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Most Realtors know they should take steps to protect their physical safety on and off the job. Maybe you even go to great lengths to make sure you don’t find yourself in a dangerous situation whether meeting a new potential client, showing a property or hosting an open house. But safety precautions shouldn’t end with these street smarts; the truth is some of the biggest dangers in this day and age target documents and electronics. Failure to protect that data can be personally and financially devastatin... read more
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Think about the last time someone said to you, “I saw your name in the paper.” Who said it? Did you catch a whiff of stale perfume? Did they offer you a piece of hard candy from their pocket? You get the drift: younger generations are looking elsewhere for their information. If you want to reach them, you have to meet them where they are. Ask millennials about the weather or the latest political shenanigans, and what happens immediately? A smartphone emerges from a pocket and they have an answer in s... read more
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Quick makeovers for staging a small space

Posted by Ryan Olson on September 25, 2017 in No Category
Whether it’s a condo or a bungalow, a small space can present challenges for marketing in a culture of “more is better.” That’s the downside, but there are more upsides to selling homes with diminutive square footage. First, the appeal of tiny homes is growing, and a small space offers much needed simplicity to our busy lives. Second, staging takes much less time and effort than it would in a larger space. Here are four great ideas for quick makeovers: #1 Embrace the natural light. Do wh... read more
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NAR research shows importance of staging

Posted by Ryan Olson on September 06, 2017 in No Category
If you’ve ever thought home staging is just an optional step for your clients putting their homes on the market, this data from the National Association of Realtors may change your mind. According to the association’s 2017 Profile of Home Staging, a third of buyer’s agents said that staging a home increased the dollar value offered between one and five percent compared to other similar homes on the market that are not staged. And more than half said staging decreases the amount of time the home... read more
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Congratulations! You’ve completed the initial coursework and now have a license to sell real estate. So what’s next? Here are seven steps that will get you up and running—and achieving success as quickly as possible.   The number one most important step you can take is to find the right broker. Making it in real estate is much more easy (and plausible) with a good mentor, and that begins with getting a good broker. A good broker will provide personal coaching, continuing training and a tool... read more
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