Time: 6 Strategies to Save Time, Be More Productive and Feel Balanced

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  By Christine George, President of Marketing & Business Development, RE/MAX Leading Edge One of the common complaints I hear from real estate agents and colleagues is that they just don’t have enough time in the day.  Let’s face it, our business is just one piece in the life puzzle we work to balance each […]

This is Not Your Father’s Geographic Farm

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By Bill Butler, Productivity Coach, RE/MAX Leading Edge The oldest, most tried and true marketing effort for Realtors…the geographic farm. Planting seeds for years and eventually harvest time will come. Ask anyone who’s been in real estate for over twenty years and they’ll tell you their geographic farm was not only their most successful marketing […]

Should You Trust Your Real Estate Agent? Not Blindly.

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By Linda O’Koniewski, CEO, RE/MAX Leading Edge Should you trust your real estate agent? Not blindly. Your real estate agent appears to be very professional and competent. You selected him because you felt he would do a great job for you. The agent’s past clients are satisfied and happy with his performance. Gosh, he sells […]

What Does Your Online Reputation Say About You?

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By Christine George, President of Marketing and Business Development, RE/MAX Leading Edge You never get a second chance to make a first impression, right? As a Real Estate professional or small business owner, what people see and say about you is critically important in today’s online world. Think about it, do you ever buy a […]

Watch Your But(t) When Handling Objections: The Cadence for Successful Negotiation

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By Bill Butler, RE/MAX Leading Edge Productivity Coach Handling objections from our clients, colleagues, friends and even family members is an underrated art form. “We want to list higher” “I can sell it myself” “My house is better” “The other agent will do it for less commission” “We need to think it over” “Seems risky” […]

Why Home Inspections Aren’t Meant to be Negotiating Tools

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By Marjorie Youngren  RE/MAX Leading Edge GLOBE CORRESPONDENT The mere thought of a home inspection can cause anxiety in buyers and sellers. Although a buyer’s offer has been accepted, it is often contingent upon a satisfactory home inspection, keeping everyone on edge. Consider this scenario: The seller has lived in his home for many years […]