The Broker Corner

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Tips, Strategies & Trends For Long-Term Success

This is the Corner for YOU, our Brokers! Whether you are new to the game or a seasoned veteran, this is your resource for you to grow and excel in your real estate business. Please check back often as we will be posting frequent articles, education seminars, and so much more geared directly to you!

September 2018 - Become More Confident Delegating Your Work
By Lee Nelson/National Association of REALTORS®

Brokers are in a distinct position to teach their licensed assistants, agents, and staff through delegation. By teaching your team how to take on some of your responsibilities, you’ll improve their overall experience at work and their careers while continuing to grow your business and vision for the company.

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August 2018 - Don't Let Clients Get Out-Bid
By Kathy Fettke/National Association of REALTORS®

You might be working with buyers or investors in a seller’s market, and they just aren’t finding properties that meet their needs. Plus, competition is driving up prices. Many real estate professionals are in the same situation. How can you and your team find properties that have less competition? I have three real-life scenarios that may help.

Read Kathy's Scenarios Here

July 2018 - How to Avoid Real Estate Burnout
By Pamela Babcock/National Association of REALTORS®

It’s 10 p.m. and the smartphone on your bedside table pings, casting a familiar glow. Your partner is asleep, but the seller, who’s closing in three weeks, sent a text. They want the foyer chandelier after all. Do you fire off a hair-trigger response? You might want to think twice if you want some semblance of work-life balance...

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June 2018 - Sharing Knowledge: Relationships over Sales
By National Association of REALTORS®

For her 70th birthday last year, Cynthia Stanley invited her entire real estate database—250 of her closest friends—to celebrate with her. She rented out her housing community’s amenity center and arranged for music and food. Stanley, ABR, CRS, broker-owner at Sea Oats Real Estate in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., admits she’s not a mega producer, and she doesn’t have the largest book of business in her market. But that’s never been her goal. Rather than being a top broker, she’s strived to be the best.

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May 2018 - Reducing Stress Toolkit
By National Association of REALTORS®

Jobs in real estate often rank as the most stressful. Yet most of the time, we have control over how the stress we encounter affects our lives. Stress can even help some people perform better under pressure.

The National Association of REALTORS® have put together a video toolkit just for our brokers! With a running time of just 60 Minutes, you can learn about work-life balance, stress reduction techniques, and help keep yourself from feeling overwhelmed.

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April 2018 - How to Handle the Craziest Deals!
By Lee Nelson/National Association of REALTORS®

Once in a while, every real estate professional is challenged by a deal. And if you’ve been a broker-owner or manager long enough, you know that despite the hurdles, most of those arduous transactions result in lessons learned, a good laugh, or an understanding of what to avoid next time.

“I have been blessed to have smooth transactions, but there have been times where everything breaks loose,” says Jonie Sturek, SFR, managing broker at NP Dodge Real Estate in Omaha, Neb. Sturek and three other real estate leaders reveal their craziest real estate stories and how they worked through each situation.

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