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    Texas REALTOR® Magazine Minute – May 2017

    If you’re like most real estate agents, you’re not following a business plan. And that means you’re probably not reaching the level of success that you could. Here are 3 things that should be in your business plan: Your mission statement This will pinpoint what you’re trying to accomplish. How you’ll market yourself What will your marketing say? Where will it be placed? How you’ll build revenue That third piece, revenue, confuses many real estate professionals. A lot of templates found online for traditional business plans are geared toward getting a small business loan and often include revenue projections that real estate agents aren’t equipped to make. Don’t worry about…

  • The Best Strategies to Get More Real Estate Listings – Part 1 | #TomFerryShow
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    The Best Strategies to Get More Real Estate Listings – Part 1 | #TomFerryShow

    – Hey, today we’re going through the first of four different listing attraction systems, so you can be totally dominant in your marketplace. (rock music) Hey, welcome to the Tom Ferry Show. Super excited to share with you guys today a four part series where I’m going to walk you through 16, there we go, 16 different listing attraction strategies. We’ve shared 33 of them recently at the success summit, and here’s what’s great. I’ve identified four for this week, and I’ll do four each week, giving you an opportunity to become more listing dominant. What do we know, right? It’s cliche, we’ve all heard it before, but you gotta…

  • Meet Mark Shepherd l REALTOR® Running for Congress!
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    Meet Mark Shepherd l REALTOR® Running for Congress!

    So, good morning friends! Leigh Brown here. And if you don’t know the gentleman with whom I’m standing, this is Mark Shepherd he is from Utah. (Hey guys!) And he’s a REALTOR® and he’s also a filed candidate for Congress in Utah. So, we’re very excited as REALTORS® to have one of us running to be in DC to help bring property rights issues to the forefront, while he also looks out for of course his Utah constituents. So, if you are a REALTOR® who gives money to the REALTOR® party through RPAC and is involved in government affairs. You should know that one of the primary roles we have…

  • My First Year as a  REALTOR® #STORYTIME
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    My First Year as a REALTOR® #STORYTIME

    Hey friends! Welcome to Leigh Brown story time! I was asked to share with y’all, about my experience as a new REALTOR® when I got into the business 19 years ago. Now, what you should know is that when I first got in,I felt lost, and out of dead-end in my professional life at the ripe young age of 21. When that happened because I was coming out of a job in corporate sales for Husqvarna, where I sold premium chainsaws, lawn mowers, and weed trimmers. And no, they are not surpassed by any other brand truly the best. And before that I had worked as a stock broker for…

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    How to Properly Manage Your Money Like the Rich | Tom Ferry

    So how many of you How many of you were raised perhaps like me where in your family? So how many of you How many of you were raised perhaps like me where in your family? Maybe there was some split How many of you were raised perhaps like me where in your family? Maybe there was some split mentalities around money How many of you know what I’m talking about? You know like maybe mom had a certain way of thinking and dad had a certain way of thinking So how many of you guys know who my dad is? My mom and dad got married when they were…

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    Finding Your REALTOR® Why l Nov 9, 2019 @NARANNUAL

    Hey friends! Leigh Brown here, realtor from North Carolina, making sure that as you’re thinking about coming to San Francisco for the National Association of Realtors meeting, that you mark your calendars for Saturday the 9th. Because I’m giving a session at 9:00 A.M. I know that’s early but you can do it. Called, “Finding Your Realtor Why.” For those of y’all that are aggravated by the hedge funds and the websites, and the venture capital and you get a little freaked out about how you can survive as a realtor, you need to come to my session. ‘Cause I’m gonna help you define what we are doing. Explain it…