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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!

    How to Become a Local Market Leader in Real Estate • Jamie Hering

    How to Become a Local Market Leader in Real Estate • Jamie Hering

    In this episode Jamie Hering from The Hering Homes Team with @properties discusses how she began her real estate career which quickly blossomed into top producer status. Jamie reveals why her previous teaching experiences were invaluable in real estate client service. Jamie also shares her best marketing strategies – for example, she sends monthly postcards to each resident in her town. Jamie also talks about the importance of systems and how they helped as she was building her team. Last Jamie emphasizes why kindness is the ultimate path to success.







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







    Jamie Hering can be reached at 847.345.2668

    • 20 min
    Debra’s Little Black Book • Debra Dobbs

    Debra’s Little Black Book • Debra Dobbs

    In this episode Debra Dobbs of The Dobbs Group with @properties talks about the origins of her real estate career. Debra attributes her success to providing top level customer service to all clients. Specifically she believes agents should understand both their client’s needs and also the needs of the client on the other side of the transaction. Debra discusses why every real estate professional should be able to determine the motivation behind buying and selling decisions and also how to interpret the emotions tied to that decision. Last she discusses Debra’s Little Black Book and why her team has put hundreds of hours into this document for her sphere of influence and website visitors. Click here to download Debra’s Little Black Book!







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    Debra Dobbs can be reached at (312) 307-4909 and debra@debradobbs.com

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Momentum Through Marketing • Penny O’Brien

    Momentum Through Marketing • Penny O’Brien

    In this episode Penny O’Brien from Baird & Warner shares how she started her career in real estate seven years ago and she’s grown to one of the top agents in Chicago. She talks about how open houses are invaluable to helping an agent find more business. Penny’s previous career was in the marketing sector and she spends time discussing various endeavors she’s attempted and what’s currently working for her. Last, Penny discusses best practices to keep in touch with clients such as sending home-buying anniversary gifts.







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    Penny O’Brien can be reached at 630.207.7001.

    • 37 min
    The Official Facebook Real Estate Professionals Guide to Success • Fireside with Facebook • Scott Shapiro

    The Official Facebook Real Estate Professionals Guide to Success • Fireside with Facebook • Scott Shapiro

    Welcome to another episode of Fireside with Facebook!







    In this episode Scott Shapiro from Facebook’s Real Estate Group introduces their newly published guide for agents titled Real Estate Professionals Guide to Success. This whitepaper provides statistics about buyer and seller behavior and offers suggestions on how agents can think about using social media to better connect with their audience. Scott also discusses Facebook usage stats and how the platform is being used not only as a social connection tool, but also as a search engine.







    Please click here to download Facebook’s Real Estate Professionals Guide To Success.







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

    • 48 min
    Why You Need To Find A Real Estate Role Model • Learn with a Lender • Joel Schaub

    Why You Need To Find A Real Estate Role Model • Learn with a Lender • Joel Schaub

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







    In this episode Joel shares the importance of finding mentors that inspire you to get to the next level in your business. Joel believes growth is incremental so he recommends aiming for daily discipline and small victories instead of large leaps. He also talks about the importance of finding professional partners who want to give back and help you grow. Joel also discusses mortgage rates and shares a tip for talking to buyers about dollar amount instead of rate percentage. Last, Joel encourages our listeners to explore their passions and to find a way to contribute to your community.







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

    • 22 min
    How Do Real Estate Agents Navigate Through The Current Culture Of Activism? • Close-ing Time • Chris Linsell

    How Do Real Estate Agents Navigate Through The Current Culture Of Activism? • Close-ing Time • Chris Linsell

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







    In this episode Chris Linsell from The Close introduces The Close Pro – a monthly subscription service providing access to all of The Close content and also premium content including, exclusive marketing courses, weekly small group coaching and access to their entire resource library. Second, Chris discusses the changes that are being seen in the real estate market as a result of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and how important it is to be on the right side of history. Last, a probable second wave of COVID19 is discussed and what real estate agents can do to be prepared for another possible lock-down.







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







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

    • 48 min

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69 Ratings

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