Today we’re sharing a recent post from the website Keeping Current Matters. This post is focused on tips to help agents engage FSBOs who might happen to be living in a seller’s market. The point, of course, is that many homeowners might think it’s a no-brainer to sell on their own in a market where…

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As we’ve often said in this blog, real estate success is not magical. While “selling” might come easier to some, consistent, on-going performance is typically driven by sticking to fundamentals. Following are seven fundamentals that the team at Vulcan 7 has identified for long-term success in real estate: Tip 1: Accountability, focus, and the power…

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We are nearing the end of the first quarter. Hopefully you are on track, and working toward your business goals for the year. But if not, this is the perfect time to recalibrate, to step back and assess where you have fallen short, and what you can do to get back in the game. After…

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One of the most important strategies for most top performers in the real estate business is to work with an accountability partner, or an accountability team through something like a mastermind group. Accountability is fundamental to success real estate. Of course, accountability begins with looking yourself in the mirror each morning. What standards have you…

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YES! If you’re a real estate professional and active lead prospector, your focus is always zeroed in on getting the “yes.” It could be “yes, I’m willing to continue this conversation,” or “yes, I’m open to hearing how you might sell my home,” to “yes, I’ll sign a listing contract with you.” Of course, if…

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Regular readers of this blog know that we like to focus much of the content on what’s needed from both a psychological and emotional perspective to achieve success in real estate. It’s not a business for the faint of heart, which is why we tend to reinforce the importance of keeping your head in the…

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If you are an active phone-prospector, you are likely to hear NO often, perhaps as much as 9 out of every 10 conversations you have with prospects. It’s life in real estate sales, especially for those who play at the top of their game. But the key to success in this business is to learn…

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Most of us, at one time or another, have used the phrase “that sure puts things in perspective.” Most often, we say this when something unfortunate happens, to someone we know or in the world in general. Whatever the case may be, the situation prompts us to take stock of our lives. Perhaps just ten…

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We know the scenario: you’ve done the work to secure the listing presentation. You’ve put in the time to make sure your presentation looks great and covers the essentials. From what you can tell, the prospect seems engaged and interested in what you have to say. Now, it’s time for the CLOSE! For many agents,…

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