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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Nov 3 2012

November 3rd, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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  Listing Descriptions Deserve Creativity

 

Correct spelling, punctuation, and language matter. Every time I read a mangled property listing online or in a newspaper, I cringe. I realize there are space restraints, but know your audience. General readers are not versed in Realtor shorthand. Learn more…

 

 Succeeding As Market Recovers

Luckily, it seems as though housing is now on the rebound. In the following interview, Michael Bjorkman of Keller Williams VIP Properties and Nate Martinez of RE/MAX Professionals talk about success strategies in a recovering market, and the importance of connecting with consumers. Learn more…

   Let Housing Lead The Recovery

Download and read the RE/MAX Chairman & Co-Founder’s open letter to the presidential candidates, released to media and published on remax.com today. Learn more…

 

To catch the next wave of business, which is surely coming, here are my top 5 keys that will help you master the sport of real estate sales. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Oct 25 2012

October 25th, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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  How To Cash In On Investing Boom

 

 Home purchases have been down in the last couple of years, but investment real estate is booming! With Strongbrook you can effortlessly make LOTS of money while helping your clients cash in on this boom! Learn more…

 

 Tips For Instant Attitude Adjustment

Wouldn’t it be great to always be motivated to market your business? Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to know that you could instantly change your mindset to something positive and productive. Learn more…

   3.8% Tax What’s True, What’s Not

 Ever since health care reform was enacted into law more than two years ago, rumors have been circulating on the Internet and in e-mails that the law contains a 3.8 percent tax on real estate.  Learn more…

 

 Using zoom effectively will broaden your video-making horizons. Here’s how to use zoom without losing your picture quality. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Oct 18 2012

October 18th, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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Dear Ruth Ann,

VA Grapevine is
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providing real estate professionals with industry news, new product information, marketing ideas and more. 
 
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  How To Cash In On Investing Boom

 

 Home purchases have been down in the last couple of years, but investment real estate is booming! With Strongbrook you can effortlessly make LOTS of money while helping your clients cash in on this boom! Learn more…

 

 Tips For Instant Attitude Adjustment

Wouldn’t it be great to always be motivated to market your business? Imagine for a moment what it would feel like to know that you could instantly change your mindset to something positive and productive. Learn more…

   3.8% Tax What’s True, What’s Not

 Ever since health care reform was enacted into law more than two years ago, rumors have been circulating on the Internet and in e-mails that the law contains a 3.8 percent tax on real estate.  Learn more…

 

 Using zoom effectively will broaden your video-making horizons. Here’s how to use zoom without losing your picture quality. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Oct 11 2012

October 12th, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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  NAR Express App

 

National Association of realtors Express App allows you to access hot topics, headlines, special offers, marketing resources, and more from your iPhone. Learn more…

 

 7 Ways To Grow Your Business NOW!

 One of the most common excuses for an agent not succeeding is that there just isn’t enough business out there. Here are seven different tools and strategies that you could help you change change that fact. Learn more…

   Capitalize On Today’s Hottest Markets

 Do you have a strategy in place to help clients buy real estate in the hottest markets in the United States while at the same time earning repeat referral fees? If not, check this out!  Learn more…

 

 Are you effectively communicating with online consumers and getting the BEST internet and mobile lead conversion rates possible?

This free guide gives you a set of tips, best practices and
more. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Oct 4 2012

October 8th, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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  5 Steps To Becoming Success Magnet

 

 What would it mean for you to manifest the success you desire and the success you deserve? The following “5 Steps to becoming a Success Magnet” will give you a formula to manifest the success you desire and the success you deserve. Learn more…

 

 20 Ways To Use Pinterest

 As social media continues to evolve, so do the tools. Stepping up to the plate with a fierce vengeance is the new social media darling Pinterest. Haven’t heard of it? Let me give you a quick description before we dive into the “why” behind using Pinterest within your business. Learn more…

   2 Visions For Homeownership 

 President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney agree on this: Home ownership is central to the American dream. But in an exclusive REALTOR® Magazine Q&A, the 2012 presidential candidates offer differing takes on how to keep that dream alive.  Learn more…

 

 Genius Scan turns your Android device into a pocket scanner. It enables you to quickly scan documents on the go and email the scans as JPEG or PDF. It also provides easy upload to Box, Dropbox, Evernote or any other cloud service app installed on your Android phone. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Sept 29 2012

