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Questions for Every Room of the Open House

Open houses provide more than the opportunity to showcase your clients’ listed homes; they also allow you to exercise your knowledge as a real estate agent by fielding questions from potential home buyers. While these questions can range from the common to the rare, most of them are focused on […]


Real Estate Strategies for Fall

This time of year, it’s fall. The approaching new season will bring in a new set of seasonal changes that may affect how clients view or feel about your open house. Here, we’ve outlined a few tips to help you strategically welcome fall with open arms. Maintain Curb Appeal Monitor […]


The Science of Selling

You know that there’s more to selling than charisma and a charming smile. Even when you’re showing the best house on the market, you have to stage it to appeal to potential home buyers or else they might not see its true value. However, there’s even more that comes into play than […]


How to Use Social Media Groups

Think you’re a master at social media when it comes to real estate marketing? Think again. Even after you’ve created a profile, established a following, and learned how to hashtag, there’s still more to learn. Social media groups, or communities built around a common interest, are yet another invaluable facet on […]


What Singles Look For in a Home

    Single and ready to own a home? Today, more and more people are looking to buy a home before they enter into relationships. In 2015, singles made up over 20% of the home buying market, and that number may grow this year. As a real estate agent, are […]


3 Things Real Estate Agents Should Know About the Market

    As an agent, you’ll most likely have clients who are dealing with the housing market for the first time. It’s your job to provide information and expertise to make them feel more secure about the home buying process. So what knowledge should you have on hand? Here are […]


5 Common Questions Potential Home Buyers May Ask

      After seeing your home online or during an open house, potential home buyers may have additional questions for you, the homeowner. Being knowledgeable and honest with potential buyers may expedite your home’s sale. Below are five questions you should be able to answer during the selling process. […]


15 Words That Could Add Value to Your Listing

    If one of the following words accurately describes your home, you might want to consider adding it to your listing.           1. Luxurious As mentioned above, lower-priced listings with the word “luxurious” sold for 8.2 percent more on average than expected. “Luxurious” signals that […]


Coach Ron Interviews Brian Troop: About real estate and what it takes to be a success in all areas of life.

  Subscribe to Podcast on your Apple or Samsung device   Listen in as “Coach” Ron  interviews Brian Troop. Spontaneous, un-rehearsed and candid. The Independent Difference.  Brian’s real estate career journey started at age 19. He didn’t have any real desire or plan to become a top producer. One year later Brian got “the […]


“Action Orientation” a requirement for success.

Subscribe to Podcast on your Apple or Samsung device In this coaching call, Brian Troop talks about “action orientation.”   The biggest obstacle to taking action immediately is fear. Fear of failure, loss, embarrassment, ridicule, rejection, etc. Action orientation is the internal motivation to get going immediately on any goal or project to get the […]