Corcoran Blog

The Importance of Expired Listings

There’s a frenzy in today’s real estate marketplace among home buyers due to increased buyer confidence, mortgage rates at historic low rates, and rising prices. Much of this frenzy is caused by an extreme shortage of inventory and real estate…

9.9.13

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How the Mortgage Debt Relief Act of 2007 Can Help You Get Listings

Are you in an area where many homeowners are underwater?  Educating those homeowners regarding the recently extended Mortgage Debt Relief Act may be the key to getting those homeowners to list their property with you. Prior to the Mortgage Debt…

9.6.13

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Setting Goals for Real Estate Agents

When asked “What business are you in?” every real estate agent should say “The Lead Generation Business”. Generating leads is the key to the agent’s Dollar Productive Activities – Listing; Selling and Negotiating. The best plan for goal setting is…

9.3.13

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Learning the Hard Way

Sometimes I really wonder if people listen at all.  Have you ever explained something to someone and thought 5 minutes later…they just didn’t get a thing you said???   As a company owner, mentor, manager and coach I have run…

8.30.13

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What Have You Done for Me Lately?

In real estate we touch dozens of businesses monthly.  In my company with our property management division, we literally touch hundreds a month.  When a company or person communicates well, and does a great job they are sure to get…

8.26.13

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Set The Stage

Staging of properties has become a popular in real estate.  In some larger markets, there are staging companies, and in other markets savvy client-focused Realtors have staging offered to there clients in the listing process.   Staging is a partnership. …

8.23.13

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Marti Hampton is interviewed about the State of the Real Estate Market in Raleigh, NC

Check out Marti Hampton’s (Raleigh, NC) spot on radio! http://wptfmornings.blogspot.com/2009/05/marti-hampton-real-estate-agent.html Marti Hampton coaches with Corcoran Consulting and Coaching and is the # 3 RE/MAX agent in the United States! If you are looking for a GREAT Realtor in the Raleigh,…

8.19.13

Clients in the News

Is Knowledge Power?

We live in the information age.  Today’s consumer has more information available to them then ever before.  They also are researchers and will search for information that is not readily available.   In real estate in particular, there are hundreds…

8.19.13

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Rent the World!

Property Management is the key!  So many people do not want to work in property management.  I have heard people say it is unglamorous, laborious, frustrating, un-gratifying, etc.  I beg to differ!  If property management is done correctly and the…

8.16.13

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Could These Three Letters Make You Richer in 2013 and Beyond?

By Bob Corcoran, Corcoran Coaching The real estate business is full of acronyms. You’re familiar with many of them: CRS, GRE, NAR and globs of others. But there’s one that seems to be flying under the radar of a lot…

8.12.13

Tip Of The Week

Where’s the Value?

As a listing agent, I am often asked by homeowners what they can do to add value to their home.  Homeowners should always be aware of the improvements that are being made to the houses around them.  There is a…

8.12.13

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It’s a Dog’s Life

I bought a dog.  At first I wanted to rescue a dog, I even put in applications and was approved to adopt from a couple of breed rescue facilities.  However, my circumstances changed and I was put in a position…

8.9.13

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An Excerpt From The Richest Man in Town by V.J. Smith, with Corcoran Coaching

By Bob Corcoran, Corcoran Coaching My friend, Aaron “Marty” Martinson, wrote those words in a note to me. On the pages that follow, you will discover that he didn’t find me. I found him. And, thanks to Marty, I remembered…

8.5.13

Miscellaneous

Build The Brand of You – Be Relevant and Engaging to Your Clients and Potential Clients

Who you ‘Be’ is to be engaged with your clients and potential clients in a manner that appears to be ‘all of the time’. This means your way of being must be ‘other focused’ and your listening should be keen…

8.5.13

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Networking via Twitter

Social media has exploded, and it isn’t too late to get on the train even if you aren’t an “early adopter.”  One of the most interesting – and widest used – social media formats is Twitter. It’s the second most…

8.2.13

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You’re on Facebook… Now What?

Now that you’ve taken the big step into social media and set up a Facebook account, what do you do with it and how do you make it benefit your business? Well, first things first.  Make sure you set up…

7.29.13

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Begin Your Journey to Success

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