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My Best Advice For A New Agent

 

 

My best advice for a real estate agent. 

Go for a signature everyday!

Always be closing (ABC).

Today we negotiated and signed an addenda removing the home inspection contingency.

Each time you get a signature in real estate you are moving forward.

Some examples of these signatures are... signing a new listing agreement, signing up a new buyer client, getting a price reduction, contract extensions,  giving permission for a loan pay off, making a change to a contract, approving new addenda for lenders, getting a power of attorney, signing a home owner warranty, signing the myriad of forms at the settlement and finally signing the back of your commission check.

 Realtors®  also sign up for continuing education, license renewal, seminars, webinars, meet-ups and purchasing new technology.

Ongoing learning in real estate requires signatures to stay up with day-to-day activities.

A simple formula for a business plan. 

Focus on getting a signature every day!

 

 

Margaret Rome

 

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Comment balloon 20 commentsMargaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland • August 24 2018 01:38AM
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