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By Rebecca Cranwell As you’re riding through neighborhoods, you have probably seen your fair share of “For Sale by Owner” signs. Have you ever considered contacting these individuals and asking whether or not they would like to work with an agent, instead of going at it alone? You don’t want to b...
01/31/2014
By Rebecca Cranwell Networking is good for business. You all know this; heck, we all know it. Chatting up friends, acquaintances, and folks who happen to work in related business fields is a great way to bring new customers to your doorstep. How will you ever get referrals if you don’t ask for th...
01/24/2014
By Rebecca Cranwell A NAR survey, from 2013, gave us some important information. Did you know: 88% of buyers purchased their home through a real estate agent or broker. 42% of buyers found their agent through a referral from a friend of family member 12% of buyers used an agent they had used befo...
01/17/2014
By Rebecca Cranwell We are an approved supplier for a number of companies. This year one of our most valued business accounts merged with another company, leaving many real estate agents in limbo as far as their marketing was concerned. Their marketing products needed new logos, color-changes, an...
12/22/2013
By Rebecca Cranwell Allison Urban is a designer and user experience expert at Mail Chimp—a site you may have already used to design and distribute email campaigns. In a presentation by Urban in July 2013, she explained that Mail Chimp’s main goal for their user interface is to connect with client...
12/05/2013
By Rebecca Cranwell We at Magnets USA have a lot to be thankful for during this holiday season. Here are just a few things we’re particularly grateful for: “I’m thankful for family and friends, a great job and co-workers. I’m thankful for the lovely weather…my list could go on and on…” Kelly Gre...
11/27/2013
By Rebecca Cranwell If you aren’t offering snacks, hors d’oeuvres, or appetizers during your open houses, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity! Entertain potential buyers with fabulously flavorful finger foods—just in time for Thanksgiving. Don’t be intimidated—these recipes may look tediousl...
11/21/2013
By Rebecca Cranwell A REALTOR® Magazine 2001 Reader Profile Study stated that up to 80% of survey respondents say they give a closing gift of some kind. According to the study, the most popular gifts are: flowers or plants, gift baskets, personalized home accessories, wine, and foods or sweets. A...
11/14/2013
By Rebecca Cranwell I recently read an article about the negative effects of working in group offices, or bull pens as they are commonly called. The excellently written article, by Jason Feifer from Fastcompany.com, lists the “grievances” of a man who is forced to work in a communal office after ...
11/08/2013
By Rebecca Cranwell As a real estate agent, you’ve probably had the term “Approved Supplier!” shouted at you a million times. But what exactly is an Approved Supplier, and what are the benefits of using one? It’s really pretty self explanatory: if a business is an ‘Approved Supplier’ it means th...
10/30/2013