Author Archives: Marissa
Fair Isaac Corporation, commonly known as FICO, recently announced significant changes to its metric for determining consumer credit scores. The upcoming FICO changes, brought in by the new “FICO Score 9” is a nuanced way to assess consumer debt information … Continue reading
Branding your real estate business is not much different than branding in any other industry, except… There are a few critical aspects that will determine whether your real estate branding gets lost in the crowd or stands out like a … Continue reading
Last week, Zillow announced its purchase of fellow real estate search engine, Trulia, creating the veritable 800 pound gorilla for online house hunting. Together, Zillow and Trulia attract over 130 million visitors each month, making them (obviously) two of the … Continue reading
As a real estate professional, your relationship with your clients is the most important factor in determining your success. Without a way to nurture real estate client relationships, develop long-term clients, word-of-mouth recommendations, and a positive image in your community, … Continue reading
Hiring a Virtual Assistant for your business is not only a good idea – it’s something that can change your life and send your business from borderline to booming. Let’s take a step back and examine why it’s critical to have help when you’re in business for yourself.
Chances are you wear many hats in any given day (even on those supposed days off). You probably answer phones, check and reply to emails, run CMA’s, prescreen buyers and sellers, write a blog post, do research, manage ads, write up a newsletter… The task list goes on and on. You’ll be able to hold things together for a while, but pretty soon you’ll reach a point where things get overwhelming and you actually want to stop growing. The thought of more time on the phone, more to manage or more of anything might make you want to throw in the towel. Staying stuck to every task in your business is a sure plan for burn-out. As your business grows it’s essential for you to grow with it, and that means adjusting the focus from mundane tasks to bigger picture operations.
Enter Your Virtual Assistant
The real key to having a strong, successful business while maintaining a balanced life comes down to three words Continue reading