Featured Blog Posts

Why New Construction Smart Homes are a Smart Choice

May 8, 2024

What’s there to love about a new construction home? More outlets, wireless internet (perfect for working from home), and improved security. Technology and increased safety make life so much easier in new homes today.

Managing Money in Real Estate

March 6, 2024

In this blog post, I outline my simple yet effective 4 account system for organizing finances as a real estate agent, along with a formula for allocating commissions that has kept me stable for over 20 years. I also dive into important topics like taxes, spending discipline, and where to go for more advanced training.

The Real Causes of the Housing Affordability Crisis and What We Can Do About It

March 4, 2024

In this post, I outlined the real causes driving the housing affordability crisis from an imbalanced supply and demand to overregulation and inflation. I also proposed some solutions like supporting smart growth, reducing red tape, and reining in money printing to restore stability in both home prices and rents.

How Colored Paper Saved My Real Estate Business

February 22, 2024

By implementing a simple system of using colored paper for my real estate notes, I went from being disorganized and losing clients to providing a polished, professional experience for my buyers and sellers. My colored paper filing system saved my business by keeping my leads organized and following up on important calls and notes.

Is It Time to Make a Change? 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Brokerage Fit

February 19, 2024

In this post, I brake down the five most important questions real estate agents should ask themselves when evaluating their brokerage fit, from goals and values to compensation, business model and relationship building needs. Consider where you may be lacking and whether a change could help you achieve more success in your business.

How to Overcome Nerves and Nail Your Real Estate Listing Presentations

February 14, 2024

In my latest blog post, I share all my best tips for overcoming nerves and wowing clients with powerful listing presentations. From embracing the presenter mindset to joining Toastmasters for practice, you'll learn my tried and true methods for gaining confidence and booking more listings.

Mastering Emotion Management in Real Estate Transactions

February 12, 2024

I've learned how important it is to effectively manage client emotions during stressful real estate transactions. In this blog post, I share my strategies for absorbing drama, diffusing blame, and helping clients stay focused on solutions to preserve their dreams of homeownership.

Pantone Colors Dominating the Real Estate Market in 2024

February 7, 2024

This simple yet deeply flavored gravy made from coffee, country ham drippings and a touch of sugar is a quintessential Southern side dish.

Debunking Common Myths About Small Homes and the American Dream

February 5, 2024

Addressing some misconceptions head-on by drawing on my first-hand knowledge working with homeowners across various property types.

It's Time We Raise the Bar

February 2, 2024

Professionalism in real estate is something I'm very passionate about. As an industry leader, I've seen firsthand how appearances and behaviors impact both clients and an agent's career.