Peter Mohylsky.   Broker, BRIX REALTY (Miramar Beach, Florida )

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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Focus is key and I believe that most new agents hear 100 ways to be successful and try them all, mastering none of them.

It's best done one step (bite) at a time!

Jan 25, 2018 05:25 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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There is no better answer. Also, I'm a big believer in always going back to the fundamentals.

Jan 25, 2018 05:31 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

There is no magic pill or short cut to success. So many new agents want instant success, instant sales and want to skip the learning part, the earning it part and the hard work, patience, consistency and persistence real estate needs.

Jan 25, 2018 05:21 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

market like you mean it....

Jan 25, 2018 05:09 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Does elephant really taste like chicken?

Jan 25, 2018 05:13 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

One bite at a time. Pick your first spot carefully!

Jan 25, 2018 05:12 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
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Sometimes with bbq sauce.

Jan 25, 2018 06:48 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

You eat an elephant one bite at a time. 

Jan 25, 2018 08:15 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Stick the knitting, do what works for you.

Jan 25, 2018 08:12 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Also make sure it is cooked all the way through too or there wont be a second bite

Jan 25, 2018 07:07 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
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   The classic answer!

Jan 25, 2018 06:54 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Peter Mohylsky New agents should get a mentor and learn the basics of this business.

Jan 25, 2018 06:05 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Good advice.

Jan 25, 2018 05:45 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Barbara Todaro nailed this one!

Jan 25, 2018 05:25 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Agreed.  My sense is that many new agents do not realize what is involved in real estate or how to run a business. Many seasoned agents make it look easy. New agents don't know what goes into becoming a seasoned agent or why we make it look easy.  

Jan 25, 2018 09:49 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Trying a little harder helps. Sitting around the office drinking coffee does not generate business.

Jan 25, 2018 07:06 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Ditto!

Jan 25, 2018 07:03 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Typically with a beer.

Jan 25, 2018 06:53 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Many newbies lack definition and flit all over the place as generalists

Jan 25, 2018 05:26 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Less is more. Start with few things, focus, adjust, expend if necessary. 

Jan 25, 2018 09:30 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Peter Mohylsky - we all know, and I think it is okay to support them - let them learn more about ActiveRain here.

Jan 25, 2018 09:09 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I see these questions and then wonder why they are not reading some of the fantastic posts that have been written on the network with advice to new agents. There are dozens written this month alone.

Jan 25, 2018 07:52 PM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

It all about keeping momentum.

Jan 25, 2018 03:49 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

1 bite or1 stept is the same idea slow and easy

Jan 25, 2018 10:53 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I like to get a big fire going and put chunks of elephant meat on their tusks and use that to roast the meat over the open fire.

 

No, I don't really hunt and kill elephants.  Just wanted to go with something the opposite of philisophical.

Jan 25, 2018 09:32 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Practice the fundamentals.

Jan 25, 2018 08:49 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Yes, I must agree, it is a DOUBLE FOUL situation.

The question is not well structured, but that is the hallmark of people new in any disapline.

The second foul is the responses to such questions. 

Jan 25, 2018 05:41 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It can be overwhelming with new agents, but like you said -- one small piece at a time.

Jan 27, 2018 06:21 AM