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The Value of a Buyer Representation Agreement

Keeping an eye on your commission is good but it's better to protect it - by representing your clients properly. Think about the first thing you do when you get some money. When someone hands you a few hundred dollars, do you just lay it on the table and walk away? No, you [...]

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How To Become A Real Estate Broker

Let's face it, the job market has been a little challenging lately. Maybe the job you are doing right now doesn't pay very much. It could be that you are just looking for more of an ownership or management role. Maybe you are already a real estate agent and you are looking to grow your [...]

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How Do I Find A Real Estate Class?

  A real estate class offers a wide array of opportunities to fill needs on many levels. Every state, including New York, has requirements for prelicensing as well as continuing education hours. Obviously, before a new agent receives their New York Real Estate license they would need to attend a real estate class designed to [...]

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The Case For Rentals – Part 3: “Sphere of Influence”

What is a Sphere of Influence? We have all heard the saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. The real estate business is very much about who you know. The term used these days is "sphere of influence" or SOI. Whether you are an individual agent or the owner of a brokerage [...]

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The G$ System: Maximizing Your Rental Business – Part 9: “Diagnosing Your Business”

Do you want to make more money? For most real estate agents the answer is a resounding “YES!” Unfortunately, at many companies if an agent approaches management and asks the question “How do I make more money?” the only real answer that management has is “You should work harder and longer hours and then you [...]

The G$ System: Maximizing Your Rental Business – Part 4: “Showing Property”

The Talent of Showing Property A large part of a real estate agent’s job description is: “Take people out and keep showing them property until they find one they want.” Sales agents know that they need to showing enough property so that the consumer feels comfortable making a decision. In my experience many agents doing rentals don’t [...]

The G$ System: Maximizing Your Rental Business – Part 3: “Product Knowledge”

Product Knowledge is Key Sales people in any industry are constantly reminded of the importance of knowing their product. In the real estate business a common axiom is “never show a property that you haven’t seen first”. Sales agents all across the country “caravan” every week and preview the new homes listed in their city [...]

As the NYC Real Estate Market Strengthens, So Does the Number of Agents and Brokers

In 2012, NYDOS granted over 4,000 new salesperson and broker licenses—reaching an all-time high since the housing bust. There is no doubt that the NYC real estate industry has flourished throughout these tough times in the job market, persuading people to consider a career change. As most careers continue to stagnate, a rising number of [...]

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SEO for Real Estate Agents

Your real estate website can be one of your best forms of marketing and lead generation. It can also go ignored. To ensure the latter doesn’t happen you’ll need to rank high on search engines, the best way to do this is through Search Engine Optimization or SEO. You may be thinking, “Great! Something else [...]

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Photography Tips for Real Estate Agents

As a real estate agent you should build an effective website for homebuyers and one way to do this is by taking beautiful and glossy pictures of the homes. One thing you should do is use the homes’ natural lighting because it does a better job of capturing all aspects of the home you’re selling. [...]

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