Recent Additions to Club Zebra
With new content added weekly, we have published tons of articles, bits of advice and help for real estate agents, business tools, content for sending to real estate clients, real estate training videos and more.
Jan 16, 2022
Did you know that builders have a formula when it comes to determining the special, in-demand features a home should have to make buyers put pen to paper? For every 500 square feet a home has, there needs to be one amazing feature that most buyers to have a positive and emotional reaction to. This article outlines several options for providing those special updates.
Jan 16, 2022
Median Sales Price changes over time can indicate the health of a market. How did yours change between 2020 and 2021?
Free text to accompany your mailer or posts:
“Below is the Median Sales Price Change for INSERT YOUR AREA HERE. Median sales prices can indicate the health of a market as in a quickly-inclining market, generally there is high demand without inventory to support it. Our area increased by xx%.
Want more details or to learn about what is happening in your neighborhood? I have that information at my fingertips! Message me.”
Social Media Post Explanation:
This month you have a variety of templates to choose from – both the Publisher and InDesign files labeled “Portrait” or “Landscape” are for 8.5 x 11 printable infographics while the ones labeled “Facebook” or “Instagram” are for you to customize before posting.
You will need to update with median sales price numbers for your area, determine the percentage change, and indicate the area you are looking at – a neighborhood, city, county, or MLS area.
When you have the template ready, from either Publisher or InDesign, select “Save As – JPG” and post on social media. You can use the text above or create your own!
Jan 13, 2022
Setting sights on the Anacortes waterfront market.
Jan 11, 2022
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.
Jan 10, 2022
This weekly, monthly, and annual action plan will help keep you on track with the action you need to make your business successful. You can print it up and put it in the front of your Hour of Power folder or somewhere you will see it. Set up reminders on your calendar.
Jan 5, 2022
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!
Jan 4, 2022
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!
Dec 15, 2021
If sellers are listing in winter, there are plenty of ways to make their home stand out and it starts with curb appeal. This article addresses seven ways to enhance curb appeal in these challenging winter months.
Dec 15, 2021
Please feel free to use these as your own and insert your local data to supplement the national information we have included for you.
Dec 15, 2021
You may notice that this month, our social-media friendly graphics have a series of 3 images. We broke up the main content to make it easier to read on mobile devices. On Instagram, you can use all 3 in a carousel post. On Facebook, you can post all three at once or schedule a series of posts to see which one your audience resonates with the most. There is also room on each image to add your logo or name.
Dec 14, 2021
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.
Dec 7, 2021
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.
Dec 7, 2021
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.
Nov 30, 2021
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.
Nov 23, 2021
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.
Nov 16, 2021
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.
Nov 16, 2021
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.
Nov 15, 2021
It is easy to think of ways to make your living room or kitchen show their best when selling, but have you given much thought about your bathroom? Here are some general recommendations for making your bathroom sparkle: