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No Jerks!

CORE VALUES SERIES 3 OF 6 Everybody laughs when we first share with them that one of core values is NO JERKS!, but we actually take it pretty seriously. Let me tell you a story… Once upon a time Many years ago, I had an employee who was a jerk. Let’s call her Tina. Tina…

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Clients’ Needs First – ALWAYS

Core Values Series 1 of 6 We’re kicking off our series of helping you understand our internal core values by examining the requirement that our clients’ needs must always come first. This might seem pretty straightforward, but truly committing to this value can take real courage, self-awareness, and sacrifice on the part of the agent….

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Put Me In, Coach!

Even Bosses Need Coaches Every quarter, I drive to Chicago for a chance to meet with some of the best and brightest business owners I’ve ever met. Like me, they are striving to take their companies to great places. Unlike me, they are really amazing people. I snuck in ;) The organization that facilitates and…

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A Good Friend

The Value of Friendship Friends are important, aren’t they? They make us laugh, give us companionship, and join us on our adventures. I am blessed with gobs of good friends. Some are from high school, some from college, some from past jobs, and some are from church. I even have a few good friends that…

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The Top 5 Questions Asked at the Indy Home Show

The Top  5  Questions Asked at the Indy Home Show I really wanted to share these great questions with you the week after the show, but the alarming tactic used by agents to get more of your money, which we posted last week, was just too important to wait another week. So if you haven’t…

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Can You REALLY Trust Your Realtor?

Speechless… I’m still reeling from the incident that left me speechless Thursday evening. And let me say, I’m never speechless! But this woman’s words were so unbelievable and unethical, I couldn’t muster an intelligible response. She said to me… “It’s simple economics. I only show buyers houses that I can make the most money on….

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Commissions: Where Your Money Really Goes

Realtor’s Best Kept Secret Have you ever wondered how real estate agents get paid? Maybe you assume they get the entire commission after closing (some do!). Or maybe you assume that your agent only gets a small portion after their managing broker takes their cut (this is true for many agents). Let’s delve into the…