‘The Agent Life’ Blog

Nekst is about more than building a great real estate application. It’s about giving agents balance – in their work and in their personal lives. ‘The Agent Life’ Blog is about real ways for agents to be better in their work and private lives using best practices and key tools, just like Nekst. Welcome to ‘The Agent Life’!

How I sold a house for more money because it had bugs

How I sold a house for more money because it had bugs

Back in 2015, I received a call from a client informing me that we should be expecting an offer from the couple who…

How to be a Productive Real Estate Agent during the Slow Months

How to be a Productive Real Estate Agent during the Slow Months

  Once November hits, real estate agents are finally catching their breaths from the craziness they’ve endured after a summer of selling…

Adding Value To Your Clients through a Recommended Service Provider List

Adding Value To Your Clients through a Recommended Service Provider List

As real estate agents, we come across a ton of different homes in different neighborhoods with different problems.  Such a significant amount…

How to Use Nekst to Follow up with Leads!

How to Use Nekst to Follow up with Leads!

Use Nekst to follow up with Buyer and Seller Prospects before they become a client!   Having a process for following up…

ARE YOU AN INDIVIDUAL AGENT OR JUST A TEAM DISGUISE?

ARE YOU AN INDIVIDUAL AGENT OR JUST A TEAM DISGUISE?

Starting a team seems to be one of the hottest trends in real estate right now. Younger, hungrier agents are determined to one…

9 TIPS TO GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR REAL ESTATE CLIENTS AND GET BACK YOUR LIFE

9 TIPS TO GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR REAL ESTATE CLIENTS AND GET BACK YOUR LIFE

No.  It’s the hardest word for new agents to say when starting their business.  Rarely will a new agent mutter the words…

7 WAYS TO KNOW YOU HAVE “MADE IT” IN REAL ESTATE SALES

7 WAYS TO KNOW YOU HAVE “MADE IT” IN REAL ESTATE SALES

At what point do you know you’ve really “made it” in real estate?  Is it once you make a certain amount of…

TOP 10 WAYS NEW AGENTS SCREW UP THEIR REAL ESTATE BUSINESS

TOP 10 WAYS NEW AGENTS SCREW UP THEIR REAL ESTATE BUSINESS

It seems just like yesterday that I was a new agent in the real estate biz with no clue what to do…

WHY I HAPPILY SELL CRAPPY HOMES!

WHY I HAPPILY SELL CRAPPY HOMES!

Earlier this year I met a Realtor from the Southern California area who stated that she doesn’t get out of bed for…

WHY REAL ESTATE AGENTS USE MORE OF THEIR BRAIN THAN OTHER PROFESSIONALS

WHY REAL ESTATE AGENTS USE MORE OF THEIR BRAIN THAN OTHER PROFESSIONALS

Real estate agents come in all different shapes and sizes. Some are selling hundreds of homes every year while others are happy…

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