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Real Estate Agent - Realty Executives Grant County - 104264
Witout a system in place to generate and cultivate leads, you are starting each day as a brand new agent, complete with the peaks and valleys inherent in a disorganized business.Project management systems, like Market Leader, are sophisticated prospect management tools designed specifically to le...
Budgeting is essential, because you are in business to make a profit. Many agents do not even know how much they have made year to date, much less how much they have spent! Whenever I'm interviewing a super star agent for the HouseValues MasterMind Call series they always know their key numbers. ...
Congratulation ActiveRain for reaching 80,000 members. This is just the beginning...
Top producing agents know they need to treat real estate like a business. They develop a business plan and implement their plan throughout the year. When you create a business plan, one of the most important things you will be doing is planning ways to generate leads.Agents generally plan marketi...
1. Set GoalsTo begin with you need to know what you want. It is critical to set financial goals, break them down into transactions needed and prospects (leads) needed to accomplish those financial goals. If you are a seasoned agent then you will want to look at the last two years income, evaluate...
Many of the posts in this blog will revolve around the concept of Agent CEO.What does it mean to be an Agent CEO? What would your life be like if you approached real estate as if you were the CEO of your own business?Would you have a thriving business, earning the amount of money you deserve? Wou...
[Click to enlarge]A family member sent an email to me that is so touching I wanted to share with my AR friends. "I understand that life in Iraq is very difficult to bear right now. Our troops need our prayers for strength, endurance and safety." Here is the prayer. "Lord, hold our troops in your ...
Marketing Profs wrote an article today about "Three Small Tips to Juice up Your Personal Branding" by Dan Schawbel (Premium access only) that I thought some agents might find helpful. Basically the 3 tips were:1. Topic and Name Associations           Make sure your name and topic are always assoc...
Here's a few St. Patrick's Day facts to pass on to your customers.Places to Spend the DayThere are 4 places in the United States named Shamrock, the floral emblem of Ireland. Mount Gay-Shamrock, W.Va., and Shamrock, TX, were the most populous, with 2,623 and 1,841 residents, respectively. Shamroc...
So Debra comes home from her first day on the job. I asked 'how'd it go honey?' I spent half the day spending money. I thought to myself, I thought she was at work, not shopping :-)Turns out there are just a few (ha-ha) start up expenses she had to take care of like:License      $148Grant County ...

Raymond Gravelle

Serving Moses Lake, Ephrata, Soap Lake, Grant Cty
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