John M. Holland's curator insight, March 4, 9:24 AM

During previous housing cycles, buyers became homeowners earlier. But with higher lending requirements and challenging economic conditions, many young potential homebuyers have put off purchases, research shows.

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Texas homeowners are buying later and have more income
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Taking Root: New Garden Trends in 2014

Taking Root: New Garden Trends in 2014 | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Help your clients create a backyard oasis for low-maintenance entertaining and calming tranquility that’s sure to catch buyers’ eyes.
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Top 10 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top 10 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC] | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
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Hope this comes thru clearly. Put a REALTOR to work for you whether you are buying or selling. I AM A TEXAS REALTOR and I WILL work for you.....give me a call.

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North Texas Startups Received $693 Million in Venture Capital Investment in 2013

North Texas Startups Received $693 Million in Venture Capital Investment in 2013 | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Dallas TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Its been well-documented that 2013 was a huge year for North Texas real estate activity, but the results of a new report reveal that last year was also an exemplary one for ventu...
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WOW! I hope that 2014 is an even BIGGER YEAR for us all!
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Busted: The Worst Email Subject Lines, Ever!

Busted: The Worst Email Subject Lines, Ever! | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Enticing email marketing subject lines should achieve opens, but there are good and bad ways to go about gaining them. Let’s bust the worst subject lines ever:
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Sellers no longer sitting pretty

Sellers no longer sitting pretty | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
As more inventory hits the housing market and buyers rebel against rising home prices, the real estate market is likely to shift from seller dominance to one that is more counterbalanced by buyer reluctance to acquire homes deemed too expensive.
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As of right now, my area of North Texas (Wise County) is not seeing this problem. Inventory is still extremely low in all price points. NOW is the time to list if you are thinking about it and to begin the looking process. IF you are a buyer, have all of your finances in order and your PREAPPROVAL done, so you can be ready to write the offer up just as soon as you find the place. Contact ME and lets get started.

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7 Things You Should Paint Instead of Replace to Save Money

7 Things You Should Paint Instead of Replace to Save Money | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
You know a fresh coat of paint can give any room a quick and inexpensive facelift. But did you know that a little paint can also perk up carpets, appliances, and even vinyl floors?Basically, if it doesn’t move, you can paint it.

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What a difference just a little fresh paint can make. MAKE SURE you have the right paint, however, for the job you are tackling.

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Michael Stuart's curator insight, August 20, 5:02 AM

Use rustproof paint on metal for the Texas coast.

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The growth of the real estate comany!

The growth of the real estate comany! | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
What does God say about an agent and the growth of their real estate company? What should you be working towards? When should you be CONTENT?
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What an AWESOME Blog site for not only Christian Realtors but anyone a self employment position.

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Condo sales are heating up the Texas housing market

Condo sales are heating up the Texas housing market | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Condominiums and townhouses are the fastest growing segment of the Texas housing market.
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THIS is such an under utilized product in Wise County. Townhomes more than condos. We have a LOVELY townhouse community in Greathouse Estates in Decatur but we could SURE USE one or two more just like it. COME ON BUILDER/Investors -- COME TO WISE COUNTY --- WE NEED YA! Call me to find the land for you.

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Rancher's Complaint May Spur New Power Line Rules, by Jim Malewitz

Rancher's Complaint May Spur New Power Line Rules, by Jim Malewitz | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
A North Texas rancher’s protest of a power line that splits his land – one he says was built in the wrong place – could prompt new rules addressing when a transmission company can tweak a line’s route after it is approved.
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I KNOW we have to have these power lines, but THIS was necessary to let those BIG COMPANIES KNOW they can't promise one thing and then come in THIS COUNTY and think they are going to run over it Ranchers!

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Clear Sailing Rest of the Year

Clear Sailing Rest of the Year | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve publishes leading indexes for each of the 50 states and the nation as a whole. Leading indexes are used to discern the future trajectory of the economy. The chart s...
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I hope it IS HAPPY SELL'ng for the rest of the year here in Wise County, TX!

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Texas ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday Information for Sellers (96-1331)

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GREAT TIME to buy the energy efficient Appliances and/or Upgrade them this weekend. GREAT Tax Cut advantage! GO FORTH AND SHOP! :-)

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The Power Of Social Media

The Power Of Social Media | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
The Power Of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

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VERY important in today's competive market.....If you do not use it, you are missing out on potential clients!

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NAR's RPR database scores more listings from deep in the heart of Texas

NAR's RPR database scores more listings from deep in the heart of Texas | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
National property database Realtors Property Resource has signed a licensing deal with Dallas-based multiple listing service North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc., giving it access to listing data for one of the nation's biggest housing markets.

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Study: Buyers, Sellers Will Jump Off the Fence This Year

Study: Buyers, Sellers Will Jump Off the Fence This Year | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
Consumers say they’re more committed to buying or selling in 2014, despite two events in 2013 that shook their confidence, according to Prudential Real Estate.
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FOR THIS REALTOR, this is great news if it actually happens. COME ON PEOPLE....NOW IS THE TIME TO SELL! There are buyers out there ready and inventory is LOW here in North Texas!

Give me a call if you are in the Wise, Parker, Denton counties area of North Texas.

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North Texas home sales take a dip in January

North Texas home sales take a dip in January | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it

st Pre-owned home sales slipped 1 percent in January from the same month in 2013, but prices rose 10 percent.

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The HORRIBLE WINTER Weather this past several weeks has wrecked havoc over MY business!!! COME ON  SPRINGTIME AND ANXIOUS BUYERS!

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Housing Starts Soften After Last Month’s Highs

Housing Starts Soften After Last Month’s Highs | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
New-home construction posted its largest percentage decrease since April, a big fall after last month’s surge.
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Welcome to the Real Estate Roller Coaster!

 

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Foreclosed Owners Get Second Chance Sooner

Foreclosed Owners Get Second Chance Sooner | Real Estate Topics | Scoop.it
The FHA announced that they would shorten the waiting period for qualified borrowers who lost their home due to financial hardships and are looking for another shot at home ownership.
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Sounds like a good deal. Be sure to check with your lender for more information. DON'T HAVE A LENDER, contact me and I will send you the names of some very good local lenders in our area.

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