Recordings of our monthly Club Zebra PRO telecoaching calls with real estate expert Denise Lones. See the Event Calendar for future call dates.
One thing on many wish-lists this year is for more time - more time for family, more time for business tasks, more time for recreation. Yet everyone knows you can’t just create more time. Join us for a closer look at expert strategies for making better use of your most limited asset.
This week in Market Survival Guide: free Covid home testing, median sale price changes, active listings market update, bad news for buyers and renters in 2022, the all-cash investor crisis, inflation rate drivers, and answers to your questions.
Without tools to keep their momentum going, studies point to fewer than 10% of people achieving their goals, and it only gets harder as you get older. So how do those 10% do stay on target? One critical piece of the challenge is adopting an action plan with reasonable goals and built-in accountability.
You've probably heard that humans are creatures of habit, which works out for us most of the time. Yet recognizing and changing bad habits can be a big struggle. If you are looking to make a change for the better, then don’t miss this Tuesday episode of Denise Live as we dive into a critical piece of overcoming bad habits - how to create a healthy mindset for change!
In this week's Market Survival Guide: the great resignation, understanding competing predictions on 2022 home price growth, recent mortgage rate changes and predictions, consumer spending, covid concern impacts, pre-approval recommendations for your clients, where buyers should enter their market, and more!
What does the new year hold? Denise constantly analyzes the housing market at many levels and every year she makes careful predictions for what comes next. Do not miss your opportunity to get a glimpse of the next year’s real estate industry trends.
This week in Market Survival Guide: Canadian border opening - boom or bust, the "great resignation", possible solutions on the horizon for resurging lumber prices, understanding "cross-market" demand, condos, the modern bridge loan, and answers to your questions.
If you were to write a story about your 2021 - your New Year resolutions, successes, challenges, and unexpected surprises - what would that story say? For many, the events of 2021 will influence our business for years to come. Which lessons should you keep and which to let go? Denise has advice for your retrospective - and how to begin planning your 2022.
Over the lifetime of your business you are going to need a professional who can do far more than just mass produce listing flyers. A great printing service can be a boon to your professional image for years to come. Guest presenter Shauna Naf has worked with dozens of printers in many different situations and is here to help you with binding, ink, paper choices, finishes, bleeds, and tips for finding a terrific printing service in your area.
Are you a “boomer” looking to communicate effectively with millennials or a gen-x struggling to find ground with the silent generation? Social expectations and communication needs dramatically change between generations. This Tuesday we will be helping you improve your communication skills with advice for agents of any generation who want to connect with clients of any age.
This week in Market Survival Guide: Canadian border opens with expensive red tape, U.S. infrastructure bill breakdown, the Zillow sell-off and exit of iBuyer market, wetlands permits costs and term impacting new construction, tax reform and the 1031 exchange, and answers to your questions.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and gifts are on everyone’s mind. How will you honor your clients this year? We have advice for how and when to gift and proven ideas that any client will treasure.
When the speed of inventory, the cost of money, and other factors align you potentially have a moment of market opportunity for your clients. Are we in a "moment of the market” now? How would you know? Learn how to identify moments in your market and to leverage them for converting prospects into clients.
This week in Market Survival Guide: crime impact on urban home values, housing costs driving buyers into secondary and tertiary markets, Canadian border prepares to open and what to expect, Zillow offloads 7k homes in Arizona and update on iBuyers, the upcoming lack of lots crisis and its effect on new construction, introduction to tax reform, and answers to your questions.
If you watch the competition, you likely know at least one agent who just seems to have all the luck finding new listing clients. Is it really luck? Of course not. There is a skill to steadily adding new listing business to your pipeline.
Do you want your business to show up more often when locals search for your services? Follow along with Randy Bowers, Director of Technology at The Lones Group, for a tour of local website features, social media tips, and online directories designed to improve your online presence where it matters most - locally!
This week in Market Survival Guide: United States opens its northern and southern borders to vaccinated visitors, Zillow pauses iBuyer operations causing unfounded market fear, custom homes and advice for clients seeking them, Compass brokerage valuation perspective, the "boomerang" generation and listing shortages forcing multi-family habitation, and answers to your questions.
Sometimes it is as simple as a buyer who is moving out of your area. However, more and more we are seeing buyers broadening their home search into areas unfamiliar to their buyer agent. Learn when it is time to refer, how to find a good agent, how to protect your time, and how to be compensated.
Whatcom Land Title President and Chief Underwriting Officer Bill Ronhaar is the title expert you must hear from, with nearly five decades of title industry experience, including three terms as Washington Land Title Association President and service at all industry levels. We’ll be discussing the most common reasons closings are delayed, how covid and other factors have changed title and escrow these past two years, earnest money, and estate property sales. Do not miss it!