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Time To Hire Your First Employee

Time To Hire Your First Employee

  Your business is growing and it's time to hire your first employee. It can be a bit daunting to hand over some control over some aspects of your business. You'll see it's worth it in the end.   In The Beginning   When I started Just Sell Homes in...

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How To Hire An Assistant For REALTOR®

How To Hire An Assistant For REALTOR®

We’ve noticed, through many of our Over A Pint episodes, that one of the most common issues that REALTORS® face is the overflow of work and their need for an assistant. Many REALTORS® are unsure of how to hire an assistant or train them.  “What kind of criteria should...

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Setting Standards For A Brokerage

Setting Standards For A Brokerage

  What do you look for in a brokerage?  What do you expect from them?   Brokerage Standards   Whether you've decided to move on from your current brokerage or are doing it for the first time, interviewing a brokerage can be a tricky process. Here is a...

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Setting Your Standards

Setting Your Standards

Setting your standards for you and your business will set you apart from other REALTORS®, attract your ideal client, and help you create a healthy work/life balance.   Your Time Is Precious   People often have this perception of REALTORS® making stacks of...

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Setting and Keeping a Positive Mindset

Setting and Keeping a Positive Mindset

  Setting and keeping a positive mindset everyday and knowing when to take a moment to recharge can change your business and your life.   Perspective   Most people don’t see the stress, struggles, and sacrifices that happen behind-the-scenes in real...

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Over a Pint with Jason Stephen

Over a Pint with Jason Stephen

  Have you ever thought about using targeted Facebook ads as a networking tactic when attending an event?   I had the chance to sit down with Jason Stephen, CREA’s 2019 President. We discussed everything CREA, online marketing, social media, and Facebook...

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Over a Pint with Natalie Sutton Balaban

Over a Pint with Natalie Sutton Balaban

  Online branding, automation, and figuring out a good work/life balance with Natalie Sutton Balaban.   This week I sat down with Natalie Sutton Balaban, a manager with Sutton Group Associates, Over A Pint. Natalie grew up in a real estate family and has...

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SEO for Real Estate: Simplified

SEO for Real Estate: Simplified

For the sake of simplifying Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for real estate —and to take the edge off an otherwise intimidating task — we'll liken your website to a cozy cabin in the woods.   You've converted said cabin into a bed and breakfast and now you need...

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Over A Pint with Bradley Mayer-Harman

Over A Pint with Bradley Mayer-Harman

Andrew Fogliato sits down with Bradley Mayer-Harman Over A Pint and discuss the hustle it takes going from being a real estate agent to managing a team and running your own business. Got any topic ideas you'd like us to cover in a future episode? Let us know in the...

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Over a Pint with John DiMichele

Over a Pint with John DiMichele

Andrew Fogliato sits down with John DiMichele, CEO of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), over a pint. Andrew asks the questions many agents have on their minds and John gives us his honest answers and thoughts. Take a look!

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