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 Looking for something fun to do? Craving a new holiday experience?Our amazing team has pulled together their list of favorite Seasonal activities in various areas around the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. Check it out, and if you attend one of the suggested venues featured in our list, please co...
Looking for something fun to do? Craving a new dining experience? Our amazing team has pulled together their list of favorite fall activities and restaurants offering Seasonal Fall, Thanksgiving, and pre-Christmas holiday activities in various areas around the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. Check...
Social media can be a tempting resource for licensees who seek immediate gratification for questions or problem-solving. Reliance upon Facebook groups is growing. Not so long ago, posting anything online even remotely related to a transaction was taboo, and with good reason. Public discussion of ...
Tough love time, Folks.Hosting a successful open house isn't about simply opening a door and then holding your breath, hoping that prospective Buyers and Sellers will flock to you because you have a pretty face or a pulse.Open houses require planning, promotion, and engagement to generate meaning...
In sales, the name of the game is volume. When you're starting out, it's difficult to say no to anyone; however, experience teaches us the opportunity cost of working with folks that suck our time, energy and resources away from productive activity. Here are five types of customers to decline. It...
On April 9, 2018, NAR debuted their new brand vision for the Realtor® logo, slated for implementation in June of 2018 and industry adoption by December 2019.  Per NAR's press release, the new brand maintains the core attributes of the 1973 iconic logo, but has "evolved" to incorporate a "contempo...
In honor of Saint Patrick's Day this year, we are taking time to reflect on one of our favorite Irish Proverbs: "The longest road out is the shortest road home."The meaning of the phrase is that it is better to do something right the first time, even if it seems like a more difficult path to enga...
Professionals: BEWARE the OVERSHARECan we talk?We intend to explain ourselves. In fact, we try to over-explain so that our listeners will understand that we aren't ignoring them or blowing them off. We think we are being professional, and working to positively manage expectations. We think we are...
It's Christmas, and YOU'RE invited! Come Take Photos with SantaWhere: 3308 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093, NE Corner of Preston & ParkerHours: Saturday, December 16, 2017, 12pm - 2pmCost: FREE (complimentary digital photos & hot cocoa)Contact: Sam Thomas with Providence Group RealtyPhone: 469.298....
Safety is a serious concern for Realtors®. NAR announced in November 2017 that a new safety tool is being made available to all Realtors® for free. Trust Stamp is online service that empowers Realtors® to protect themselves and their clients by helping them verify stranger identities prior to mee...

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