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WANTED: WHITE KNIGHT to save troubled industry. Must be well respected, moderately financed and have squeaky-clean image. Experience with computers, technology and real estate a plus. MBA and 5+ years in corporate IT environment preferred. Serious inquiries only. Send resume to Candidates@SaveRealEstate.com. Здравствуйте, Сергей! My girlfriend graduated from the same college as your dad – [...]
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I have purposely avoided writing this post for the better part of a year. But the issue just keeps coming up, and, after having this exchange for the fifth or sixth time with various colleagues on Twitter, I felt it was probably time to document the “missing out on Bill Gates” debate in a blog [...]
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So I attended Inman Connect San Francisco. And I had the time of my life. However, in the back of my mind, I thought, “That was an anomaly, a statistical aberration, beginner’s luck, a perfect aligning of the planets, whatever you want to call it…it won’t happen again.” Boy, was I wrong. Seattle was everything [...]
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TweetShareEmail TweetShareEmailProfessional One Real Estate was named one of the “most creative approaches launched during the last decade” in the 2011 Swaneopoel Trends Report. No matter how many times I read that, I still can’t quite believe it. Did you ever wish for something REALLY specific, and then actually have it come true? That’s what [...]Read more
TweetShareEmail TweetShareEmailTHANK YOU! Before I get to the point of this post, we just want to say “THANK YOU” for your readership and your support of this blog. Much like the proverbial tree that falls in the forest, if a blog post is written and no one reads it, for all intents and purposes, it [...]Read more
TweetShareEmail TweetShareEmailThe year was 1990. The music scene was decidedly late-80′s. That is, it sucked. Like a Dyson How badly? Debbie Gibson bad. Richard Marx bad. New Kids on the Block comically bad. Post-Laker-girl/pre-American-Idol Paul Abdul bad. And Milli-freaking-Vanilli “we’re-winning-a-Grammy-while-lip-syncing” bad. Yeah, THAT bad. And then, from nowhere, a new sound exploded on the scene. [...]Read more
TweetShareEmail TweetShareEmailWe’ve written a LOT about the issue of branding in real estate. In fact, two of our most widely read posts – The Brand Illusion and The Brand Illusion Part 2 – are about this very issue. On July 29, 2010, we published a video about real estate branding. This is the video that [...]Read more
TweetShareEmail TweetShareEmailSo I just returned from my first foray into the world of NAR (National Association of Realtors) conventions. This one – cleverly called “NARdiGras” – was held in New Orleans. And I was there because I was invited to speak…but that’s a topic for another post. The purpose of this post is simply to [...]Read more
TweetShareEmail TweetShareEmailOn November 9, 2010, we had the privilege and pleasure of interviewing Krisstina Wise (@KrisstinaWise) of The GoodLife Team (@GoodLifeTeam) on our #RTB on the Radio show (you can listen to the full archived show here). Krisstina is the mastermind behind and the founder of The GoodLife Team, a boutique brokerage located in Austin [...]Read more
TweetShareEmail TweetShareEmailI have a simple question for my brothers and sisters in the real estate industry who, like me, own or manage a brokerage: Who is your client? Is it the person buying or selling a home through one of your agents? Or is it the agent who works in your office? You Must Choose [...]Read more