Recordings of our monthly Club Zebra PRO telecoaching calls with real estate expert Denise Lones. See the Event Calendar for future call dates.
This week in Market Survival Guide: Rental markets and how they will affect the real estate market, surging pendings over listings, extended closing delays and how to deal with tardy lenders, forbearance repercussions, underwriters are playing it safe and what that means for your transactions and your own loans, appraisal challenges, how lack of inventory is making agents pushy and your rights and responsibilities, year-over-year listings and prices and time-on-market nationally, rental properties and the single-unit owner problem, buying occupied properties and eviction moratorium industry impact, housing market recovery update and predictions, and answers to your questions.
Everyone knows, real estate is a relationship business - whether it’s a listing presentation, a negotiation, or in your marketing. This September we’re going to be looking at communication skills for working with different personalities – how to read your client, a broker, or even a family member, so that you can effectively understand and respond to their needs. Understanding personalities is key to reducing relationship stress, avoiding communication mistakes, marketing your business, and so much more.
This week in Market Survival Guide: more news about FHFA's Adverse Market Fee, generational housing is surging, elections affecting your closings, last minute underwriting demands, national housing market facts, impact of covid-triggered lifestyle changes on housing markets, and answers to your questions.
Most brokers search for new ideas to add to their business, hoping and believing that it will propel them to success, when in fact it is the act of editing that often brings about the greatest results. In this webinar Denise will be discussing how editing can help you with examples of how you can edit your business, your space, and even tips for editing caustic communication.
This week in Market Survival Guide: Washington State housing markets by county, Capitol Hill, effects of urban areas exporting buyers, issues in new construction, changes in housing styles, update on lumber shortage effects and development costs, home repair trade shortages, and answers to your many questions!
Similar listings have since listed and sold at similar price to what your seller is offering, but your listing is still adding days-on-market. Is it the marketing, the area, the price, or something else? Get advice for how to put on your detective hat and figure out what’s really going on so that you can approach your client with a confident recommendation. Don’t miss it!
This week in Market Survival Guide: FHFA introduces the Adverse Market Fee on refinanced mortgage loans and how it affects homeowners, lenders and you; elections and how they affect the real estate market, national inventory challenges, advice for communicating with buyers and sellers, and answers to your questions.
Yes, you could send your prospects, buyers, and sellers information through the post – but in today's busy market, who has the time to wait? You need options that can impress and communicate right away. This week we are going to be looking at the best options for putting together CMAs, brochures, listing packages and more, that will impress your clients with both great information and how prepared you are.
This week in Market Survival Guide: lumber shortages and their effect on the real estate market, the Housing Opportunity Index and affordability crisis, metro median-listing stats nationwide, NAR Recovery Index, the negative-inventory market and the suburban migration, July unemployment summary and by sector, new construction, forecasting the market, and answers to your questions.
What you can do when you are working with buyers and are unable to bring them into a home for a showing. How should you prepare? What’s should be top-of-mind while you are taking them through the home and what should you always include when discussing the neighborhood and surrounding area? Make sure your buyers can confidently make the right decision, even while under pressure in today’s fast moving market.
This week in Market Survival Guide we are looking at how Covid-19 has been affecting the home market on a national level, how it has been affecting iBuyers, and we'll also be talking about commercial real estate markets.
What do you do when your listing is lacking visual appeal and physical staging isn’t an option? Or maybe your buyer is considering buying to remodel, but is having trouble seeing past the parade of worn and dated homes. How can you help them recognize opportunity? If you haven’t taken a closer look at virtual staging and renovations, it is time! There are lots of options and Denise will help you cut through the noise so that you can help your clients visualize new possibilities.
This week in Market Survival Guide in money week with special guest and senior loan officer at Guild Mortgage, Drew Ebner. We're going to be looking at how Coronavirus has affected mortgage markets, bonds and lending and how that is affecting you as a real estate broker.
This week in Market Survival Guide: changes in suburban vs urban markets, how to measure your local market, what kind of homes are people are searching for, national metro hotness, top suburban areas for listing views, and answers to your questions.
Your listing presentation skills will be put to the test as you go virtual. How will you connect with your client? What props can you use in a virtual meeting to advance your cause? How should you prepare beforehand? Denise has the answers and tips to help you confidently hold a virtual listing presentation - and win your next listing too.
This week in Market Survival Guide: Dealing with client market frustrations and speculation, national inventory levels, predicting the market's recovery response to covid and the elections, consumer spending, employment and government stimulus, new listings national metro market analysis, King County listings to pending, western WA median sales prices since 2017, advice for less-than-three-day listing markets, and answers to your questions.
Everything is going virtual – but are you prepared? In this series we are going to be taking a close look at virtual access services. You need to be able to not just hold virtual open houses, but host virtual tours, guide virtual showings, share a virtual brochure, provide virtual staging…. and more. How will you do it? Today Denise will be providing an overview of how you can get started.
Your pipeline is the lifeblood of your business. Agents spend a lot of money on lead generation, but unless a client is ready to move forward right away, it is not unusual for potential clients to get lost while you are busy helping your current clients. In these uncertain times - coupled with crazy hot demand - it is more important than ever to keep your future clients informed. In today’s part 4 of our 90-day business planning series we’ll be talking about how you can do that.
This week in Market Survival Guide the "spring market" is here, affordable housing nationwide, dealing with listing market fear, real estate market update, home equity, HECM (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage) loans and the reverse lending market, rental demand and the service industry, opportunities in the short term rental market, national housing markets supply and demand, national new listing recovery numbers , the iBuyer market, what you should be investing time and energy into for your business right now, and answers to your questions.