September 28th, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin

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  How To Start A Bidding War

 

 Converting a recovering market into individual home sales has far more to do with how we market ourselves as real estate professionals and the creative ways we generate positive attention to our listings, than it does with good news in the media. Consider these techniques to generate viable offers and start a bidding war on your properties: Learn more…

 

 7 Secrets To Winning Over More Buyers

 As a salesperson, you might be wondering what your customers really think about the home-buying process, and what, exactly, they expect from you beyond helping them find that ideal house. The bottom line: They expect a lot. Here’s how to start improving your buyer relationships. Learn more… 

   What Every New Agent Needs

If you’re a new agent just getting started in the real estate industry, the following elements are crucial as you set yourself up to hit the ground running. Learn more…

 

You can customize your watermark font, color, style, location, opacity and much more. You’ll even be able to use other images to watermark your pictures. Or you can add multiple watermarks. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Sept 21 2012

September 21st, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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  Why Do Some Agents Do Well?

 

 Why do some real estate agents do well in today’s economy? Is that a question you’ve ever asked yourself? Have you ever wondered why some real estate agents do well in today’s economy while others fail? There is a huge discrepancy right now between people who are failing and people who are succeeding. Learn more…

 

 Top Apps For Real Estate Pros

 

 Why is it important to have a mobile strategy and what tools do you have in place to make that happen in 2012? 303 million Americans reported that they own a mobile device and 96% of the U.S. Population owns a wireless device. Learn more…

 

  Harness The Power Of Testimonials

 Do you routinely use customer testimonials to enhance your sales presentations and strengthen your marketing material? When it comes to effective marketing and business development, a glowing endorsement from a client is the gold standard. Learn more…

 

 Have you ever wondered why you seem to hit it off right away with some customers, while with others it’s more like oil and water? That’s because we respond intuitively to the natural chemistry, or lack thereof, between temperament styles. Our temperament style not only determines our behavioral traits, body language patterns and buying style, but it also influences our compatibility with other people. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – Sept 13 2012

September 13th, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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  September Is Safety Month

 

 Get tips to protect yourself and your business: Sign up for our free webinar “Are You and Your Data an Easy Target” on Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. Eastern. Then check out other safety resources for REALTORS®, including videos to help you stay safe in the office, with clients, and online. Learn more…

 

 Some Will-Some Won’t-So What

 

 The sales profession can be financially and personally rewarding for those tough-minded salespeople who have developed the capacity to keep rejection in perspective. How well do you take rejection? Your ability to persevere in the face of rejection is a key factor in determining your income potential and career longevity. Learn more…

  Be More Productive

 Even brain surgeons and rocket scientists depend on checklists to organize their processes. These involve very precise, second-by-second steps because people’s lives are on the line.  You can become more productive by adding a bit more thought and planning to your work week. Learn more…

 

 I am a firm believer that you can only do so many things great. I guess you could say that I fall in line with the phrase, “jack of all trades, master of none.” Now I do believe that some people can excel at more things than other people but as a general rule you can only excel at so many things. I bring this up because I fear that we are being pressured to be good at everything today. Learn more…

 

                  

        
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VA Grapevine Real Estate Success Tips – July 19 2012

July 20th, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin
 

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  3 Traits of Rock Star Agents

 

bannerAgents are feeling pressure from a soft market and the ever-shifting demands of consumers. It’s this shift in the industry that requires agents to take a different approach to their business and adopt the traits of those who are truly “rock stars”. Here are three ways the most successful agents have adapted to the ever-changing industry and market. Learn more…

 

 Know Your Ethics Sweepstakes
bannerTo enter the Know Your Ethics Sweepstakes, simply complete either of the two NAR Code of Ethics online training programs - for new members of the association or for existing members – successfully by Aug. 31, and you’ll automatically be entered to win. The winner will be notified by phone, mail, or e-mail. Learn more…

  4 Useless/Costly Credit Card Protections
bannerMost credit card customers are subjected to a barrage of aggressively marketed offers for fee-based add-ons. But these so-called enhancements to a credit card are often unnecessary or simply a bad deal, except in certain rare circumstances. Learn more…

 

 

bannerYou don’t need and expensive super wide-angle lens to shoot breathtaking panoramic photos. All you need is your smartphone and this amazing app. 

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Selling With an iPad!

July 2nd, 2012 by Ruth Ann Macklin

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