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.
Mar 9, 2021
Think you’ve won the listing? Not so fast. It’s time to have the pricing talk. Your seller knows they have what is in demand, they’ve been watching listings in their neighborhood and they know in their hearts that their home is even better. Are you ready to bring them back to reality without alienating your seller?
Mar 5, 2021
This week in Market Survival Guide: Effects of federal stimulus on housing market, effect on New Construction of Texas abandoning Covid restrictions on, SFR new construction spending is up, national actives vs pendings, agent burn out, buyers making direct offers to sellers, seller commission under attack, showing strategies, the Redfin Homebuyer Demand Index, post-covid reality check on various vacation industries, seller required no-fee rent-backs, and answers to your questions.
Mar 2, 2021
Listing inventory is tight, so what can you do when there aren’t enough listings to go around? It is time to take action and find the sellers who would sell if only they had the right information to give them confidence – and you are the expert equipped to help them!
Feb 26, 2021
This week in market survival guide: Washington Supreme Court strikes down drug possession law, generational wealth and its impact on the real estate market, and answers to your real estate business questions.
Feb 23, 2021
Are your buyers motivated to buy, but over-and-over find themselves losing homes to all-cash and multiple-offer situations? Sitting on the sidelines while properties they have emotionally invested time and effort into is incredibly frustrating and a drain on your resources too. Follow along with Denise on how to put a plan together that your buyers can win with.
Feb 19, 2021
This week on Market Survival Guide: travel is up, new Covid-19 cases are down, consumer confidence, federal stimulus timeline update, secondary home markets, changes in the condo market, zero inventory markets, Zillow acquisitions fear, and answers to your questions.
Feb 16, 2021
They are out there, haunting open houses and browsing online listings. It’s time for another round of Buyer Horror Stories! Join us at Denise Live for rousing true stories of bad buyers and awful buyer situations, how to spot them in advance, and what – if anything – could have been done to rescue the transaction.
Feb 15, 2021
Open-concept has been all the rage for decades, but has it met its match in COVID? This article says no, but explores how functionality of spaces has changed during the pandemic, and what we may see in the future as things return to normal.
Feb 15, 2021
Shopping around for a mortgage that is the best fit for current and future goals can be a challenge. There are several things to evaluate - from the interest rate, points, appraisal fee, and more. The process of shopping around can literally save thousands of dollars over the life of the loan.
Feb 15, 2021
It has been almost a year since the housing market blipped at the beginning of the pandemic, but after a short deceleration, everything has been pointing up. Why is that and what can we expect moving forward?
Feb 12, 2021
This week in Market Survival Guide: travel and trucks, news headlines, the market "rally", Home Purchase Sentiment Index, federal stimulus impact on housing market, nationwide market performance by expectation and reality, stimulus timeline, and answers to your questions.
Feb 10, 2021
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Feb 9, 2021
Are your buyers so frustrated with the market that they are thinking about buying land? Before you lead your buyers down this road, come to this Tuesday's Denise Live and learn the hidden risks and dangers that you must know first!
Feb 5, 2021
This week in Market Survival Guide: cruise ship ban continues in Canadian waters, watch out for click-bait housing market news, the US House passes Covid relief plan, consumer confidence, help for landlords, "Zoom towns", "cube" homes, HOAs vs vacation rentals, generational wealth transfer and its effect on the housing market, and answers to your questions.
Feb 2, 2021
We are pulled in more directions than ever before. If you find you have things that you really want to get done in your business in 2021, but just don’t have the time to do it, pull up a chair and join Denise as she shares some tips for getting more done and feeling focused. Here is a hint - Hour of Power is just one small piece of this; there are several other things you can do to work with intention and driven to get the things done you need to take care of business.
Jan 29, 2021
This week in Market Survival Guide: federal stimulus update and possible PPP loan changes to be aware of, proposed Washington State capital gains tax, professional paint color recommendations, WA Growth Management Act affect on building costs, technology and the home market, sanity sheds, 2nd home markets, potential future changes to residential construction, and answers to your questions!
Jan 22, 2021
This week on Market Survival Guide: How Denise stays on top of the new and what she tracks. Plus, learn all about WA SB5610 on tenant protections during and after public health emergencies and its potential to affect you and potential clients. And, as always, answers to your questions.
Jan 19, 2021
Are you struggling to find enough fish to feed your business? If you are doing the work, but not generating business, it may be time for you to move your business boat, but where to? Do you need a small change or a big one? Learn how to tell if you are fishing in the wrong place, how to identify new waters, and how to make a splash as you get started.