In this week’s Flash Briefing, well over half of all buyers, 56%, are facing bidding wars in their offers, so expect bidding wars to become more common. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages increased. The FHFA is allowing borrowers to request a forbearance extension. Is your real estate business keeping up with…

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Between value propositions and testimonials, it’s common to hear the claim that real estate coaching changes lives. It’s such a massive claim that it’s hard to imagine how it happens. It’s true, then the people making these claims have a complicated story to tell — something like alchemy to convey — about how real estate coaching…

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Real Estate Team Huddles

When you’re on the field, huddling is how need-to-know information gets shared, changes get made, and assignments get handed out. But, what happens when we take the huddle format off of the gridiron and into our businesses? We see amazing results for our real estate teams when we consistently huddle. It’s a small commitment, but…

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This year, Leverage was about putting the phrase “ICAN” back into everyone’s vocabulary and to instill a belief in oneself. Having that core belief in yourself has so much say in our individual successes, or lack thereof.

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It’s tax season, agents! Filing your taxes is a little different than for a standard employee. Most agents, except on the rare occasion, are self-employed. You may see it listed as “statutory nonemployee” or “independent contractor” in your paperwork. As the sole proprietor of your business, it’s up to you to pay your taxes since…

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5 Strategies for increasing listing inventory during a pandemic

We’ve begun a new year, and the pandemic is still holding on tight. The trick is, we have to hold on tighter. Understandably, it is daunting. We may think, as small business owners, that the challenges are too great to continue another pandemic year. But, fear not; we can make it — it’s just about…

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S.M.A.R.T Real Estate Goals

If you’re afraid your goals for the new year will fall flat, you’re not alone. It’s difficult to set goals and even harder still to achieve them. But why? If you’ve struggled in the past sticking to your resolutions, it’s likely that you haven’t set a proper goal. Often, our “goals” are more like wishes.…

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Hire A Real Estate Coach

Becoming a superstar real estate agent doesn’t happen overnight. It can take many years for an agent to gain and master the skills necessary to make their business successful, stable, and profitable. Some agents may be able to advance on their own, but others may struggle to reach their lofty goals. When deciding if you…

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