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We interview top 1% real estate REALTORS, brokers, and agents and have them share how they have built their realty practice!

Keeping It Real Podcast • Secrets Of Top 1% REALTORS ® • Interviews With Real Estate Brokers & Agents D.J. Paris

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We interview top 1% real estate REALTORS, brokers, and agents and have them share how they have built their realty practice!

    700 Million In Real Estate Sales • Jonathan and Caleb Spears

    700 Million In Real Estate Sales • Jonathan and Caleb Spears

    In this episode brothers Jonathan and Caleb Spears from Spears Group in Florida go back to the beginning of their careers to tell us how they started. They also provide advice for the agents that may not be as busy as they’d like right now. We also discuss how the needs of buyers and sellers are changing due to covid-19 and what you can do to meet these needs. Jonathan and Caleb also give instructions on what agents should do to keep their business moving in case of another stay-at-home order. Last, we discuss how their group develops new relationships and what they do to nurture these relationships.







    If you’d prefer to watch this interview, click here to view on YouTube!







    Jonathan Spears can be reached at (850) 974-1761 and jonathan@scenicsir.com.







    Caleb Spears can be reached at (850) 974-1765 and caleb@scenicsir.com.







    Jonathan Spears







    Caleb Spears

    • 44 min
    How Top Estate Agents Schedule Their Social Media Posts • Social Bootcamp • Gogo Bethke

    How Top Estate Agents Schedule Their Social Media Posts • Social Bootcamp • Gogo Bethke

    Welcome to our monthly feature, Social Bootcamp With Gogo Bethke!







    In this episode, Gogo guides you on how to schedule your social media posts throughout the week. Gogo also shares strategies to make it appear that you’re randomly posting, but with structure and planning. Next, she shares the exact weekly plan she uses for her social media posts and her tips for creating content over the weekend. Last, Gogo discusses the importance of developing creativity and how to reveal your “silly” side which will make your followers feel more connected to you.







    If you’d prefer to watch this interview, click here to view on YouTube!







    Gogo Bethke can be reached at gogosrealestate@gmail.com and at her Instagram account.







    Purchase Gogo’s Bootcamp by clicking here – Keeping It Real Podcast listeners get a discount!







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    • 17 min
    Should Real Estate Agents Engage In Dual Agency? • Close-ing Time • Chris Linsell

    Should Real Estate Agents Engage In Dual Agency? • Close-ing Time • Chris Linsell

    Welcome to our monthly feature, Close-ing Time – in partnership with TheClose.com.







    In this episode Chris attempts to answer an important question: Can real estate agents ethically represent both parties in a real estate transaction? Chris takes time to present and discuss the potential upsides and drawbacks of dual agency. Chris mentions scenarios when dual agency might make sense, and also where it can become problematic. By the end of this episode, you’ll have a better understanding about whether you should or should not engage is this controversial practice.







    If you’d prefer to watch this interview, click here to view on YouTube!







    Chris Linsell can be reached at chris@theclose.com.

    • 37 min
    The Real Estate Market Is Bipolar • Monday Market Minute • Carrie McCormick

    The Real Estate Market Is Bipolar • Monday Market Minute • Carrie McCormick

    In our October episode of Monday Market Minute with Carrie McCormick of @Properties, Carrie assesses the market in Chicago as bipolar – properties in suburbs seeing excessive movement while properties in the city are struggling with showing requests. Carrie also discusses the importance of agent knowledge about the history of the real estate market to be able to add value for your clients. Last, the importance of open houses is discussed and best practices around making the most of them.







    If you’d prefer to watch this interview, click here to view on YouTube!







    Carrie can be reached at carrie@atproperties.com or by phone at 312.961.4612.







    Please follow Carrie on Instagram by clicking here.

    • 18 min
    What To Focus On Every Day To Become A Top Producing Real Estate Agent • Learning With A Lender • Joel Schaub

    What To Focus On Every Day To Become A Top Producing Real Estate Agent • Learning With A Lender • Joel Schaub

    Welcome to the September episode of Learn With A Lender with Joel Schaub of Guaranteed Rate!







    Top producers are not born, they’re made! In this episode Joel shares his own climb to becoming one of the most successful loan officers in the country. Joel attributes his success to daily business-building activities that anyone can replicate. Joel emphasizes the importance for agents to get into meaningful conversations with clients as often as possible. Last, Joel talks about the importance of having a mortgage partner for your business.







    If you’d prefer to watch this interview, click here to view on YouTube!







    Joel can be reached at joel@rate.com and 773.654.2049.

    • 24 min
    Fastest Growing Real Estate Company In The U.S. • Jereme Kleven

    Fastest Growing Real Estate Company In The U.S. • Jereme Kleven

    Jereme Kleven is the founder My Home Group, the fastest growing real estate company company in the United States. My Home Group also has the biggest producing teams in Arizona. Jereme believes that the ultimate goal of a brokerage is to add value to agents. According to Jereme firms should be putting the agent in the spotlight (not the brokerage). Jereme discusses the importance of human connection every agent should have with their clients and how to nurture relationships beyond the transaction.







    Click here for more information on Jereme’s podcast MyDailyDose.







    If you’d prefer to watch this interview, click here to view on YouTube!







    Jereme Kleven can be reached at 480.685.2760 and Jereme@myhomegroup.com.

    • 56 min

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