Three Ways to Encourage Team Building

Personalities-August-2261In the most recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, Lisa Archer, COO of Live Love Homes with Keller Williams, shared some of her top team building tips. According to Archer, a big part of building a strong team is finding people with different personalities who can work together as a cohesive unit. As Archer states, “People learn how to work with other personalities. We can’t all be the most important person in the room.”

Once you have your team together, it’s time to think about how to move and motivate them. Getting members of your team working together can be challenging at times, but with these tips from Archer, you and your team will be working together in no time. Continue reading

It’s Time to Tailgate! [Free Download]

Labor-Day-Blog-Image-2266The summer months are winding down and fall is on the way. As Labor Day approaches, many of your clients will begin focusing on two things, football and barbecues. Combine the two and you get one of the most well-known American events—tailgating. To help your clients prepare for this American tradition, download Homes.com’s free customizable tailgating eBook, Tailgate Fever: Your Ultimate Tailgating Guide. Continue reading

[Studio Spotlight] Website Design Does Matter

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“Every lead is an internet lead” Jimmy Mackin CEO Curaytor.

EVERYONE is fact checking EVERYTHING on the internet (even my kids double check what I tell them on Google). This means those friends of that buyer you helped last year are going to check you out online before they give you a call. So ask yourself this question — when that potential client reaches your website, what are they going to think about you? If you are still using a website template from 1998, they likely won’t be very impressed. Now, you should never judge a book by its cover, but let’s be real, everyone judges a book by its cover. Continue reading

How to Become A Better Negotiator by “Clicking” with Your Clients

HDC-Better-Negotiator-2259How you “click” with clients is the building block of relationships and the connections you make can affect the success of your business. In fact, word-of-mouth remains the top way that consumers find a real estate professional to work with.  During the most recent Secrets of Top Selling Webinar, The Secrets of Successful Negotiation, Homes.com sat down with Jackie Leavenworth to discuss how “clicking” with clients can help you negotiate your way to better business results. Continue reading